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Age-Friendly Health Care: Speaking Up About What Matters to You

(Editor’s note: This content is provided by The John A. Hartford Foundation, a Next Avenue funder.) As you get older, your medical care can ripple across every aspect of your life. It might be a prescription that makes you too tired for dinner with the family. You may love bowling, but a hip replacement has kept…

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Age-Friendly Health Care: Speaking Up About What Matters to You

(Editor’s note: This content is provided by The John A. Hartford Foundation, a Next Avenue funder.) As you get older, your medical care can ripple across every aspect of your life. It might be a prescription that makes you too tired for dinner with the family. You may love bowling, but a hip replacement has kept…

The post Age-Friendly Health Care: Speaking Up About What Matters to You appeared first on Next Avenue.

How to Volunteer Abroad Without Breaking the Bank

It’s noon on Monday, and I have just completed my first “organizational leadership, teambuilding and recordkeeping” session volunteering with the Sissala Area Tractor Owners Association in Tumu, northern Ghana. The session went well but, as usual, there were surprises. I knew the group was having trouble getting members to pay dues, and during the mid-morning…

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Food for Thought: Senior Residences Offering Better Dining Options

Eli Ayoud plates a delicately cooked piece of fish to which he’s added garden-fresh flavor and eye appeal with fresh rosemary. As he delivers the order to the diner and carefully situates the white plate on a linen-covered table in front of her, smiles spread across both of their faces. Ayoud is not a fancy…

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