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5 Easy Tips To Get Healthy This Year

As we age, an increasing number of us link our emotional and physical well-being to our overall health. After all, you can’t do the things you’d like if you aren’t healthy.

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How To Have A ‘No Regrets’ Retirement

Retirement is about more than the balance in your 401(k). Even people with sizable nest eggs can wish they handled certain aspects of retirement differently.

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What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers

Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85.

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Lifelong Female Exercisers Benefit from Better Muscle Function

Exercising throughout a woman’s life may help preserve muscle power during the aging process, according to recent research. 

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Mary Lyons shows off her agility before a group ride in Austin, Texas, on Dec. 3, 2019. (Julia Robinson for KHN)

Brain Scientists Tap Into The Secrets Of Living Well Longer

Retired state employees Vickey Benford, 63, and Joan Caldwell, 61, are Golden Rollers, a group of the over-50 set that gets out on assorted bikes for an hour of trail riding and camaraderie.

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Bea Weiser, 98, Volunteers Helping Dementia Sufferers

Nothing slows down this vibrant and energetic senior who contributes to the daily duties and office tasks three afternoons a week.

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