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The wisdom of 'The Velveteen Rabbit' offers lessons as we age
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In our readers' survey, we also asked how often you feel lonely and why
What I learned about the realities of this new, but old, practice
Minneapolis artist James Wrayge talks about the adventure of painting
These part-time retirement jobs and volunteering posts come with cool perks
Benefits include 'no primping' and 'a different level of bonding'
Spending time outdoors offers a break from daily life and plenty of fresh air
You can’t always get what you want, especially as the pandemic rewrites our dreams
Her husband's death from dementia led illustrator Nancy Carlson to rely on art
Creative aging expert Alan Heeks shares tips from his new book, 'Not Fade Away'
Tips from 3 flower farmers who've seen their businesses sprout
These three people overcame their grief and found joy in living again
A daughter experiences the neighborhood from her mom's perspective
A cancer survivor and artist finds peace in the meditative practice of ikebana
A group of people with dementia share memories sweet and strong
Patience, asking for help and good humor can lead to a successful recovery