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A heartfelt wish list from a dementia care worker
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The author of 'The Stories We Leave Behind' suggests a legacy-based approach
Follow these tips and you’ll avoid turning your farewell into a faux pas
12 pictures that will make you think differently about getting older
With age comes wisdom and a lot of smart life advice
How to offer support and connection in times of struggle
Family feuds are heartbreaking — don't let pride fuel the problem
Here's how to heal a rift between you and your grown kids
A conversation with former Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin
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