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    Get Moving

    Posted on March 17, 2010 by in Tip of the Week

    No matter your age, incorporating some form of exercise into your day is always  a good thing.  The benefits of exercise include helping to prevent obesity, high blood pressure, and osteoporosis.  The CDC recommends that adults between the ages of 50-64 get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week; or 75 minutes a […]

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    How much exercise should you get?

    Posted on January 20, 2010 by in Tip of the Week

    Exercising can reduce the likelihood of developing heart disease, stroke, depression, and some types of cancer.  It can also help prevent obesity, high blood pressure, and osteoporosis.  So, how much exercise should you get?  The CDC recommends that adults between the ages of 50-64 should get at least 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) […]

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  • HIV/AIDS in Older Adults…Part II

    Posted on December 14, 2009 by in Featured

    Last week, we talked about the global statistics of HIV/AIDS and learned that 15% of all newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases are in those 50 and older.  We also learned that the virus that causes HIV can cause dementia and the virus and/or drugs used to treat it can cause osteoporosis and osteonecrosis as well as […]

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  • HIV and AIDS in Older Adults… Part I

    Posted on December 7, 2009 by in Featured

    A goal of The Aging Suite is to help educate people about health issues and topics that impact the aging population.  One such topic is HIV/AIDS.  Thanks to improved medications, today people with HIV/AIDS have longer life expectancies.  However, as they age, the virus can impact various systems in the body, affecting their functioning at […]

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