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Caroline Bodian

Caroline Bodian

Caroline Bodian is a freelance writer from New York, based in Portugal. She holds an MFA in writing from Columbia University. Her writing has appeared in L.A. Weekly, Elle.com, New York Magazine, among others. She has worked on several long term editorial projects in the health and wellness sector, writing content in collaboration with health experts for Meredith Corporation, Boots Pharmacy, Livestrong.com and the Healthily app.

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  • How to Stay Safe During the Holidays

    The holidays are meant to be fun and festive: marked by delicious and hearty meals, good cheer and most of all, family and friends. If there’s any time of year when clans big or small reunite, it’s during the holiday season. While family reunions are cause alone for celebration, it’s important to keep safety and health in mind, especially when it comes to older adults.

  • Adult Care: 9 Ways to Prevent Trips and Falls

    Read about ways to prevent trips and falls on the Oak Street Health blog, where you can find information and advice on Primary Care, Wellness and Health Insurance.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Signs and Symptoms

    Forgetting a recent conversation or grasping for the right word while talking can be quite common: we’re only human after all, and our minds and memories are fallible. But when those incidents of forgetfulness or disorientation become more frequent, there may be cause for concern.

  • Healthy Holiday Eating

    When we think of healthy eating, holiday meals don’t necessarily come to mind. Treats like pumpkin pie, gingerbread cookies and eggnog can make it hard to maintain self control, especially when your normal routines are upended. But as we age, it’s more critical than ever to maintain a healthy diet.

  • 10 Steps to Staying Safe on the Road - Senior Care

    Everyone should make sure to follow car safety precautions before getting on the road, especially older adults (65+) who make up one in five drivers in the United States.

  • Tips for Managing Your Joint Pain and Arthritis

    If you’re experiencing joint pain from arthritis, know that you’re not alone. Every year, millions of people in the United States have chronic pain caused by arthritis. Of the nearly 54 million Americans who have arthritis, nearly a quarter of them, 15 million people, have experienced tenderness and swelling of joints.

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