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Caregivers Should be Screened Early, Often to Prevent Depression, Anxiety

More than 34 million people in the U.S. are caregivers for terminally ill love ones, but few resources are available to help them navigate the challenges they encounter.

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Want to Lose Weight? Snap That Selfie, Share on Social Media

The sharing of intimate information and photos about weight loss goals in virtual space is a key factor in motivating behaviors that fulfill that new thinner identity and thus helps people reach their goals.

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Caring For A Loved One? Care For Yourself, Too

A 2015 report by the AARP Public Policy Institute and the National Alliance for Caregiving found that roughly 43.5 million adults in the United States had provided unpaid care to an adult or child in the prior year.

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Senior man in wheelchair looking through bedroom window

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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An actor (right), trained to play a patient with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, role plays with a participant at UCLA Health’s Alzheimer’s Caregiver Boot Camp.

‘Boot Camp’ Helps Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Take Care Of Themselves, Too

Gary Carmona thought he could do it all. He’s run companies and chaired nonprofit boards. But since his wife was diagnosed with dementia, Carmona, 77, has felt overwhelmed.

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How to get and maintain your financial health

Some numbers matter more than others. How much you make is important, for example, but your financial health depends far more on how much you keep.

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