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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might...

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, University of Virginia Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more...

How old would you want to be in heaven?

Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Brandeis University Many religious faiths propose different versions of heaven as a location: There are walled gardens with streams, flowers, pleasing scents,...

Curious Kids: Why do old people hate new music?

Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

One skill that doesn’t deteriorate with age

Roger J. Kreuz, University of Memphis When Toni Morrison died on Aug. 5, the world lost one of its most influential literary voices. But Morrison wasn’t...

How technology could be a solution to caregiver shortage for seniors

Deborah Vollmer Dahlke, Texas A&M University ; David Lindeman, University of California, Berkeley, and Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University Young people may roll...

Are brain games mostly BS?

Walter Boot, Florida State University You’ve probably seen ads for apps promising to make you smarter in just a few minutes a day. Hundreds of...

Does a year in space make you older or younger?

Susan Bailey, Colorado State University Daily life aboard the International Space Station moves fast. Really fast. Traveling at approximately 17,000 miles per hour, 300...

Before the fall: How oldsters can avoid one of old age’s...

Matthew Lee Smith, Texas A&M University ; Ellen Schneider, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University , and...

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After the handshake, Cuba has lots to do to normalize relations

By Marifeli Perez-Stable, Florida International University No US president ever said what President Obama told the American people on December 17, 2014. He also spoke...