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What Is Sarcopenia – And What Can You Do About It?

By Susan Williams Do you know what sarcopenia is? If you’re aging (which means all of us) it’s something that will eventually impact us. Dr. Rhonda Collins joined us to help us understand what sarcopenia is and what we can possibly do to delay it.

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Surrounded By People: Not A Cure For Loneliness

By Susan Williams The advice of “go out and find something that matters to you” may not necessarily work to reduce loneliness for people. It’s the quality of interaction and relationships that really matter.

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Trending Topics This Week – First Time Caregiver, Fighting Aging, Stages of Retirement

Here are the posts that have been trending this past week at Booming Encore. Priorities for a First Time Caregiver, Do We Really Need to “Fight” Aging and the Three Stages of Retirement. Have a look!

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Why Do We Need to “Fight” Aging?

By Susan Williams The other day an article caught my eye. The title was “Patients Experiment with Prescription Drugs to Fight Aging”. The post went on to describe how patients were flocking to physicians to have them prescribe drugs to them that may stave off aging. They were wanting...

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Research: Meditation Is Improving Lives of Older People

By Susan Williams If you’re ever feeling anxious or depressed, have you tried meditation? An interesting study has found that if you do, this may really help. Plus there are other benefits for older adults too.

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Retiring In a Hotel – Is This Really That Surprising?

By Susan Williams There was an interesting story reported about a couple who were planning to live out their golden years in a Holiday Inn rather than a retirement home. Their main motivator was primarily due to cost. The couple had estimated that it was going to cost $188 / day...

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