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Foods For Healthy Aging Are You An Easygoing Pack Rat Or An Uptight Purger? A Visit To Utah’s National Parks Offers Grandeur Those Over 65 More Likely To Pass on Fake News Tips For Making Resolutions Work When Needs Arise, Older Women Have One Another’s Backs Is It Too Late For Me To Apply For Medicaid Benefits? Croatia: Mediterranean Tourist Resort With Old World Charm
 
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Foods For Healthy Aging

Eating healthy becomes more necessary as the risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s and other age-related conditions increases as you get older.

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Are You An Easygoing Pack Rat Or An Uptight Purger?

Can you sit in a messy room without going out of your mind? I take a deep breath each time I walk into my husband’s home office.

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A Visit To Utah’s National Parks Offers Grandeur

A variety of opportunities can be experienced when exploring the five national parks that are strung across southern Utah like jewels on a necklace.

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Those Over 65 More Likely To Pass on Fake News

A percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

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Tips For Making Resolutions Work

Studies have shown that about 41 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals.

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When Needs Arise, Older Women Have One Another’s Backs

Like many women aging alone, Eileen Kobrin worried that an accident could compromise her independence.

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Is It Too Late For Me To Apply For Medicaid Benefits?

Many erroneously feel it is too late to do any planning and that their only option is to spend down all their money before they apply for Medicaid benefits.

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Croatia: Mediterranean Tourist Resort With Old World Charm

As I strolled along ancient ramparts that encircle a small medieval city, the view changed with each twist and turn.

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No Gaps In Understanding: Here’s Your Primer On Medigap Coverage

27 July 2018

Every year, older adults can opt out of a Medicare Advantage plan and opt in to original Medicare during open enrollment season.

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More Than Senior Moments: Better Dementia Detection Is Urged

26 July 2018

Too few people with signs of mental decline or dementia are getting checked during routine medical visits or told when a problem is found, says a panel of Alzheimer’s disease expert.

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Nursing Homes, Senior Centers Find Bullying Has No Age Limit

25 July 2018

The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty.

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Beware Of Hidden Taxes In Retirement

24 July 2018

Your taxes in retirement may be a lot more complicated than taxes while you’re working.

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Program To Improve Elderly Mobility Feasible In Community Setting

23 July 2018

Immobility in old age can lead to lower independence and quality of life and increased risk for falls and chronic disease.

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Why Men Need To Fix Things When Women Just Want To Vent

22 July 2018

It’s a widespread complaint of women: men don’t know how to listen without rushing in to give advice and offer a solution.

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