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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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Every new year brings new resolutions — exercise more, eat a healthier balanced diet and maybe even travel to new countries are a few of the common goals individuals set out for themselves when starting a fresh year. For 2016, there is another popular goal on many Americans’ to-do lists — find a…
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Come Election Day 2016, the country will elect a new president after an endless round of campaigning and debates. How will our adult children influence the selection of the new POTUS?
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En español | An  AARP survey on brain health has found a significant gap between what people believe is good for their brains and what they actually do to preserve their cognitive function. The survey, of more than 1,500 adults over age 40, found that although 98 percent said maintaining and…
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earlier this month sparked the observation that some of our adult children take a different approach to parenthood. This is not their childhood redux. The changes range from care and feeding to playtime and parenting philosophy. According to a study of more than 10 million millennial parents, 50…
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En español |  Don’t expect boomers to jump into retirement and pursue a life of full-time leisure. Once they leave the workforce, many of them want to, well, continue working — often in an entirely new field.
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En español | As Social Security celebrates its 80th birthday, the program remains as popular as ever among all age groups, although some people are skeptical and confused about its long-term financial outlook.
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With AAA forecasting that 41.9 million of us will hit the highways over the July 4th weekend, findings from a new  AARP Travel survey prove that the old-fashioned road trip remains prized by travelers 45 and older.
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Tell the truth now: Are you really flossing your teeth every day? Or are you just lying about it to your dentist?
Social Security and Taxes
Most adults likely have heard of Social Security — or seen the taxes for it taken out of their paychecks. But when quizzed on some of the basics of the program, only 28 percent got a passing grade.
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