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This Is How I Lost More Than 50 Pounds

This Is How I Lost More Than 50 Pounds

Julie Dargan  07.21.2016
In my youth, I was lucky and did not have to worry about my weight. My metabolism was in tiptop condition and I paid little attention to...
Why The Blame So Often Falls Upon The Victim

Why The Blame So Often Falls Upon The Victim

Rachel Brehm  07.21.2016
Advocate on behalf of others who are suffering. Educate the public about abuse, violence, racism, and mental illness. And continue to talk...
Why It Takes Forever To Get Ready For Bed As You Age

Why It Takes Forever To Get Ready For Bed As You Age

Laurie Levy  07.20.2016
Having turned 70, I know I am officially old. Granted, aging has slowed me down a bit. I walk slower, take longer to remember things, and...
What I Plan To Do For My 90th Birthday

What I Plan To Do For My 90th Birthday

Richard Abrons  07.20.2016
It is well known that Albert Einstein searched for a unified theory that would explain everything. He never found it. What is not known...
How An Online Registry Could Be The Key To An Alzheimer's Cure

How An Online Registry Could Be The Key To An Alzheimer's Cure

Laura Dixon  07.19.2016
More than 44 million people across the globe have Alzheimer's disease. And that number is expected to multiply by three or more over the...
Good News For Anyone Worried About Their 'Senior Moments'

Good News For Anyone Worried About Their 'Senior Moments'

Yagana Shah  07.18.2016
That age-related fuzziness when it comes to recalling information in midlife and beyond might not mean you’re not as sharp as you...
10 Tips For Building Your Resilience To Stress

10 Tips For Building Your Resilience To Stress

Mara Karpel, Ph.D.  07.18.2016
Significant events in our lives, even ones that we expect to be positive, such as falling in love, usually cause many changes in our daily...
How To Survive The Communication Minefield Related To Eldercare

How To Survive The Communication Minefield Related To Eldercare

Lindsay Pyfer  07.18.2016
For years, I saved articles on how to determine whether an elderly person needs more help or a change of living situation. But when the...
5 Expert-Recommended Ways To Sleep Better -- Even As You Age

5 Expert-Recommended Ways To Sleep Better -- Even As You Age

Yagana Shah  07.14.2016
Tossing and turning more than usual lately? You’re not alone. As we get older, changes to our sleep patterns can be expected with...
The 2 Most Fascinating New Books About Aging In The 21st Century

The 2 Most Fascinating New Books About Aging In The 21st Century

Michael Hodin  07.14.2016
Just last month, the World Health Organization passed its first official strategy focused on aging and health, and last year, a new book...
A Tribute To The Best Friend Who Died Way Too Soon

A Tribute To The Best Friend Who Died Way Too Soon

Susan R. Lichtenstein  07.13.2016
Four times a year, for the very best weeks of the year, I had a sister-wife. Those were the weeks when Terry came to Chicago for shows...
5 Foods To Help You Sleep Better In Middle Age

5 Foods To Help You Sleep Better In Middle Age

Yagana Shah  07.13.2016
Restful shuteye at night can sometimes become elusive as we get older. Not only does it become more challenging to fall asleep, it’s...
Why Writing About Childhood Trauma Is So Important

Why Writing About Childhood Trauma Is So Important

Diana M. Raab  07.13.2016
Some years ago when I was in my 40s, I recall a good friend telling me that her 62-year-old mother was having a nervous breakdown. When...
How We Found Our Way To A Fabulous New Life South Of The Border

How We Found Our Way To A Fabulous New Life South Of The Border

InternationalLiving.com  07.13.2016
Here we were -- a couple in our mid-50s -- who wanted to do something different. But where would we go? It's a huge world out there. How...