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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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Just 4,000 Steps a Day to Better Brain Health

25 December 2017

Walking more than 4,000 steps a day can improve attention and brain skills in adults ages 60 and older, according to new research.

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Coping With Sadness And Grief Before a Loved One Dies

24 December 2017

The anguish accompanying aging isn’t openly discussed very often, nor is its companion: grief.

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Nursing Home Infection Lapses Rampant, But Punishment is Rare

23 December 2017

Basic steps to prevent infections , such as washing hands, isolating contagious patients and keeping ill nurses and aides from coming to work, are routinely ignored in the nation’s nursing homes.

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Cooking for 2 During The Holidays: Rib-Eye Steaks With Thyme-Garlic Butter 

22 December 2017

This is a classy take on a restaurant-quality steak dinner, and other than remembering to salt the steak ahead of time (not a deal breaker, but recommended), it’s only 30 minutes from start to finish. 

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Social Security, the Debt, And Tax Reform

21 December 2017

In a recent appearance on Politico’s Playbook, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, reduced the complexity of Social Security into roughly four quotes.

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Christmas Carol Lyrics Especially For Baby Boomers

20 December 2017

‘Tis the season of Christmas-carol earworms. It’s hard to avoid ‘em since it seems as if we’ve been bombarded with holiday music since Labor Day.

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