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February 2017

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posted 02.28.2017
The prevalence of what we call purpose beyond-the-self cuts across all demographic groups and was just as high for respondents with health and financial problems as it was for those who were healthy and financially secure. Read More
posted 02.24.2017
A recent selection of articles for AgeBlog from members of the 2017 Aging in America Conference faculty. Read More
posted 02.23.2017
One in ten community-residing older adults reported experiencing elder abuse in the past year.  More than 5 million older adults may be victimized each year. Read More
posted 02.23.2017
When is forgetting part of the normal course of life? When does forgetting become a reason to worry? How can we tell the difference? Read More
posted 02.22.2017
What if pain won’t go away? Like an uninvited guest who sets down roots in the spare bedroom, helping himself to your food, your clean towels, and your attention, chronic pain drains a person’s resources and energy. Read More
posted 02.22.2017
Losing vision affects every aspect of everyday life and often requires the help of trained professionals to cope with the loss of independence and depression that can accompany vision loss. Read More
posted 02.21.2017
Written by the late Gene Cohen and his wife, Wendy Miller, the book Sky Above Clouds explores the power of creativity in facing challenges and managing loss and adversity in later life. Read More
posted 02.21.2017
As more individuals wish to stay in their homes, as opposed to institutionalized settings such as nursing homes, the demand for quality trained workers is growing, making this the fastest-growing job in the country. Read More
posted 02.13.2017
NCLER is creating the first-ever free, comprehensive legal training and technical assistance curriculum for the aging and legal services network. Read More
posted 02.13.2017
By integrating our efforts we are able to provide better outcomes, enhance recovery, improve quality of life, address needs, and maximize the potential for community living. Read More

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