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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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5 Diet Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year

28 December 2018

Maybe you want more energy, or perhaps you want to diet to lose weight and keep it off for good.

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4 Ways To Reduce Your Stress

27 December 2018

Certain smells can bring back very specific and detailed memories. These could be of a person, event or place.

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4 Tech Tasks To Keep Your Parents Safer Online

26 December 2018

All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk. 

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Nine Ways To Make Your Skin Shine In 2019

25 December 2018

Many skin problems are brought on or exacerbated by stress. So identifying healthy ways to keep your cool and relax is vital.

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A sign near the pond behind Brookdale Charleston warns about the potential risk of alligators. (Leigh Webber for KHN)

Assisted Living’s Breakneck Growth Leaves Safety Of Dementia Patients Behind

24 December 2018

They found Bonnie Walker’s body floating in a pond behind her assisted living facility in South Carolina. There were puncture wounds on her ear, her temple, her jaw and her cheeks.

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Sarah Witter fractured two bones in her lower left leg while skiing in Vermont last February. She ended up having two operations, totaling nearly $100,000 — the second to replace a plate that broke after the first surgery, through no fault of Witter’s. (Matt Baldelli for KHN)

After Her Skiing Accident, An Uphill Battle Over Snowballing Bills

23 December 2018

Sarah Witter couldn’t get a break even though her leg had gotten several.

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