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How To Be 'In The Moment' This Holiday Season

How To Be 'In The Moment' This Holiday Season

Diana M. Raab  12.10.2015
A good way to practice mindfulness or 'being here now' is by cultivating self-awareness techniques. Self-awareness is about having a clear...
How To Practice Mindfulness With Your Grandchildren

How To Practice Mindfulness With Your Grandchildren

Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow  12. 9.2015
The age in which we live is so ridiculously hectic. Often we operate on automatic pilot, and forget to stop and 'smell the roses' as the...
What We Can Learn About Aging From Little Singapore

What We Can Learn About Aging From Little Singapore

Paul H. Irving  12. 9.2015
Population aging is spreading worldwide due to increasing longevity and declining birth rates, resulting in a relative reduction in the...
5 Things My Midlife Crisis Taught Me

5 Things My Midlife Crisis Taught Me

Caroline Daus  12. 7.2015
A few years ago, I believed I had it all. I was healthy, strong and in the best shape of my life. I had also just gotten married to an...
5 Things About Menopause That Really, Really Suck

5 Things About Menopause That Really, Really Suck

Jill Robbins  12. 3.2015
I don't know why they call menopause 'the change of life.' I can think of some other, more fitting things it could be called: The seventh...
My Mom's Had Alzheimer's For 12 Years, And This Is All I Can Do

My Mom's Had Alzheimer's For 12 Years, And This Is All I Can Do

Lisa Hirsch  12. 2.2015
Mom has no understanding of how her life has been wiped away by such a horrific disease. So how is my mom doing? She'd doing good, and...
9 Tips To Protect Against Colds And Flu This Winter

9 Tips To Protect Against Colds And Flu This Winter

Simin Nikbin Meydani  12. 2.2015
As you prepare for all the socializing that comes with the holidays don't forget to build up your defenses against cold and flu bugs. One...
The Older I Get, The Weirder The Conversations Get

The Older I Get, The Weirder The Conversations Get

Susan McCorkindale  12. 1.2015
I can't believe it, but I've reached the point in my life where whenever I get together with my girlfriends, the conversation ultimately...
How To Craft A Holiday Season Filled With Joy -- Not Stress

How To Craft A Holiday Season Filled With Joy -- Not Stress

Kimberly Montgomery  12. 1.2015
This time of year is a struggle for lots of people. The pressure and expectation can suck all the fun out of what could be a wonderful...
Why Menopause Is Such 'A Blast'

Why Menopause Is Such 'A Blast'

Suzanne Grieco Mattaboni  11.30.2015
Sure, I miss having accurate vision, a near-photographic memory and an unfairly rapid metabolism. I miss not having to dye-out my graylights...
Put Behind The Medical 8-Ball Because I'm Over 50

Put Behind The Medical 8-Ball Because I'm Over 50

Jennifer Connolly  11.30.2015
I tripped and had a bad fall at the end of May. Sadly, I was given a wrong diagnosis by an emergency room doctor. The x-ray showed no break...
5 Common Misconceptions About Medicaid

5 Common Misconceptions About Medicaid

Anne Tumlinson  11.29.2015
I have a confession. I've been avoiding writing about Medicaid. It's so complicated it scares me. But, Medicaid can be really important...
What Other Countries Can Teach America About Caregiving

What Other Countries Can Teach America About Caregiving

Sherri Snelling  11.25.2015
Many of the great tips, inspirations and empowering stories about caregiving come from lands far and away. Since most caregivers do not...
What It Was Like To REALLY Look In The Mirror At Age 50

What It Was Like To REALLY Look In The Mirror At Age 50

Amy L. Freeman  11.24.2015
Aging is difficult! I get that neither failing to notice, nor obsessing over aging, is a good idea, but I'm stuck in that trough this week....