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Common myths of aging: Happiness and good memory, possible

By Micha Shalev Society holds several myths about the elderly. Many of these myths may be easily disputed based on data from the U.S. Census and other studies. Myth: Dementia is an inevitable part of aging. Fact: Dementia should be seen as a modifiable health condition and, if it occurs, should be followed as a […]

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How come we aren’t as happy as our elders?

A new Gallup-Healthways index confirms there is such a thing as a mid-life crisis, but don’t worry because once we turn 65, it’s all laughter and contentment. older people are less likely to be sad or depressed than any other age group. In fact, although the difference is small, they’re actually somewhat happier.

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Age no barrier in enjoying life to the fullest

Age no barrier in enjoying life to the fullest

These individuals are examples of people who’ve found ways of making the second half of their life as rewarding, if not more exciting, than the first.

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