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Final Conversations With A Loved One

By Bart Astor I read an interesting op-ed recently by Katie Roiphe called “Dying with Nothing to Say” in which she talks about “last conversations” and being able to have a conversation with a dying loved one. I thought a lot about what Ms. Roiphe wrote and, of course,...

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Why the Silver Tsunami is More Like A Constantly Overflowing Bucket

More than likely you have heard the term “silver tsunami” – referring to the massive wave of aging baby boomers. But will our aging population really be more like a bucket being filled by a very large hose that just won’t stop?

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Busting Aging Stereotypes – We Are Not a Punchline

When you think of the word old – what is the first thing you think of? Worn down, out of date, no longer relevant maybe? Well – it’s time that we rethink this and break away from some of the stereotypes that we often label others and ourselves with...

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Your Legacy: Looking Back While Still Facing the Future

By Richard Weijo When we reach 50 or beyond, a very conventional view is that we will begin to reflect about our past and the fond memories of our life experiences. We begin pulling out the boxes tucked away in our attics that contain the treasures of the past....

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Busting the 21 Day Habit Urban Myth

For the longest time I always believed  – “They say it takes only 21 days to make or break a habit”.   The challenge with this was I never knew exactly who ‘they‘ were. So on a whim, I thought I would check to see if this statement was...

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Science Is Getting Closer To Reversing Aging – But Should We?

I read an article published by Forbes that described about how scientists are getting closer to being able to actually reverse aging. They were “able to rejuvenate the organs of laboratory mice and increase their lifespan significantly.” Now they also added that this process isn’t very easily transferred to people...

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