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Four Ways to Tap Your Home Equity in Retirement

Four Ways to Tap Your Home Equity in Retirement

By Paul Fiore Home prices have surged in recent years and older Americans now hold collectively $6.2 trillion in home equity. That’s an average of more than $200,000 per senior household with equity. However, for many seniors it feels like the roof is caving in. That’s because their income from savings and retirement accounts is […]

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Tackling a Silent Killer – My Journey to a Cure for Hepatitis C

Tackling a Silent Killer – My Journey to a Cure for Hepatitis C

There’s a silent killer stalking the streets and it’s actively trying to kill 3.8 million Americans. Some know they’re being stalked, but most don’t. The killer was identified in 1989, so we know its name and what it looks like, but it wasn’t until three years ago, that a dependable way to deal with it […]

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How 6 Rock-Climbing Techniques Can Be  Your Secret Weapon In Life

How 6 Rock-Climbing Techniques Can Be Your Secret Weapon In Life

What could be your secret weapon in life? There are times when desire and commitment drive us out of any comfort zone we could possibly imagine. Manley Feinberg II thought about that fact one day as he stared at a wall of rock in front of him in the Aksu Valley, one of the last […]

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Take Charge of Your Bone Health During National Osteoporosis Month

Take Charge of Your Bone Health During National Osteoporosis Month

What You Need to Know We all know there are certain health screenings that consistently remain top-of-mind – mammograms for breast health, dermatology appointments to scan for melanoma, colonoscopies to detect and prevent colon cancer, but screening for osteoporosis too frequently flies under the radar. Despite the fact that osteoporosis causes 2 million bone fractures […]

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4 Tips On Protecting Yourself From Negativity

4 Tips On Protecting Yourself From Negativity

By Lori Morrison “Dwelling on negativity simply contributes to its power” – Shirley Maclaine” Most negative people are steeped in their vulnerabilities. To feel powerful, they place themselves as the ultimate judge of those around them. They are often in attack mode, striking out at you or gossiping behind your back to construct an image […]

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?The Secret to Having a Retirement You’ll Enjoy

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?The Secret to Having a Retirement You’ll Enjoy

Approximately four million people in the U.S. retire each year,1 and most of them spend a majority of their adult lives saving money to last through their retirement. But shouldn’t people focus on how they can enjoy this, rather than just endure it? When planning for retirement, many people are uncertain of what it will entail, […]

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Wellness

Hepatitis C: Why Baby Boomers Should be Tested Immediately

Hepatitis C: Why Baby Boomers Should be Tested Immediately

If you were born between 1945 and 1965, you could be one of more than three million baby boomers living with hepatitis C in the U.S. and not even know it. Despite only making up 27% of the U.S. population, baby boomers account for more than 75 percent of hepatitis C cases in the U.S. […]

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Is The Anti-Gluten Frenzy About To Be  Countered By A Pro-Wheat Comeback?

Is The Anti-Gluten Frenzy About To Be Countered By A Pro-Wheat Comeback?

Americans at one time lived their lives utterly unconcerned about the gluten in their diets. But an anti-gluten craze that erupted in the last decade has become so prominent that it spawned a $16-billion-a-year industry. Gluten became branded as the enemy of good health, bestselling books scared the public away from wheat, and foods marketed […]

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4 Tips For Overcoming Life’s  Most Traumatic Experiences

4 Tips For Overcoming Life’s Most Traumatic Experiences

Wouldn’t it be great if our most difficult days came with Hollywood-happy endings? And wouldn’t it be great to overcome life’s most traumatic experiences? In the movies, when faced with the worst possible situations, our heroes rise to the occasion and find strength they never knew they had. But those who experience real-life traumas are […]

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Sexuality

Getting A Hard-On Following Prostate Surgery

Getting A Hard-On Following Prostate Surgery

Remedy Other Than Viagra and Cialis There are a lot of treatments for guys who can’t get a hard-on. There is one remedy doctors never told me about. The fanfare are miracle drugs Viagra and Cialis but I discovered 4 more cures including one that can help every guy and it’s free. A hard-on following prostate surgery. […]

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“Sixth sense” Body Awareness

