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.
An elderly woman uses her laptip to video chat relatives.
Aging Parents

5 Tips for a Relaxing Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Dementia

Small gatherings with minimal stress are key to a successful celebration—whether you’re together or apart.

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A woman and her aging mother in a loving embrace.
Aging Parents

5 Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day When You Miss Your Mom

Whether you’re separated physically, or by mental and emotional changes to your mom’s condition, this is a chance to connect.

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A woman cares for her aging mother.
Advice for Caregivers

How to Recognize that You’ve Become a Caregiver

As your relationship with an older loved one changes, and your responsibilities grow, you may realize that you can’t do it all.

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God's Grace

Her Mother With Dementia Suddenly Realized She Was at Her Granddaughter's Wedding

Those suffering with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia sometimes experience a mysterious moment of lucidity.

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A retired woman helps with child care.
Aging Parents

Retirees Have a Wealth of Skills to Offer in Service to Others

Knowledge, expertise and wisdom build with age, and are important indicators of job success.

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Journalist and author Joan Lunden
Living Longer, Living Better

Joan Lunden's Tips for Aging Gracefully

The journalist and author shares tips for remaining active and engaged in one's later years.

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Journalist and author Joan Lunden
Living Longer, Living Better

Joan Lunden's Happiness Plan

The journalist and author shares six ways to stay positive, motivated and active later in life.

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Sponsored Content

Unretiring: 5 Meaningful Job Options for Older Workers

Whatever your reason for heading back into the job force, you want it to make a difference.

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An aging woman in a wheelchair recieving in home care.
Sponsored Content

5 Ways to Determine Whether Your Parent Needs Caregiving Help

Knowing if it’s time for in-home care comes down to your loved one’s needs, as well as your own.

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Resource Center

Ambiguous Loss: Grieving a Loved One Who Is Physically Present but Mentally or Emotionally Impaired

Support and self-kindness can help caregivers to process this unique form of grief.

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