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How to Store Old Photos and Preserve Precious Memories Forever

The Association of Personal Photo Organizers created National Save Your Photos Day, which falls on the last Saturday in September. Photos are a great way to preserve memories and create a visual family history for future generations. We've a few tips to help you save and organize your digital assets.

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What Is Ageism and How Do We Tackle It?

The WHO Global Campaign to Combat Ageism “aims to build a world for all ages by changing the way we think, feel and act towards age and aging.” As with any issue that needs to be addressed, acknowledging the problem is the first step toward finding a solution. Take some time to examine your own implicit biases, and think about how you can take action to combat them. 

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Dear Caregiver, Please Take Care of Yourself, Too

Research has shown that stress levels are typically higher for the nearly 44 million people who provide unpaid care for their loved ones. Stress can have a negative impact on the mind and body, and even lead to caregiver burnout if not managed properly.

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The History Behind National Grandparents Day

When President Jimmy Carter signed a proclamation establishing National Grandparents Day in 1978, it was a hard-won achievement for aging advocate Marian McQuade.

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National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer sneaks up on women because in its early stages, the symptoms aren’t intense and present vaguely, and there is no dependable screening test for the cancer. The American Cancer Society notes that ovarian cancer is the deadliest of cancers affecting the female reproductive system and the fifth-leading cause of cancer deaths among women overall. Ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in an estimated 22,500 American women in 2019.

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Postmenopausal Symptoms and Hormone Replacement Therapy

Dr. Tracey Banks is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and the founder and president of Adriatica Women’s Health in McKinney, Texas. The all-female practice of four physicians, three midwives and three nurse practitioners just celebrated its 20th anniversary in the North Dallas area. But these days, Dr. Banks focuses most of her care on older women and less on delivering babies.

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An Intergenerational Approach to Senior Care

A 2018 report from Generations United and the Eisner Foundation stated that there are 105 intergenerational "shared site" programs in the U.S.. Over 2/3 of the programs said that the goal of their intergenerational program was to "promote positive intergenerational relationships, improve attitudes toward elders and youth and support the health and development of participants."