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  • Fantastic and creative ideas that will help senior citizens be able to enjoy more independence and likely avoid the misery and expense of being housed in assisted living facilities or nursing homes.

    Innovative Ideas That Will Make Life Easier as We Age

    Innovative Ideas That Will Make Life Easier as We Age

    by Sondra Rochelle6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Weithers70

  • 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 Rangan2

  • Research suggests a possible relationship between being able to smell and the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Sounds unlikely? No, I'm not joking. Learn about the peanut butter test here and how it can assist dementia diagnosis.

    Alzheimer's Disease and the Peanut Butter Test

    Alzheimer's Disease and the Peanut Butter Test

    by Beth Eaglescliffe3

  • 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

  • This article is meant to give readers a peek into the future so that they can get an idea about how life might change for them as they age and possibly take steps now to prepare them for what is to come.

    Things Most People Stop Doing as They Age

    Things Most People Stop Doing as They Age

    by Sondra Rochelle4

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