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Gateway Health Plan® Health Awareness Series (H.A.S.) is Good Medicine for Pittsburgh Seniors

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“Good morning everybody,” says Dr. Shawn Files, Medical Director, Gateway Health Plan®, as she cheerfully greets everyone at the Mt. ...

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Walking Reduces Anxiety in Older Women

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A recent study says a brisk walk can reduce a variety of psychological symptoms such as anxiety, stress and depression.  ...

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Baby Boomers and Younger Need to Plan for Future Care

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By Laurie Bailey With all the recent talk about health care reform, aging baby boomers and their families should be ...

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Free Alzheimer’s Training Now Available To Local Family Caregivers

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The local Home Instead Senior Care® offices are offering a unique approach to help area families in the Greater Pittsburgh area ...

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Elder Law & Estate Planning: Can I Save My Home for My Daughter?

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By Julian E. Gray and Frank A. Petrich Three years ago, Mrs. Jones’ daughter, Susan, one of her three children, ...

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Recommended Foods that Aid Senior Recovery

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We all know that getting proper nutrition and staying hydrated are the keys to leading a healthy life. But what ...

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Diabetes Drugs, Blood Thinners Are Leading Cause of Adverse Medication Events

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

There are nearly 100,000 emergency hospitalizations each year for adverse drug events that involve U.S. senior citizens, according to a ...