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The Exquisite Torture Of Tolerating A Pedicure Finding The Spirit In Cassadaga, Florida Dementia: Consequences Of Failing To Do An Estate Plan Marrying Intelligent Women Could Protect Men From Dementia Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits? Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?
 
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The Exquisite Torture Of Tolerating A Pedicure

Yes, there are worse problems in life. But I admit to envy when sitting on a pedicure perch in my local nail salon.

Finding The Spirit In Cassadaga, Florida

Cassadaga was founded by a medium named George Colby, who claimed that during a séance his “spirit guide” Seneca advised him to establish a spiritual center in Florida.

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Dementia: Consequences Of Failing To Do An Estate Plan

A diagnosis of dementia, or other cognitive impairment, all too often leads to denial on the part of the person who is affected and on their families as well.

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Marrying Intelligent Women Could Protect Men From Dementia

Research suggests that marrying an intelligent woman helps protect a man from dementia. But another study says that men are terrified of smart women.

Megan Baker (left) of Papa & Barkley Co., a cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon different products intended to help with pain relief. (Stephanie O’Neill for KHN)

Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus

Shirley Avedon, 90,­­ had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments is prompting her to consider some new options.

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story

I remained steadfastly attached to my story, rooted to a past that had no future. Instead of confronting what I feared would be totally destructive to the present

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What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits?

You think you know a place, even if you’ve never seen it. After all, you’ve watched television shows about it.

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Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?

Research shows having a partner whom you feel understands you, and cares about and appreciates you is linked to better health and well-being.

Oral care important for the older population

29 June 2010

Older Americans make up a growing percentage of the population. As we continue to live longer, the need for proper oral care is vital to maintain natural teeth and enhance the quality of life.

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Starting a late-life business rewarding, challenging

24 June 2010

David Papazian woke up one day and decided he was going to open an art gallery to coincide with his 50th birthday. “In six months, it was open,” he said. “Done.”

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New help to pay for long-term Care

24 June 2010

The new health care reform law introduces a new type of voluntary long-term care insurance to help individuals remain in their homes if they become disabled or sick.

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Bay State’s elder driving tests closer to becoming reality

23 June 2010

“Just today, one of the most trusted authorities on car and driver safety, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), reported that crash rates for older drivers have gone down over the last decade, defying predictions that older driver crashes would go up as the American population ages.”

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New help for small businesses and their workers

18 June 2010

BOSTON — The new health care reform law helps small businesses provide health coverage for their employees – and gives new benefits and protections for workers.  That’s a huge step forward because about 80 percent of American businesses employ fewer than 10 workers, and less than half of these firms offer health insurance. “Like those […]

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One out of every five older Americans are financial swindle victims

17 June 2010

More than 7.3 million older Americans — one out of every five people over the age of 65 — have been victimized by a financial swindle, according to a new survey by Investor Protection Trust (IPT)

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