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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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What to Know About Money and Work By 50, 60, 70

Master these skills for your finances and career when turning each age

One Millennial's Journey into the Field of Aging

Mairead Bagley is a 22-year-old recent graduate of the University of Maryland-College Park with a B.S. in Community Health. Previously, she interned at AARP and also served as a home health aide for several seniors. Currently, she is in her final month as a summer intern in the communications department at LeadingAge and spends her weekends as an aide to an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease. She would like to get her master’s degree in public health with a focus in gerontology, and hopes to pursue a life-long career in the aging field.

Common Myths of Hospice Care Debunked

Five things you may think about hospice that aren't true.

A Smart Way to Curb Senior Loneliness

In this program, old and young people connect with one another.

3 Reasons Boomers Should Play Pokémon Go

Millennials have gravitated to this app, but it's not just for the Snapchat set