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What Makes Someone a Senior Citizen?

by: Lynn Dorman, Ph.D. Good question! Developmental Psychologists have long used either ages or stages to define segments of the population. Many developmental textbooks are divided into chapters based on one or the other of these definitions. (more…)
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Caring for Parents: Watch out for Weight Loss

Helping your parent maintain a consistent, healthy weight is a key role when caring for parents.  Many of us think that losing weight as we age is to be expected.  An average 90 year old eats 25% less food than a 20 year old. While elders do eat less, it's important to treat unintentional weight…
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