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Aging Parents: Making Every Visit Count

by Christian Toto

People visiting a loved one in a nursing home want to make every minute count. That doesn't always happen despite the best intentions. Area experts tell us a rewarding nursing home trip requires planning, flexibility and an understanding of just how the facility in question operates.

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Coasting Over the Hill Three habits to become a happy, healthy senior

Boost Your Brain: Five tools for staying sharp into your Golden Years

by Lisa Marshall

“Have you seen my keys?” “Why did I come in here?” “Her name is on the tip of my tongue, but…” If you often find yourself uttering such phrases, you’re not alone. In fact, as early as our 30s and 40s, our mental sharpness begins to slip, the result of a constellation of neurological...

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