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University-Based Retirement Communities Offer an Alternative to Traditional Retirement

A growing number of American seniors are opting out of traditional retirement communities, lush with golf courses and nearby shopping, for university-based retirement communities.

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How to effectively deal with regressing family members to make Parent caregiving decisions

When the whole family comes together to discuss the future of the parent’s care, it’s unlikely that everyone will be blissfully happy and cooperative like the families you see in television advertisements. Follow these tips to work towards the best possible outcome for your loved one.

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Boosting Memory Power With Age

Exercising the brain throughout one's life is scientifically proving to preserve memory into older age.

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Baby Boomers’ Health Worsens

If you’re a U.S. baby boomer, the odds are in your favor for longevity, but against you on good health.

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Volunteering Lowers Blood Pressure

Besides the enjoyment of getting out and helping others, research shows that volunteerism can reduce the risk for hypertension, or high blood pressure, by up to 40 percent.

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Seniors Can Visit National Parks on the Cheap

For just $10, seniors can purchase a lifetime access pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites, national parks and national wildlife refuges.

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Spouse Caregivers in Sickness and In Health

These caregivers assist their spouses with medication management and many other medical/nursing tasks. The United Hospital Fund and AARP Public Policy Institute recently released a report showing that spouses who are caregivers not only perform many of the tasks that healthcare professionals d...

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Spouse Caregivers Receive Less Help; Differences Between Home Care Agencies and Registries

These and other stories are in the July edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Take a Trip! You’ll Live Longer

Vacations are not only relaxing and exciting, they are actually proven to boost your health and lengthen your life.

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Are Older Workers More Reliable Than Their Younger Colleagues?

Research shows that overall fluctuation in cognitive performance is lower in older adults compared to younger adults.

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