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How the popular birds can offer mental health benefits to older adults
This podcast discusses how Tai Chi improves balance and health
Hospice massage was once distrusted, but now helps thousands die comfortably
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
The ancient practice targets physical and cognitive fundamentals
Why people in their 70s, 80s and beyond might want to meditate
Six states allow medical aid in dying, but opinions and experiences run the gamut
Essential oils can be a pleasant alternative to traditional medicines
An over-the-counter supplement may offer fewer side effects than other medications
Learn about the evolving movement toward 'active surveillance'
Older adults may benefit from acupuncture, meditation and simple exercise
We all need to spend time outside, and a national park is a great choice
Older Americans aren't getting the care they need. Here's why that matters.
Less expensive options were available, but that never came up at the doctor's
Your socks may get wet, but there's plenty to enjoy if you prepare for the challenge