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Mistakes Were Made

            It seems my daughter had the unfortunate luck of inheriting my perfectionist gene. It used to be that I thought she was like her dad: persistently cheerful in the face of terribly sad events. 663 more words

Review: Physical benefits of dancing for older adults

Physical Benefits of Dancing for Healthy Older Adults: A Review. 2009. Justin W.L. Keogh, Andrew Kilding, Philippa Pidgeon, Linda Ashley, and Dawn Gillis. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2009, 17, 1-23. 156 more words

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Defining Disability Challenge - Post 4

Hello blogger friends and welcome. This another post for the Redefining Disability Challenge started by Rose B. Fischer. If you click on the image to the left, you can see exactly what it’s all about and feel free to join. 776 more words


Regular physical activity in later life boosts likelihood of ‘healthy aging’ up to sevenfold

29 NOV 2013

Helps stave off major ill health and dementia even for those getting started relatively late

It’s never too late to get physically active, with even those starting relatively late in life reaping significant health benefits, finds research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. 508 more words

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Aging in Place with LTC insurance

“Aging in place” policies give older adults the ability to stay in their own homes instead of having to move into institutions such as nursing homes. 122 more words

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Chronic Arthritis? How to Cope with the Holidays

The holidays are filled with festivities and activities that come with beauty, wonder, and joy.  Many of them are based on family traditions that may go back generations. 230 more words