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Sex and the Single Senior
February 14, 2018 – 3:38 pm | Comments Off on Sex and the Single Senior
Sex and the Single Senior

You probably already know that incidences of sexually transmitted diseases keep climbing among Americans age 45 and older. If you’re sexually active or just want to be, it pays in health dividends to understand safe …

Visiting Someone with Dementia
February 14, 2018 – 3:34 pm | Comments Off on Visiting Someone with Dementia
Visiting Someone with Dementia

Visiting a loved one that has dementia can be trying, amusing, emotional, and disturbing. And except for the later stages of dementia, it’s hard to predict what kind of visit you’ll have. Here are a …

Friendship and Aging
February 14, 2018 – 3:21 pm | Comments Off on Friendship and Aging

People begin to value their time more as they age,” says Geoffrey Greif, Ph.D., a professor at University of Maryland’s School of Social Work and the author of two books on friendship. As social creatures we …

Daily Happiness Tips
February 14, 2018 – 2:38 pm | Comments Off on Daily Happiness Tips

It’s easy in these tumultuous days of political polarization, environmental uncertainty, and personal challenges as we age, to forget that there are small but significant daily practices to help us keep perspective and affirm the …