Nellie Sheppard

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Caregiver vs. Caretaker

A reader wonders about the difference in meaning between <i>caretaker</i> and <i>caregiver</i>:<p>It seems to me that they should have opposite meanings. Is there a …

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Americans shrug off worries over aging population

A Pew Research Center report looks at the challenges of aging in 21 countries.<p>Americans are less worried than people in other countries about the challenges posed by an increasingly aging population, according to a new report.<p>The report by the Pew Research Center, released today, combines survey …

Three Sisters Reunite in Bristol with a Combined Age of 315

Three sisters, aged 101, 104 and 110, gathered recently for a reunion after not seeing each other for more than 10 years.<p>Three centenarians sisters — …

7 Things We Can Learn From The East About Aging Gracefully

The world's largest population of older healthy adults is on the Japanese island of Okinawa. And the last two people who held the title of world's oldest person (116 in both cases) were from Japan.<p>So what does Japan know that the Western world doesn't about longevity and aging? We'd broaden that to …

Wrinkles review – 'unsentimental evocation of old age'

Adapted from a comic strip by Paco Roca, this traditional cel animation from Spain is a surprising thing indeed – an intelligent, entertaining, altogether unsentimental evocation of the experience of old age. With its crisply drawn, unfussy visuals, <i>Wrinkles</i> is about Emilio, an elderly ex-bank …

Here's Proof Success Has No Age Limit

What would you do if your age wasn't a factor? Travel the world? Create the next iPhone?<p>Some people view growing older as a limitation when it comes to pursuing their dreams -- but what if we started looking at accomplishment differently? Studies have shown that having a specific goal to work …

5 Things The Greeks Can Teach Us About Aging Well

There's a lot we can learn from the Greeks, no doubt. Some of the greatest (and wisest) minds who ever lived were Greek... Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle to name a few. We can thank them for things like democracy, the Olympics, and heck, even the Pythagorean Theorem. Oh, and don't forget gyros.<p>And …

The grip of god. Arnold Palmer's incredible hands. Orlando 2010.

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Photo by @haarbergphoto (Orsolya Haarberg) Houses reflecting in the sea on the island of #Lovund in #Norway. On 21

March 22, 2014 08:54pm in Brooklyn, "Hustling Rasta" @ruddyroye as part of the #24hourproject. #24hr14 #24hr14brooklyn, For more information please visit www.the24hourproject.net @24hourproject #oggl_ig #blackportraiture #bedstuyportrait #brooklynportrait #brooklynphotography #streetportrait #streetphotography #makeportrait #makeportraits #igers #instamood #sonya7r Met JAH Mike in the dimming Brooklyn lights as he tried to sell a few of his crowns to customers at the new Reggae Cafe on Broadway. "I need couple dollars to pick up my suit for tomorrow, it's my 61st earth strong tomorrow folks help me out," he kept saying as he revved up his sales pitch for the crowd.

A Hindu devotee looks out over the Ganges river on March 28, 2014 in Varanasi, India. #varanasi #india

An old lady poses for a #portrait at a #health centre in #rural #nepal. Photo by @sanjitdas #panospictures #photography #b&w #age #panos

Older Adults and Internet Use: (Some of) What we know

Mary Madden presented at a meeting convened at the University of Michigan to discuss the current state/future direction of research looking at older adults and tech use.

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One In Two Older Adults Experience Debilitating Pain, Study Shows

It's not necessarily age that's slowing you down, it could just be the aches and pains that accompany it.<p>Just over half of older Americans have experienced pain so bothersome in the last month that it limited their physical functioning. An analysis of over 7,600 people over the age of 65 as part of …

Helping Older Adults Cope With Lifestyle Changes

During the holidays, some families may notice changes in their senior loved one's cognitive or physical health, prompting them to consider that it may be time for them to move to a senior living community. When that time comes, some may take it for granted and assume it's a natural transition. …

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Parents' Perceptions Of Giving To Adult Children Affect Happiness

When it comes to helping out your middle-aged kids, the more you give, the more you get. A new study shows that while parents may want their children to be independent, their perceptions of providing assistance affect whether they derive joy or sadness from helping out.<p>Researchers from Penn State …

With changing demographics, the multigenerational house comes of age

Marc Cramer<p>Although she doesn’t expect her parents to downsize for quite some time (she’s in her 30s, they’re in their 60s), the eventual move was of primary consideration when she started renovating her Toronto semi a few years ago. She worked with award-winning architecture firm Williamson Chong …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

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Rainy Mood

Welcome to Rainy Mood, the internet's most popular rain experience.<p>Millions of people use Rainy Mood while sleeping, studying, and relaxing.<p>Enjoy the …

Online learning: Campus 2.0

Massive open online courses are transforming higher education — and providing fodder for scientific research.<p>When campus president Wallace Loh walked …

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Higher Education Network

Higher education network<p>The latest QS world university rankings reveal that Oxford is top in the UK for the first time, although the US leads the way …