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More Americans Over 90 Than Ever Before

Great news if you are getting older (aren’t we all), more Americans are living to the age of 90 than any other time in history. The first ever census number's on that age group were posted and shows 90 years or older have tripled since 1980.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Dying of a Broken Heart is Possible

It has been said for years, ‘they died of a broken heart’, and that seems to be true. Studies done at John Hopkins Hospital call it ‘broken heart syndrome’ where a surge of hormones impairs the muscle in the heart to pump.

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Wesley Johnston | Waterville Police Dept.
Wesley Johnston | Waterville Police Dept.

[UPDATE - found]Waterville Police Looking for Your Help in Finding Missing Elderly Man

The Waterville Police Department is happy to announce that Mr. Johnston was located in a wooded area off of Nelson Street in Waterville at 7 am.

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Arrest Made in Murder of 92-Year Old Waterville Man

The Maine State Police this afternoon (June 6) arrested 44-year-old Roland Cummings and charged him with killing a 92-year-old man from Waterville. Cummings knew Aurele Fecteau and occasionally did household chores for him

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Skowhegan Police Dept, facebook

Missing Skowhegan Woman’s Body Found

This (April 21) afternoon, game wardens used a tracking dog and found the body of Shirley Woods, an 83-year-old woman, in Skowhegan. She had been missing since Sunday. She was last seen near her apartment on 341 Madison Ave., across from Burger King.

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Exercise Can Improve Memory in Older Adults

It is often said that, as you age, the memory is the first thing to go. However, according to a new study, one fairly simple step can greatly improve older adults' ability to remember.

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Reba McEntire Covers AARP Magazine, Talks TV and Dolly Parton

Our favorite country redhead Reba McEntire covers the December/January issue of AARP magazine, where the country singer and TV sitcom star opens up about everything from her acting career to her reverence for fellow country music diva Dolly Parton!

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People Are Happiest at Ages 9 and 68

A lot people will tell you that college is the best time you'll ever have, but a new study suggests that the ages at which life is most enjoyable are actually 9 and 68. Researchers say that is likely because these ages represent a time when humans are more likely to make having fun a priority.

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132-Year-Old Woman Has Died (Well, Maybe)

A woman from the remote Georgian village of Sachino who claimed to be 132 years old died last week of—believe it or not—old age. Sources say that if Antisa Khvichava was really as old as she claimed to be she would have been the oldest known human being in history.

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Too Old To Drive?

It's a difficult situation that all families have to face, when is a family member too old to drive? I remember the day that I had to have the talk with my father.It had become clear that his ability to drive had diminished to where he was putting himself and others in danger.

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