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Cannabis

Cannabis Use has Increased 75 Percent Since 2015

With the legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes in many states, medical professions are studying its use in treating a number of chronic health conditions.

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Dementia

Stalked By The Fear That Dementia Is Stalking You

Am I alone in this? Hardly. Many people, like me, who’ve watched this cruel illness destroy a family member, dread the prospect that they, too, might become demented.

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Boomers

What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers

Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85.

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Medicare plan finder, physician ratings

Poll: Why We Are Skeptical Of Online Physician Ratings

Find a restaurant. Book a hotel. Choose a product to buy. Online ratings and reviews from other customers can help with making decisions on all of these, and their use has exploded in the past decade.

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Chris and Dennis Cavner of Austin, Texas, stand in the sunken living area of the 1974 single-story home they bought in February. In the remodel, the Cavners are raising and leveling the floor for easier aging in place without steps. (Sharon Jayson for Kaiser Health News)

Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap

Dennis and Chris Cavner, in their early 70s, are preparing to move less than two blocks away into a 2,720-square-foot, ranch-style house they bought this year.

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suicide

In Secret, Seniors Discuss ‘Rational Suicide’

Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe.

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