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Virtual Reality Final Wishes Granted

Here’s an inspiring story of how one person’s passion for giving back has some amazing benefits. David Parker, an IT Consultant by day, started an initiative that helps the terminally ill visit places that they have never been before from the hospital rooms that they now reside in. Through...

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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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Men’s Shed Movement – Building Support for Aging

As the 21st Century dawned, medical experts in Australia noticed an alarming trend – a disturbing increase in chronic health problems, alcohol abuse, drug addiction, and even suicide among the country’s aging men. A novel solution was proposed and the “men’s sheds” movement began.

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Volunteer – You Never Know Who You Will Meet

By Dave Price It’s been said that pride often goes before a fall. It’s true. And sometimes, even if you’re a 65-year-old writer, that humbling can come from a book-devouring 11-year-old, with hair the color of a fresh-from-the-garden carrot and a beaming smile that could brighten even the darkest...

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Volunteering – Your Brain Will Thank You For It

When you volunteer, you trigger a wave of positivity. Not only for the benefit of the people that you are volunteering for but also for yourself. There was already a great deal of research that helping others was good for your physical and mental health. And now some new...

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Think Winning the Lottery Will Make You Happier?

Have you ever dreamed of winning the lottery? Have you ever thought about how excited you would feel seeing your numbers show up and then the happiness you would have knowing that all your financial worries have suddenly disappeared. Sorry to burst your bubble, but winning the lottery doesn’t...

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