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Hobbies are Good for Health
Studies show that if we choose hobbies that are mentally and physically challenging, we can enhance our health and quality of life. Get some suggestions and good ideas here.
Home Modifications Offer Stability
Home modifications for aging in place (staying in your home in older age) means planning ahead. Studies show that most homes are not designed to accommodate the needs of people over age 65. Learn what to look for and how to make your home more user-friendly as you (and your family members) age.
How Helpful is Hypnotherapy?
Many successful studies have shown that hypnotherapy is useful in overcoming smoking, overeating, pain, insomnia, phobias, sleep deprivation, and anxiety. Learn more about this complementary/alternative approach used along with mainstream medicine to help us improve our quality of life.
How to Feel Safer as We Age
Sometimes small improvements around our home can make a huge difference in our safety. Learn how to be action oriented and feel safer within and outside of your immediate home environment.
How to Shop Deliberately
When we develop our grocery list we usually itemize foods that were previously in our refrigerators or pantries. We often donít deliberately add items that are the healthiest for us to eat. Discover these healthy food staples suggested by nutritionists and start shopping with health in mind.
Investing in Health Pays Off
Being diligent about routine checkups and not letting vanity or reluctance keep us from wearing eyeglasses and hearing aids if we need them are not easy tasks as we age. Learn ways to make health the top priority that it should be and hopefully chuckle along the way!
Itching Common Among Older Adults
Itching is probably one of the most common complaints that dermatologists encounter in older populations. Learn why this problem exists and how to help yourself and others with a malady that continuously affects a good quality of life.
Key Issues forTransitioning to Retirement
People don't think through some of the basics when they plan for retirement because their focus is on financial considerations as well as location. Read what other important issues we all should consider when thinking about retiring.
Late Life Remarriage
Remarrying in later years is not always easy since two people have to mesh their lifestyles, families, friends and interests. How to do it well? Read all about it!
Living Alone at 95
Living along as we age can be daunting, but when we have examples like Kathleen at age 95 delighted to have her own place, we realize it is "doable" to remain independent. This interview with Kathleen tells us about her support systems, memories and very positive attitude.
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