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Caregivers who are trained in responding to anxiety or aggression in people with dementia can effectively reduce those symptoms, studies find. iStockphoto hide caption

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Behavioral Therapy Helps More Than Drugs For Dementia Patients

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From Naked Mole Rats To Dog Testicles: A Writer Explores The Longevity Quest

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Residents of ShantiNiketan, a retirement community near Orlando, Fla., walk in a Hindu religious procession. Courtesy of ShantiNiketan Inc. hide caption

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Being With People Like You Offers Comfort Against Death's Chill

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As America Grays, A Call For Dignity In Aging And Elder Care

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Rainy Day Women Ages 55 And Up: Bob Dylan Makes Cover Of AARP Magazine

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Barbara Beskind, 90, is a designer at IDEO who works with engineers on products that improve the quality of life for older people. Nicolas Zurcher/Courtesy of IDEO hide caption

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At 90, She's Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

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Palliative medicine physician Michael Fratkin gets off a plane after visiting a patient on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation. He's recently launched a startup to support this kind of work. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

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Rural Doctor Launches Startup To Ease Pain Of Dying Patients

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Donna Giron wheels through the halls of the nursing home she's lived in since May. Finding an affordable home of her own has been difficult. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN hide caption

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When Home And Health Are Just Out Of Reach

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Donald Hall is a former U.S. poet laureate and was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2010. Linda Kunhardt/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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At 86, Poet Donald Hall Writes On, But Leaves Verse Behind

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Joyce Powell, 80, attends an exercise class at UT-Arlington with her husband, Thomas (right). Powell says she feels more confident in getting around and traveling since taking the classes. Dane Walters/KERA hide caption

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Broken Hips: Preventing A Fall Can Save Your Life

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