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  1. Aug
    August 17, 2018

    Up to 40 percent of all people who have experienced a TIA – often referred to as a mini-stroke --will go on to have an actual stroke.   Read the full article.

  2. Aug
    August 03, 2018

    Here are some ways in which families choose to ease in to later-life changes before they get that all-or-nothing wake-up call.   Read the full article.

  3. Jul
    July 27, 2018

    For older adults, decluttering isn't so much about being on trend, as it is about being safe.   Read the full article.

  4. Jul
    July 20, 2018

    Older adults tend to be particularly sensitive to dehydration because the ability to be aware of and respond to thirst decreases as we age.   Read the full article.

  5. Jul
    July 13, 2018

    Foods that can help keep seniors full of vim, vigor and vitamins all season long.   Read the full article.

  6. Jun
    June 29, 2018

    There are choices that older adults can make that are both life-affirming and important to their end-of-life quality.   Read the full article.

  7. Jun
    June 26, 2018

    The average age an American becomes a grandparent is 48 – well before the standard retirement age, and often still young enough to have school-age children and at least one living parent.   Read the full article.

  8. Jun
    June 15, 2018

    Daily exercise can help men build up strength and stamina and fight frailty.   Read the full article.

  9. Jun
    June 08, 2018

    The trouble with trouble is you never know where it's going to come from, but in many cases the red flags are all around us.   Read the full article.

  10. May
    May 25, 2018

    No matter how long it's been, most people find peace and comfort in commemorating a bereavement.   Read the full article.

  11. May
    May 11, 2018

    There are some things that women of all ages can to prevent, reduce the risk or lessen the effects of osteoporosis.   Read the full article.

  12. May
    May 07, 2018

    For an estimated 50 million Americans, the darling buds of May can bring with them the dreaded buzzkill of spring allergies.   Read the full article.

  13. Apr
    April 27, 2018

    First there was hygge, now there is Swedish death cleaning.   Read the full article.

  14. Apr
    April 20, 2018

    Self-care, including making sure you get enough sleep, is one of the most important parts of caring for another person.   Read the full article.

  15. Apr
    April 13, 2018

    For recent grads, job hunters, employed individuals looking to make a change, and even older adults, a career working with seniors can be a very rewarding experience.   Read the full article.

  16. Apr
    April 06, 2018

    Benzos are a particular problem for older adults.   Read the full article.

  17. Mar
    March 30, 2018

    Even seniors who are homebound have options for enjoying the joys that spring has to offer.   Read the full article.

  18. Mar
    March 16, 2018

    If left unaddressed, things can easily spiral into a vicious circle of isolation, depression and more self-neglect.   Read the full article.

  19. Mar
    March 02, 2018

    Sometimes, just having a person there to make sure things are on the up and up can be the ounce of prevention needed to avoid a life-savings-depleting fraud.   Read the full article.

  20. Feb
    February 23, 2018

    Hospitalization, whether planned or unplanned, can be stressful for the whole family.   Read the full article.

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