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The Genius of Marian: Filmmaker Interview

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Filmmakers Banker White and Anna Fitch discuss the making of The Genius of Marian. Continue


The Pain-Reducing Power of Water Workouts

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Next Avenue
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How to get more intense exercise and less joint pain Continue


Why more seniors are retiring on college campuses

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PBS NewsHour
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Retirement communities with ties to universities are a growing trend. Catering to the college-educated baby-boomer generation, nearly 100 schools have revived relationships with former students and others. Special correspondent Spencer Michels talks to residents of one such community in Florida. Continue


The Genius of Marian - Trailer

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When Pam White is diagnosed at age 61 with early-onset Alzheimer’s, her family grapples with the disease alongside her, and her eldest son attempts to recover her memories by recording conversations in this visually rich, poignant film. Continue


Caring at the End

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As our loved ones near the end of their lives, the difficulty in comforting them reverberates in the lives of family members and caretakers: a woman with young children must find balance as she cares for her ailing mother; a look at the intimate bond between patient and caretaker; the story of a man who personifies “in sickness and in health”; and how the power of music can awaken sleeping minds. Continue


Jane Pauley: Your Life Calling

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To The Contrary
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Former Today Show host Jane Pauley talks about her latest book Your Life Calling: Re-imagining the Rest of Your Life. She hopes to inspire baby boomers and gen X-ers to find new aspirations and adventures after 50. Continue


A Gen X'er Asks, "Am I Ready for 50?"

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Ready or not, the "slackers" are about to cross the threshold. Continue


7 Symptoms Mistakenly Blamed on Aging

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If you're tired, achy or cranky, it may not be age. Don't ignore health issues that need treatment. Continue


Get More Out of Life as a 'New Senior Woman'

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The co-author of a book about reinventing yourself after 50 reveals what "elderchicks" told her. Continue


Housework Creates Dustups for Retired Couples

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Irritation over chores intensifies in retirement. But you can clean up the mess with these tidy tips. Continue


What’s That You Said About New Hearing Aids?

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Apple and traditional device makers have teamed up on hearing aids. Continue


Caring at the End | Promo

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Local, USA
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As our loved ones near the end of their lives, the difficulty in comforting them reverberates in the lives of family members and caretakers: a woman with young children must find balance as she cares for her ailing mother; a look at the intimate bond between patient and caretaker; the story of a man who personifies “in sickness and in health”; and how the power of music can awaken sleeping minds. Continue


Good Soil

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In 1983 the German energy giant RWE started digging for coal in the Garzweiler II pit. Since then 16 villages around the mine have been resettled. Against all odds, brothers Helmut and Joachim Meier run the nursery they built 30 years ago until the very end. Life is grey and lonesome, but there's one hidden place where the world still seems to be all right. Continue


Six Aging Myths We Need to Stop Believing

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Contrary to popular belief, getting older is not synonymous with declining health. Continue


StoryCorps Shorts: Me and You

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In New York, 73-year-old Jackie Miller talks to her adopted son, Scott, revealing something about her early life that sheds new light on his adoption. As they express their profound love for one another, Scott touchingly recalls how he came out to her and expresses his trepidation about the future. Continue


Welcome to Age 50: Top Health Tips

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In 2014, the last of the baby boom generation will turn 50. Here's what they need to know to maintain their health in the decades ahead. Continue


A Widower's 4 Vital Money Lessons for Husbands

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The sudden death of his wife taught one man how much he didn't know about the family's finances. Continue


Lessons We Learn From Loss

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Despite her training, a care executive was unprepared for her own grief after her dad's death. Continue


Putting a Youthful Spin on 55+ Communities

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Forget age restrictions — new retirement developments are 'ageless'. Continue


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