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Top 10 Superfoods for Seniors

What are Superfoods? Super foods refer foods that are loaded with nutritional value and contain powerful antioxidants. Antioxidants fight...

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SAVE THE DATE: Wellness and Resource Series Health Fair Is Coming To The Bronx

On Thursday, October 26th, 2017, the New York for Seniors team, in partnership with AlphaCare and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr,...

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ENY District Leader Nikki Lucas Partners With The Healthy NYC Expo, Presented by ShopRite

East New York State Committeewoman, Nikki Lucas (District Leader), has joined the Healthy NYC Expo, presented by ShopRite, which is set for...

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NY State of Health Announces Open Enrollment Dates for 2018 Qualified Health Plan Coverage

ALBANY, NY (September 7, 2017)- NY State of Health, the state’s official health plan Marketplace, today announced that the Open...

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Top 10 Places in NYC to Watch the Leaves Turn

The city is buzzing with the best Fall events, but for many Gothamites, there’s nothing better than exploring our city’s fall foliage....

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AlphaCare Joins the Healthy NYC Expo as the Official Partner of the ‘Senior Center Square’

Brooklyn, NY – JIG Media announced today that AlphaCare has come on board, as the official partner of the ‘Senior Center...

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Wellness Resource Series Health Fair Coming to Sunset Park

On Thursday, September 21st, 2017, the New York for Seniors team, in partnership with AlphaCare, are proud to announce the upcoming...

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10 Smoothie Recipes Sure to Beat the NYC Heat

Fruit smoothies can be an easy way to nourish your body with essential nutrients. The best way to know the exact ingredients in your...

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Top 8 Summer Fruits and Vegetables

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AlphaCare’s ‘Wellness and Resource’ Initiative Is Keeping Seniors Active In East New York

On Thursday, June 22nd, AlphaCare continued their Wellness and Resource Series of events with a Diabetes Awareness Health Fair for...

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Spring At The Farmers’ Market

By Susie R. Spodek Finally, Spring is here! Enjoy the Season at a Greenmarket! There are more than 50 GrowNYC Greenmarkets located...

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Tai Chi vs Yoga: What’s The Difference?

Tai Chi Tai chi first originated in China over 700 years ago. While there are many different forms of the exercise today, most focus on...

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Congressman Ed Towns Hosted the Diabetes Awareness Health Fair Presented by AlphaCare

The citywide Wellness & Resources Series, presented by AlphaCare, kicked off last week with the Diabetes Awareness Health Fair at the...

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How To Treat Seasonal Allergies

With the arrival of spring, many of us are finding it hard to enjoy the warmer weather and blooming flowers because of runny noses, itchy...

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10 Delicious & Healthy Spring Dessert Recipes to Help You Cool Down

The New York for Seniors editorial staff has gathered 10 of the healthiest, most delicious desserts that are just as enticing as this...

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Aching After Exercising: Should You Be Worried?

As worrisome as it may seem, the soreness you feel after exercising is completely normal. So much so, that pretty much everyone who has...

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Learning About Anxiety: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Feeling anxious is a natural emotion. It’s a temporary feeling that is felt in times of distress, anticipation, and trouble. But, when...

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Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments of Bronchitis

What is Bronchitis? There are two types of bronchitis: Acute and chronic. Both happen when the bronchial tubes, or the tubes that transport...

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What Is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects bone health and density. Bones are constantly breaking down and replacing themselves like other...

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Risks, Symptoms, and Signs of An Underactive Thyroid

What Are The Thyroid Glands? The thyroid is the butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck, just below the Adam’s Apple....

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Glaucoma: The Different Causes, Types, and Signs

What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an umbrella term for multiple eye conditions caused by damage to the optic nerve inside the eye. Although...

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Does Bad Weather Really Cause Joints To Ache?

Do you ever get back pain when it rains? Or headaches in the cold? Old wives’ tales have always blamed the weather for making the body...

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What You Need To Know About Overactive Thyroids

What Are The Thyroid Glands? The thyroid is the butterfly shaped gland located at the base of the neck, just below the Adam’s apple....

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What You Need to Know About Depression

Among seniors, depression is the most common mood disorder. It often goes undiagnosed and untreated due to the stigma that it is not a real...

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How to Help Someone with Hearing Loss Understand and Participate in a Conversation

For many individuals, aging is a mixed bag of everyday annoyances, extreme challenges, and wonderful new experiences. While minor and major...

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Everything You Need To Know About Psoriasis

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a non-contagious chronic disease that causes rough, raised patches on the skin. It is an autoimmune...

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What are the Early Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive degenerative disorder of the nervous system, caused by gradual loss of function in the parts of the...

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Crohn’s Disease: Types, Signs, and Symptoms

What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s Disease is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or an IBD. Affecting around 780,000 Americans, the disease...

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Ways to Deal With Hearing Loss

For some, aging is a process that allows them to slow down, contemplate the subtleties of life, and enjoy the fruits of a lifetime of hard...

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Diabetic Retinopathy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Diabetic retinopathy is a vision complication caused by diabetes that, if left untreated, can lead to eventual blindness. Here, we go over...

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