Self-published authors are actually making a living. Here’s how.

Self-published authors are actually making a living. Here’s how.

Bloomer Boomer interviews many authors and book publishers because some many people in our community are writing books.  For authors hoping to make extra income, there is good news. If you google the words “self-publishing stigma,” you’ll find enough material to fill a book. The search results for this phrase are packed with articles and […]

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Does Alzheimer’s Treatment Seem Like White Whale

Does Alzheimer’s Treatment Seem Like White Whale

We have written many articles about Alzheimer’s treatments and cures and the single message is that an actual cure is a long way away, maybe never.  But progress is regularly being noted.     Some experts say the groundwork is now, finally, being laid for future therapies. New approaches are being explored, and awareness of […]

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Medicare Complacency

Medicare Complacency

Don’t Hold Back From A Decision By Andy Asher When newcomers to Medicare first jump in, it seems complex and vexing until everything sinks in and then its possible to start appreciating it and realizing “it ain’t so bad after all,” explains Bart Astor author of the best-selling book, Baby Boomers Guide to Caring for […]

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WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

Have you ever been taken aback by the question “what’s your story?” either in a reflective moment or in a social situation when meeting new people? It can take a while to update your story to the latest version of you—I can almost visualize the processors in my brain whirring away in an effort to […]

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10 Best Places To Retire Overseas

10 Best Places To Retire Overseas

Annual Index: World’s Top 10 Retirement Destinations for 2020 Author and Retirement Expert Kathleen Peddicord Compares International Destinations  in 15 Categories, Including Cost of Living, Real Estate Affordability, Health Care Paris, France – Live and Invest Overseas, the leading overseas investment, real estate and retirement resource for more than 500,000 people around the world, today announced the 10 best […]

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How Home Automation Can Help Reduce Accidents for Seniors

How Home Automation Can Help Reduce Accidents for Seniors

By Casey Ribick When talking about the benefits of home automation, it’s generally done in an efficiency context. Implementing a home automation system saves a lot of tedium from household tasks, and in some cases, can even lead to energy efficiency. The secondary benefit is security, but it’s often talked about in terms of protecting […]

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5 Signs You May Be A Hypochondriac And How To Overcome It

5 Signs You May Be A Hypochondriac And How To Overcome It

It is hard not to be a hypochondriac when each click of the mouse leads you to a news story about an illness or an alarming new study. With continuous medical research and findings, this can perpetuate health anxiety. Never before have laypeople had so much health information at their fingertips 24/7. What happens when […]

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A Plastic Surgeon Unveils Beauty Hacks That Will Cost You Less Than A Starbucks Coffee

A Plastic Surgeon Unveils Beauty Hacks That Will Cost You Less Than A Starbucks Coffee

We all know that cosmetic-plastic surgeons and dermatologists earn their living by operating or non- invasive procedures. Most of these endeavors are costly for patients. It’s rare that any aesthetic surgeon will let us in on things we can do daily that don’t require us to visit them! We are fortunate to have Dr. Manish […]

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Mental Health Help Online — MindCare

Mental Health Help Online — MindCare

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of Bloomer Boomer talks to Jeff Williams – CEO, MindPath Care Centers. All of the services at MindPath Care Centers are aimed at providing the best mindcare for you. “Mindcare” includes everything you need to improve and protect your emotional, […]

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Tips For Being Happy, Youthful, and Joyful at Any Age

Tips For Being Happy, Youthful, and Joyful at Any Age

We live in a culture that worships youth and beauty and often disregards, disrespects and diminishes age. This is a shame for many reasons, not the least of which is the fact that everyone is growing older every day. Don’t be defined by it. Don’t allow the culture to define you. Don’t allow others to […]

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Hope Means Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

Hope Means Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer talks to a brave and courageous author Suzanne Ludlum on this Mental Health Awareness Month. Suzanne allows viewers into the most intimate and tragic moments of her life while she finds hope in the pathways that were key […]

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Is Poor Nutrition Keeping You Up at Night? What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

Is Poor Nutrition Keeping You Up at Night? What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD, Founder Most of us know what sleep deprivation feels like, and it is not pleasant. If we do not get enough healthy sleep (some children need 10 hours nightly, while most adults need at least seven), we may be left feeling irritable and disoriented. […]

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Eating this Spring with Pereg Natural Foods

Eating this Spring with Pereg Natural Foods

SPRING FORWARD INTO A SLIMMER YOU WITH HEALTHY, FIBER-FILLED CARBS PEREG HELPS LEAD THE WAY WITH FAT-BURNING, ALL-NATURAL FOODS Clifton, NJ, APRIL 23, 2018 – Spring is a great time to enjoy the bounty of the season. When you eat foods that are in season, they are not only more affordable, they are also fresher […]

