Kim Painter is a freelance journalist specializing in health and wellness. She was a USA Today staff writer for many years and continues to contribute there and at other outlets. She is based in McLean, Va.
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Forecasts from the co-directors of Health Care for America Now
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.