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More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk

More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk

Cardiovascular risk calculators usually expect you to know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers. I have enough trouble remembering my email password. So this new calculator from the Harvard School of Public Health may be a boon for people like me. It’s designed to more accurately gauge risk for people who are in their 40s […]

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Miles left in Boomers’ Automotive Passions and Pocketbooks

Miles left in Boomers’ Automotive Passions and Pocketbooks

Once again baby boomers are refusing to go quietly into the car buying night.  Industry research, (Ford: http://goo.gl/zWlmGD) shows that baby boomers will continue to wield the greatest influence on the market for years to come.    A new study by the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute reported graying boomers replaced the 35-to-44 year […]

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Becoming Digitally Savvy To Scammers

Becoming Digitally Savvy To Scammers

              Computer users of any age can fall prey to scams. Unfortunately, there are cyber-criminals who target the unwary. Scams include developing fake websites or using a telephone ruse to gain access to data that they can exploit to open fraudulent lines of credit or steal money from accounts. […]

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Second Act for Ex Soldiers

Second Act for Ex Soldiers

It is not surprising that some people think about what they are going to do next once they retire and settle down for good. Most of them are looking for things that can ignite their passion on life and go on to pursue their “Second Act”. Yinon Weiss, a retired Army Special Forces officer and […]

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Wellness

Turning Back the Clock For Men

Turning Back the Clock For Men

Older Doesn’t Have to Mean Unhealthy—Tips for Men to Turn Back the Clock By Darryl Mitteldorf, Founder and Executive Director of Malecare Worldwide, men’s health suffers from neglect, poor access to medical facilities, under-funded research in male-specific diseases and other disparities in medical care. Education empowers men to care for themselves. Here are some simple, […]

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Preventive Health: Baby Boomers’ Best Friend

Preventive Health: Baby Boomers’ Best Friend

  Preventive Health Checks are the Baby Boomers’ Best Friend It’s Prostate Cancer awareness month and while every cancer can be serious, it’s noteworthy that the survival rate for this disease has clearly improved. Thanks to early diagnosis and treatment, more than 2.5 million men in the U.S. over age 50 are prostate cancer survivors. […]

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Sexuality

Women and Sex Over 50

Women and Sex Over 50

For many women after the age of 50, if there are children, they are mostly independent. Their career and financial security are more certain. Women at 50 are no longer fighting to establish a marriage, a career or a family. They are ready to do something different and their focus has suddenly begun to center […]

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The Complicated Sex Life of Baby Boomers

The Complicated Sex Life of Baby Boomers

          The complicated sex life of baby boomers Photograph by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff; Photographed at The Langham, Boston; Models: Kirsten Hede Brierley and Marc Iannaco/Maggie Inc.; makeup: Chantal Ambroise Eighty-five percent of male boomers and 61 percent of female boomers report sexual satisfaction is critical to their relationships and quality of […]

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Brain Health

Increasing Your Brain Storage

Increasing Your Brain Storage

Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store? Maybe, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Their research has identified a molecule that puts a brake on brain processing and when removed, brain function and memory recall is improved. […]

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Alzheimer – A Personal Story

Alzheimer – A Personal Story

Inside The Mind of Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is one of the most dreaded diseases that usually come with old age. It not only hampers your ability to recall memories, but it also severs the connection between you and your family, which can be mentally devastating for both parties. No stranger to this disease is Greg O’ […]

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Diet

Trends in Cooking – Dehydrating

Trends in Cooking – Dehydrating

As we begin to see innovative restaurateurs expanding their menus to include the likes of dehydrated foods, many consumers may not be aware of what dehydrating is, how it’s done or why it is a useful aspect of cooking and preserving. From intensifying flavors to prolonging the use of out-of-season fruits and vegetables, dehydrating is an […]

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Diet Foods That Kill Your Diet

Diet Foods That Kill Your Diet

Have your efforts at dieting sapped your energy without moving the scale at all? That can happen when you follow claims and promises made by diet food manufacturers rather than sound nutrition principles. Sticking to reasonable portion sizes and filling up with healthy food are always preferable to relying on diet foods. If you want […]

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Should I Turn to Surgery to Relieve My Knee Pain?

Should I Turn to Surgery to Relieve My Knee Pain?

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Should I Turn to Surgery to Relieve My Knee Pain This show highlights one active baby boomer who made the difficult decision to undergo knee replacement surgery. It focuses on her and an experienced surgeon who does the surgery. This is an informative program if you are trying to make that decision. Survey Reveals Knee Arthritis […]

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Trends in Cooking – Dehydrating

Trends in Cooking – Dehydrating

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

As we begin to see innovative restaurateurs expanding their menus to include the likes of dehydrated foods, many consumers may not be aware of what dehydrating is, how it’s done or why it is a useful aspect of cooking and preserving. From intensifying flavors to prolonging the use of out-of-season fruits and vegetables, dehydrating is an […]

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More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk

More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Cardiovascular risk calculators usually expect you to know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers. I have enough trouble remembering my email password. So this new calculator from the Harvard School of Public Health may be a boon for people like me. It’s designed to more accurately gauge risk for people who are in their 40s […]

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Miles left in Boomers’ Automotive Passions and Pocketbooks

Miles left in Boomers’ Automotive Passions and Pocketbooks

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Once again baby boomers are refusing to go quietly into the car buying night.  Industry research, (Ford: http://goo.gl/zWlmGD) shows that baby boomers will continue to wield the greatest influence on the market for years to come.    A new study by the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute reported graying boomers replaced the 35-to-44 year […]

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Richest Generation In History: Silent

Richest Generation In History: Silent

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

When he and his wife married in 1959, they lived in Texas and saved 10 percent of every paycheck. Thanks to well-timed equity and property investments, the 81-year-old now lives a much different life than the elderly he knew as a child. “We just invested the money very wisely, some in markets and some in […]

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Increasing Your Brain Storage

Increasing Your Brain Storage

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store? Maybe, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Their research has identified a molecule that puts a brake on brain processing and when removed, brain function and memory recall is improved. […]

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Avoiding Problems When Retiring Overseas

Avoiding Problems When Retiring Overseas

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Tens of thousands of Americans have chosen to move to other countries in retirement and most have had pleasant experiences, often living happily in gorgeous tropical or European locations.  The people who have had the most success are those who took the time to do thorough research and careful financial planning. Recently I wrote a […]

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Is Your Aging Parent Safe To Drive – How To Know

Is Your Aging Parent Safe To Drive – How To Know

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

If you suspect an elderly parent isn’t driving as well as he used to, there are actions you can take to help. Some older people can drive safely in their 80s and even early 90s, but many seniors develop hearing, vision and other problems that impair their ability to drive safely. Loss of the ability to […]

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Warren Buffett Stocks to Hold Forever

Warren Buffett Stocks to Hold Forever

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding managements, our favorite holding period is forever.” — Warren Buffett, letter to shareholders, 1988 Warren Buffett is arguably the most successful investor ever, and his investment philosophy is quite straightforward: buying high-quality companies and holding them for the long term, ideally forever. Because of Buffett’s successful […]

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Veterans Day: 6 Financial Tips From Military Experts to Service Members

Veterans Day: 6 Financial Tips From Military Experts to Service Members

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Veterans Day: 6 Financial Tips From Military Experts to Service Members The men and women in our armed forces face challenges every day, even after returning from their respective tours of duty. And while nothing can truly compare to the challenges confronted by soldiers, sailors and airmen in the face of combat, integrating oneself back […]

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