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Chocolate may help keep brain healthy, sharp in old age, study says

Source: Chocolate may help keep brain healthy, sharp in old age, study says So, have our dreams come true?

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Why Spending Time with Elders Can Help You Improve

Wisdom of our elders is yours, if you pay attention. Continue reading

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Life As An Experiment

  What if we readjusted what we think has to be “THE outcome”, and instead experimented with “I wonder…” This can work wonders in your relationship with elders. And everyone else! Listen to the audio below where you’ll learn how … Continue reading

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Elders Say the Darnedest Things

Did I hear that right?

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Old Friends

His boyhood friend is in a nursing home. His friend’s wife is having a hard time finding what she considers adequate care for her husband of 60+ years. My father-in-law listened as his friend’s wife described, in excruciating detail, the … Continue reading

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Conversation Starters With Elders Which Encourage Connection

The elder stage of life has as many specificities as any other stage, however if you’re not past the 80, it can be difficult to understand. Just as my 20something daughters can’t fully understand the decisions their 50something parents make, … Continue reading

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Do Old People Like to Laugh?

I recently read an article called “Why the elderly have a sense of humour failure”. The researchers said it was likely that age-related decline in short term memory, abstract reasoning and shifting between different trains of thought affects the ability … Continue reading

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Cool Things About Elders

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