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How Aphasia Helped Me Communicate With My Mother

How Aphasia Helped Me Communicate With My Mother

Cathy L. Mason  02. 6.2016
My mother's hands became her primary form of communication. She and I talked, of course, but it was often a swing-and-a-miss type of situation....
The Surprising Age When Thousands Say They're Happiest

The Surprising Age When Thousands Say They're Happiest

Yagana Shah  02. 5.2016
The British government recently released a survey of more than 300,000 adults over the span of three years in an attempt to pinpoint which...
What Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You - My Neighborhood Is No Longer Safe

What Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You - My Neighborhood Is No Longer Safe

Patrick O'Brien  02. 4.2016
As time passes, neighborhoods and communities change. New homes, shopping centers, and schools can make old ones unappealing and of little...
Having A Healthy Sex Life Could Mean A Sharper Brain

Having A Healthy Sex Life Could Mean A Sharper Brain

Yagana Shah  02. 4.2016
When it comes to staying sharp as you get older, the old adage "use it or lose it" might have hit the nail on the head. A new study suggests...
Are You Ever Too Old to Train Your Brain?

Are You Ever Too Old to Train Your Brain?

Susan Krauss Whitbourne  02. 4.2016
The concept of plasticity is one that offers hope for those seeking to stem the tide in aging's effects on the brain. If your brain is...

Freaking Out in Our 40s, by the Last Unbotoxed Woman on Earth

Shira Hirschman Weiss  02. 4.2016
I also realize it is not only skin deep. We are reading all sorts of ludicrous books on feminism that we may never have picked up 15 years...

When your parents move to assisted living, what to do with the family keepsakes?

Nancy Sommers  02. 4.2016
It was time for my parents to give up the family home. They had clung to the house and the independence they cherished way past the time...

Inspiring Connections and Conversations: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel  02. 2.2016
Connecting people through conversations and resources serves as the catalyst to social change. The Pollination Project gives $1000 seed...

The Magic of Daily Writing: journaling over 5 decades

Francine Toder, Ph.D.  02. 2.2016
Bad habits are notoriously hard to change and the media reminds us non-stop about the array and difficulty of losing weight, giving up...
Why You Should Stop Being Afraid

Why You Should Stop Being Afraid

Todd Lombardo  02. 2.2016
The antidote to fear is acceptance of what is. Coupled, okay; single, also okay. It's hard to accept acceptance, but if you came for the...
The Scary Way Long-Term Marijuana Use May Impact Memory

The Scary Way Long-Term Marijuana Use May Impact Memory

Yagana Shah  02. 2.2016
Years of puffing on a joint might cause memory troubles when you're older, researchers believe. A new study says that the effects of marijuana...
Are You Aging Like a Fine Whine? How to Stop Obsessing About Your Age

Are You Aging Like a Fine Whine? How to Stop Obsessing About Your Age

Mara Shapshay  02. 1.2016
I don't know what it is recently, but I've been noticing that everyone around me seems to be obsessed about their age, and I'm getting...

The Silver Lining in America's 'Grey Tsunami': How an Aging Population Could Empower Women and the Economy

Daanish Hussain  02. 1.2016
According to the Census, more than one in five (twenty per cent) Americans will be over the age of 65 by 2030 - a 'Grey Tsunami' poised...
Leave Perfection to Those with Little Imagination

Leave Perfection to Those with Little Imagination

Kyrié Sue Carpenter  02. 1.2016
(City Landscape by Heidi Parkes) The kettle whistles; a vibrant green powder dissolves into the steaming water, swirling until...