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Chris Draper

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Chris is a blogger and avid reader of many genres and is particularly interested in how aging affects our lifestyles. She enjoys music, spending time with her family, both young and old and volunteers part-time as a caregiver to those with chronic pain issues.

The Facts on Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones causing low bone mass and deteriorating bone tissues. It has no symptoms and causes no pain. Most...

National Cancer Survivor Day is June 4th

National Cancer Survivor’s Day is an annual, worldwide celebration. It is held on the first Sunday of June. This is a time to celebrate...

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

The temperature is rising and the sun is shining. Summer will soon be here and seniors are looking for things to do outdoors. Whether...

Seniors Can be Cyber Savvy

A lot of jokes are made about seniors and their use or technology or in some cases, non-use of technology. Many seniors are portrayed...

Blood Pressure Education Month

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, revolving around ways to prevent and control high blood pressure. High blood pressure (BP) is when...

Leave A Legacy Month

May is Leave a Legacy Month, an awareness campaign that encourages people to leave a gift through their will or by another means to...

American Stroke Awareness Month

May is American Stroke Month, dedicated to helping others learn the signs of a stroke. Less than 10% of those recently surveyed could identify...

What Would Your Mother Like for Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day will soon be here and it’s common to see people ordering flowers at the last minute or buying boxes of chocolates and...

World Red Cross Day

World Red Cross Day, also known as Red Crescent Day, falls on May 8th this year. The Red Cross has been helping with humanitarian...

Managing Asthma and Allergies in Seniors

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and the 6th of May is World Asthma Day. Though most think of asthma as affecting the...