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Too Hot for Your Health

Too much heat isnt safe. Its even riskier if youre older or have health problems. Learn the signs of heat stroke and how to lower your risk.

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Can You Avoid Middle-Age Spread?

As you age, you may notice you have less muscle and energy and more fat. Explore steps you can take to help fight the flab that can come with age.

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Brain Health Resource This toolkit offers current, evidence-based information and resources that can help people keep their brains functioning their best. Its designed for use at senior centers and in other community settings to promote conversations about brain health.

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