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Aging
Theories of Aging (Part 3) - Sociological Theories

Theories of Aging (Part 3) - Sociological Theories

Aging is a complex process and what one becomes in late life is a product of a lifetime of personal choices.

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Singing Heigh-Ho, Come to the Fair........

Singing Heigh-Ho, Come to the Fair........

Now, is there anything more quintessentially American than an old-fashioned county fair?

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Aging
Theories of Aging (Part 2) - The Programmed Theories of Aging

Theories of Aging (Part 2) - The Programmed Theories of Aging

Aging, according to programmed theories, represents a natural continuation of the cycle that regulates childhood growth and development.

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Aging
Theories of Aging (Part 1)

Theories of Aging (Part 1)

There are multifactorial processes that can affect how we age and multiple theories to explain these processes. These theories are biological, psychological, spiritual, and sociological in nature. Agi…

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Aging
Retirement and "Third Agers"

Retirement and "Third Agers"

Like many “third-agers,” I am currently investigating ways to make myself more marketable and to expand employment options as I age. I also wish to continue to make meaningful contributions to society…

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Alzheimer's Disease - Race Against Time

Alzheimer's Disease - Race Against Time

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects 4 - 5 % of older adults in the U.S. It is the most common type of dementia, and its effects are devastating for both the individual and the extended family unit, as we…

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Lifestyle
Creating A Monster (RANT)

Creating A Monster (RANT)

I am so distressed about the way my grandsons are being raised that I'm at my wits' end. What do I do?

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Toilet Paper, Karma, and Me

Toilet Paper, Karma, and Me

Somebody, please tell me I'm not the only one to experience this: Have you ever changed the toilet paper roll at home, only to find yourself changing them everywhere you go for the next week or so?…

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The Last Child Graduates

The Last Child Graduates

Here's to new beginnings for graduates everywhere and for the parents filled with pride, joy, love, anticipation, relief ...

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Too Soon Old.........Too Late Smart?

Too Soon Old.........Too Late Smart?

Or is it a day late and a dollar short?

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