Posts filed under: aging well

AUG 24, 2017 @ 09:40 PM Robin Seaton Jefferson ,   CONTRIBUTOR “Most people don’t grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children and call that maturity. What that is, is aging.” ~Maya...
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BY MICHELLE LEE       @HEYMICHELLELEE AUGUST 14, 2017 This issue is the long-awaited, utterly necessary celebration of growing into your own skin — wrinkles and all. No one is suggesting giving up retinol. But changing the way we think about...
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A TED Talks video on ending ageism.  Click here It’s not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It’s ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves — and each other. Ashton Applewhite...
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7/14/2017     SENIOR PLANET “If each and every one of us can have a little bit of tolerance, that it doesn’t matter even if small mistakes are made, then we might be able to make a slight change in the...
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Carole Fleck – MoneyGeek.com   July 10, 2017 10:51am  New research suggests that age-related neurological changes can make it difficult for older adults to detect suspicious behavior and other warning signs that people may be untrustworthy, potentially putting elders at higher...
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By Terri Lewinson posted 07.12.2017 http://asaging.org/blog/are-extended-stay-hotels-housing-model-aging-place Gary is a 64-year-old husband and father of five adult children. He temporarily relocated to Atlanta from Virginia so that his wife Paula, a homemaker, could provide caregiving for her mother. Two years into...
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By Lisa Rapaport  HEALTH NEWS | Tue Jun 6, 2017 | 4:27pm EDT (Reuters Health) – Older people who suffer from persistent pain may experience a faster deterioration of memory and a greater risk of dementia as they age compared to...
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By:  Richard Eisenberg    June 6, 2017 The good and bad news in two surveys released today I think it’s fascinating to see how prepared Americans and America are for retirement and aging compared with the rest of the world....
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Next Avenue looks ahead in honor of our 5th anniversary May 16, 2017 By Shayla Stern  Editorial Director The future of the way people 50 and older live and learn will be increasingly more connected and networked — social networks, cloud-based...
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MAY 9, 2017 By: Richard Eisenberg5 It’s no secret that Americans are living longer and working longer or that both trends are likely to continue. People over 65 made up 13% of the U.S. population in 2000; they’re expected to...
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