Aging

Aging is part of life, but it doesn't have to be discouraging. Embrace aging as a reflection of all the wisdom you've accumulated over the years, and look ahead with excitement and joy.
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Aging Parents

Protecting Yourself from Physical Injury as a Family Caregiver

A caregiving expert shares tips to help you remain safe as you carry out your tasks.

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Advice for Caregivers

Where to Turn After Your Loved One is Diagnosed with Dementia

Once the condition is confirmed, you can begin to find support and process your feelings.

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Advice for Caregivers

How to Spot Elder Abuse and What to Do If It Occurs

The first step is to learn about the 7 types of abuse that can affect older adults.

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Advice for Caregivers

How to Tailor Exercises for a Loved One Who Has Dementia

Limited physical activity offers important benefits to older adults who live with cognitive impairment.

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Living Longer, Living Better

4 ‘Pillars of Happiness’ for Older Adults

New research points to these factors that predict joy and peace in an older adult’s daily life.

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This 75-Year-Old Fitness Influencer Has the Secret to Aging Well
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This 75-Year-Old Fitness Influencer Has the Secret to Aging Well

Joan MacDonald’s holistic approach to aging well is one we all can follow. 

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Aging Parents

11 Tips to Venture Out with a Loved One Who Has Memory Loss

Plan successful outings, while supporting your loved ones’ physical and mental well-being. 

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Advice for Caregivers

7 Tips to Keep Your Loved One Cool Indoors This Summer

When the sun’s beating down, older adults are at increased risk for heat-related problems—even at home.

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Advice for Caregivers

How to Help When Your Loved One Is Depressed

As a caregiver, you’re in a unique position to spot mood changes and to intervene.

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Living Longer, Living Better

Shopping with a List—For the First Time

Maybe it was time to accept that everyone forgets stuff as they age.

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