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Why Your Perception Of ‘Old’ Changes As You Age Ageism In Medicine: A Doctor Speaks Out A Not-So-Shaggy Dog Story About Companionship Panama Offers More Than The Canal Surviving The Summer Family Vacation With Adult Children Obamacare, Medicare Brain Power Loss Expected, But We Don’t Ask Doctors About Prevention Nursing Home Cameras Protect But Present Ethical Dilemmas
 
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Why Your Perception Of ‘Old’ Changes As You Age

When I was a kid, I thought this 65-year-old, white-haired woman whose entire body wobbled when she walked was very old.

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Ageism In Medicine: A Doctor Speaks Out

Society gives short shrift to older age. This distinct phase of life doesn’t get the same attention that’s devoted to childhood.

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A Not-So-Shaggy Dog Story About Companionship

It was the end of a chilly Wednesday in late November and I had a car full of blankets made for dogs living in a shelter.

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Panama Offers More Than The Canal

Panama offers the sun-and-sand attractions enjoyed in most countries that front the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. Sunbathers find stretches of seashore which are conducive to working on their tans.

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Surviving The Summer Family Vacation With Adult Children

You know the feeling. Your family’s going to everyone’s favorite summer spot. In our case, it’s the same house in South Yarmouth, Cape Cod each year.

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Obamacare, Medicare & ‘Medicare For All’ Muddy Campaign Trail

The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.

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Brain Power Loss Expected, But We Don’t Ask Doctors About Prevention

Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia.

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Nursing Home Cameras Protect But Present Ethical Dilemmas

For many people who care for aging parents, one solution is a safe, responsible nursing home.

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4 Ways To Be A Good Traveler In The Age Of Overtourism

18 June 2019

In Paris, the Louvre Museum closed for a day because workers said the crowds were too big to handle.

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Four Simple Ways To Be Safe When Bicycle Riding

16 June 2019

Cycling can be an easier and more sustainable way to travel, with an upward trend in bicycle share programs leading to more inexperienced cyclists.

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Older Americans Rate Their Health As Good Or Excellent

15 June 2019

A common myth about aging is that older adults are burdened by illness and feel lousy much of the time.

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Throw A Pork Tenderloin On The Grill And Chill Out

14 June 2019

To produce beautifully browned pork with a rich crust and tender, juicy meat, we started with a simple dry spice rub to add flavor.

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The Life-Changing Magic Of Working A Bit Longer

13 June 2019

Retirement experts frequently recommend working longer if you haven’t saved enough. But you may not realize just how powerful a little extra work can be.

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Older Americans More Likely To Cite Workplace Discrimination

12 June 2019

About half of Americans think there’s age discrimination in the workplace, according to a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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