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Marriage: The benefits of shacking up without making it official

Some older couples who want social recognition for their love relationships are exchanging rings, throwing parties and holding wedding-type ceremonies.

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Expert shares ways to declutter your home

Kondo said sentimental things should be left for last. So I started with the most unsentimental place: the bathroom.

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Discover the health benefits from dog ownership

Dog walking is associated with lower body mass index, fewer doctor visits, more frequent exercise and an increase in social benefits for older people.

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Moving 101: Simple ways to streamline your move

The kids have moved out and it’s time to downsize. Whether it’s your first move or your 10th, the process can be overwhelming.

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Transplant recipient to hike the Appalachian Trail

Spence, 62, will be among the older hikers on the trail, and may be the only one who has undergone a heart transplant.

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Remote Italian village may hold secrets of Logevity

The Acciaroli study group is known to have very low rates of heart disease and Alzheimer’s. It favors a Mediterranean diet markedly infused with the herb rosemary.

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