Top News from Around the Web in August 2017
Each day from current news feeds and research taken from social media streams, I post the top stories to give you in-depth look into aging and senior care. This news feed will help you save time and effort when seeking top reads, studies, and articles that help you age with dignity, live independently and safely, and the ones that significantly impact your health.
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How to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey
"How to Stream Thousands of Free Movies Using Your Library Card"
Stuff Seniors Need
More A 55 and over Facebook group where friends are made
How friends fill the void when aging alone
How to Prepare for Old Age When You Don't Have Kids
How to deal with loneliness
My First Year as a Widow - Ten Things I Learned
"Most members are very grateful to find us." @Carebuzz on fostering community among "elder orphans"
Supporting Single Seniors
Aging in Place
This is why aging alone is harder than other lifestyles, and how we adapt
Stuff Seniors Need
The Most Popular Foods in 11 Major US Cities
Millennials who can't afford housing should consider moving in with empty nesters
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Mindful Aging: What It Is And Why You Should Be Doing It
Cardiologists weigh in on what women over 50 need to know about heart attacks
It's not just living longer, it's about preparing for a whole new life that starts
This chart shows why you should never worry about getting older
Caregiver Smile Summit
Who Will Care for America's Seniors?
How to Help Your Aging Parents and Still Save for Retirement
7 Self-Caring Activities for When You're Stuck in Your Head
Putting a Price on Caregiving
Predicting "The End Of #Alzheimer's"
The 3 Vitamins that Prevent Brain Loss
People Who Get Less REM Sleep May Be at Greater Risk of Dementia
Cost of care for a person with dementia averages $321,780. Families cover 70%
End of Life
The 3 things you learn after your mother dies
Hospice Photography Creates Legacy for Families
Challenge yourself to move more, work harder, and try all 4 types of exercise
How Exercise Can Improve Mental Health, beating depression
You can exercise almost anywhere. Even at work
4 Plant-Based Ways to Power Your Workouts
Try this to strengthen your grip and help you open jars more easily
Finances and Money
It's Different For Women In Estate Planning
IRS Free Tax Return Preparation Programs
Who Pays for Aging?
Mortgage Calculator: Are rental properties a good investment?
At What Age Are You Too Old to Manage Your Money?
Can You Be Depressed Without Knowing It?
Loneliness kills - it's as bad as 15 cigarettes a day
Healthy Aging with McMaster Optimal Aging Portal
What Happens to Creativity as We Age?
How do I get the Medicare coverage I want with the lowest out-of-pocket cost?
Medicare's Gaps for Dental, Hearing and Vision Coverage
How to Keep Long-Term Care From Bankrupting Us
Assisted Living - for older people who value independence, yet require some help with daily chores & necessities
Common Myths of Assisted Living
Cohousing Could Help Solve Some of the World's Most Pressing Problems
Here's what the care homes of the future should look like
Quiz: What type of care is right for me?
Social Security Changes to Safeguard Online Accounts
Could You Live Off Social Security Alone?
Aging at Home Will Be Harder With Medicaid Cuts
8 Strategies for Scoring Last-Minute Travel Deals
Am I too old to travel solo?
Seniors and Airport Navigation
How to Get an Accessible Hotel Room
This Is The Most Beautiful Train Ride in America And It Only Costs $97