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March 12, 2013

The Life Expectancy Gap

…Why? Why is the life expectancy gap growing? And why don’t we know? “The growing health and life expectancy gap is in my view much more disturbing than the income…

April 18, 2016

Life Expectancy Depends on Where You Live + more from the week online

…a long life wherever your home is, but if you’re poor, your life expectancy is tied to where in the United States you live, according to a report in the…

July 19, 2013

Healthy State Sick State: A New Report Rates the 52 for Healthy Life Expectancy

…the first ever state-by-state assessment of healthy life expectancy conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and released this week. The CDC explains “healthy life expectancy,” or HLE, as “a…

April 21, 2013

Linky Sunday: Life Expectancy Linked to Career, Why Memory Lags, Seniors to Pay More for Parks Pass?

…– a shorter life. The BBC reported last week on a study that analyzed obituaries and showed that those who made their marks as performers and in sports die younger….

June 22, 2018

Coffee, Cake…and end of life issues

…part of life for her since childhood. What happens after we die? We shared ideas about possible spiritual reunions, reincarnation, eternal life and if signs are received from loved ones…

February 17, 2016

Linda Lavin: Making Life Choices

…too. Yes, I realized in putting together the show that that’s what I had been doing all my life — that my life was a series of increments of change…

October 6, 2019

Think you’re covered? Think again.

…appeal process in this instance. After two years, most policies treat suicide like any other cause of death. 3. Lost and Forgotten Life Insurance Policies When it comes to life

February 10, 2016

This New Medicare Benefit Could Change Your End of Life  

…improve end-of-life care. The goal, according to the IOM, is “delivery of person-centered, family-centered end-of-life care.” Foremost in making that happen is improving communications between healthcare providers and patients. Advance…

October 3, 2018

Men and Late In Life Dating

…Men have various reasons for late in life dating. Some men hope to discover love; others are happy with someone who can cook meals or care for them should they…

November 2, 2015

For Brain Health, Turn Up the Volume on Life

“Amp up life! Our generation was taught that we’re born with a certain number of brain cells and we live our life losing them, so deal with it. It’s so…

March 24, 2017

The Upside of 70

“This may be something of a new approach to growing older. It’s certainly a healthy alternative to an extended life of consumerism: cruises that pamper, prepackaged experiences or the promise…

June 28, 2019

Handling a difficult discussion

…and end of life care. The tendency to fixate on the word end in end-of-life care is one of them, but that in and of itself can have devastating ramifications….

October 13, 2013

Linky Sunday: Facebook tweaks privacy, 33% Brits claim age discrimination…

…new “graph search,” people will be able to simply search for all people in New York. Time to upgrade your profile privacy? Read more here. A life-expectancy puzzle A new…

January 16, 2017

Aging Out of Place in Florence, Italy

…Ranking: 37. Life expectancy at 60 and healthy life expectancy (how many healthy years can you expect to have post-60) are higher than in the U.S., and the old-age poverty…

July 26, 2016

Julia Cameron: How to Get Creative in Later Life

…I can!” —Julia Cameron Don’t let anyone tell you you’re too old or it’s too late in life to be creative, and be especially unwelcoming of that small voice whispering…