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Preparing your home for a tornado

Severe weather can hit at any time and it’s important to be prepared, especially if you’re an elderly person.

The National Weather Service said Sunday afternoon’s  103 more words

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Diet, exercise and brain training counter cognitive decline

This is wonderful news. I love everything about it. My blog is based on exactly these principles. Eat intelligently and get your exercise and your brain will benefit in your declining years. 452 more words


Tips to help handle the health care system

Knowing the right questions to ask when it comes to your health isn’t just good for your health, it’s good for your body.

Here are some ways you can keep a handle when it comes managing your own health care or for someone you love: 86 more words

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6 Steps to sharpen your brain - Harvard

At the risk of repeating myself I have had three cases of dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease in my family. They occurred on both my mother’s and father’s side, so I am totally paying attention to anything that might help to preserve my cognitive powers. 839 more words


Do Sleep Habits Change for Seniors?

With 10,000 baby boomers becoming 65 every day, the question of sleep becomes highly relevant. The Washington Post says, “Scientists have also discovered the role of telomeres in aging. 305 more words


Here's an important housing option to help afford retirement

Retirement is supposed to be a stress-free time for people, but money may be a bit too tight for some to comfortably handle.

To help, a reverse mortgage could be an affordable option for retirees. 146 more words

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Mis-remembering vs. forgetting - Seniors Study

As a 78-year-old concerned about his cognitive facilities remaining intact, this Penn State study caught my attention.

Older adults often complain about forgetting, but Penn State psychologists suggest that another problem may be mis-remembering. 721 more words