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February 23, 2016
How A Growth Mindset Can Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
At New Year’s, people sometimes think about resolutions they made but didn’t keep the year before, and wonder whether they will keep their resolutions this year. If this sounds like you, keep in mind that a simple shift in how you think may greatly increase the odds that you will keep your New Year’s resolutions: the key here is to use a growth mindset. Although we discussed the general concept of a growth mindset last year (“Developing a Growth Mindset”), it is well worth revisiting this concept for any 2016 New Year’s resolutions you’ve made.
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February 23, 2016
Life Beyond the Label
“My mother understands everything you’re saying, so please look at her when you’re talking,” I pleaded. Mom had been in the nursing home for a week and I’d begun to see how the staff consistently treated her—as if she were incompetent. Sadly, she had developed debilitating supra nuclear palsy (you may remember the actor Dudley Moore who had it) and could no longer be understood when she spoke. However, her eyes and brain were still alert and she could respond to yes or no questions with a nod of her head, very aware of what was happening.
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February 18, 2016
Housing Tips and Advice from The National Aging in Place Council
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February 18, 2016
The Boomer’s Roadmap for Aging in Place: How to Prepare Today for your Senior Years
Aging in place is an attractive option for many baby boomers and retirees who value independence and living life on their own terms. This lifestyle choice is a commitment to remaining in the home that you know and love, rather than relocating to a retirement community or assisted living facility. Now is the time to start planning for your senior years and making small changes a little bit at a time.
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February 18, 2016
Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging
If you’re already active, keep it up. It may even be time to push yourself a little harder, try a new activity, or find new ways to add exercise to your daily life.Don’t worry if you’ve never exercised, or if you stopped exercising for some reason. Let us help you get moving. By picking up this book and looking through it, you’ve taken an important first step toward good health.
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