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An Octogenarian Shares His Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

What does it take to have rock hard abs at 80? Dov Michaeli shares his secrets to attaining a hard body and strong mind in the 9th decade of life.
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Why Every Aging Adult Should Learn the Discipline of Tai Chi

Falls in the elderly are common and can result in injuries and fear of falling. Tai Chi may be helpful in preventing them.
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Smart Home Tech That Will Make Life Better for the Elderly

Smart home tech devices, such as smart thermostats, lights, doorbells, and monitors, can make life safer and easier for today's seniors and can help them age in place.

Geriatricians Can Help Aging Patients Navigate Multiple Ailments

If you or your loved one is a senior with complex medical problems, consultation with a geriatrician can be life-changing.

What Really Works to Reduce Osteoarthritis Pain in the Knee?

Losing weight and exercising are the best medicine for pain due to knee osteoarthritis, the problem is both are hard to do. Community-based programs are being developed (and studied) to see what works best.
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Studies Reveal How “Super-agers” Retain Young Memories

If you want to maintain your cognitive function, it takes more than brain games. You must activate many brain areas with seriously hard mental work.
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Why We Must Protect Medicaid from Block Grants

AARP opposes Medicaid block grants and per capita caps because we are concerned that such proposals will endanger the health, safety, and care of millions of individuals who depend on the essential services provided through Medicaid.

The Aging Eye: How to Protect Your Vision

Early intervention in eye disease can reduce age-related vision loss. Eye tests also provide doctors with information about brain health & cognitive functioning.

Are the Decisions You Make for Your Elderly Parents Biased?

When making decisions for an elderly parent, are you making choices that they really want...or that you really want? Beware of Decision Maker Bias.
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Surviving the Holidays – A Guide For Caregivers

It is important for family caregivers to set realistic expectations for their loved ones and for themselves. Here are some tips to help make the holidays merry and safe.

Millennials Are About to Shake Up Healthcare and That Is a...

We are about to feel the impact of Millennials on our out-of-control healthcare system and hopes are high that they will demand and get the healthcare that they want and need.
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Innovative Walker Helps Seniors Stand Up By Themselves

The StandUp Walker was designed by an engineer, Howard Liles, to help solve his grandmother's mobility problem. It is now winning awards.