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Hospice massage was once distrusted, but now helps thousands die comfortably
For some, they're an easier way to obtain medicinal benefits
Dr. Lissa Rankin, whose special airs on PBS stations this month, explains what doctors can't do for you
Some studies, and families, say yes; some experts emphasize caution
Older Americans aren't getting the care they need. Here's why that matters.
'Microdosing' can provide just enough cannabis for medicinal effects
How the popular birds can offer mental health benefits to older adults
Six states allow medical aid in dying, but opinions and experiences run the gamut
How music can transform the dying experience for patients and their caregivers
The author, a nurse, gives an inside scoop on modern medicine
Essential oils can be a pleasant alternative to traditional medicines
Why people in their 70s, 80s and beyond might want to meditate
Millions around the world find physical, mental and spiritual benefits to meditation
Experts say meditation can work as well as medications for some people
Three experts offer their advice on what to look for
Ongoing therapies, medications and testing can become financially crippling
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