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6 Myths About Aging: What You've Got Wrong, According To Experts

There’s no doubt that there are lots of ways society — and even we ourselves, including caregivers at times — have misconceptions about older adults and what aging looks like. Now, a group of gerontology experts who work with seniors in different ways — from care management and nursing to... more

70-Year-Old Shares Inspiring Swimsuit Photos To Take On Ageism

From politics to the pandemic, today’s headlines can feel like an endless, exhausting loop. That’s why 70-year-old chef Babette Davis is such a breath of fresh — and encouraging — air. The Los Angeles resident shot to viral stardom recently when she honored her 70th birthday by posting a series... more

8 Inspiring, Feel-Good Stories About Seniors We Loved In 2020

Older adults, many of whom have been separated from friends and family or unable to partake in their usual social activities, have had a particularly challenging go of it lately.   Thankfully, there have been plenty of great and heartwarming moments for seniors, their loved ones, caregivers and those around... more

‘hugging Walls’ Let Us Squeeze Loved Ones Tightly Again, But Are They Safe?

If you’re missing your friends and family, you’re not alone. “People are desperate to be connected with loved ones, because our mental health is dependent on love and connection with family,” says Dr. Genevieve Brauning, lead physician at Novant Health SouthPark Family Physicians in Charlotte, North Carolina. “Each of... more