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  • Some people see maturity, dignity, and elegance when they look at their gray hair. They submit to their inner urge to celebrate themselves. Individuals who cover up may be selling themselves short.

    Five Reasons to Enjoy Your Gray Hair

    Five Reasons to Enjoy Your Gray Hair

    by Dora Weithers60

  • A 12-step plan for aging gracefully. Ideas to help you maintain a positive attitude and a sense of humor. Tips for looking and feeling young.

    A 12-Step Plan for Aging Gracefully

    A 12-Step Plan for Aging Gracefully

    by Loraine Brummer53

  • "Aging in place" has become a more commonly used phrase, as more seniors choose to live in their own homes for longer. Here is a height guide to help your elderly loved ones stay safe in their homes!

    The Right Height for Your Household Items

    The Right Height for Your Household Items

    by Allie Brito0

  • As I approach the milestone of turning sixty, I am feeling comtemplative. Read along to learn how to embrace the good in each decade of life and move forward with zeal and enthusiasm.

    Hello, Sixty!

    Hello, Sixty!

    by Martha Montour8

  • Depression is just one geriatric problem facing seniors and in older adults can be mistaken as a sign of aging. Learn how to detect symptoms of depression to help and care these elderly people.

    Help With Depression and Anxiety in the Elderly

    Help With Depression and Anxiety in the Elderly

    by Mazlan28

  • Mental decline is quite common among seniors. But it is possible to maintain a sharp mind as you age. Read about the 10 ways you can improve your memory and keep your brain healthy as you age.

    How to Improve Your Memory as You Age

    How to Improve Your Memory as You Age

    by Chin chin3

  • Cognitive decline is among the normal processes of aging, which simply means that the brain doesn't work as well as it used to. Cognitive decline, which can lead to dementia or other brain diseases,

    Cognitive Reserve: How to Build It Up

    Cognitive Reserve: How to Build It Up

    by Dr Pran Rangan0

  • Not everyone age seventy and beyond is senile and miserable. Some remain happy and positive. They make people laugh, offer encouragement, and prove themselves likeable. They share these common traits.

    Seven Characteristics of Optimistic Older People

    Seven Characteristics of Optimistic Older People

    by Dora Weithers44

  • As we age, we lose our taste and smell for food. Why does this happen? All about your taste buds and how they impact taste. Things you never knew about your nose. Do young adults lose taste and smell?

    How Taste and Smell Change Due to Aging

    How Taste and Smell Change Due to Aging

    by Audrey Hunt114

  • Before you become annoyed by the habit of humming in the elderly, find out why they hum and how it benefits them. Your tolerance level may increase, and you may gain a new appreciation for humming.

    How the Habit of Humming Benefits the Elderly

    How the Habit of Humming Benefits the Elderly

    by Dora Weithers112

  • Older people tend to produce fewer tears to remove bacteria and viruses from the surface of their eyes. Dry eyes and an increased risk of conjunctivitis may result.

    Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) in Older Adults

    Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) in Older Adults

    by Linda Crampton10

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