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Communicating with your Health Care Professionals

Updated: 09/25/2013 - It is important to develop a partnership with the health care professional, especially your primary care physician. It is your primary care doctor who should be making referrals to specialists and coordinating your overall medical care.
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Research Opportunities for Older Adults

Posted: 09/25/2013 - A clinical trial is a research study that involves human volunteers to help answer specific health questions and develop new treatments or interventions related to a medical condition.
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Mail Fraud

Posted: 09/25/2013 - Criminals sometimes try to use the mail as an easy and inexpensive way to find victims. Don’t fall for these scams.
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Senior Medicare Patrol

Posted: 09/25/2013 - The focus of Senior Medicare Patrol (S.M.P.) is to help people prevent, detect and report Medicare fraud and abuse, a multibillion dollar problem in America. Medicare fraud occurs when Medicare is billed for goods or services that have not been provided.
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Mental Health and Aging Brains - Use It or Lose It!

Updated: 09/24/2013 - Just as we exercise our bodies to keep them in working order, so must we exercise our brains to stay mentally agile and adept. It’s the use-it-or-lose-it theory. By engaging in mentally stimulating activities, we can maintain our brain functions as we age.
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What can a Senior Center do for you?

Updated: 09/11/2013 - The Older Americans Act of 1965 laid the foundation for what was to become Senior Centers and the Aging Services Network, including the Area Agencies on Aging that support them.
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Senior Eye Health

Updated: 09/11/2013 - Medical conditions that can occur more commonly in seniors will also affect the eyes such as: diabetes, high blood pressure, inflammatory diseases, cancers and other systemic conditions.
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New Horizons Music Organization

Updated: 09/11/2013 - Contrary to popular belief, it is never to late to learn to play music. Adults of any age can be taught a musical instrument and can also learn to read music.
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Carrier Alert

Updated: 09/18/2013 - The newest service offered by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is the Carrier Alert Program.
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