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Age and Cognitive Ability: Good News for Healthy Boomers and Older Adults

(1) Comments | Posted April 18, 2013 | 5:35 PM

Those over 50 will be happy to know that we've dispelled some myths recently about how people's brains perform as they age.

It's long been held that we lose decision-making capacity with age. The Journal of Gerontology reported in 2007 that "the convergence of increased longevity, cognitive aging and dementia......

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The Disappearing Nuclear Family And The Shift To Non-Traditional Households Has Serious Financial Implications For Growing Numbers Of Americans

(2) Comments | Posted January 25, 2013 | 5:29 AM

THIS POST WAS CO-AUTHORED BY SANDRA TIMMERMAN, Ed.D. AND DEBRA CARUSO

The 2010 Census revealed surprises about family structure and the composition of U.S. households. Disappearing at a rapid rate are homes with "traditional" nuclear families -- Mom, Dad and two children.

Today, more and more Americans live alone....

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