Issues in Aging
- Is Medical Marijuana Good Medicine for Older Adults? It’s Complicated by Liz Seegert- After Jane broke her ankle, walking even short distances was a painful challenge. The 63-year-old had been an avid hiker and gardener and was stifled by her limited mobility. To make matters worse, she couldn’t tolerate the side effects of prescription painkillers.
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- Why It’s Just Fine to Fail at “Successful Aging,” Part 1 by Ashton Applewhite- Eleven years ago I started a writing project about people over 80 who work. Upbeat! Inspirational! Safe! I didn’t realize it at the time, but it epitomized an approach that has dominated gerontology since the 1980s: “successful aging”—also known as…
The Problems With Hearing Aids—And the Solutions
If you can’t hear well, here are some reasons you really should do something about it.
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Boot Camp After 60: 10 Steps To Turn Around Unhealthy Habits
It really is never too late to get your body into better shape. These pointers will put you on the right track to better health in later years.
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These 4 New Yorkers Are Experts in Living. What Do They Know That We Don’t?
They are very different from each other, but each of these octogenarians seems to have a handle on living that sustains them.