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State Plan Focuses on Action Plan to Help People with Alzheimer’s

By | November 10th, 2016|Prevention|

Alzheimer’s is one of the most common form of more than 100 forms of dementias. The disease attacks brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging; it is a progressive disease that worsens over time affecting nearly one in three older adults who die each year. [...]

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Piloting Tai Chi for Falls Prevention in Arizona

By | May 12th, 2016|Prevention|

As we age, one of the best things we can do for ourselves and our loved ones is to maintain a healthy body, mind, and spirit by participating in activities that are both effective and fun. Too often, while we know that being physically, mentally, and emotionally active will add years-to- our-life, and life-to-our-years, we [...]

AZ Life Expectancy Pretty Good

By | September 16th, 2013|Prevention|

A new report from the CDC shows some good news for older adults in Arizona.  According to the report, people in Arizona have a life expectancy of more than 20 years after the age of 65, with 15 of those years healthy. This places Arizona as one of the top states in the nation for [...]

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