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For Ed Asner, comics and autism are family matters

With a son and three grandchildren with autism, Ed Asner is raising funds for his namesake family center. Read More

Muscle loss in aging can be reversed

Sarcopenia robs many aging adults of vital muscle mass, yet few practicing physicians alert their older patients to this condition. Read More

Wallet Wisdom: Downsizing for seniors makes financial sense

Weigh the costs of your current situation versus a new smaller home. Read More

Age no match for these senior tennis players

If you’re feeling a little insecure about how you’re aging, stay away from 85-year-old Warren Moulds of Geneva, Ill., and 78-year-old Frank Asta of Batavia, Ill. Either that, or try to emulate them. Read More

Positively Young: Counting your blessings really works

Be grateful for all that comes your way — good and bad. Read More

Savvy Senior: How to manage restless leg syndrome

While there’s no cure, you can alleviate the symptoms of restless leg syndrome. Read More

Thriving Kupuna: Take precautions to avoid flu

Flu season is here, bringing aches, pains, fever, coughing, congestion and fatigue. Be sure to wipe down frequently touched surfaces, like doorknobs and light switches. Read More

Medicare upgrades website ahead of sign-up season

Medicare is modernizing its website to make it more useful for beneficiaries already accustomed to searching online for insurers, hospitals and doctors. Read More

Betty White’s steps to living longer, healthier

Betty White (pictured) turned 96 this year and claims that her long-term good health is the result of hot dogs and vodka, not necessarily in that order! Read More

Savvy Senior: How to recognize, prevent elder financial abuse

Financial scams that target the elderly continue to be a huge problem in the U.S. In fact, it’s estimated that one in five Americans over age 65 are scammed out of roughly $36 billion every year. Read More

Positively Young: What exactly are we entitled to?

What are you entitled to in life? Many people believe certain things to be true: Life should be fair and fruitful. Family should be loyal and supportive. The American dream should be ours. Read More

Co-housing a new trend for Bay Area seniors

The skyrocketing cost of California’s Bay Area housing almost forced Marietta Borgel to leave San Jose, the place she’s called home for six decades. Read More

‘Age-Friendly’ law ensures development benefits keiki, kupuna

Mayor Kirk Caldwell will sign the city’s new Age-Friendly Honolulu ordinance into law this week and AARP Hawai‘i is celebrating. Read More

Bowling with Billy Bob Thornton

The actor and musician enjoys bowling while on tour. Read More

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