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Staying close to family and friends is important for a healthy, happy, and longer life.

Sex and Relationships

Is it normal for your sex life to change with age? What’s normal, anyway? Find out.

Because sexuality tends to be a private matter, it's likely that you've heard less about sexual change than any other element of aging. Fortunately, the news is good-for most healthy adults, pleasure and interest don't diminish with age.

Learn about common sexual changes that may occur as men age.

Caregiving

Select the number (on a scale of 1 - 3) that best describes your situation for each item or issue. You can total your scores if you wish to get a big picture of the situation.

As a caregiver, you will need to evaluate the long-term care needs of your loved one. In making this evaluation, it is important to consider financial options.

The world can become a scary place for an elderly person. If you're a caregiver, these tips can help you help your loved one.

As a caregiver, you can't make your loved one healthy. But by making sure that he or she gets good medical care -- and fostering a healthy environment and lifestyle -- you can make a real difference.

Clearly written legal documents that outline your loved one's wishes and decisions are essential. These documents can authorize another person to make healthcare and financial decisions, including plans for long-term care.

Some people are thrust into the role of caregiver abruptly. After a loved one has a sudden illness, he or she may obviously need a lot of help.

When caring for an older adult, it's important not to overlook routine care -- stuff that seems obvious but that may not be on your radar. Here is a rundown of what to keep in mind.

How do you know when you need to take on the role of caregiver in an aging loved one's life? Here are some things to look out for. 

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