• August 26, 2016

Senior Living

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A four-point plan for joint health

(BPT) - Whether it's a brand-new Bentley or a classic 1970 Mustang, most people have a car they dream about. If they're lucky enough to own it someday, you better believe they're going to take care of it. Regular maintenance is an essential part of keeping a vehicle in tip-top shape. The same is true of the human body, particularly the joints.

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Thursday 08/18/2016
6 tips to protect your children from hidden dangers around the home
Updated: August 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Even in the most safety-minded homes, the most serious hazards for children can be hiding in plain sight. Know which unexpected items can be risky, and what to do to prevent an accident.

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Wednesday 08/17/2016
Seniors: 5 simple secrets for overcoming gym intimidation
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - No one really relishes the idea of growing older and experiencing the health issues that can accompany aging. If there was one thing you could do to significantly improve your chances of staying mentally sharp, physically healthy and independent throughout your golden years, wouldn’t you do it? 

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Tuesday 08/16/2016
Lots of life left in senior pets
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Every day, in shelters all across the country, senior animals are passed over by prospective pet owners. Why? Some people are looking for the energy of a new puppy or feel older dogs offer families too little time. But the truth is, providing a new home for an older animal may bring you a level of companionship you never imagined.

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Monday 08/15/2016
Steps to keep your feet looking and feeling their youngest
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - You exercise regularly, eat well, maintain an active lifestyle and take your medications as prescribed every day. You’re doing everything you can to age gracefully and beautifully, but are you overlooking an aspect of self-care that’s fundamental to overall good health ... your feet?

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New grandbaby? Learn how to help baby and mom thrive
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 2:32 am

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Thursday 08/11/2016
Adults with Heart Disease: Vaccinations are an Important Part of Protecting Your Health
Updated: August 12, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Having a chronic health condition doesn’t mean you have to lose control over your health. Every day you take steps, like taking your medicine, monitoring your blood pressure, and watching your cholesterol, to manage your heart disease and ensure the healthiest possible future. What if there was also something you could do just once a year that could also help protect your health? There is — you can make sure you are up-to-date on vaccines to protect against a number of common diseases, some of which may be even more serious to you because of your heart disease.  

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Tuesday 08/09/2016
3 simple ways men can improve their health
Updated: August 17, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Men don’t have the best track record when it comes to taking care of themselves. It’s safe to say we all know someone who is just plain stubborn about going to the doctor. Even if they exhibit clear symptoms that should be checked out, say wheezing, chronic fatigue or worse, it can be a challenge to get them to seek medical help.

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Monday 07/11/2016
8 rousing reasons to put a hearing test at the top of your 'done' list
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Of all the life hacks for better living, taking care of your hearing is among the smartest — and it yields an incredible ROI. In short, getting a hearing test is worth it.

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Greater Killeen Free Clinic plans fundraiser Friday
Posted: August 25, 2016

The Greater Killeen Free Clinic will host a fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Patriot Buick/GMC at 4600 E. Central Texas Expressway.

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Belton council holds public hearing on proposed tax rate
Posted: August 25, 2016

BELTON — The City Council conducted a public hearing Tuesday on its proposed property tax rate for the fiscal year 2017 budget.

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