Diet and Exercise: Choices Today for a Healthier Tomorrow

Lifestyle choices you make today can lead to a healthier future. Learn how eating a healthy diet and exercising can help control or delay age-related health problems....
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How does Social Security’s cost of living adjustment affect Medicare?

BY PHILIP MOELLER  February 15, 2017 at 6:05 PM EST As predicted, people are understandably confused about how Social Security’s meager 0.3 percent 2017 cost of living adjustment, or COLA, is affecting their Part B premiums for Medicare. Today’s mailbag...
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You’re a completely different person at 14 and 77, the longest-running personality study ever has found

Look at a photo of yourself as a teenager and, mistaken fashion choices aside, it’s likely you see traces of the same person with the same personality quirks as you are today. But whether or not you truly are the...
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New findings reveal health, aging experiences of LGBT older adults across nation

February 13, 2017 – For more information, contact Fredriksen-Goldsen at fredrikk@uw.edu or 206-543-5722. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of Washington’s School of Social Work have released new findings this month on the health and aging of lesbian, gay,...
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ASL Cram Class in Dillon

American Sign Language Cram Class CRAM ASL TRAINING/Part Two Student/Placeholder $30 per individual student 2/24/17    Friday 12-3pm 2/25/17   Saturday 10-2pm NWCCI Office 325 Lake Dillon Dr. #201 Dillon, CO 80435 Contact Steven with any accommodation requests steven@nwcci.org *mobile (970)688-6769...
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Sharp Rise Reported in Older Americans’ Use of Multiple Psychotropic Drugs

By BENEDICT CAREY  FEB. 13, 2017 The number of retirement-age Americans taking at least three psychiatric drugs more than doubled between 2004 and 2013, even though almost half of them had no mental health diagnosis on record, researchers reported on Monday....
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Older Americans Face Price Hikes in GOP’s Obamacare Plans

Jordan Rau and Julie Appleby / Kaiser Health News Feb 15, 2017 Dale Marsh has not been enamored with his health insurance since the Affordable Care Act took effect. Premiums for Marsh, 53, and his wife, Tammy, rose, their deductibles...
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Finding Solutions To The Growing Caregiver Crisis

We are facing an extraordinary demographic shift that will create new challenges for our society and demand new policy solutions. Each day, 10,000 boomers turn 65 and over the next 30 years, the population of older adults will nearly double...
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What Are Friends For? A Longer Life

In the quest for better health, many people turn to doctors, self-help books or herbal supplements. But they overlook a powerful weapon that could help them fight illness and depression, speed recovery, slow aging and prolong life: their friends. Researchers...
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