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5 Retirement Home Community Features You Won’t Believe Exist

For many seniors, the decision to sell their home and move into a retirement home community isn’t an easy one. It means adjusting to a whole new way of life late in the game, giving up the comforts of their own home, and dealing with the fear, anxiety and perception that they can no longer …

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Have Scientists Pinpointed The Gene Responsible For Weight Gain and Aging?

Scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center (USDA HNRCA) on Aging at Tufts University and Yale University School of Medicine appear to have discovered a gene responsible for causing weight gain, where the removal of it seems to do the opposite: decreases fat and aging. This gene, called FAT10, plays …

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How Much Would You be Willing to Spend on a Party for Seniors?

Recently, a town on France’s southern coast called Le Barcarès came under fire for spending tens of thousands of euros to throw a party for pensioners. We all know France likes to indulge in lavish parties and dinners, but this report seems extravagant to everyone. Everyone, that is, except the French.
The Cost of the Party
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Seniors Get “Happy”

Pharrell Williams’s latest song, “Happy”, is a toe-tapping song that’s easy to sing along to and hard to forget. And when he performed it at this year’s Oscar Awards, it was one of those rare performances that was just plain fun to watch (even if his hat choice was a little questionable).

Because of its simple …

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