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Research shows a widow's or widower's grief can have big effects on physical health
A new book explains why so many grieving people also experience anxiety
With the new movie starring Tom Hanks, here are 6 gems from the late, great PBS star
This podcast discusses how, and why, researchers study brainwaves
The words you choose can ease the pain or they can make matters worse
This podcast addresses an eating disorder known as 'orthorexia'
What the author of 'Old Man Country' learned talking to elders
How to offer support and connection in times of struggle
It's a common condition — but both preventable and treatable
Plus: Expert advice for when forgetfulness becomes a concern
Getting older doesn't mean women have to give up sexual pleasure
Hoarding disorder creates special problems for older adults and their loved ones
It may take less time than you think and bring you joy
The inability to think clearly for some time is common with significant loss
In our readers' survey, we also asked how often you feel lonely and why
A daughter grows to appreciate her mother's unexpected romance
A new study says aging men also get them. But I think mine are due to the Kardashians, and other horrors.
Advice about state and local programs, some created due to the pandemic