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Blood Circulation 101: How Well Do You Know What’s Flowing Through Your Veins? [Quiz]

Blood circulation helps keep our bodies running smoothly and is responsible for nearly every function we need. It’s important to understand blood circulation because poor blood circulation can cause a host of other problems. This quiz will test your knowledge…

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21 Sweet, Smart, and Spontaneous Ways to Spend Your 2019 Tax Refund [Micrographic]

It’s that time of year again! April 15th came and went and hopefully we all got our taxes done in time. While paying Uncle Sam is probably no one’s idea of fun, it is exciting when you get your tax…

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Celebrate Older Americans Month With These Fun Activities

“Old age may have its limitations and challenges, but in spite of them, our latter years can be some of the most rewarding and fulfilling of our lives.” Bill Graham, American Icon What is Older Americans Month? In 1963, President…

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Senior Home Safety: How to Stay Safe in Your Home

The National Safety Council stated that in 2017, 47.2 million people sought medical attention due to a preventable injury, making preventable injuries the third leading cause of death behind heart disease, cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease.  Keep up to…

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Hydrotherapy and Fibromyalgia: Can it Help?

If you have aches and pains throughout your body and nothing has been helpful in relieving the pain, it might be beneficial to turn toward hydrotherapy. Whether you’re experiencing fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) or another form of body pain, low-impact exercise…

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3 Ways to Prepare the Perfect Hydrotherapy Bath

There’s much more to creating the perfect hydrotherapy bath than just pouring some warm water. You might be surprised at the science behind the perfect bath temperature, aromatherapy, and other wellness benefits of baths. Let’s look at some benefits of…

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Retirement Expenses: How to Save for Large Purchases

Retirement is a time to enjoy all that you’ve worked hard to accumulate, but that doesn’t mean budgeting is easy. In fact, this period of life requires diligent planning and responsible spending to ensure that your retirement income lasts. Saving…

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Get Outside With These 20+ Springtime Activities

The weather is slowly warming and the sun is shining, and it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy some springtime activities. Whether you have grandchildren visiting or want to get outside solo, these activities will help you enjoy…

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6 Low-Impact Exercises to Improve Balance

Exercise is important at any age, but especially as we get older. Exercise helps increase your metabolism, improves flexibility, and many other benefits. But one of the most important benefits of exercise is that it can improve your balance, which…

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Why You Need an Outward Opening Door on Your Walk-In Tub

According to the CDC, an estimated 234,094 nonfatal bathroom injuries were treated in the U.S in 2008, making the bathroom one of the most dangerous areas in the home. To help reduce this issue, manufacturers created the walk-in tub. Generally,…

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Fall Asleep Faster: Natural Sleep Remedies, Relaxation Techniques, and More

Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our health. It supports healthy brain function, improves your mood, and gives you the energy you need to get through the day. But what happens when you can’t seem to fall…

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March is National Nutrition Month: Celebrate with These Healthier Lifestyle Tips

March is just around the corner and that means it’s time to celebrate National Nutrition Month! If you’re not quite sure how to prepare for this unique celebration, American Standard is here to help you find all things nutrition. Created…