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How to make sure the elderly avoid scams

Devastating natural disasters pull at the heart strings and many of us, especially older adults, open our wallets to help.

But beware of scams as websites asking for hurricane relief should be verified before donating. 69 more words

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Tips for better aging - NIA

Below is a neat little infographic from the National Institute on Aging.

I thought it was nice to see how our life span has increased since the turn of the century.  87 more words

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I battle a head cold ...

SPOILER ALERT! I lose.

I flew back from Las Vegas about two weeks ago. As a Chicagoan, that means I had about a four hour flight. 502 more words

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Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain - Study

Use it or lose it continues to reverberate as I learn about work done trying to understand aging and its effect on the human brain. Here is a study published in the journal… 698 more words

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Some possibly good news on Alzheimer's Disease - TED talk

Regular readers know that I have lost three family members to Alzheimer’s Disease and/or dementia. So, anything having to do with those afflictions I find relevant. 170 more words

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Helping the elderly understand social security benefits

For many older Americans, their social security is all the money they have to live on.

So, it’s important for them to know as much as they can about social security benefits. 41 more words

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Tips to keep the elderly safe while behind the wheel

Getting behind the wheel can be a challenge for older drivers.

For their safety, there are certain features elderly individuals want their car to have before driving: 71 more words

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