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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 Broken Care System Frustrates Doctors Too ‘The Financial Health of Social Security Is Strong’ Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Overeating
 
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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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Broken Care System Frustrates Doctors Too

Dr. Hasan Shanawani was overcome by frustration. So, last week he picked up his cellphone and began sharing on Twitter his family’s enraging experiences with the U.S. health care system.

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‘The Financial Health of Social Security Is Strong’

Some members of Congress may not be prepared to protect Social Security, but the American people know better.

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Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Overeating

Eat as much as you want and not gain weight? Sounds too good to be true.

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Why We Feel More Youthful When We Feel In Control

24 April 2019

Older adults may feel younger than their age on days when they feel most in control of their lives, a small study suggests. 

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Designing Senior Living Facilities A Challenging Task

24 April 2019

“Aging in place” is a concept that allows seniors to live safely and comfortably at home as they age.

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Why Grandparents Should Work To Save Safety Net Programs

23 April 2019

While the promotion of self-sufficiency is admirable, government entitlements warrant preservation since they provide a financial safety net.

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Medicare, Social Security Face Shaky Fiscal Futures

22 April 2019

President Donald Trump has declared benefit cuts to the nation’s signature retirement programs off limits and many Democratic presidential candidates are calling for expanding Medicare benefits.

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10 Tips For Keeping The Stress Down

22 April 2019

Exercising and eating right are certainly primary components of wellness, but don’t underestimate the importance of keeping stress down.

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What Makes A Dwelling A Home? The Answer Is Changing

21 April 2019

The only real universal feature is a roof over your head; everything else that distinguishes a home from mere shelter is different for each of us.

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