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How Vision Loss Affects the Brain

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New studies indicate that when an older person’s brain has to work harder to see, declines in language, memory, attention and more could follow. The human body doesn’t function in silos. It works as an integrated whole. If one part of the body has extra stress put on it, it can affect other areas. As one researcher concluded, “Vision impairment can lead to cognitive decline in older adults.” Ways...

Charcoal Toothpaste: Crazy Fad or Real Benefits?

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Charcoal toothpaste may be something you’ve only recently noticed on grocery store shelves. Though it’s relatively new to American consumers, charcoal toothpaste has been around since Roman times. While there is still plenty of research ahead for its benefits, many people find that charcoal toothpaste is worth a try. What Is Activated Charcoal Activated charcoal is most known for its ability to...

Why Soft-Bristled Toothbrushes Are Better

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When toothbrushes were invented hundreds of years ago, people had to debate which bristle material would clean their teeth more effectively, animal hair or twigs. Fortunately, our choices have improved since then. We have many toothbrush options, including toothbrushes with soft bristles and hard bristles. Many experts prefer soft bristles over hard-bristled toothbrushes. Here’s why: Soft...

How Age Affects Your Vision on the Road

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Healthy vision on the road can be the difference between safe driving and getting into an accident. Because eyesight goes through changes as we age, maintaining the health of your eyes is important. About 90% of the Info Drivers Process Comes Through the Eyes It’s a misconception that older drivers are unsafe drivers. One report determined older drivers don’t necessarily put others at...

Helping Your Family Through the Most Difficult Time: The Importance of Whole Life Insurance

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Planning for the future is always important. But there might be no more important time to prepare for than when you’re no longer here. A Whole Life insurance policy will help provide a foundation for your family after you’re gone. Many people remember how difficult it was to arrange for their own parents’ funerals. Feeling the stress about the costs when all they wanted to do was be with their...

Make Every Adventure Affordable With Discounts From AMBA Passport

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AMBA Passport has been reimagined to include new and enhanced benefits. We have exclusive savings at over 2,500 merchants, including premium travel discounts and a wide variety of local and national merchant discounts. There are so many ways AMBA Passport can help you elevate every step, every stop, every stay. Want to upgrade your home? We have great discounts for you. For instance, take...

All The Right Friends: Your Association Has Your Back

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Did you know there’s a group of people with a similar background to you who are eager to have you join them (if you haven’t already)?  When you join your association, you join a group of peers who are looking forward as much as you are to enjoying events together. Whether you’re an active worker or retired, whether your membership has lapsed or you’re considering joining for the first time...

Looking Out for Your Eyesight

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No matter how old you are, you don’t have to suffer from poor eyesight. Maintaining your vision, even well into your golden years, can be easily achieved with a few simple things. Keep Your Eyes Lubricated Dry Eye Syndrome (medically known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca) is a common ailment where eyes feel dry and irritated. People of all ages experience it, but the condition becomes more common...

Want Expert Benefits Advice? Work with An Expert: An AMBA Agent

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Though friends and family can be helpful when you’re considering benefits options for what insurance you need, there’s no substitute for the expert benefit advice of a field agent through your association and AMBA. Why? Because your needs are as unique as you are. Your lifestyle and health issues aren’t the same as your friends and family. What’s good for them might not necessarily be right – or...

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