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An Item’s True Value


Price tags convey the monetary worth of an object, but often times an item’s true value is determined by the lesson it teaches. At first glance, the house hosting the estate sale didn’t appear to be of any significance. However, when the doors opened, it became apparent to all that entered that this was no ordinary...
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Stepping into Life


Participating in Activities You Enjoy — More than Just Fun and Games Physical activity, exercise, and making healthy food choices are the cornerstones for most suggestions about healthy aging. But emerging research also indicates the possibility that engaging in social and productive activities you enjoy, like taking an art class or volunteering in your community or...
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The Residential Care Home Option


When living at home is no longer feasible, it is important to know one’s options. Most are familiar with retirement homes, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Yet many, even health professionals, are unaware of the availability of a cottage industry, which quietly operates in many neighborhoods. Residential care homes are family-style settings where elderly...
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How Old Would You Be If You Didn’t Know How Old You Were


Studies from the University of Chicago have shown a person’s outlook on life will affect everything from heart health, to how quickly they recover from illness, to life expectancy.  Break free of the mental barrier that makes you think of your age first and your identity second....
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Top Scams that Target Seniors


Scams cost people over 60 over $2.9 billion a year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Seniors are prime targets for several reasons: they are thought to have a significant of money sitting in their accounts, they are more trusting of people, and they are less likely to report the crime if they discover...
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