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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Resource Center

3 Spring Cleaning Tips to Make Home Safer for Your Older Loved One

Clearing out old medications and old papers can make a real difference.

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Resource Center

What to Do if Your Loved One Shows Signs of Self-Neglect

When loved ones lose the ability to care for themselves, there are resources for family members and caregivers.

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50 Things to Like About Aging

Seniors share the reasons why getting older is better.

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Knitters woven together by common thread: Marjorie Swearingen, Louise Goding, Susan Fintel, Jan Paul, Ruth Pezley, Helen Wigert, Barb Weide and Genevieve Laux.
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Volunteer Retirees Knit Blankets for Charity

These residents support the community and each other with every stitch.

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Diner operator Tammy Kronz says resident volunteers help her pass savings on to customers. "They may not be speed demons," says Tammy of her volunteers.
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See How These Retirees Keep a Diner Running

Volunteering to wait on tables keeps these seniors connected and active.

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Living Longer, Living Better

March Is Nutrition Month: 7 Facts About Eating Healthy

Nutritionist Lauri Wright explains the facts—and the falsehoods—about what your body needs

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Living Longer, Living Better

7 Habits to Help You Enjoy a Longer, Better Life

Take care of yourself now to have a brighter future ahead

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Partner Spotlight: How the Ben Rose Institute Supports Caregivers

The BRI Care Consultation program provides invaluable resources and comfort to caregivers and their loved ones.

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Living Longer, Living Better

Want to Boost Your Brain? Play Music

The more you learn and play music, the more your brain can whistle a happy tune.

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Aging Parents

5 Ways to Avoid and Repair Relationship Strain When Caring for a Loved One

Take steps to prepare for the changes in your relationship when you care for a loved one

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