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"Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind" - The Conversation

“The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century, particularly for those who are better-educated and more affluent.

“Our study, out September 18, looks at the health of older Americans in recent years, using data collected by the U.S. 120 more words

Aging

Life is a Gift

Philippians 1:21-26
For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me; and I do not know which I prefer. 398 more words

Devotions

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Observations of a child grown old.

Bad Gezer

Transition

The fading importance of
prior achievements fall golden,
from trees once productive,
Catching the soft autumn light to
glimmer their glory or
as a finale to what was. 82 more words

Photography

RIPK1 as a Target to Reduce Microglial Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease

One component of most neurodegenerative diseases is that classes of immune cells resident in the brain adopt disruptive, inflammatory behaviors. This is a reaction in some way to growing levels of damage in the form of aggregated proteins, such as… 703 more words

Aging

Encapsulated Stem Cells Improve Heart Regeneration

Researchers here report on a cheaper implementation of encapsulation for transplanted stem cells, preventing the recipient’s immune system from attacking cells originating from a different individual or even different species. 492 more words

Aging

Young Woman, I See

Young woman, I see your pain
remember a time when I too
struggled for autonomy, purpose

Wish that I could reach across
the span of generations, mirror… 139 more words

Poetry