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Stay alert for fraud during the coronavirus national emergency

Con artists may try to get your Medicare Number or personal information so they can steal your identity and commit Medicare fraud. Medicare fraud results in higher health care costs and taxes for everyone.
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July 26, 2020

Can Technology Predict Falls in Older Adults?

The prospect of aging can conjure up a multitude of horrors — a mind stolen by dementia, a body debilitated by illness, a soul crushed by social isolation. For most, fear of falling would be well down the list.But falls are, in fact, one of the more common and consequential risks faced by older adults. The statistics, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, are both eye-opening and alarming.
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November 26, 2017

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Parents Are Safe In Bad Weather

You can't control Mother Nature, but certain precautions are important. [Photo credit: Thinkstock][/caption]By Jasmine Dyoco for Next AvenueLately, it seems our headlines have been filled with stories about Mother Nature wreaking havoc on our surroundings. From horrible flooding to fast-spreading wildfires to monster hurricanes, weather and the damage it causes is putting human lives in danger.
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November 3, 2017

In case of emergency

Rolla Presbyterian Manor directors meet with local officials to review emergency plans.[/caption]Recent natural disasters around our part of the world have many people evaluating their emergency preparedness, and Rolla Presbyterian Manor is no exception.
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October 19, 2017

3 Aging Decisions to Make Before Someone Does for You

Sometimes, growing older feels like one loss after another. No longer being able to drive or stay in our own home is difficult to accept. If we feel we are forced into those decisions, it can be harder still.
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September 25, 2017
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