Lifestyles

How to make healthy choices about caregiving for your loved one, and for yourself

Apr 12th, 2021 | By

Oftentimes, many of us, when making decisions as caregivers, tend to leave out a vital factor – ourselves. As caregivers of our loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s, our role as the decisionmaker gets emotionally demanding. As the disease progresses, more decisions seem to pile up. As time goes by, we forget that we are
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Report: Seattle almost country’s healthiest city

Mar 24th, 2021 | By
Report: Seattle almost country’s healthiest city

Seattle is the second-healthiest city in the U.S., according to a new report. With healthcare costs rising and the country in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, personal-finance website WalletHub released its 2021 “Healthiest and Unhealthiest Cities in America. The review of 180 of the largest cities, based on factors ranging from the cost of
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COMMENTARY: AARP is excited for “quick-action” community projects

Mar 16th, 2021 | By

We know that it takes time to build great communities. But, we also believe that tangible improvements can spark long-term change. The AARP Community Challenge launched in 2017 to fund projects that build momentum to improve livability for all. We are excited to announce the program is back in 2021 for its fifth year and
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Answers to how families can celebrate your life

Mar 1st, 2021 | By
Answers to how families can celebrate your life

Planning for a funeral, one of the most difficult conversations in a person’s life, can put an emotional strain on family members and friends, but some of the stress can be relieved when the most common questions have answers. Start by examining your options. While funeral homes generally have similar offerings, they can also vary
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