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Program To Improve Elderly Mobility Feasible In Community Setting

Immobility in old age can lead to lower independence and quality of life and increased risk for falls and chronic disease.

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The Most And Least Affordable Places To Buy A Home

Whether you can afford a home depends, a lot, on the city you want to call home. A modest income can go a long way in Cumberland, Maryland, the metropolitan area with the nation’s most affordable houses.

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Boomers, Continuing Care Retirement Communities Want You

In her semi-retirement, Pat Kidd enjoys tennis every other day, plus daily trips to the gym and jet setting around the world.

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Aging Alone: Putting In Place An A-Team Of Allies

Millions of older adults are in a similar situation, peering into an uncertain future without knowing whom they can count on to be at their side.

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Housing options: Living together, aging well

There is the traditional home setting with the support of friends, family and services; Village or NORCs (Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities); or planned cohousing, a trend known as “Golden Girls” living.

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Tell legislators about home care this season

If you think you’re seeing more elderly people at the grocery store, the bank, and the movies — you are. In the period 2010 to 2030, the 65+ population in Massachusetts will increase by approximately 60 percent,.

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