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Golden Years

The theme for the 50th annual celebration and appreciation of older Americans is Unleash the Power of Age.

Decisions, Decisions

Women’s ability to make fair decisions amidst multiple and competing interests tend to make them better corporate leaders, researchers have found.

Mindful Meditation Eases Loneliness

New research offers fresh evidence that mindfulness meditation reduces negative thoughts about being alone in older adults and also improves their physical health.

Peaceful Spirits

Workshops aimed to help guide inmates to new ways of thinking and approaching everyday decisions using kindness and self-reflection offer promising results.

Smiley Face has provided a record $40 million in funding for 300,000 U.S. classroom projects, by personalizing public appeals for charitable giving.

Cherished Charities

These suggestions from Charity Navigator, a nonprofit that works to guide intelligent giving, can help us make wise decisions in donating dollars to favorite eco-causes.

Keep Running

In late 2011, a 100-year-old Briton, Fauja Singh, became the world’s oldest marathon runner, finishing the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in eight hours and 25 minutes. Learn his secrets to a long and healthy life.

Noodle Doodle

When is the best time of day to solve a problem that requires a flash of illumination? The answer may surprise you.

Better Threads

Buying a rug? Look for this label, given solely to rug companies that only hire employees of legal working age.

Smart Giving

Area innovators are bringing fresh approaches to solving social issues by helping to transform nonprofits into more savvy, goal-focused businesses.
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