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What you eat influences how you think, and it may also influence your mood. Here are four foods that help keep both your brain and your body healthy.
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Making life goals and working to achieve them not only gives us things to look forward to but also may help both brain health and longevity.
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A growing body of research shows that habits which benefit your heart also protect brain health. Even habits that you adopt later in life may help.
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AARP Staying Sharp is a one-of-a-kind lifestyle program that takes evidence-backed brain-health information and turns it into easy and fun actions.
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Vitamin E plays key roles throughout the body. To meet your targets, put these foods in regular rotation throughout your week.
Top Technology Trends 50 Plus in 2019
Last fall my mom got an iPhone so she could text with her children and grandchildren. It turns out she’s part of a trend of older Americans embracing technology to keep in touch with family and friends.
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AARP is developing innovative policies and programs as well as working with several partners, including from the private sector, to meet today’s housing challenges
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AARP continued its mission to empower all people 50 and over by being a sponsor at all four major diversity and inclusion journalist conferences: the National Association of Black Journalists, the Asian American Journalists Association, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and the…
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How we cope with stress is an important factor in our mental well-being which, in turn, impacts our brain health as we age. How we personally view getting older is also related. Adults who look at aging positively report higher mental well-being scores, says a new survey.
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The midterm elections are some 25 days away. And there are now 54 million smart speakers in the U.S. with more being purchased each day. In response, AARP has an innovative new "Raise Your Voice" smart speaker app designed to increase civic engagement of voters age 50 and older.
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