Fred Cicetti

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Fred Cicetti

The Healthy Senior: How Important is Exercise?

Q. How important is exercise when you are a senior? Is it worth the risks of hurting yourself? All the current scientific evidence shows that geezers should exercise, even though many older people...

The Healthy Senior: Taking a Spill

Q. I'm 79 and I've taken a couple of spills in the last few months. I'm concerned that I might not be as steady on my feet as I used to be....

The Healthy Senior: Sleeping and Aging

Q: I have found that I don't sleep as well as I used to when I was younger. How common is this? Many people believe that poor sleep is a normal part of...

The Healthy Senior: Eye Floaters

Question: I’ve been noticing this thing in my eye. At first I thought it was an eyelash. Then I realized the thing was actually in my eye. One of my friends told...

The Healthy Senior

Q. Since I started being a baby-sitting grandparent, I seem to be getting more colds. I must be catching germs from the kids, right? The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases reports...

The Healthy Senior: Shingles Are Not Fun

Anyone who has had chicken-pox can get shingles. Half of all Americans will get shingles by the time they are 80. Shingles occurs in people of all ages, but it is most common in people between 60 and 80. Each year, about one million Americans are diagnosed with shingles.

Fred Cicetti