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Senior topics

Faith

It’s never too late to find a church home

Sep 25, 2014


Perhaps you recently moved or experienced a life change that necessitates finding a new church. Or maybe you’ve never been to church before and have decided that now’s the time. Regardless...

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Well-being

When do mood changes become a serious issue?

Sep 24, 2014


Everyone experiences changes in mood throughout their life. But when do mood changes and extreme happiness or depression become problematic?

 

For older adults with bipolar disorder, which...

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Diet

Food, fun are factors in eating habits for seniors

Sep 19, 2014


Eating is an important part of life for the nutritional and social benefits it provides. Yet many seniors don’t eat very much because of the type of food they’re served or because the...

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Well-being

Ageism: More than just a stereotype

Sep 18, 2014


Take a look at your social media feed, or the news on TV. How many people over age 65 do you see represented, positively, negatively—at all?

 

According to research from the Yale School of...

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Senior advocacy

Four types of fraud frequently perpetrated on older people

Sep 15, 2014


An estimated 1 million seniors lose about $2.6 billion annually through fraud, according to the MetLife Mature Market Institute.

 

In addition to online scams and investment fraud,...

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Well-being

Suicide in seniors: warning signs, resources, how to help

Sep 10, 2014


Suicide rates are highest among people 65 and older. When compared to suicide rates in other age groups, seniors have a startlingly higher completion rate. Studies show that when younger...

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