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Inspired by a German retirement community's viral success earlier this year with what one website lauded as "probably the best calendar ever," residents of nine senior living communities across the United States have tweaked the concept to produce a homegrown calendar in which they recreate some iconic pop-culture scenes.
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When Judith Fox's husband died at 53, she found herself in an "alien world" of grief and shock. At only 50 years old, she didn't know any other widows and had no idea how to process the loss. Fast forward three years, and Fox was lucky enough to find love again. Three years after that, her second husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
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When Cathy Greenblat was in her 20s, her grandmother and grandfather had Alzheimer's. "I bought society's message that nothing could be done but keep them safe," she says. Years later, when Greenblat's mother developed the disease, she realized that lots more could be done.
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Hey, Olympics fans. Not around a TV? NBC isn't broadcasting live? Have I found an app for you: the Reuters Olympics app.
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Too many pictures of Alzheimer's patients present dim nursing home hallways or grim hospital corridors, lives of isolation and unwitting apathy. Cathy Greenblat aims to show another, brighter side of the disease, in her new book, Love, Loss and Laughter: Seeing Alzheimer's Differently, and accompanying photo exhibition in New York.
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Two recent photography essays have delved deeply into that most ephemeral yet integral part of ourselves: our memories.
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