Tag: aging myths

40+ Are Not Prepared and Misunderstand Long-Term Care Options

åÊ The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research recently released ‰ÛÏLong-Term Care: Perceptions, Experiences andAttitudes among Americans 40 and Older.‰Û They conducted a national survey of Americans 40 or older to understand the experiences and attitudes of this population as they begin to plan for their own care and...

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104 Year Old Still Drives and Lives Independently

[embed_youtubespan class=”storyDateline”>OATESVILLE, Pa. – May 24, 2010 (WPVI) — [embed_youtube/span> She’s about to turn 104-years-old, yet she lives alone and still drives![embed_youtubep> So what’s her secret? [embed_youtube/p>[embed_youtubep> “A lot of it is mental, a lot of people give in to something and they wait for the graveyard. It’s going to...

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Is Aging Healthy Out of Our Control?

Scientists have discovered genetic variations that could explain why some people seem to age faster than others perhaps suggesting that healthy aging may be somewhat out of our control. The researchers analyzed more than 500,000 genetic variations in search of those linked to aging. According to study co-leader Dr. Nilesh...

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Joan Rivers Celebrity Apprentice Win Should Be Noticed

Love her or hate her just as do with The Donald you nonetheless have to admire Joan Rivers for her energy and for doing older people proud. As she stated in this Larry King interview, “So many people in this country are counted out from the age of 60. When...

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