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8 Tips for Preparing for a Senior Couples Mission

by Sunny Morton | December 22, 2018 | Mormon Life

For many retired people, serving a senior mission can sometimes seem a distant dream, but recent changes to...

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LDS Man Runs Marathons on All 7 Continents (Even Antarctica)

by Jeff Hampton | Mormon Life

It’s July of 2003, and the track is nearly deserted. Only Mark Dangerfield braves the scorching Arizona hea...

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How the Temple Helps Many Church Members Live Longer

by Meridian Magazine | Mormon Life

Every day the Utah papers have their obituaries section, but notice the ages.  The leading cause of de...

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7 Mission Preparation Tips for Senior Couples

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Greater life experience does not always equate to complete confidence in one's abilities to serve. Nerves o...

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10 Mission Opportunities for Seniors

by Utah Valley 360 | Mormon Life

The types of missionary experiences available to seniors are as diverse as the people who fill them. Option...

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7 Common Misconceptions about Senior Missions

by Diana Demke | Makes You Think

There is a great need for more senior missionaries, but a few myths about serving have kept some senior mem...

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Why the Church Keeps You Young

by Meridian Magazine | Mormon Life

The other day I was chatting with a girlfriend in another state, and she happened to mention an 80-year-old...

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In the Autumn Years of His Life, 92-year-old LDS Man Keeps Farming

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Thurman Mackay spent the summer as he has spent many previous summers: on his hands and knees in his backya...

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The High Cost of Not Having Children

by Millennial Star | Opinions & Features

Five years ago, my wife’s grandfather had a major stroke. A physically active man throughout his adulthood,...

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3 Ways to Beat Signs of Aging

by Robert Jones | Health

“I feel lousy. Am I just getting old?” This was a serious question asked me by a 41-year-old female patient...