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What Does It Feel Like To Be 75? Say Goodbye To Spry

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New Millennial Homes designed this ranch house for Jim and Cheryl Waggoner in Tampa Bay, Fla. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Building Homes to Age In

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Edward and Lavinia Fitzgerald in Savannah, Ga., have dinner while telecaregiver Denise Cady of ResCare, a camera monitoring service, looks on. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Wired Homes Keep Tabs On Aging Parents

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High-Tech Aging: Tracking Seniors' Every Move

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Betty and Jack O'Connor want to stay in their Chevy Chase, Md., home as they age and are trying to create a network of volunteers in their neighborhood, called a "village," to help them with tasks they can no longer handle. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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'Villages' Help Neighbors Age At Home

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Egg Producer In Recall Has History Of Violations

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Computers Are Becoming Cupid's Best Weapon

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Unlimited Vacation Time Not A Dream For Some

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More Workers Alleging Bias Against Caregivers

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More Couples Divorce After Decades Of Marriage

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Obama Tells Agencies: Speed Up The Hiring Process

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Obama Budget Pushes Paid Leave Programs

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