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Fighting Alzheimer’s, One Song at a Time (Video)

Fans of the television show The Voice will remember sultry songster, Chris Mann, who placed fourth in the second season of the popular singing competition. He’s also appeared in several episodes of Gl…

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10 People (and Pets) Who Inspired Us in 2014

Amidst the war, scandal, natural disasters and violence that engulfed the world this year, there were also extraordinary people doing some truly inspiring things. Here are our favorite stories of comp…

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This Woman Was Going to Give $1,500 to Charity, Then She Had a Better Idea

Worried that she and her fellow pensioners would be spending much of the holiday season alone, one 86-year-old widow took matters into her own hands, renting out an entire pub and extending an open in…

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5 Things People with Alzheimer’s Want to Tell You

To honor National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, we asked men and women who are living with Alzheimer's to share their thoughts on what they'd like to tell the world: I've been diagnosed, no…

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We Might Take These for Granted, But They Can Mean Life or Death for Someone Else

While many of us take for granted our two kidneys and beating heart, others don't have that luxury. In fact, every 10 minutes someone is added to an organ recipient wait list. Did you know that Apr…

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This Woman Just Took Thankfulness to a Whole New Level

It's easy to lose sight of the most important t-word of the holiday season: thankfulness. Somewhere between last-minute grocery runs, all-day football games and a "Black Friday" tradition that has …

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The Alzheimer’s ‘Cure’ We Can Create Right Now

National Alzheimer's Awareness month is upon us—a time for nation-wide walks and a landscape of purple-infused paraphernalia. These efforts to raise money and awareness to combat the country's sixt…

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4 Elders Who Know How to Celebrate Their Birthday the Right Way

Once we reach a certain age, it becomes an unfortunate truth that birthdays no longer hold the same allure that they did when we were children. The eager anticipation of presents, cake and celebrat…

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This Man’s Parkinson’s Diagnosis Inspired Him to Help Others

Robert Bartoo describes himself as, "an old sailor who has Parkinson's disease." But, he is first and foremost a storyteller. "Once you get me started, I spin terrible tales," he admits. It's an en…

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3 Women Who Are Re-Defining The Future of Caregiving

Taking care of a loved one requires one to possess solid time management techniques, know how to deal with different types of people, effectively cope with stress, and be able to handle the unexpected…

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