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Friendships – Are They A Key to Happy and Healthy Aging?

How many friends do you have?  Not acquaintances – but real friends? It turns out that this could be a critical question that could contribute to your overall health and happiness. And these friendships become even more important as we age. Some recent studies discovered that friendships were even...

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Aging Superstars – Do They Promote Inspiration or Inadequacy?

By Susan Williams They are out there. Some amazing older people doing some amazing things. These aging superstars are definitely not sitting around in their rocking chairs reminiscing about the good ol’ days. They are out there actively living them now. Here are just a few examples; There’s a 94...

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The Demographics of Aging – What Does This Really Mean?

We have all heard the cries – the aging demographic, the silver tsunami, the graying of America. And it’s happening now. We know that changes will have to be made in society to support this new reality but exactly what needs to change?

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Men’s Challenges with Aging: Blame John Wayne

By Dave Price If you are or know a male Baby Boomer who is having an extremely hard time aging, there’s a good chance that the Waynes – or more specifically, John Wayne and Bruce “Batman” Wayne – may be greatly to blame. While it’s true that the idea...

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The Positive Side of Aging – It’s Only Up From Here

Aging – it’s a term that is so often associated with negative perceptions. Words like decrepit, cranky, senile, over the hill – are words that are just filled with negativity. Even the term anti-aging is negative. The prefix anti actually means “opposed to, or against”. So with so much...

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Will Your Personality Change in Retirement?

By Joe Casey While passing by and seeing this title, my wife commented, “Let’s hope so.” Oh, well.Our personalities were previously thought to develop early in life through childhood, adolescence and early adulthood and then remain fairly static. Now it appears that certain aspects of personality evolve later in life.

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