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Some Older Adults Just Want To Be Left Alone, Which Can Lead To Problems

The 84-year-old man who had suffered a mini-stroke was insistent as he spoke to a social worker about being discharged from the hospital: He didn’t want anyone coming into his home, and he didn’t think he needed any help.

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They’ve Still Got Bucket Lists — In Their 90s

It is one thing to have a bucket list at any age. It is something else entirely to have a bucket list that sends you to college for the first time at 92 — or that sends you on your maiden flight at the controls of a single-engine airplane at 97.

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Trump Budget: A “Great” Hole In Economic Security

Rich people don’t need much financially from the federal government. But at the other end of the economic ladder, government can often play a critical role in protecting the well being of citizens.

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Exercise Sparks New Life in Aging Adults

For members at the East Brunswick Senior Center, exercise is the high point of their day. What gets them most excited? Line dancing.

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Like Hunger Or Thirst, Loneliness In Older People Can Be Eased

It’s widely believed that older age is darkened by persistent loneliness. But a considerable body of research confirms this isn’t the case.

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Learn How to Plan Support, Care For Yourself And Your Parents

The holidays are a time for family gatherings, and it’s a good bet that at many of them, a couple of the adult “kids” huddled together and asked, “Do you think it’s time for mom and dad to live somewhere else?”

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