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A heartfelt wish list from a dementia care worker
Leg discomfort can knock you off your feet and it should never be ignored
Recent studies show a link between certain everyday medications and dementia risk
Balance declines with age, but you can take steps now to avoid an injury
Are items like lemon juice and petroleum jelly really beneficial to your skin?
A new report from Caring.com, based on nursing home prices and other data
What he asked of family and health care providers in his final weeks
How to get rid of heartburn, bloating and that terrible twisted tummy feeling
It has been associated with other issues of older adults, such as dementia
Knowing where information is kept can be vital in an emergency
These seemingly harmless conditions can signal real health issues
The surprising finding from a study of statins and muscle aches
Hanging out with four-legged friends can do wonders for your well-being
Solutions to all kinds of common foot problems
If you think drug overdoses are the scourge of inner city 'junkies,' think again
Its goal is to take people with dementia back to a time when they didn't feel lost
The season is a great reminder to take stock of all parts of your life
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.