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How the popular birds can offer mental health benefits to older adults
Hospice massage was once distrusted, but now helps thousands die comfortably
This podcast discusses how Tai Chi improves balance and health
Dr. Lissa Rankin, whose special airs on PBS stations this month, explains what doctors can't do for you
How music can transform the dying experience for patients and their caregivers
Why people in their 70s, 80s and beyond might want to meditate
The ancient practice targets physical and cognitive fundamentals
Six states allow medical aid in dying, but opinions and experiences run the gamut
Older Americans aren't getting the care they need. Here's why that matters.
Essential oils can be a pleasant alternative to traditional medicines
'Microdosing' can provide just enough cannabis for medicinal effects
An over-the-counter supplement may offer fewer side effects than other medications
For some, they're an easier way to obtain medicinal benefits
Learn about the evolving movement toward 'active surveillance'
Some studies, and families, say yes; some experts emphasize caution
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One presidential hopeful has a service proposal to unite generations
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