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Donald Trump (left) arrives to announce his bid to run for president on June 16. Arnold Schwarzenegger (right) appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and announced he was running for governor of California on Aug. 6, 2003. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images and Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Before There Was The Donald, There Was Arnold

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Of the roughly 40 houses currently rented in Hope Meadows in Rantou, Ill., 10 are occupied by families who've adopted children from foster care. The rest are occupied by older adults who volunteer to help them. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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A Community Built Around Older Adults Caring For Adoptive Families

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Needs Of Retirees Take A Smaller Center Stage At White House Forum

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Chef Eric David Corradetti presents dinner to residents at the Bethlehem Woods senior living facility in La Grange Park, Ill. His kitchen emphasizes fresh produce and meats and meals made from scratch. Courtesy of Unidine hide caption

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Mush No More: Retirement Home Food Gets Fresh And Local

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Documentary Spotlights Perfectly Accessorized Iris Apfel

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Are You Sick, And Sick Of Hearing 'Everything Happens For A Reason'?

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Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes

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Can A Person With Dementia Consent To Sex?

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Hawaii ranks 49th in the nation for use of home health care services during the last six months of someone's life. Videos from ACP Decisions show patients what their options are at the end of life. ACP Decisions hide caption

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Videos On End-Of-Life Choices Ease Tough Conversation

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Richard Glatzer, Indie Film Director Behind 'Still Alice,' Dies

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Janice Ledtke and Pacho Lane chat during a speed dating event in The Age of Love. Courtesy of Free Play Pictures hide caption

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Speed Dating For Seniors Who Aren't Interested In Slowing Down

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