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Alabama Gulf Coast Offers Beach, Nature, history Researchers Rethink Alzheimer’s, Diversifying The Drug Search In Search Of Age-Friendly Health Care Viking River Cruises Offers Carefree European Travel Your Estate Plan Should Match Your Life Stage To Color Or Not to Color? That Is the Question Solo Agers: 3 Steps To Keep Happier And Safer Let’s Keep The Wellness Conversation Going
 
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Alabama Gulf Coast Offers Beach, Nature, history

My first thought was that I must have taken a wrong turn. Surely this couldn’t be the destination known as Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, perched on the Gulf coast of Alabama.

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Researchers Rethink Alzheimer’s, Diversifying The Drug Search

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer’s trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage.

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In Search Of Age-Friendly Health Care

A month ago, during a visit to her doctor’s office in Sequim, Wash., Sue Christensen fell to her knees in the bathroom when her legs suddenly gave out.

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Viking River Cruises Offers Carefree European Travel

It was early morning as our Viking long ship, Alruna, docked in the little town of Breisach, Germany.

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Your Estate Plan Should Match Your Life Stage

Having and estate plan that matches your stage of life is important. It’s not as simple as your age.

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To Color Or Not to Color? That Is the Question

We’ve all seen those women. They look gorgeous in gray or silver hair.

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Solo Agers: 3 Steps To Keep Happier And Safer

Many people won’t have children to look after them as they age, either because they didn’t have kids or the ones they have aren’t available or reliable.

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Let’s Keep The Wellness Conversation Going

I feel a deep need to respond to the recent and ongoing demonization of the ”Wellness Diet.”

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Older Adults Suffer Financial Abuse From Family Members

21 August 2019

Despite numerous telephone, mail and internet scams directed toward older adults, family members may perpetrate more financial elder abuse than strangers.

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Give Me Your Poor Who Can Stand On Their Own Two Feet

20 August 2019

On Aug. 12, the Trump White House proposed an 837-page rule which would deny green cards to many migrants who entered our country legally.

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Apples, Tea & Moderation: 3 Ingredients For Long Life

20 August 2019

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers.

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Stress In Middle Age Linked To Cognitive Decline In Older Women

19 August 2019

Stress could be the reason women suffer memory loss much more than men, according to a study.

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So, You Win The Lottery, Taking Payment May Depend On Age

18 August 2019

Imagine winning the lottery and having it pay out over a scheduled period of time. Would you want the largest payments right away? Or would you rather start small and save the biggest windfall for later?

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Medicare Patients Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage

17 August 2019

Medicare paid for Betty Gordon’s knee replacement surgery in March, but the 72-year-old former high school teacher needed a nursing home stay and care at home to recover.

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