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100-Year-Old Tennessee Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

It was during a water-gun fight at her senior living facility over the summer that Ruby Holt told bystanders she had always wanted to see the ocean, which she had never visited in her century on this …

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Why It’s Never Too Late To Fall In Love

By Dr Robin Goldstein for YourTango.com. "I'm too old" is something older people frequently say after a divorce or the death of a spouse. They feel they are too old to start over, to meet someone n…

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6 Seniors Who Make You Wonder What You’ve Done With Your Life (Video)

Are you leading a fulfilling life? What have you done in the past week to revel in the awesome opportunity that is living on planet Earth? If we’re being truly honest with ourselves, for many of us…

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4 Hilarious Videos of Seniors Playing Video Games

Video games are often assumed to be the purview of younger generations, content to sit around and stare at the television screen for hours on end. But, the emerging trend of interactive gaming--the…

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Zinc May Help Ward Off Pneumonia in Elderly

A research study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found nursing facility residents with normal levels of zinc were about fifty percent less likely to develop pneumonia. Those with norma…

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The Importance of Being a Mentor

By Erica Sofrina, Motivational Speaker, Teacher and Author We don't cultivate and value Mentors in our western society.  Few of us were lucky enough to have parents who were mentors and could teach…

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Is It Time to Take Away The Car Keys?

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor At some time you will feel concern or even fear that your parents should no longer drive an automobile. This is one of the most important del…

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11 Ways to Age Gracefully

There are many ways to minimize the risk of illness and to maximize the quality of life in one’s years.  The following list provides 11 ways to age well: 1. Honor the need to reflect on your life a…

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Love Your Community on Valentine’s Day

For many people, Valentine’s Day is hard because they are alone without a special someone or separated from their loved one. For others, the pressure to buy that "perfect" gift causes them so much str…

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Healthy Diet Linked to Longer Life

According to research that will be published in the January 2011 edition of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, seniors between the ages of 70 to 79 who ate a diet rich in high-fat dairy…

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