Growing Old: Paying Attention to the Signs of Illness…and Wellness

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, one of the many major good news/bad news scenarios facing the aging US population today is increased longevity, along with a considerably higher incidence of multiple “co-morbid” (overlapping maladies) conditions.

While geriatric experts differ on the ranking of the most prevalent health issues, all agree that most people who live to be 65 years and older will eventually have to deal with one or several unwanted medical conditions. Due to heredity, environment or both ...

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