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Tips to cope when you’re juggling several chronic health issues

June 1, 2018

Be proactive by learning about and tracking your conditions and medications, and by speaking up when you have concerns.

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We don't want our golden years to be spent juggling a long list of health issues. But that's the reality for most older adults in the United States.

The CDC reports that 75% of Americans ages 65 or older have several chronic health problems. And a 2013 analysis of Medicare claims published online by Preventing Chronic Disease found that 68% of beneficiaries had two or more chronic conditions and 36% had at least four.

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