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Dr. Bill Thomas Age of Disruption Tour In San Diego

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San Diego organizations and the local AARP office invite the public to an exclusive performance of @DrBillThomas Age Of Disruption Tour.
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In fast-aging Tokyo, elderly to account for one-third of population in 2040

In fast-aging Tokyo, elderly to account for one-third of population in 2040 | Aging Today | Scoop.it
With its high proportion of elderly residents, Tama New Town, a large collective housing complex that was developed in western Tokyo in the 1960s, offers a stark picture of what life will be like in the capital less than three decades from now.
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Sleeping Well Over 50: Tips for Sleeping Better as You Age

Sleeping Well Over 50: Tips for Sleeping Better as You Age | Aging Today | Scoop.it
Having trouble sleeping? These tips will help you overcome common age-related sleep problems.
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Artist Uses Grandparents In Aging Icon Photos

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Even the ever-enlightened art world is guilty of ageism, with young models posing for up-and-coming artists just like they do in fashion magazines.
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Death Be Not Decaffeinated: Over Cup, Groups Face Taboo

An informal group called Death Cafe meets monthly in New York to bat around philosophical thoughts on death and dying. It’s one of many such gatherings that have sprung up around the country.
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Our last taboo? Why is it easier to share our feelings on FB then talk about Death?

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Baby Boomers Take Charge as Grandparents - Afro American

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Baby Boomers Take Charge as Grandparents
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Her story reflects the changing demographics of a nation of aging baby-boomers and children affected by the struggles of their parents.
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The Talk You Didn't Have With Your Parents Could Cost You - New York Times

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The Talk You Didn't Have With Your Parents Could Cost You
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If you haven't had a conversation with your parents about handling their financial affairs after they die, Krysten Crawford's tale may spring you into action.
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Emergency room services changing to meet needs of baby boomers - YNN

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Emergency room services changing to meet needs of baby boomers
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Across the country, rapidly-aging baby boomers are finding simple new amenities in emergency rooms, which makes their stay more comfortable.
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Tech fair broadens and brightens seniors' world

Tech fair broadens and brightens seniors' world | Aging Today | Scoop.it
The most popular tech seminar for the 50-plus set? Online dating.
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Judi Bonilla of Come Back Cupid featured speaker at Senior Tech Fair

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Social Isolation Solutions - Videos Richard Leider - AARP Foundation - AARP

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Watch videos in which life coach Richard Leider explains social isolation and how to combat it. Having a purpose in life can dissipate feelings of isolation.
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Wellington Expands Popular Senior Transport Program

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Wellington expanded its senior transportation program this month, allowing senior citizens to catch a ride to more locations throughout Wellington. “We're removing some of the restrictions on where seniors can go,” Director of ...
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Don't be afraid of walkers, Kasich tells AARP

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Don't be afraid of walkers, Kasich tells AARP
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During his speech to the AARP Ohio, held in a smaller banquet area inside the Athletic Club downtown, Kasich said “we want a paradigm shift ...
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Act Now to Help Prevent LGBT Older Adults From Aging Back Into the Closet

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Many LGBT seniors fear that the health-care system is judgmental and have experienced discriminatory care or lack access to culturally competent aging services. To address this crisis, the U.S.
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Looking After China’s Elderly | China Business Review

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The magazine of the US-China Business Council
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Sandwich care generation looks after both parents and kids, saving society £119bn a year

Sandwich care generation looks after both parents and kids, saving society £119bn a year | Aging Today | Scoop.it
4.7m UK adults are part of battling 'sandwich generation' of carers that saves society £119m a year
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‘There Aren’t That Many of Us Left’: Memorial Day Parade Cancelled for First Time Since Civil War, Town’s Aging Vets a Factor | Video | TheBlaze.com

‘There Aren’t That Many of Us Left’: Memorial Day Parade Cancelled for First Time Since Civil War, Town’s Aging Vets a Factor | Video | TheBlaze.com | Aging Today | Scoop.it
Veterans in suburban Boston gathered in a park to mark Memorial Day this year rather than hold a parade because of failing health and dwindling numbers.
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A Life-Course Approach to Vaccination Can Drive Healthy Aging - Health Affairs (blog)

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A Life-Course Approach to Vaccination Can Drive Healthy Aging
Health Affairs (blog)
As life spans increase and birth-rates decrease, the world's population is aging.
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7 Tips to Help Beat Your Aging Parent's Loneliness - Forbes

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7 Tips to Help Beat Your Aging Parent's Loneliness
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Isolation and loneliness are widespread among our elders. It may begin with the the loss of a spouse.
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Boomers & Gen X-ers Don't Have Great Friends - Huffington Post

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Boomers & Gen X-ers Don't Have Great Friends Huffington Post A new study shows Baby Boomers & Gen X-ers don't have the kinds of friendships that Seniors & Millennials do; that conservatives and city-dwellers have more friends; and that many people...
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Modern Aging: Caring for an aging love one - Richmond Times Dispatch

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Modern Aging: Caring for an aging love one
Richmond Times Dispatch
Caring for an aging loved one in your home usually begins with the best of intentions.
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Gen X And Late Boomers Face The Bleakest Retirements In History

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Unless Gen Xers and late baby boomers are able to make big changes in their savings, spending and debt habits, they are on track to become the nation' (Read more on this subject: Economy - Economics USA
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Senior Transportation Program Provides Necessary Service | The ...

Senior Transportation Program Provides Necessary Service | The ... | Aging Today | Scoop.it
Since 1985, the Senior Citizen Transportation service for Vestavia Hills has provided senior residents with transportation from their homes to medical appointments, shopping and other errands. Sara Wuska, former VH Mayor, ...
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Robert Benson writes a poignant meditation on caring for an aging ...

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"It is a difficult moment," Nashville author Robert Benson writes, "when you realize that someone who raised you, cared for you, cheered for you, stood by you in moments both large and small in your life, someone who once ...
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