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Carol Smith is able to control the lights and the thermostat with Amazon Echo. She can ask Alexa to remind her to take medications, or even to call for help. “It gives her a great deal of independence,” said her husband, Ray. “If for some reason I have to be away, she’s able to function on her own.” (Courtesy of the Smith family)

New Tech. Helps Seniors Age In Place — And Not Feel Alone

Voice-assistive technologies like the Amazon Echo, Google Home and HomePod are likely to play a bigger role in helping seniors age in place, especially when paired with apps geared specifically for senior living.

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Is Massachusetts Ready To Be An ‘Age Friendly’ State?

In his Third State of the Commonwealth speech on Jan. 23, 2018, Gov. Charlie Baker announced “that AARP has formally designated Massachusetts as one of only two age-friendly states in the country.”

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True or False? Your Relationship With Food Affects Metabolism

Some of us are hearing the call of those jumbo sized bags of Halloween candy or realizing Thanksgiving isn’t far away.

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5 Simple Steps To Be Your Best At Any Age

They say age is only a number. You’re only as young as you feel. So, If you’re an older American, the ability to feel young a little while longer is always appealing.

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Key Retirement Milestones Everyone Should Know About

Retirement can seem like a very distant destination in your early working years. However, as you age, that once distant destination starts to become more real.

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Retirement Planning? Couples, Mind The Age Gap

As you approach retirement together, that age gap becomes a factor in decisions about when you retire and when you take Social Security, and in planning how much money you need to save and how it should be invested.

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