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How to keep your garden on-trend with petunias this spring

March 31, 2024

BPT Excited to elevate your garden into a trending oasis destination this spring? If you’re like many gardeners, you likely approach your outdoor living area with a discerning designer’s perspective, always keen on staying on top of the latest trends in both style and functionality. When it comes to infusing your garden with vibrant color…

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Understanding and reducing stroke risks

January 6, 2024

FAMILY FEATURES As the second leading cause of death worldwide, according to World Health Organization, stroke will affect 1 in 4 adults over the age of 25 globally. A condition where the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, a stroke results in oxygen starvation, brain damage and loss of function. There are two main…

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Holiday gift guide for people living with dementia and their caregivers

December 14, 2023

BPT Holiday shopping and gift-giving can often be challenging, but even more so when shopping for a person living with dementia. More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Depending on the stage of disease, some well-intentioned gifts may no longer be appropriate or practical for the person. For the holiday season, the…

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Seniors: When you exercise your body, you can boost brain health, too

November 10, 2023

BPT Physical fitness is important as you age, improving strength, flexibility and balance. Research shows that your morning stretch, daily walk or weekly fitness class is doing more than just helping your body feel its best; it’s supporting your brain health, too. Staying physically active can help older adults maintain – and even improve –…

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Harnessing the power of age: Five key benefits of hiring older workers

October 27, 2023

By Gary A. Officer, president and CEO The Center for Workforce Inclusion BPT When you think of new hires, who do you picture? While you may expect applicants to be 20-somethings straight out of college or 30- to 40-somethings making a career change, in reality, you’ll likely see more applicants who are older adults. According…

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Learn how to save up to $5,000 a year on prescription drugs

October 20, 2023

BPT  If you take a prescription medication, have you ever skipped a dose or refill due to cost? If so, you’re not alone. Taking medication as prescribed is essential to your health, but it’s difficult to choose between your own well-being and your financial well-being. One potential solution to this dilemma: personal prescription importation. Prescription…

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Quiz: Could hereditary cancer run in your family?

September 29, 2023

BPT People go to great lengths to decrease their cancer risk. Many of us wear sunscreen, avoid processed foods, go for regular checkups and eat organic produce — but what if your risk is hereditary, rather than environmental? News stories about celebrities like Angelina Jolie have made people aware that mutations in the BRCA gene…

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