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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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Grandparents: How To Keep Up With The Times

23 January 2018

“Grandma, Grandma, do you have any Shopkins®?” asked Rayna, 5, excitedly when her grandfather and I came for a week-long visit to help with childcare.

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Social Security Inaction To Result In 23 Percent Benefit Cut By 2034

22 January 2018

If Social Security can follow the status quo over the path of the trustees’ forecast for the program, it is a pretty mild outcome.

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5 Nutrition Tips to Look And Feel Your Best

21 January 2018

Looking and feeling your best go hand in hand. When you take charge of your well-being, you’ll feel healthier inside and out.

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How Does Nursing Home Care Fare Under Medicare Advantage?

20 January 2018

Managed care is the hot trend in Medicare, with the number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans projected to soar over the coming decade.

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Flu Season: How to Stay Healthy

19 January 2018

This year’s flu outbreak is already the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track about a dozen years ago.

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Study: Some Nursing Homes Use Gaming System to Improve Medicare Ratings

18 January 2018

For families faced with the difficult decision of placing a loved one in a nursing home, a government rating system is often the only source of information to determine which facilities are the best.

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