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 artist's rendering of an angel and a brain xray; Illustration by Eva Tatcheva
Angels

Her Persistence Saved Her Husband's Life

His erratic behavior signaled that something was wrong; she was determined to get to the bottom of it.

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Aging Parents

4 Ways to Help Your Loved One Head Safely into Winter

With the challenges of Covid, it’s important to prepare now to combat health risks.

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Caregiver Stress

Restoring Peace and Happiness to Your Holidays Despite Covid Challenges

It’s easier to navigate the season when you lower expectations and understand your own needs.

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Chuck Yeager by Master Sgt. Jason Edwards; ttps://www.dvidshub.net/image/722033, Public Domain
Better Living

Guideposts Classics: Chuck Yeager on Aging with Positivity

In this story from December 1986, legendary test pilot, World War II hero, Air Force general and author Chuck Yeager shares his approach to living life to the fullest, even in one’s senior years.

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Aging Parents

7 Tips to Improve Your Loved One’s Sleep Routine, as Well as Your Own

The stresses and disruptions of Covid-19 have made good sleep habits more important than ever.

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An aging mother in wheelchair converses with her caregiver son.
Advice for Caregivers

Caring for a Parent When Your Relationship Has Been Strained

Whether you assume a hands-on or a backseat role, caregiving may offer an opportunity for healing.

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Dear Aging contest winner grateful for life and walk on the beach.
Healing

Dear Aging: Thank You

Linda, one of the three “Dear Aging” letter-writing contest winners, shares the opportunities and beauty that aging brings.

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Carolyn Bolz
Healing

Dear Aging: How It Feels to Get Older

Carolyn Bolz, one of the three “Dear Aging” contest winners, wrote a poem about the joys and challenges of getting older, and how to stay hopeful as the years unfold.  

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Jean Locker
Exercise

Dear Aging: Slow Down a Little, Please

As she celebrates her 75th birthday, Jean L., one of the Arnicare “Dear Aging” contest winners, reflects fondly on her life experiences. 

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A woman preparing her work outfit.
Advice for Caregivers

Tips for Sandwich Generation Caregivers to Return to the Workplace During Covid-19

For parents who care for their own parents, transitioning back to on-site work requires creative thinking.

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