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Extending “Healthspan”: Brain Scientists Tap Into The Secrets Of Living Well Longer

By Sharon Jayson “Healthspan,” refers to the years that a person can expect to live in generally good health. Although there’s only so much a person can do to delay the onset of disease, there’s plenty that scientists are learning to improve your chances of a better healthspan.

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Even As A Positive Image, Visual Ageism Is Always Harmful

By Stefania Medetti Anytime the representation of older people in the media has made us feel uncomfortable, we didn’t have a word to address the issue. But now we do: it is “visual ageism.”

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Predictions For A 200 Year Long Life

By Susan Williams When I was a kid, I remember watching Willard Scott on the Today Show wishing centenarians across America happy birthday. Back then it seemed like living to 100 years old was a really, really long time. Fast forward to today and there are more centenarians living...

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20 Ideas For Positive Aging In 2020

By Susan Williams I don’t know about you but for some reason 2020 seems like it will be a really positive year. Whether it’s the seeming balance of the numbers, the fact that we’re entering a new decade or that I always think that 20/20 is having good vision,...

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Booming Encore’s Top 10 Blog Posts Of 2019

By Susan Williams As we prepare to say farewell to another year and get ready to enter a new one, it’s often fun to look back and see where you have been. We thought we would do that here at Booming Encore. Over this past year, we have shared...

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Marriage: Been There, Done That, Don’t Want To Do It Again

By Susan Williams Interestingly, the number of divorced or separated seniors living alone has tripled from 1981 to 2016. But what is even more intriguing is the increase in the number of women choosing to live alone and their reasons.

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