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Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments of Sinus Infections

What are sinuses? Sinuses are air-filled cavities located inside the face and skull. Each sinus is lined with tissue called the mucosal...

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Trouble With Rising Rents? Then SCRIE May Be The Right Choice For You

What Is SCRIE? Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption, or SCRIE, is exactly as it sounds. It is a New York City based program that allows...

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Everything You Need To Know About Blood Pressure

What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the highest and lowest amounts of force the heart places on the blood vessels. It is measured by...

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So, What’s The Deal With Data?

If you have a smartphone, there is a big chance that you are using and paying for data. Mobile phone providers seem to be obsessed with...

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Everything You Need To Know About Heart Disease

What Are The Types Of Heart Disease? Heart disease is an umbrella term for multiple forms of heart issues and chronic diseases....

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Ways To Treat Headaches Without Medication

When suffering from a headache, the easiest treatment always seems to be taking pain relievers. But, when taken too frequently, pain...

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What’s Happening To Rent Control?

It’s no secret that rent control in New York City isn’t what it used to be. In 1995, New York had over two million rent controlled...

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Everything You Need To Know About Shingles

What is shingles? Shingles is a viral infection that causes rashes to appear on the body. These rashes are extremely painful and appear on...

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Guide to Online Shopping: How To Know Your Size

One of the biggest problems people have when online shopping is sizing. Since there’s no way to try on the clothing, many people feel as...

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Heart Attacks and Cardiac Arrest: Is There A Difference?

Most people assume that a heart attack and cardiac arrest are two names for the same thing. It’s a common misconception, but a heart...

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Everything You Need To Know About Heat Emergencies

Heat emergencies (or illnesses) occur due to overexposure to extreme heat. This can be caused by overly hot temperatures or environments,...

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Fall Prevention

Each year, nearly one-third of all seniors experience a fall. Although falling may seem like just another part of life, the potential...

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Tips And Tricks To Saying Cool

Don’t have an air conditioner, or just looking for ways to keep your electricity bills down? No problem. Here, we list some of the best...

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Everything You Need To Know About FIDA

What Is FIDA? FIDA stands for Fully Integrated Duals Advantages. It is a program that combines Medicare and Medicaid services together with...

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Veterans With PTSD: Ways To Help Cope With Fireworks This Fourth Of July

Independence Day is known as a day filled with barbecues, picnics, parties, and most importantly, fireworks. But, not everyone looks...

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GrowNYC’s New Senior Program Connects Senior Centers With Farmers’ Markets!

Greenmarket Seniors promoting healthy eating and living habits, the Greenmarket Seniors Program teaches seniors the ins and outs of...

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New York For Seniors Magazine Has Officially Launched!

Thursday, June 23rd , New York for Seniors celebrated its official launch of the New York for Seniors magazine. The magazine, which is now...

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Sunscreen Tips, Tricks, and Myths

Wearing sunscreen while outside is an absolute essential. And while most people know this, there are still some unknown or unfollowed...

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How To Recognize A Stroke

Each year, 795,000 people in the United States suffer from a stroke. Currently, strokes are the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S. So,...

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Farmers’ Markets in the Bronx & Queens

Photo Source: southbronxfarmersmarket.com Flowers aren’t the only things that blooming during spring. Back with the warm weather are...

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Everything You Need To Know About Hay Fever This Spring

It’s hard to enjoy the spring months with watery, itchy eyes and a stuffy nose. Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever, affects most...

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Iconic Television Shows Of The 60’s And Where To Find Them

The 1960’s was the decade of television comedies. From cartoons to sitcoms to sci-fi fantasies, we’re listing the top five most iconic...

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Quick Guide To The Online DMV

The days of waiting for hours at the DMV are finally over, or, at least, they’re partially over. Many of the New York State DMV’s...

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The Top Five Most Iconic Shows Of The 50’s And Where To Find Them

The 1950’s ushered in the new age of television, with two thirds of American households owning a television by the mid 50’s. This led...

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Healthy Alternatives To Salt, Sugars, and Fats

When eating a healthy diet, it is important to avoid empty calories. Empty calories are essentially foods that are high in either calories,...

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Top Five Must Know Beauty Tips for Senior Women

1) Moisturize and Sunscreen. As we age, our skin naturally becomes dryer. This issue can easily be solved by moisturizing daily with a body...

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Prescription VS. Ready-to-Wear Glasses. Which One Should You Choose?

Walk into any pharmacy in New York and you’re bound to find an entire rack full of ready-to-wear reading glasses. After a quick...

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