Posts filed under: aging well

Reported Link Between Good Health and Social Engagement Consistent Among Survey Respondents November 28, 2017 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new, nationwide survey of adults age 60 and older conducted by leading health and well-being company Humana Inc....
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In college—Washington University in St. Louis. Yeah, go Bears!…If that’s still relevant!—I volunteered with the Campus Y and led a program called SAGE (Service Across GEnerations). We students would wake up early on Saturdays, hop on the school shuttle, and...
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New regulations, growing competition and frailer residents mean the industry must evolve by Kenneth Terrell, AARP Bulletin, November 2017 Nursing homes must follow strict government guidelines, including providing 24-hour access to a skilled nursing staff. En español | In the aftermath of...
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Assisted Living Locators Free Assessment Tool Gives Insight To Appropriate Senior Housing SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The holidays bring families together. In fact, it may be the only opportunity that long-distance caregivers and family members have to observe their...
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A booming economy and collaboration with the private sector helps Colorado serve its seniors better than any other state. By Casey Leins and Gaby Galvin | Oct. 11, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. Colorado’s burgeoning young population is not the only group to benefit from the...
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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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