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Talking down to older adults is not only disrespectful, but it can be detrimental
How the popular birds can offer mental health benefits to older adults
Karen Grassle, ‘Ma’ from TV's 'Little House on the Prairie,' reflects on growing older
This writer is discovering the realities of more 'couple time'
Life events cause this author to reflect on her decision about motherhood
Age-friendly services, neighborhoods and city rankings are just a few elements
Moving forward while learning lessons about grief and living with the loss
What resonated with a writer who attended The Ageist conference
Staying active and savoring small moments are examples of a beloved pet's lessons
Severed ties and communication between parents and adult children is common
Reactions to our story reveal strong feelings about this topic
With the swing of a paddle, the sport offers physical, social and emotional benefits
End-of-life conversations can bring clarity and comfort
A retired couple in Florida has converted their farm to house cats in crisis
His wife has a brain disease, but our loneliness drew us together
Creating colorful samples is a hands-on experience for older students
This art form is good for your health, helps you stay connected and provides purpose
This writer discovers loneliness parallels of college years and life post-divorce
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