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The feelings around giving back

The feelings around giving back

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Researchers recently conducted three studies to evaluate the emotional benefits of giving to charity. They found that what they called "pro-social spending" means the giver becomes happier.

iPods coming to an eldercare facility near you

iPods coming to an eldercare facility near you

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When I first spoke with Music & Memory founder Dan Cohen last year, he had big plans for his new program that would put iPods with personalized playlists in Alzheimer's and other dementia patients' hands. Successful is much to mild a word to describe what has happened since.

Nursing homes throwing money around

Nursing homes throwing money around

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Even in generosity, it seems, nursing homes can't catch a break. The headlines imply as much.