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5 Ways to Nurture Your Emotional Health in Later Life

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Working well with your own emotions is key to creating a healthy, happy life. Psychologist Dr. Daniel Goleman coined the famous term emotional intelligence...
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How to Tell Your Senior Parent It’s Time to Stop Driving

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Worried that it is no longer safe for your senior parent to be driving? Here are 7 tips to talk about why it's time to give up the car keys.
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Osteoporosis: Do You Know Your Risk of Fragility Fractures?

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A fragility fracture may be the first obvious sign of osteoporosis. It should trigger an evaluation of bone health, including bone density.
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Chronic Wounds: How Self-care Can Help Speed Healing

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Optimal self-care for patients with chronic wounds includes dressing changes, good nutrition, and recognizing warning signs of infection.

mTOR and the Science of Aging and Chronic Disease

What if you could age slower and maintain your ability to be active and enjoy your family well into your 70's or 80's or...
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These 8 Life-Changing Tips Will Help You Age Well

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Ilchi Lee-author of I've Decided to Live 120 Years-shares tips on how to age well, feel content & fulfilled until the last moments of your life.
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What Happened When I Fell and Broke My Shoulder

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After I fell and broke my shoulder, I learned that there are many issues to consider besides the fall and fracture, including fear of falling.
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Do Optimism and Pessimism Impact Health Outcomes?

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Many scientific studies have found links between optimism and better health outcomes. The converse is true for pessimism .
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Why Cataract Surgery Can Reduce Falls in Seniors

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Falling related to bifocal glasses is a significant danger to seniors and something that can be easily corrected with cataract surgery.
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Perseverance: Being Knocked Down Four Times, But Rising Up Five

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This is a story about perseverance in the face of overwhelming odds: A 69-year old widow finally got her driver's license after 949 failed attempts.
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Fall Prevention: Why Every Aging Adult Should Learn Tai Chi

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Meaningful evidence suggests that Tai Chi may reduce the risk of falls in aging adults. Every senior should consider taking the time to learn it.
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Do You Know the 3 Main Causes of Blindness in the...

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Many people think vision loss is just a normal part of aging but it doesn’t have to be. There are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of blindness.