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posted 03.06.2017
The Somali culture expects one to highly prioritize a loved one’s care—it is through the care that a person receives blessings that eases their affairs—and when it comes to the chronic disease of dementia this can be a very demanding cultural value. Read More
posted 03.03.2017
Americans across all racial and ethnic lines describe losing vision as potentially having the greatest impact on their life. And yet, vision and eye health challenges remain a largely overlooked public health problem facing our nation. Read More
posted 03.02.2017
The biggest difference between Dr. Green’s approach and so many others is that she is not teaching us to get “closure,” a shutting off in response to the deaths of loved ones, but rather, “homeostasis,” a state of psychological equilibrium. And that is, indeed, what we... Read More
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

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