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Strong Body, Sharp Mind? Author Who Skis At 85 Tells How It Works

At age 85, Fred Bartlit is still skiing slopes that would challenge an accomplished skier decades younger. The reason? Serious strength training that he dubs the StrongPath.

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The 5 Best Self-Care Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers

If you provide care to a loved one with Alzheimer’s, you probably don’t have a lot of time for yourself. Here are some simple self-care tips.

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Music Therapy, Quality of Life, and Hospice

Music therapist Karen Sholander speaks about the powerful effect of music on cognition, memory, and nostalgia in those with dementia.

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Sex In Nursing Homes Is Still Taboo For Many

Education can help normalize the idea that sexual interaction is part of being human, and that extends to older adults, even the very old.

Aging parents with adult children.

How to Handle the Realization That Your Parents Are Aging

It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”

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Technology Can Boost Care for Seniors and Offer Caregivers Peace of Mind

How to help their parents understand that technology is not only easy to use but doesn’t have to be intrusive.

Senior woman giving gift to caregiver.

Caregiver Gifts: Creative Ways to Show Appreciation

If you ask any caregiver what they want, they're likely to say "more time in the day," or "a clone machine." If you're looking for more tangible (read: Possible) options, though, consider these thoughtful treats that say, you're cared about, too.

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Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Older adults comprise 13 percent of the population but account for 34 percent of all prescription medicine use and 30 percent of all over-the-counter medicine use.

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Wearable Tech Device Helps Aging Adults Hear Better in Groups

See how wearable hearing devices help aging adults in group settings because of background noise.

Collett Small at Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Law Attorney Answers Questions on End-of-Life Care and Legal Affairs

Many elder care problems faced by families can be avoided by consulting an attorney before their loved one needs any form of care.