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Aching After Exercising: Should You Be Worried?

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 ever worked out has felt the same soreness. This soreness is called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). It occurs after the body goes through an unfamiliar strenuous workout, usually affecting the person the next day. While the…

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Tradition Partners With ENY District Leader Nikki Lucas and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries At The Pre Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant

Tradition Partners With ENY District Leader Nikki Lucas and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries At The Pre Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant

East New York District Leader, Nikki Lucas and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, are hosting their second annual Pre Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant, which brought out over 500 people last year.  This year the event will be held Thursday March 29, 2018 at the Brooklyn Sports Club.  There will be a ‘Dazzling Bonnet Contest” for women and a “Dashing Hat Contest”…

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What Is Medicaid And How Do I Apply?

What Is Medicaid And How Do I Apply?

What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a program for New Yorkers who can´t afford to pay for medical care. How do I know if I qualify for Medicaid? You may be covered by Medicaid if: You have high medical bills. You receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). You meet certain financial requirements. How do I apply for Medicaid? You may apply for…

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The Vegan Alkaline Chef Shares Cooking Tips at Canarsie Adult Living Center

The Vegan Alkaline Chef Shares Cooking Tips at Canarsie Adult Living Center

By Canarsie Adult Living Center Seniors of Canarsie Adult Living Center, 1880 Rockaway Parkway, learned how changing what they eat and how they cook can lead to healthier, longer lives. The center’s owner Maria Pollak and Program Director Xavier Gonzalez invited “The Vegan Alkaline Chef” Brother Rojo to run the healthy cooking demonstration. Seniors from the community were welcome to partake…

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Get Paid To Care For a Loved One At Home With the CDPAP Program

Get Paid To Care For a Loved One At Home With the CDPAP Program

Many people are unaware that you can be paid to care for a loved one who qualifies for Medicaid and requires home care, personal care or skilled nursing services.  The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), allows caregivers to be paid for providing this service. Taking care of a loved one at home is something people do out of love,…

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Top 10 Super Foods for Seniors

Top 10 Super Foods for Seniors

What are Superfoods? Super foods refer foods that are loaded with nutritional value and contain powerful antioxidants. Antioxidants fight against free radicals that cause damage to cells. In other words, antioxidants help reduce the risk of common health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, and even cancer. Antioxidants help boost your immune system as well as “slow” the aging process. Here’s our…

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What Is an HMO? A Term To Know

What Is an HMO? A Term To Know

Health Care is extremely important for New York’s seniors right now, which makes it even more important to understand the terminology, in order to be as informed as possible about what the doctor or insurance plan is trying to sell you. This week let’s take a look at understanding the “HMO”. You might hear people refer to some health plans…

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What IS Managed Care?

What IS Managed Care?

Managed Care is a term that is used to describe a health insurance plan or health care system that coordinates the provision, quality and cost of care for its enrolled members. In general, when you enroll in a managed care plan, you select a regular doctor, called a primary care practitioner (PCP), who will be responsible for coordinating your health care.…

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