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A Caregiver’s Message

My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s four years ago.  Within a few months of her diagnosis, I began caring for her full time with a routine unsatisfactory to both of us. I gave up being social. I gave up traveling. I gave up taking care of myself, and I neglected the rest of my family to …

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Hurricane Harvey: Memories Linger One Year Later

In the late afternoon hours of August 25, 2017, a Category 4 storm named “Harvey” began rolling into the Houston metro area. It would eventually dump more than 50 inches of rain and strike the Texas coast with winds up to 130mph. The storm brought unprecedented amounts of rain to an area stretching from the …

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Active and involved — Older Americans increasingly bypass the rocking chair

Each May, the Administration for Community Living celebrates aging through Older Americans Month. The message is simple: Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. Improved healthcare and lifestyle habits added 30 years to Americans’ life expectancy during the 20th century. The extra years have ushered in a phase of life where interests, goals and …

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