“Sixth sense” Body Awareness

With the help of two young patients with a unique neurological disorder, an initial study by scientists at the National Institutes of Health suggests that a gene called PIEZO2 controls specific aspects of human touch and proprioception, a “sixth sense” describing awareness of one’s body in space. Mutations in the gene caused the two to […]

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Senior Dating:  Connect with Tech

Senior Dating: Connect with Tech

Senior Love:  Senior Dating- Connect with Tech Let’s face it – technology plays a much larger role in our lives than many of us ever could have imagined. It provides countless improvements in entertainment, health, medicine, safety, and even dating. More About Senior Dating With love and connection top-of-mind in February, Bask conducted a survey […]

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Brain Health

Always Possible To Realize Dreams

Always Possible To Realize Dreams

Still Dreaming? By Mary Sue Wallace Improving Your Life Through Improving Your Mind No matter what our age or station in life, we all have our dreams. We have our hopes, desires, ambitions and plans, and we are forever in pursuit of fulfilling our desires. Understanding and using the creative nature of mind consciously and […]

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November Alzheimer’s Awareness

November Alzheimer’s Awareness

Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease By Dr. David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM According to the Alzheimer’s association, 5.3 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) or some other form of dementia. Given that November is Alzheimer’s awareness month, what better time to examine all of the things we can do to help prevent this and other neurodegenerative […]

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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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4 Tips To Sleep Better  During Allergy Season

4 Tips To Sleep Better During Allergy Season

Spring is the season of renewal. Plants and trees start to rebound from the harsh winter that claimed most of their leaves and vegetation. Birds return from their Southern vacations, serenade us with their morning songs and rebuild their nests in preparation for new arrivals.   Unfortunately, there is another renewal that many people don’t […]

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The World’s Largest Beer Festival is all set on October 2016 in Munich

The World’s Largest Beer Festival is all set on October 2016 in Munich

The Oktoberfest 2016, taking place in Munich, was first held in 1810 in honor of the Bavarian crown prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The annual celebration is expected to attract more than 6 million visitors to the Bavarian capital by October 3. According to Fox News, beer lovers worldwide will be streaming […]

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Reducing Bad Bacteria Over age 60

Reducing Bad Bacteria Over age 60

Boost Good Bacteria – Get Rid of Bad Bacteria Research shows that as we age, there is a significant drop in the number of “healthy” bacteria in our gut and our cellular immunity begins to decline as our antibiotic use increases. Supporting this research is Dr. Sandra McFarlane from the microbiology and gut biology group […]

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Surviving What Life Throws At Us

Surviving What Life Throws At Us

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The compelling story of Lori Morrison, former CEO of one of the largest food and wine wholesalers from Mexico to Panama was diagnosed with severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from a series of horrific events in her life: suicide of her first husband at the young age of 27, the death of her second […]

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Advice for Seniors: Make “Ground Up” Building Decisions

Advice for Seniors: Make “Ground Up” Building Decisions

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

  NEW HOLLAND, PA – These days Baby Boomers are quickly slipping into the category of “Seniors.” Many of those 55+ people are still active and focused on constructing new houses for either retirement or vacation homes.   If you’re a Senior, what should you know about new home construction? Do your research. Think from […]

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Caregiving in a Digital Age

Caregiving in a Digital Age

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

According to AARP, nearly 44 million Americans are caregivers for a relative or friend over age 50. That’s nearly 1 in 5 adults nationwide.  According to Caregiving in the U.S. 2015, released jointly by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, caregivers as a whole are becoming as diverse as the American population.  Caregiving cuts across all […]

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Relax Boomer Parents; Millennials May Be  More Financially Savvy Than You Realize

Relax Boomer Parents; Millennials May Be More Financially Savvy Than You Realize

The Millennials Millennials came of age at a time when the job market was weak and their student-loan debt was high. Such a dreary combination did not bode well for a rosy financial future. But could it be, when all is said and done, that millennials will prove to be just as financially savvy as […]

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How To Stay Young (At Least In Spirit)  When You’re Retired

