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Healthy Aging

As longer life becomes a reality for more and more individuals in the US, finding ways to improve quality of life throughout a lifetime is becoming increasingly important. This section highlights the many ways people can strive for overall well-being.

 

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A Day in the Life of a Millennial Home Health Aide

Mairead Bagley is a 22-year-old recent graduate from the University of Maryland-College Park with a B.S. in Community Health. Previously, she was a home health aide for the elderly and interned for 8 months on the health and caregiving team at the national headquarters of AARP. Currently, she is a summer intern in the communications department at LeadingAge.

Millennials and the Future of the Eldercare Workforce

Mairead Bagley is a 22-year-old recent graduate from the University of Maryland-College Park with a BS in Community Health. Previously, she was a home health aide for the elderly and interned for 8 months on the health and caregiving team at the national headquarters of AARP. Currently, she is a summer intern in the communications department at LeadingAge. 

Turning Memories Into Poetry in Dementia Care

Mind's Eye Poetry workshops prove creativity persists despite cognitive decline

How She Started Investing In Stocks After 60

Her advice to smart women lacking financial confidence

A New Twist on Planned Senior Communities

Across the country, developers are re-imagining community life, creating holistic settings that will appeal to older people.