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Walk to End Alzheimer’s – October 28, 2017

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in June

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S IN SOLANO COUNTY TO JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE DISEASE Participants to Raise Critically Needed Funds for Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research The Alzheimer’s Association® is inviting Solano County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association

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Prostate Treatment

There is no reason for older men to suffer in silence with an enlarged prostate and the health problems it causes, according to Urologist Herkanwal Khaira, M.D., of NorthBay Medical Group in Fairfield. “Many think that urinary problems are a natural and untreatable part of the aging

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Solano County launches

Solano County launches Introducing a new way to get seniors in Solano County informed, involved and connected to services! Solano County Department of Health and Social Services has launched a free, one-stop resource website for seniors, their families, caregivers and service providers. The website,, is

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July by Terry Minion

I often sing Jingle Bells in July and celebrate holidays whenever I want. I see no need to wait until there is majority agreement on a date to celebrate something. It’s so much fun to make my own celebration dates. I like living in the present. There

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Hot Weather Safety Tips

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Older Adults

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Older Adults Hot weather can be dangerous, especially for older adults. Every summer, nearly 200 Americans die of health problems caused by high heat and humidity —and most of them are 50 or older. Hot weather is more likely to cause health problems

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Summer Skincare Tips

From Kris, Esthetician at Atma Wholistic Day Spa We seem to be in the sun all the time. Gardening, swimming, walking, or playing tennis…It’s just something that happens, especially in the summer. We know we need to take care of our skin. We know we need to wear

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It’s a Loud, Loud World

It's a Loud, Loud World

Noise pollution is a feature of our increasingly crowded world and many people have already experienced dangerous hearing conditions. How can you tell if your hearing has been affected? It’s not as easy as you might suspect. As a simple test, think about how your ears reacted

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Is the World you’re Looking at See-Worthy?

Yesterday was a fascinating day. I got up feeling “off.” As I moved through my morning, I felt more off. As I was recognizing the negative feeling within me, I wanted to feel better. So I began trying to find better feeling thoughts, yet this off-feeling was

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The Being Mortal Project (Part II)

The Being Mortal Project (Part II) By Louise Joyce (This is the second in a three-part series.) The Conversation Grows From our first event on June 10th we watched the power of word of mouth raise the conversation to new heights. Our second event on Aug 23rd at

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Finding the Power Within

For a world-record-holding weightlifter, the number 280 could have many meanings. For Paradise Valley Estates resident Carrie Reese, the number is a painful reminder of a time the 80-year-old power lifter couldn’t lift 20 pounds. Carrie grew up a multi-sport athlete. She even considered a career as

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