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SUMMARY VIEW  Expanded details within a Category. Click on article title, Category, or a listed Topic

To change sort order or make another search, modify the form above

Aging, General

 4 records found

Senior Citizens' Brains by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 17, 2019)
Looking at how our brain changes as we age…
Topics: Change Optimal Aging Research Trends Wellness

Slow Down As We Age? by Ken Potts

(Health & Wellness   November 6, 2018)
Not necessarily…
Topics: Attitudes Inspiration Optimal Aging Personal Issues Wellness

Amortality by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   June 12, 2011)
Caroline Mayer coined the word “amortality” in her book Amortality: The Pleasures and Perils of Living Agelessly.…
Topics: Optimal Aging Wellness

Mind Over Matter by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   January 27, 2008)
Revisiting the first Senior Moment…forgetfulness…
Topics: Optimal Aging Wellness


 1 record found

Listening by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   March 6, 2016)
Some practical tips on the art of listening…
Topics: Communication Relationships Wellness

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 2 records found

Perplexed . . . but not Despairing by George Garrison

(My World   April 17, 2020)
In the midst of our puzzling reality, there is hope…
Topics: Bible Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Stress Values Wellness Wisdom

Finding Hope in the Midst of Fear submitted by Stu Johnson

(Faith   March 20, 2020)
A perspective for the global COVD-19 pandemic
Topics: Bible COVID-19 Crisis Faith Fears, Concerns News Wellness


 1 record found

Shrinking Nest Eggs by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 9, 2006)
Years ago, my image of retirement was a comfortable rocking chair on a wraparound porch where I could watch the world go by. Now retired,…
Topics: Financial Retirement Wellness

Health & Wellness

 46 records found

Just Add Water by Kristin Limoges, Domino

(Health & Wellness   September 18, 2020)
Whoa! This is what happens to your body when you drink water…
Topics: Disease Lifestyle, General Memory (failing, improving) Optimal Aging Wellness

I Tried These 8 Sleep Tricks, Here's What Worked (and What Didn't) by Victoria Smith / Domino

(Health & Wellness   September 4, 2020)
The tips that finally led me to a better night's sleep…
Topics: Lifestyle, General Optimal Aging Wellness

Where Did You Grow Up? by Emma Betuel, Inverse

(My World   August 15, 2020)
Scientists discover a major lasting benefit of growing up outside the city…
Topics: Lifestyle, General Optimal Aging Research Wellness

Hope for Pandemic Victims by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   August 8, 2020)
Looking at the present crisis through the perspective of a long life…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Fears, Concerns Future Hopes & Dreams News Social Issues Unemployment Wellness

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts by James N. Watkins

(Health & Wellness   July 29, 2020)
Hope and help as the pandemic adds to a worsening trend…
Topics: COVID-19 Depresson Disease Stress Trends Wellness

There are 41 more items for this category and the Wellness topic...See the whole list


 1 record found

First, Check His Track Record by Bill Nichols

(Health & Wellness   May 3, 2020)
Preserving an artist's eyes…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Choices and Decision Making Disease Faith Fears, Concerns Planning Wellness


 1 record found

It's the Most Difficult Time of the Year by James N. Watkins

(Health & Wellness   December 8, 2019)
A few ideas to help you get through the holidays…
Topics: Christmas Coping Depresson Hanakkuh Holidays Holiday Season Loneliness Wellness

Life Events

 1 record found

He Faced Death this Week by Bill Nichols

(Health & Wellness   September 1, 2019)
It made be think…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Comfort & Consolation Contemplation, Insight Coping Dying and Death Disease Fears, Concerns Relationships Wellness

News & Current Events

 5 records found

The Time Factor Reported by Stu Johnson

(Health & Wellness   May 24, 2020)
Taking care while fighting the isolation of COVID-19 restrictions…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease News Wellness

Life Lessons by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Health & Wellness   May 3, 2020)
What we should learn from global pandemic…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Learning News Wellness

With Praise for Saint Anthony by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 2, 2020)
A tribute to Dr. Anthony Fauci…
Topics: Character, Integrity COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease History Inspiration News Tribute, Testimony Wellness

The Six Feet Rule by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 28, 2020)
It's a matter of life or death…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Discipline Disease News Relationships Wellness

A FItness Guru Remembed by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 30, 2011)
A look back at Jack LaLanne's legacy…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Tribute, Testimony Wellness


 6 records found

Will You Still Say Hello? by Stu Johnson

(Connections   March 29, 2020)
Connecting in a time of social distancing…
Topics: Communication Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease News Relationships Wellness

Confronting Marital Problems by Ken Potts

(Connections   November 17, 2019)
How counseling can help couples…
Topics: Coping Family Relationships Wellness

Healthy Relationships by Ken Potts

(Connections   October 20, 2019)
It's hard, but so worth the effort…
Topics: Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Communication Relationships Wellness

Helping Men Find the Key to Intimacy by Ken Potts

(Connections   June 23, 2019)
Finding a solution to a common problem…
Topics: Communication Dysfunctional, Broken Relationships Wellness

Friendship by Emily Sohn (submitted by Stu Johnson)

(Connections   July 13, 2016)
Why it matters…
Topics: Communication Friends & Neighbnors Relationships Research Wellness

Networking by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   September 6, 2009)
Dan reflects on the need for others in the time of need…and how wide and rapid can be the response today…
Topics: Wellness


 1 record found

Your Crisis is Only Part of the Picture by Bill Nichols

(Health & Wellness   February 9, 2016)
We often get defined by our crises, but need to see a bigger picture…
Topics: Character, Integrity Coping Crisis Tragedy Wellness


 1 record found

Six Wheels, Will Travel by Melanie Kaplan (submitted by Stu Johnson)

(Hobbies & Lesiure   July 22, 2016)
Crossing America with a bike in the car…
Topics: Leisure Lifestyle, General Travel Wellness


 1 record found

A Tragic Trend by James N. Watkins

(Health & Wellness   August 24, 2019)
When you or a friend are contemplating suicide…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Coping Fears, Concerns Future Loneliness Social Issues Stress Tragedy Trends Trouble Wellness