Mother’s Day Has a Long History of Love

The second Sunday in May was officially proclaimed “Mother’s Day” by President Woodrow Wilson in 1914, but it had a long history before then.

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Fragments of History: ‘It’s All in Your Head!” – A Brief History of the Brain

Sometime during the Neolithic or Stone Age (6000–2000 BCE), a girl who suffered from epilepsy, migraines, depression, or a mental illness was treated by someone skilled in trepanation.

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From the Office of Aging: ‘Age Out Loud’ During Older Americans Month

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty, and there were few programs to meet their needs.

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Easter Eggs around the World

Eggs were colored, blessed, exchanged, and eaten as part of the rites of spring long before Christian times.

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Savvy Senior: Golf Gadgets that Can Help Older Golfers

Dear Savvy Senior,
Do you know of any golfing gadgets or equipment that can help older golfers? My dad loves to play golf, but arthritis in his hands makes gripping the club difficult.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care

My parents both suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and required specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alzheimer’s care, nor am I trained to give medical advice.

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Living Your Best Retirement: Boomers Downsize to Tiny Houses

Millennials and boomers are the two largest demographic groups who are driving the tiny-house movement.

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Common Golf Injuries Require a Full-Body Assessment

If your clubs are already cleaned and polished, you may want to polish your golfing technique, too, before you set foot on the green.

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Genes May Control Your Coffee Intake

The amount of coffee you drink may be based on your genetic makeup.

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