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How To Get Sunshine During The Gloomy Winter Caregiving Months

It’s no mistake that one of the 6 key domains of the Age Friendliness Score is transportation. Ease of mobility can keep daily routines dynamic and avoid social isolation, but during the long winter months or in caregiving situations where a loved one’s mobility is impaired, it can become much more difficult to get out and get a daily dose of Vitamin D. 

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DEALS

Beth’s Bargains: Stretching My Retirement Dollar

Living on a fixed income in retirement often requires getting creative with spending. While not yet retired myself, I take pride in chasing down some of the best bargains. 

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CARE

How To Bring Mom or Dad to a Restaurant When They Have Alzheimer’s

One of the most difficult aspects of caring for a cognitively impaired loved one is the fact that the normalcy of social interaction is completely upended. Let these simple tips ease the act of eating at a restaurant together.

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LEARNING

The Age Friendly University Network: 4 ways it may help make aging easier

The Age Friendly University (AFU) global network is a movement that may help shape how we live and work in retirement by increasing educational opportunities for older adults.

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LIVING

Is Your Town or Employer Age Friendly?

Age Friendly Advisor  focuses on where we live and work in our later years - and how we engage with our communities. Go to your town's page and post your review.  What makes it age friendly - or not?  Go to the 'Working' section and post an employer review.  What makes your employer age friendly - or not?

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LIVING

Crowd-sourcing Set To Accelerate Age Friendly Movement

“We need engagement from the bottom in addition to action from the top,” the World Health Organization’s Dr. John Beard tells Age Friendly Advisor.

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LIVING

An Innovation Framework for Age Friendly Cities

As cities take on disruptive challenges, in particular harnessing technological disruptions and managing aging populations, this note suggests a five-stage framework to guide cities along their innovation journey. 

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CARE

Deciding Where to Live and How to Get Support

Seniors have a variety of choices about where to live.  They include living any place and a variety of special communities for seniors.  Where you live determines access to family, friends and at times a variety of support services.

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