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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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A Push To Get Older Adults In Better Shape For Surgery

29 January 2018

In the weeks leading up to surgery, they prescribe exercise to seniors, make sure they’re eating healthy foods and try to minimize anxiety and stress, among other initiatives.

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Facial Exercises Help Women Appear More Youthful

28 January 2018

A 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercise program sustained over 20 weeks improved the facial appearance of middle-aged women.

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Colin Campbell at his home in Covina, Calif., on Dec. 18, 2017. Campbell was diagnosed with ALS eight years ago. He has Medicare due to his disability but can't use it for home care and instead is paying $4,000 a month for that service. His adjustable wheelchair allows him to recline, which makes breathing easier. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Il

27 January 2018

Colin Campbell needs help dressing, bathing and moving between his bed and his wheelchair.

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Cooking for 2: French Beef Stew With A Healthy Twist

26 January 2018

My entire family can identify French stews bubbling in the oven from the moment they waltz into the kitchen.

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Flu May Be Spread Just By Breathing

25 January 2018

Even if you’re not afflicted yourself and you’re cautious about interacting with anyone who’s coughing or sneezing; keep surfaces immaculate.

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Chronic Disease Care: Why Family Caregivers Feel Left Out

24 January 2018

People with diabetes, heart failure and other chronic diseases often live independent lives, without traditional family caregivers.

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