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Finding Your Life Partner

Finding Your Life Partner

I am the founder of The Wing Girl Method. What’s special about my method? I give you access to the 5% of knowledge about attracting women that no man can ever teach you. How do I have access to this? Because I know women inside and out. For goodness sake, I am one. In other […]

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6 Eating Tips and Lifestyle Habits to Help Keep Anxiety Levels Away

6 Eating Tips and Lifestyle Habits to Help Keep Anxiety Levels Away

6 Eating Tips and Lifestyle Habits to Help Keep Anxiety Levels Away Anxiety and depression are unfortunately on the rise, not only in adults but children and teens as well. Scientists are now beginning to recognize how important the correlation of food and brain function are. Certain medication may help keep anxiety under control, however […]

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Beets New Generation Cuisine

Beets New Generation Cuisine

Check out these scrumptious new generation cuisine! You’ll gonna love them and they’re healthy. Cooking with European Influences  2014 “This is a delicious and easy salad which takes little time and is a great meatless main course. It uses beets, goat cheese, candied walnuts and baby greens. For a main dish salad, add a seared sea-bass […]

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Boomer Entrepreneurs During Retirement

Boomer Entrepreneurs During Retirement

In this episode of Boomer TV: Embrace Life, Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Melinda F. Emerson, known as “SmallBizLady,” about retirement income. Melinda F. Emerson, SmallBizLady, is America’s #1 Small Business Expert. She has been a thriving entrepreneur for nearly 20 years and is an internationally known keynote speaker […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Impacting Daily Life

Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Impacting Daily Life

By Sarah Jones, MPA, MS, CEO of PMDAlliance Often, we think we can spot someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Seeing a hand tremor or someone moving slowly can be signs of this progressive, neurodegenerative disorder that affects more than one million people in the United States. Motor symptoms of PD, which also include dyskinesia (the […]

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Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results

Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results

Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results by David Cunningham Springtime is here again, and it’s the ideal time to clear out the clutter in our lives. Clutter is more than that messy closet or that overstuffed garage. It’s also the “junk talk” that keeps us stuck in our current ways of being and […]

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10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind

10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind

10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind By Andy Asher I always thought there was no big deal in turning 60. I was wrong. While younger, I thought the whole world could be mine and I consigned myself completely to my job and my family. The thing is, my life started happening so […]

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Medicare Vision Coverage Update

Medicare Vision Coverage Update

| February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Dave Rich Is Policy Change Likely? According to a study by University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, 92 percent of Medicare beneficiaries use eyeglasses. Despite this overwhelming percentage, Medicare does not cover routine vision care. Meanwhile, the average American spends more than five hours a day staring into a smartphone, and researchers are finding […]

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The New Hampshire Newspaper Publisher Who Became the ‘Political Godmother’ of the Modern Right

The New Hampshire Newspaper Publisher Who Became the ‘Political Godmother’ of the Modern Right

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Either way, Buchanan’s address was one of several factors that made the 1992 GOP convention a pivotal moment for the political right—and it might not have happened without Nackey’s activism. Buchanan understood this. Shortly before the convention, he asked the organizers if Nackey could introduce him. She would, he […] Click here to view original […]

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Our Oscars Algorithm Predicted the Best Picture Winner. Tell Us Your Guesses, Too

Our Oscars Algorithm Predicted the Best Picture Winner. Tell Us Your Guesses, Too

| February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Predicting the winners for the Academy Awards is very risky based on past winners for Best Picture.  Even after more than a half-century of make predictions, your chances of being right are very low. We’re still not over it. Last year, we used high-octane statistics to predict the winner of the Academy Award for Best […]

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Tough Love Fitness Lesson

Tough Love Fitness Lesson

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

A retired Navy SEAL says burpees are a key to fitness if you don’t have time for the gym This former Navy SEAL explains to me in very simple terms about how to stay in shape.  But he practices what I call tough love.  He says don’t wait for motivation.  Instead learn discipline.  It’s tough […]

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‘I Knew Inevitably It Would Betray You.’ James Taylor on Avoiding the Trap of Celebrity

‘I Knew Inevitably It Would Betray You.’ James Taylor on Avoiding the Trap of Celebrity

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

His voice is calming and sweet.  As a listener, you cherish the moment to simply listen to his words.  It’s a dreary afternoon, so James Taylor is building us a fire. First he drags a bucket of kindling into the living room of his sprawling western Massachusetts house. Then he kneels on the rug in […]

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Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas dead at 103

Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas dead at 103

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

He is the last of the Hollywood greats.  I would be hard pressed to name another actor with his rugged good looks. And he lived until 103.  Even after suffering a stroke.  I enjoyed all his movies.  Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in “Spartacus,” “Lust for Life” and […]

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