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  • Making Your Holidays Happy Again

    Yes, “holidays” is a plural word here. Please allow me to digress on this plurality and simply point out that there are at least 27 holidays between November 1 and the top of the next year … Bodhi Day...

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  • A Head-Healthy Diet

    When we speak of dementia, it almost invariably is about Alzheimer’s Disease, but there are multiple types of cognitive decline that fall under the heading of dementia. In fact, the second most common dementia – accounting for 15-20 percent...

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  • Cognitive Improvement without Losing Sleep

    It seems you can’t talk with anyone about aging these days without the subject of cognitive health or dementia coming up at some point. People fear dementia more than dying itself, and yet most individuals who are “of an...

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  • Password Protected?

    I often offer advice on how to help your older loved one with challenging tasks or how to protect your older loved one from outside threats, but once in a while the advice applies to us all. And it’s...

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  • Confused to Be Fit

    Confusion usually means we’re not getting something right, but in physical training and even physical therapy, muscle confusion can be the best thing to help your body stay on your feet, lift properly, and more. We got a lot...

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  • Sexy at Any Age

    Ageism has the strongest cultural hold in the US when it comes to sexuality. Awareness of ageism is increasing, and this is facilitating improvement in some areas while only glacially creeping along in others. Change is constant, but it’s...

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  • Can You Hear Me Now?

    From 2002 to 2011, actor Paul Marcarelli was the voice for Verizon pitching their cellular communications with the simple question, “Can you hear me now?” When that contract ended, Marcarelli was approached by the carrier Sprint who asked him...

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  • What Does It Mean to Age Gracefully?

    I think I can say with high confidence that your parents taught you how to walk…or what the kinesiologists call controlled falling…it’s all fine when you were very young and built very close to the ground. Your parents also...

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