Living Longer, Living Better

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5 Tips to Prevent Loneliness and Find Community as You Age

Judy Ryan, Ph.D., former president and CEO of the Good Samaritan Society, offers advice for leading a well-balanced life in your golden years.

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Kerry learned that you don’t have to be a jock to take care of yourself.

A Woman Learns That Running Through Grief Can Be a Spiritual Experience

With her mother recently deceased and her dear friend dealing with cancer, would running bring her the spiritual comfort she sought?

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Jerry and Hope found new romance in their eighties

Two Seniors Learn It's Never Too Late to Find Love Again

Having lost their spouses of 50+ years, neither Jerry nor Hope were looking to marry again—but  romance found them, anyway.

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Gerald Borland and Hope Irvin Marston

Her New Romance Was the Answer to a Widow's Prayer

Hope Irvin Marston, a widow in her 80s, asked God not for a new husband but for a friend, a man to share her life with, and before long, her prayers were answered in the form of widower Gerald Borland.

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Summer greens

Get to Know—and Love—Your Summer Greens

Knowing which leaf is which can guide you through the farmer’s market—and to a tastier dinner plate.

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An ethnic senior woman smiles while kayaking with her husband.

'The Happiness Curve' Proves Life Gets Better After 50

What mid-life crisis? Author Jonathan Rauch shares the surprising science he uncovered while writing his new book.

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Actress Olivia de Havilland

Happy 102nd Birthday, Olivia de Havilland!

After more than a century lived in and out of the spotlight, the Oscar-winning actress is still going strong, serving as an inspiration to millions around the world.

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A man going through the rehabilitation program while a aide looks on to help.

3 Types of Rehabilitation Therapy

Rehabiliation therapy can help a wide variety of conditions, from Parkinson's disease to recovery after an accident.

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Client in photo is Jane Harshberger. Other people are staff members.

Parkinson’s Disease: Drums Alive Program Sparks Quick Results

This music therapy program has many ways to help those with Parkinson's disease.

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Ed demonstrating his physical therapy exercise.

Parkinson's Disease: Fighting It Head On

He gained confidence and saw improvement thanks to physical therapy and voice therapy.

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Everette in discussion with his wife Karla and a doctor.

Parkinson's Disease: "I Have My Husband Back"

This physical therapy treatment dramatically improved Everette Walker's quality of life.

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Woman resting in a hammock

Positive Reading List: ‘The Art of the Wasted Day’

This lyrical book makes the case for adding more leisure time to your life.

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