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Sleep Expert Talks Taming the Insomnia That Comes with Age

Sleep expert provides guidance on napping, sleep aids, and how to plan your day to get the best sleep at night.

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The Future of Long-Term Care: An Expert's View

A discussion about health planning and what the best U.S. health insurance would look like.

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Ballroom Dancing Vs. Alzheimer’s: One Woman's Tale

Ingram asked her if she’d like to learn how to dance. Hazel’s response was, “How can I dance when I can’t even walk?” Ingram just told her to stop by the studio and see.

Questions to Ask an In-Home Care Agency

Choosing an individual or a company to come into our home, or that of a vulnerable loved one, to provide assistance with anything from cleaning to personal services is never easy. We are giving an unknown person access to not only our property but to ...

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What Seniors Should Look For in a Personal Trainer

Organized, routine exercise is important for a healthy senior. Here is how to find the right person to get you there.

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3 Ways Caregivers Can Improve a Relationship

The shift in the relationship that occurs when a parent becomes disabled is an uneasy one for parent and child alike. The crucial issue is often one of control.

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Caregiving Can Be a Mixed Blessing, Families Say

Having a devoted family caregiver can be invaluable for the person who needs help. But for the caregivers themselves there are benefits—and burdens.

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Living While Dying: A Short Film Featuring Role Models for Dying Well

Filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin discusses her travels around the world, and her experiences documenting how other cultures view and honor death.

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Do Sleep Problems Signal Alzheimer's Is Coming?

Research suggests that having sleep problems may be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease risk.

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House Calls: Mental Health Care at Home

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