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Why Can't I Live With People Like Me?

Why Can't I Live With People Like Me? | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Professional affinity communities, which I find most appealing, are few and far between.
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Yet another interesting twist on the same question we all pose about aging in place.

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Successful Aging: When downsizing includes work-related items - LA Daily News

Successful Aging: When downsizing includes work-related items - LA Daily News | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Q: I am retired and have had a long and exceptional career as a strategic planning consultant to large businesses. At the age of 78, I plan to move from my two-story condo to a smaller one-story apartment.
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Senior housing transitions can lead to stigma and isolation - KDAL

Senior housing transitions can lead to stigma and isolation - KDAL | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – In senior housing facilities where residents are required to relocate as heath issues worsen, seniors tend to isolate themselves and may hide health conditions ...
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Positive Aging Movement Takes Off - Huffington Post (blog)

Positive Aging Movement Takes Off - Huffington Post (blog) | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
I'm happy to say that seniors are finally getting some respect!
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Healthy Aging Summit Set for July 2015 - PR Newswire (press release)

Healthy Aging Summit Set for July 2015 - PR Newswire (press release) | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Staying healthy and injury-free as we age is a goal we all...
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Caring for Elders Resources

Caring for Elders Resources | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC), more than 65 million Americans act as unpaid caregivers for a family member, and the average age of an adult who receives assistance is 69 years old.
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Aging Disrupts Markets: Look Who's Noticing - Huffington Post

Aging Disrupts Markets: Look Who's Noticing - Huffington Post | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
What surprises me is how few companies have built into their strategic planning the 'disrupter' of our aging world, which is about not only our longevity but also the transformative population structure of more gray beards than youngsters.
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Survey: Aging America comes with greater sense of duty by children - USA TODAY

Survey: Aging America comes with greater sense of duty by children - USA TODAY | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
More people worldwide are providing personal and financial care to aging parents, often in tandem with assisting adult children, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday.
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Elderburbia: Aging with a Sense of Place in America - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now

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Aging In Place Citizens Academy

February 18, 2015 Roughly 12000 Baby Boomers are hitting retirement age every day in the United States. With this “greying of America,” how do cities respond to the demands of an aging...
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Creating Your Own Retirement Community

Creating Your Own Retirement Community | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Friends of all ages are moving into the same condo or apartment building, allowing people to create their own retirement community.
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Aging is not death. Stop conflating the two. - Washington Post

Aging is not death. Stop conflating the two. - Washington Post | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Older Americans are living longer than ever. We need to give them more ways to contribute to society, not fewer.
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Be prepared to help aging parents with finances - The Detroit News

Be prepared to help aging parents with finances - The Detroit News | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Parents aren’t likely to recognize their declining abilities, so knowing when and how to step in to help is important.
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Healthy aging made simple: Tips from a geriatrician - Detroit Free Press

Healthy aging made simple: Tips from a geriatrician - Detroit Free Press | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
You can improve your physical and mental health and enjoy life as you age, author says
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Bills Would Let Elders Keep More Money When Wife Or Husband Goes In ... - Hartford Courant

Bills Would Let Elders Keep More Money When Wife Or Husband Goes In ... - Hartford Courant | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
HARTFORD — When your husband or wife needs to go in a nursing home, the government expects you to spend half the family's liquid assets before the spouse goes on Medicaid .
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Why Family Caregivers Won't Do What's Best for Aging Parents - TIME

Why Family Caregivers Won't Do What's Best for Aging Parents - TIME | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Technology and online communities can enrich the lives of older people and make them more independent. But who's got time to teach them?
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Did we get the 'old-age dependency' of aging countries all wrong? - Brookings Institution (blog)

Did we get the 'old-age dependency' of aging countries all wrong? - Brookings Institution (blog) | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Over the coming decades, many countries in the developed and developing world alike will significantly age. Johannes Koettl explores the implication for societal demographics if the concept of working age were abolished.
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Memoir-Writing Class: Telling Your Story Can Benefit Yourself and Others - The Ledger

Memoir-Writing Class: Telling Your Story Can Benefit Yourself and Others - The Ledger | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
WINTER HAVEN | For Chuck Warren, the story of his life is best told as a series of outstanding moments.
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Blythe Danner on Aging, Insomnia, and GOOP - Vulture

Blythe Danner on Aging, Insomnia, and GOOP - Vulture | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
"We all experience loss, and grief is the price we pay for loving. You have to not fall apart, and keep going."
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Role reversal: Caring for aging parent doesn't have to end sex life - The Desert Sun

Role reversal: Caring for aging parent doesn't have to end sex life - The Desert Sun | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Columnists say opportunities for sex can thrive even after aging parent becomes a housemate.
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Elders Take Action on Climate Change - Huffington Post

Elders Take Action on Climate Change - Huffington Post | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Elders around the world may be our best hope for solving the "super wicked" problem of climate change. Short-term thinking created our current climate predicament.
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Finding Their Way Home: The Importance of Aging in Place for Older Adults | American Society on Aging

Finding Their Way Home: The Importance of Aging in Place for Older Adults | American Society on Aging | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
InnovAge in #Chicago presenting at #AiA15 conference! Follow @ASAging for details. #AginginPlace. http://t.co/0H3sB2Ud9p.
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Aging in What Place – Oversold concept or the refuge of denial? | Aging In Place Technology Watch

Aging in What Place – Oversold concept or the refuge of denial? | Aging In Place Technology Watch | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
#AIPTech Aging in What Place – Oversold concept or the refuge of denial?: The Washington Post article about ag... http://t.co/eXUMQUPc66
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U.S. Health Care Lags Worldwide for Those Over 65

U.S. Health Care Lags Worldwide for Those Over 65 | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
The United States still has mortifying lapses and problems, despite spending more on health care than any country in the world, a new Commonwealth Fund report reveals.
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What Are The Five Myths Of Aging? | Health

What Are The Five Myths Of Aging? | Health | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
It’s probably fair to say that most people aren’t excited about the prospect of aging. Continuing living — yes. Dealing with the health and other problems that accompany getting old — no. Now it’s true that each passing year can present the...
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