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  • Touch and Intimacy in the Elderly: Spending A Year Apart

    Touch and Intimacy in the Elderly Despite what many people think, touch and intimacy in the elderly are as important to them as it is to people who are decades younger. Intimacy and aging are two ... Read More
  • Support Groups for Children of Aging Parents

    Support Groups for Children of Aging Parents People struggling with their own problems aren’t in a good position to help others. It’s common for aging parents in need of help to not ask for it, ... Read More
  • Prejudice Against Elderly: Ageism

    Much like the other “-isms” you have heard of, ageism is a prejudice against the elderly. The term was first coined in 1969 and is specifically defined as stereotyping and/or discrimination against ... Read More
  • Nordic Pole Walking for Seniors: Health Benefits

    You don’t need snow to go cross-country skiing. As a matter of fact, you can do it on trails or sidewalks in your own neighborhood by using walking poles. This exercise, known as Nordic pole walking, ... Read More
  • Choosing Between Spouse and Elderly Parent

    Choosing Between Spouse and Elderly Parent As the circle of life unfolds, many adult children find themselves caring for an elderly parent. In some cases, that means taking care of little things, such ... Read More