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Fearing The “L’s” of Aging

By Susan Williams I was recently approached to share my thoughts on the fears that some baby boomers may have about aging and retirement. Personally, I prefer to look at the positive side of agingĀ and view the gray hair and wrinkles simply as a by-product of a life well...

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How’s Your Gut Health? (And Why It Matters)

By Susan Williams Last week I attended a seminar given by our local university on gut microbiota. During the session, information was shared about all the different types of bacteria that live in our guts and how important a role they play in our overall health and well being....

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Libraries – Could They Help Support Positive Aging?

By Susan Williams One of our friends shared the details of a recent conversation he had with his daughter who is currently in college. She had been complaining to him about how much work she had to do at school. He shared with us the small rant he then...

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The Triple Threats to Healthy and Happy Aging

Have you ever found yourself sitting alone on the couch with absolutely nothing to do? Depending on the time it was in your life – you may have thought this situation was a blessing. But when it comes to aging – these three activities are proving to be quite detrimental to your health if they become a permanent situation.

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The Relationship Between Optimism, Health and Aging

Would you consider yourself to be optimistic? Well it turns out that having a sense optimism can have an impact on your overall health as you age. So much so that people who considered themselves “most” optimistic felt 12.5 years younger than their actual age.

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