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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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Should Aging In Place Actually Be Called Aging In The Right Place?

By Susan Williams During the Atlantic’s conference called the The New Old Age there was a session on Aging In Place. One of the panelists, an author named Ellen Pope challenged the term Aging in Place and whether it should really be called Aging In The Right Place. This got me thinking.

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Why the Language We Use For Aging Matters

By Susan Williams Recently there was a media buzz around the fact that Allure Magazine was no longer going to use the term “anti-aging”. In their announcement about this change the magazine made an excellent point on why they made the shift – “language matters”. And it really does. So...

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Most Important Life Lessons On Aging From Tuesdays With Morrie

Given Morrie Schwartz’s life-long preoccupation with helping his students prepare for their future, Mitch Albom spent one Tuesday with Morrie that was devoted to aging. In our second post on the book Tuesdays With Morrie, we share some of the top life lessons Morrie shared.

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Lessons Learned: The Story Behind the Classic Book Tuesdays With Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie is recognized as one of the most popular books on how to live your life with understanding and face your death with dignity. Dave Price recounts what Albom and Koppel had to say about their experiences with Morrie, his advice, and the book itself.

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