Chronic health issues to be aware of when you turn 50 woman in brown top reading paper

    Aging can bring health issues with it. Some chronic, some new. A majority of older adults have one or more chronic health issues and often, more than one. If you are anywhere close to fifty years old or just there, it doesn’t hurt to be aware of what to expect so that you can take the necessary steps to make sure you live a healthy life. Prevention is better than…

    April 20, 2024
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