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Last Baby Boomers Turns 50

Last Baby Boomers Turns 50

Carlos Barientos III was born at 6.45 on the evening of Dec 31, 1964, a few miles northwest of Honolulu. This year, he will turn 50, quite possibly making him the last member of the US “baby boom” to do so. The generation that once seemed to define for the world the energy, excitement and […]

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Tiny Sensors May Soon Monitor Seniors’ Medicines From Inside

Tiny Sensors May Soon Monitor Seniors’ Medicines From Inside

Fantastic Voyage: Tiny Sensors May Soon Monitor Seniors’ Medicines From Inside Ever been lost on a new trail on a hike? Or confused between north and south in a new city? Or after a certain age, unsure if you really took that anti-cholesterol pill last night, or was it the blood pressure pill?  They kind-of […]

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Second Careers Strong at 77

Second Careers Strong at 77

Not Ready for Retirement? Pursue a Second Act Career on Your Terms  For baby boomers that aren’t quite ready for their golden years, pursuing a ‘second act’ career is a popular option on the way to retirement. But what’s the recipe for achieving success the second time around? According to Avon Representative Vondell McKenzie of […]

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Your Bladder Dampening Holiday Spirits?

Your Bladder Dampening Holiday Spirits?

Navigating Travel with Bladder Issues:    Celebrating the holidays with friends and family can be the best of times. But when being together requires travel, a holiday can become a real turkey for those dealing with urinary incontinence (UI). Those unplanned snags—weather and mechanical delays, overbooked flights, etc.—can do more than dampen holiday spirits. For […]

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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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Second Careers Strong at 77

Second Careers Strong at 77

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Not Ready for Retirement? Pursue a Second Act Career on Your Terms  For baby boomers that aren’t quite ready for their golden years, pursuing a ‘second act’ career is a popular option on the way to retirement. But what’s the recipe for achieving success the second time around? According to Avon Representative Vondell McKenzie of […]

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Last Baby Boomers Turns 50

Last Baby Boomers Turns 50

| December 18, 2014 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

Carlos Barientos III was born at 6.45 on the evening of Dec 31, 1964, a few miles northwest of Honolulu. This year, he will turn 50, quite possibly making him the last member of the US “baby boom” to do so. The generation that once seemed to define for the world the energy, excitement and […]

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Brain Games Myth

Brain Games Myth

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

A new study reports all the hype over brain training to improve our memory may be exaggerated at best and possibly misleading. In Phaedrus, Plato’s 2,400-year-old set of dialogues, Socrates narrates a conversation between the King of Egypt, Thamus, and a god, Theuth. Theuth had invented various fields of learning, including arithmetic, astronomy, geometry, and […]

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Tiny Sensors May Soon Monitor Seniors’ Medicines From Inside

Tiny Sensors May Soon Monitor Seniors’ Medicines From Inside

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

Fantastic Voyage: Tiny Sensors May Soon Monitor Seniors’ Medicines From Inside Ever been lost on a new trail on a hike? Or confused between north and south in a new city? Or after a certain age, unsure if you really took that anti-cholesterol pill last night, or was it the blood pressure pill?  They kind-of […]

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Your Bladder Dampening Holiday Spirits?

Your Bladder Dampening Holiday Spirits?

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

Navigating Travel with Bladder Issues:    Celebrating the holidays with friends and family can be the best of times. But when being together requires travel, a holiday can become a real turkey for those dealing with urinary incontinence (UI). Those unplanned snags—weather and mechanical delays, overbooked flights, etc.—can do more than dampen holiday spirits. For […]

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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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