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Why More Nursing Homes Should Double as Pre-Schools

Generational differences are a common point of conflict for many. Back in the 1960s you had The Greatest Generation at odds with the younger generations of the time. As of late the media has an obsess…

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5 Quotes that Prove How Awesome Dads Are

Sunday is Father’s Day, a time to honor the impact that dads have on our lives. Whether it’s coaching our pee wee soccer league, taking on the role of grill master at the annual family barbeque or off…

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Sex in America: Some Things Never Change – And Some Do

Did the '60s really swing? Is hook-up culture really a thing? New research puts aside the catchy phrases to look at what different generations of Americans really think about sex. The study conside…

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Home Safety Tips for Aging in Place

As your loved ones age, their ability to remain safe and independent at home may start to deteriorate. Bending down to pick up a dropped fork, or reaching up to the top shelf of the pantry can be pain…

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3 Simple Tips for Better Posture

With our modern culture of sitting and slumping, our postures are suffering more than ever. Since good posture is associated with a more positive life outlook, and a poor posture encourages pain and h…

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4 Incredible Reasons to Dance at Any Age

While not everyone may be as incredible as Misty Copeland, everybody and anybody can benefit from giving dance a try. Whether you try ballet, tango, or just freestyle with your friends, dancing of any…

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Why is Hospital Care Costing 10 Times More Than it Should?

Healthcare costs in America continue to climb, especially for older adults who typically require the priciest tests and treatments. Now, a new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Hea…

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Thousands of Groceries Claiming ’0 Trans Fats’ Actually Contain Them

A new study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) estimates that at least 27 percent of 84,000 foods in grocery stores contain artificial trans fats, known to have a well-documented connection to h…

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8 Unexpected Habits for a Longer Life

If your goal is to live a long, healthy life, there are a few basic rules you should live by — like eating well, not smoking, exercising, and avoiding inherently dangerous activities like swimming wit…

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One-in-Five Older Adults at Risk of Becoming an ‘Elder Orphan’

Annie might be the world’s most widely-known orphan, but her plight pales in comparison to the struggles of the ever-growing population of “elder orphans”—aging adults with no one in their lives that …

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