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June 10, 2014

The Results Are In: Jama Reports On Senior Mobility

 

New reasons to get moving. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) just released a report on a unique 2.5-year study. With 1,600-participants (men and women aged 70 to 89), it is thought to be the biggest study of its kind ever done...

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May 27, 2014

Socializing for a Longer and Healthier Life

 

Whether it's graduating alongside our favorite classmates, celebrating weddings with our sorority sisters, or just enjoying a boisterous dinner party, some of the most important moments we experience are those we share with our friends.

As we get...

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May 14, 2014

How to Prevent a Fall

 

Falling is a significantly higher risk for the elderly. Older people are more likely to fall for a variety of reasons, some of which are a natural, but unfortunate, consequence of the aging process. But many falls are preventable. And in the...

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April 30, 2014

Reminiscence Writing

 

If you have heard of reminiscence writing, you may know it has been linked to great therapeutic benefits for people with early Alzheimer's and dementia. But reminiscence writing is for everyone.

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April 30, 2014

5 Great Things About Being Old

 
  Old age has its pleasures, which though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.” - W. Somerset Maugham
 
Ask anyone who admits to reaching "old age" and they will tell you, there are some distinct benefits enjoyed in their "mature...
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March 31, 2014

Stress Relief Resources for Caregivers

 

There is not question that acting as a caregiver to an aging parent or relative can cause a great deal of stress. The good news is that even if you are feeling these effects, you are not alone. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease...

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