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Lifelong Learning provides Opportunities for Older Adults to Live Well and Age Well

Lifelong Learning provides Opportunities for Older Adults to Live Well and Age Well

"Your brain and your spirit crave learning opportunities your entire life." At every stage of life, people are drawn to a community of peers for recreation, socializing, support and learning together. Children have school and recreational activities. Young adults have "hangouts." Middle-aged adults may find these relationships in the […] Click here to view original web page at www.chicagotribune.com

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How Tai Chi Can Help Conquer Fear of Falling as We Age

The odds of a bone-shattering fall increase with age, as muscles grow weak and vision fades. Yet seniors who fear falling are at higher risk of falling, research shows, even if they have never taken a spill before. Those most fearful of falling may decide to avoid risk by avoiding activity—and then grow weaker and more likely to fall as ...

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