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Heroic Dogs Save Owner’s Life by Snuggling

Home alert systems and pendants are increasingly popular among older adults who live alone, but Judy Muhe says that when she took a tumble in her kitchen, her survival depended on a couple of furry, f…

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The Heartwarming Reason a 31-Year-Old Bride Planned Her Wedding in a Nursing Home

At 31 years old, Miriam Reeves just might be the youngest person ever to get married in a nursing home. She and her fiancé, Mark Davis, had every intention of tying the knot in their local church, unt…

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These 2 Activities Can Help You Age Better

Incontinence and cognitive impairment are two of the most prevalent problems experienced by aging adults, affecting an estimated 25 million and 16 million Americans, respectively. But two new studies …

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This Grandma Will Make You Believe in the Power of Social Media

The social media scene may be overflowing with overexposed celebrities taking selfies and tweeting every minute detail of their daily routine, but there's at least one online star left who's worth fol…

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96-Year-Old Man Creates Love Song for Late Wife

Fred Stobaugh is no musician (in fact, he freely admits his lack of melody), but he's penned a love song that has inspired countless men and women around the world. "Oh Sweet Lorraine" is an ode to…

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12 Fascinating Comparisons of Baby Boomers and Centenarians

How do baby boomers and centenarians differ with regards to their attitudes, opinions and lifestyle choices? That is the over-arching question that researchers conducting this year's 100@100 survey…

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Too Tired Baby Sea Lion (video)

All this cute-and-very-tired baby sea lion wants is to be back with his family. Related Links: Baby Sea Lion Rides a Turtle Cute Animal Videos…

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Healing the Environment Through Spirituality

Laugh, Listen & Learn with the Green Divas - Listen to the latest podcast here! A profound show to say farewell to HomeGrownRadioNJ as we move on to our new studio digs - WMTR 1250AM in June. T…

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A Very Kitty Christmas

Three French hens, two turtledoves, and my cat in our Christmas tree... I remember that Christmas well. Coming home exhausted from a long day at the clinic, I called out for our kitten, Sebastian…

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Lemmings and False Idols

Searching for the meaning of life is part of human nature. It's only natural to question why we are here. What role do we accept in the stage-play called humanity? I've asked this question many tim…

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