How To Stay Young (At Least In Spirit) When You’re Retired

How to stay young? Read on.. Mohr Keet of South Africa bungee jumped when he was 96, landing himself in the Guinness Board of World Records. Yuichiro Miura of Japan climbed Mount Everest when he was 80. Not everyone in the golden years of life will attempt and accomplish such extraordinary feats, but most people […]

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ER or UC: How Baby Boomers Can Choose the Right Care at the Right Time

ER or UC: How Baby Boomers Can Choose the Right Care at the Right Time

By: Dr. Chad Masters, MD, MBA, MedExpress From telemedicine to increased opportunities for comparison shopping among health plans, healthcare consumers are enjoying a growing array of options when it comes to choosing the right care. Urgent care is also expanding in popularity, providing Americans with more alternatives to traditional services like the emergency room. Baby […]

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Make This Summer Your Best Yet with an RV

Make This Summer Your Best Yet with an RV

by Emily Fisher Summer is fast approaching, and for retirees it is the perfect time to consider purchasing a recreational vehicle (RV) and hitting the road. RVs are an increasingly popular method of travel, offering adventurers a unique glimpse of our country and the freedom to go almost anywhere, anytime. The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) […]

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News Trends Provide Insight for Senior Marketers

News Trends Provide Insight for Senior Marketers

| May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Each week, we recap the news items that most engaged our followers over the past week. This week, a Reuters Institute study explains how digital media has overtaken print media as a primary news source — for some generations, that is –, while a study from MarketingCharts emphasizes the […] Click here to view original […]

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3 Tips For Fixing Your ‘Sugar Belly’  And Returning Wheat To Your Diet

3 Tips For Fixing Your ‘Sugar Belly’ And Returning Wheat To Your Diet

| May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Poor wheat. It seems the golden grain has lost much of its luster, thanks to the gluten-free movement (now a $16-billion-dollar-a-year industry) and a broad-brush bashing that has painted it as the latest food demon. “Wheat has been found guilty without a fair trial,” says Dr. John Douillard, a former NBA nutrition expert and author […]

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10 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors from Happening to You

10 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors from Happening to You

By Teri Dreher, Author & Speaker, RN, CCRN, iRNPA   You count on doctors and hospitals to protect your heath. But unthinkably, sometimes the opposite happens. Medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to a recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine. Cancer and heart disease are still the […]

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Urine Drug Tests: Effective  But Easy To Cheat On

Urine Drug Tests: Effective But Easy To Cheat On

With America facing an opioid epidemic, the most effective diagnostic tool for uncovering misuse and abuse of opiates remains on the urine drug tests that numerous businesses and physicians rely on. But what happens when that “effective” tool is easily cheated – and an entire industry springs up to help the cheaters? “Many people may […]

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Exercise Sparks New Life in Aging Adults

Exercise Sparks New Life in Aging Adults

Rutgers Center for Exercise and Aging celebrates 15 years of bringing students and seniors together in a quest for better health For Ruth Gottlieb, 82, and Jean Timper, 85, and members at the East Brunswick Senior Center, exercise is the high point of their day. What gets them most excited? Line dancing. “I even dance […]

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4 Ways Marriage, Divorce And Do-Overs Can  Increase Your Social Security Check

4 Ways Marriage, Divorce And Do-Overs Can Increase Your Social Security Check

In a world of IRAs, bonds, annuities and investment property, one retirement benefit often gets overlooked, or not discussed at all, by some financial advisers: Social Security. “In retirement, you need to create as much fixed, guaranteed income as you can,” says Tony Perrone, president and founder of the Estate Planning Group and author of […]

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Ten Tips for Effective Communication With Your Doctor

Ten Tips for Effective Communication With Your Doctor

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar Effective communication… Sometimes my work as a family doctor the days don’t always go as expected. On a busy day, I feel like I’ll never catch up, and it’s frustrating that I can’t give adequate time to each individual patient. One afternoon not long ago, I was feeling unusually tired. I […]

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Boomer Beware Fast Food Chain Health Claims Wrong

Boomer Beware Fast Food Chain Health Claims Wrong

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Until the last year I have never paid real close attention to the health warning labels on what I buy at the store. I still don’t pay close attention to calorie labels at fast food restaurants.  This study seems to tell us that the health claims at fast food joints is way off base. Each […]

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