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Understanding Loneliness In Older Adults: Tailoring A Solution

For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and find something that matters to you,” she would say.

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Aging In Place: There’s Devices, Helpers, But Unmet Needs Common

For older adults and their families, the report is a reminder of the need to plan ahead for changing capacities.

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The Trust Older Patients Place In Doctors Can Compromise Care

Placing trust in doctors to advocate for their medical care, older adults rarely ask for referrals to specialists, specific prescriptions, express concerns or follow-up after medical visits.

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Researchers Find Exercise May Help Fight Depression In Older People

Research shows that physical activity may help fight depression in older people by stimulating muscle-generated mood boosters.

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6 Tips to Avoid Charity Scams

While scams and other ploys can arise at any time, they often increase while emotions are running high.

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Does Massachusetts Governor Have An Elder Agenda?

Four years ago, newly-elected Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker gave an inaugural address that offered no elderly-specific agenda for the Commonwealth.

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