These Annual Checkups Help Seniors Not Only Survive But Thrive

(By Melissa Bailey for Kaiser Health News)

Bea Lipsky shuffled into her wellness coach’s office one morning this fall and parked her walker by the wall. Lipsky, 89, had had a trying year, enduring a hernia operation and two emergency room visits for heart problems. She’s losing her hearing, and recently gave up her dream of riding in a hot air balloon for her 90th birthday. Continue reading article here…

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