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Aging Americans Are Using Pot To Soothe What Ails

The group of white-haired folks arrive right on time at the gates of Laguna Woods Village, an upscale retirement community in the picturesque hills that frame this Southern California suburb a few miles from Disneyland.

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Bruce Horovitz with his wife, Evelyne, and daughters, Becca (left) and Rachel, at a lakeside campground near Interlaken, Switzerland, where the family travels each summer. (Courtesy of Bruce Horovitz)

Who Knew? Life Begins (Again) At 65

I’m certain that turning 65 was the watershed moment that finally grew me up.

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Do You Expect Your Children To Care For You?

Most older people needing help with daily tasks like dressing and bathing receive assistance informally from a spouse or partner or their adult children

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Are Older Voters Apathetic Or Just Bored?

There’s an old joke in which an elderly voter is asked: “Are seniors ignorant, or just apathetic about politics?”

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Marijuana Use Continues to Grow Among Baby Boomers

Marijuana use is becoming more prevalent among middle-aged and older adults, with 9 percent of adults aged 50-64 and nearly 3 percent of adults 65 and older reporting marijuana use in the past year.

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Baby Boomers And Booze: Do We Have A Drinking Problem?

I must admit, however, that sometimes I wonder whether I might enjoy my wine a bit too much.

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