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Improving Natural Mitochondrial DNA Repair Mechanisms as a Potential Way to Slow the Progression of Aging

Our cells each contain hundreds of mitochondria, the descendants of symbiotic bacteria that are responsible for generating the chemical energy store molecule adenosine triphosphate (ATP) 1,003 more words



Today I lost a dear friend after a long battle with cancer. The sadness that I have at knowing I can no longer pick up the phone or get in the car to see Maria is strong. 77 more words


Why do I come? Why do I continue to sit with you.  Why did I spend time with you every day although you did not know me or know that I was there?   75 more words


I’m sure that some of us are born old souls,

& some of us become that way.

If you live your life with your lips shut- 70 more words


Friday Wrap-Up, April 28, 2017 | a message from the Secretary of Aging

Each week the Office of the Secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Aging releases a Friday newsletter with information relevant to activities, issues and events for older Pennsylvanians and persons with disabilities across the Commonwealth. 8 more words



I received a form letter yesterday from the hospice agency that took care of my mother in the last days. 74 more words