Aging

Aging is part of life, but it doesn't have to be discouraging. Embrace aging as a reflection of all the wisdom you've accumulated over the years, and look ahead with excitement and joy.
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Aging Parents

Dental Care and Older Adults

With vigilance and gentle guidance, you can help your loved one maintain healthy teeth and gums.

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Advice for Caregivers

3 Common Guilt “Triggers” That Caregivers Face

When you understand and acknowledge this crippling emotion, you can begin to move on from it.

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Aging Parents

Six Ways to Help Your Loved One Avoid Falling

Many falls are preventable, even when winter conditions make it tough to get around.

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5 Key Nutrients for Better Gut Health
Living Longer, Living Better

5 Key Nutrients for Better Gut Health

If you’ve been struggling to get your gut in check, or if you’re curious as to how to keep your digestive system happy so that your body stays healthy, these foods, vitamins, and daily habits should do the trick.

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How to Pray

How to Pray Like Dolly Parton

The country music icon is as passionate about her faith as her performing.

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Angels

Her Persistence Saved Her Husband's Life

His erratic behavior signaled that something was wrong; she was determined to get to the bottom of it.

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Aging Parents

4 Ways to Help Your Loved One Head Safely into Winter

With the challenges of Covid, it’s important to prepare now to combat health risks.

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Caregiver Stress

Restoring Peace and Happiness to Your Holidays Despite Covid Challenges

It’s easier to navigate the season when you lower expectations and understand your own needs.

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Better Living

Guideposts Classics: Chuck Yeager on Aging with Positivity

In this story from December 1986, legendary test pilot, World War II hero, Air Force general and author Chuck Yeager shares his approach to living life to the fullest, even in one’s senior years.

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Aging Parents

7 Tips to Improve Your Loved One’s Sleep Routine, as Well as Your Own

The stresses and disruptions of Covid-19 have made good sleep habits more important than ever.

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