Providence Optimal Aging Team

  • New research brings hope for detecting and preventing Alzheimer’s disease

    New research brings hope for detecting and preventing Alzheimer’s disease

    A new blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease is on the horizon, and recent research shows how you can lower your risk for the disease.

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  • How to create a healthy bucket list for retirement

    How to create a healthy bucket list for retirement

    Changes that come with retirement and aging can impact mental wellness. Learn how to set goals that help you stay more motivated, engaged and happy.

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  • How to embrace healthy aging with healthy habits

    How to embrace healthy aging with healthy habits

    With simple, adaptable lifestyle choices and habits, you can pave the way for a healthier aging journey.

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  • Common myths about alcohol and aging

    Common myths about alcohol and aging

    Is red wine healthy? Can you drink more as you get older? We’ve debunked a few common myths about alcohol and what you should know as you age.

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  • Does having a hysterectomy make you age faster?

    Does having a hysterectomy make you age faster?

    Hysterectomies are common and often associated with menopause, but they can increase aging and risks for age-related conditions. Learn more.

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  • PREVENTION Trial studies impact of lifestyle changes on Alzheimer’s risk

    PREVENTION Trial studies impact of lifestyle changes on Alzheimer’s risk

    The PREVENTION Trial at Providence looks at the effects of healthy lifestyle changes combined with brain exercises to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more.

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  • Don't let your eyes deceive you: Schedule your vision screening today

    Don't let your eyes deceive you: Schedule your vision screening today

    Your eyes and vision change as you age. Learn more about how the Providence team of eye specialists can help protect your eye health and sight with regular exams.

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  • Coping with Diverticulitis

    Coping with Diverticulitis

    Learn about diverticular disease and how colorectal surgery from Providence helped one diverticulitis patient eliminate the pain she'd lived with for months.

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  • How better indoor air quality leads to a better quality of life

    How better indoor air quality leads to a better quality of life

    Learn what causes poor indoor air quality and why it’s especially harmful to health as we age. Find out how to combat pollutants using three easy tips.

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  • How to be on the lookout for basal cell carcinoma

    How to be on the lookout for basal cell carcinoma

    Basal cell carcinoma most often appears in older adults. Learn about risk factors, skin exams and what to look for.

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  • Feeling colder as you get older? Here are some reasons why

    Feeling colder as you get older? Here are some reasons why

    Feeling cold is a normal part of aging, but when is it a sign of a serious health problem? Learn which conditions can give you a chill.

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  • Four strategies for managing your medications

    Four strategies for managing your medications

    Keeping multiple medications straight and getting their dosage and timing just right isn’t always easy.

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  • Know the pros and cons of common osteoporosis medications

    Know the pros and cons of common osteoporosis medications

    Should you take bisphosphonates, denosumab or hormone therapy? Find out which osteoporosis medication is right for you.

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