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The Suspension Of Disbelief, Can You Do It? Four Easy Tips Can Contribute To Healthy Aging Honoring Your Personal Journey 8 Shocking Things You Learn When Traveling With Your Spouse Changing The Way We Look At Dementia  Skip The Rocking Chairs For These Rock Stars Of Aging New Orleans: Music, Marvelous Meals and Museums Estate Planning: Procrastination Could Have Harmful Results
 
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The Suspension Of Disbelief, Can You Do It?

When someone’s driving a car and talking to the person in the passenger seat, and keeps looking at the passenger instead of where he/she’s going, I just want to scream, “Keep your eyes on the road, you idiot!”

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Four Easy Tips Can Contribute To Healthy Aging

When we talk about staying healthy longer a lot of us think of that as meaning physically healthy, but the cognitive piece is just as important.

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Honoring Your Personal Journey

It’s February and presumably you are continuing to stay committed to the goals you set for yourself as the New Year began.

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8 Shocking Things You Learn When Traveling With Your Spouse

I saw then this wasn’t just a journey of miles, but of years: college, young married days, the birth of our sons, the death of beloved parents, and now retirement.

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Changing The Way We Look At Dementia 

Currently, more than 13,200 people are registered as Dementia Friends in the U.S., and organizations in 14 states.

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Skip The Rocking Chairs For These Rock Stars Of Aging

At a time when women increasingly live into their 90s and more men reach their 80s, the art of aging requires work, thought, planning and, yes, spontaneity.

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New Orleans: Music, Marvelous Meals and Museums

Think jazz and blues played in music clubs and by street musicians outside. If you guess that describes New Orleans, you’re right; but there’s more to the city than that.

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Estate Planning: Procrastination Could Have Harmful Results

Even if a person has few assets or no children, estate planning also includes provisions for important decisions during life.

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Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk Of Frailty In Old Age

21 February 2018

The Mediterranean diet is based on traditional food patterns typical of Greece and southern Italy and includes lots of plant-based foods.

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Shot May Help Shield Against Shingles

20 February 2018

Anyone who has had chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine is at risk for the painful skin condition herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles.

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Are Your Social Security Online Accounts Safe From Identity Theft?

19 February 2018

In an age of hacking and identity theft, moving Social Security online also increases risk, and it is difficult to imagine a hacking target more attractive. 

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Time With Grandparents May Impact How Kids View The Elderly

18 February 2018

Children and teens who spend a lot of time with their grandparents may be less likely than peers who don’t to have negative and stereotypical ideas about the elderly, a recent study suggests.

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States Begin Importation Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Costs

17 February 2018

Norm Thurston is a “free-market guy,” a conservative health economist in Republican-run Utah, who rarely sees the government’s involvement in anything as beneficial.

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Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even in Older Women

12 February 2018

Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women; those ages 65­ and older.

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