Brain Training Results In Older Adults Can Last For Years

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Financial Benefits Of A College Degree Accumulate

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Snowstorm Leave Parts Of Midwest, Northeast And Canada Powerless

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Law Schools See Drop In First-Year Students

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Will Seniors Leave Republicans Out To Dry In 2014?

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Homeless Population Shrinks Again, But Unevenly

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Pansy Greene, 73, is in the early stages of Alzheimer's. She and her husband, Winston, have been married for 57 years. She says her secret to maintaining a normal life is to stay active and positive. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Despite Early Stages, Alzheimer's Affects Couple's Big Picture

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Gilroy Hain's only source of income is the $1,500 a month he receives from Social Security. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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When 'Fixed Income' Means Getting By On Social Security

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Arguments Over Social Security Pit Old Vs. Young

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Gaining a few more years of healthy life would be great for individuals, but expensive for Medicare, researchers say. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Delaying Aging May Have A Bigger Payoff Than Fighting Disease

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Court Says West Los Angeles VA Rental Deals Were Illegal

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The next bed could cost you a lot if the hospital says you're there on observation. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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For Hospital Patients, Observation Status Can Prove Costly

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Hazel Trexler-Campbell throws spray-painted horseshoes during the Senior Games in Cleveland on July 23. Benjamin Morris for NPR hide caption

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Pickleball, Anyone? Senior Athletes Play New Games And Old

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Graham Johnston, 82, poses for a portrait through an underwater window at the pool on Wednesday. Graham competed at the Senior Games in Cleveland, where more than 10,000 athletes older than 55 are competing in various sports. Benjamin Morris for NPR hide caption

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Age Hasn't Stopped This Man From Swimming — And Winning

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At the Baltimore Green House, every resident has a private room that's close to the common areas, shown here. Courtesy of Catholic Charities hide caption

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Move Over Nursing Homes — There's Something Different

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