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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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Aging as a Whole is a Vicious Cycle

Whenever anyone seems to be aging so badly that signs of senility, feebleness, and disability are present, it's important to investigate their lifestyle. Problems crop up in a person's daily routin…

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Life is a Creative Enterprise

Psychologists who study creativity say that artists and writers often can produce more new ideas in their sixties or seventies than in their twenties. One interesting variable is that the later you t…

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