Like his mother Virginia O'Brien before him, Greg O’Brien is battling Alzheimer’s disease with all his might. O'Brien's mother did everything she could to stave off the disease as she cared for her cancer-stricken,
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Doctors predicted that Georgie Wildgust wouldn't live past the age of 10. When Georgie Wildgust was born with Down syndrome in 1942, his mom was told that he wouldn't see his 10th birthday. Last month,
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She also revealed what makes her feel sexy these days. Jennifer Aniston looked stunning on the October cover of InStyle, and fans noticed something surprising about her look: freckles! The "Friends" star
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Herbert and Marilyn DeLaigle were famous in their town for always holding hands. When Herbert DeLaigle’s health started to decline in 2017, he scheduled a meeting with the preacher at his church in Waynesboro,
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A minister who interviewed her oldest congregants was surprised by some of their answers. What will you regret most at the end of a long life? Like many people, the Rev. Lydia Sohn was curious so she a
June Andrews, a nurse, dementia expert and author of the advice book “When Someone You Know Has Dementia,” provides commentary at the end of each task to explain how it might make the test-taker feel.
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We’ve seen plenty of beauty makeovers go viral, but this before/after story might just be the cutest yet. When Redditor @Katingvideos, a 15-year-old budding makeup maven based in the U.K., shared her recent
According to researchers, the study very well may be the first of its kind. For people age 55 and older, the benefits of exercise — not only physical, but cognitive — are clear. Numerous studies have the
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards made a reputation for himself over the decades as a hard-living classic rock 'n' roller, but he's dialing it back now. Keith Richards built his reputation over decades