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Medicare, Money, Health – Cost of Complacency

Medicare, Money, Health – Cost of Complacency

Healthcare costs rank most burdensome among common living expenses for seniors, yet seniors are more likely to comparison shop for groceries, gas, cable and internet service and even travel deals, than they are to shop for a Medicare plan. That’s according to a new survey “The Cost of Complacency,” which reveals surprising perceptions and behaviors […]

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Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture?

Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture?

Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture? By Danielle Kunkle Today’s market for alternative and integrative healthcare services is massive. NBC News reported in 2016 that Americans spent $30 billion in 2012 alone on treatments ranging from acupuncture to homeopathy. Many studies suggest that alternative approaches to healthcare can help with pain, healing, flexibility, inflammation and other types […]

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Men’s Attitudes Changing When It Comes to Their Health

Men’s Attitudes Changing When It Comes to Their Health

Men’s Attitudes Changing When It Comes to Their Health        By Ann Naumann, senior content manager, A Place for Mom A majority of U.S. men want to take charge of their own health and are confident they can manage their health and wellbeing, according to an international survey conducted by Chattem, Inc., in partnership with […]

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Best Entry-Level Drones for Baby Boomer

Best Entry-Level Drones for Baby Boomer

Best Drones For The Older Geeks In 2017 -’18 Remote controlled toys have always been a favorite for baby boomers with a fanciful mind, but with the recent growth in the popularity of drones, our curious side is really in for a treat. Drones are being used for military operations, but can now be used by […]

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How to Save for Retirement

How to Save for Retirement

How to Save for Retirement (No, You Don’t Have to Give Up Your Latte!) By Laura Adams I recently met with a couple in their late ‘50s—I’ll call them Tina and Bill. They have a lot on their plates, so they want to keep things as simple as possible. They’re not ready for retirement quite […]

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Popping Back Up Into Life

Popping Back Up Into Life

Popping Back Up Into Life by P.J. Frick Life after losing a spouse or any loved one is a lot like learning to walk again. Tackling life on your own at any age can be intimidating and frustrating. With a few consistent and deliberate steps, you can stay ahead of the loneliness, uncertainty and fear […]

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Six Surprising Facts You Should Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Six Surprising Facts You Should Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Six Surprising Facts You Should Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency By Sherry Kelishadi, Pharm.D and Vice President at NutraGlow, Inc. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that more than half of Americans take some form of dietary supplement for their overall health. Our friends and family taking multivitamins, […]

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Dental Health – Tipping Point for Boomers

Dental Health – Tipping Point for Boomers

Dr. Michael Tischler Poor dental health is a major issue for baby boomers. Many are on a fixed income, with little or no dental insurance coverage, and Medicare does not cover dental. For the lucky few who do have dental insurance, most find that they’re only covered for routine cleanings and are not covered for […]

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5 Exercises to Beat the Blues

5 Exercises to Beat the Blues

5 Ways Exercise Helps Beat the Blues FAIRFAX, Virginia – (October, 2017) – October is Depression Awareness Month, and a great time to focus on ways to overcome the blues and keep depression away. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, around 16 million adults each year experience the most common type of […]

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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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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 […]

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2017 Nov 2 Menopause Treatment Memory BloomerBoomer.com

2017 Nov 2 Menopause Treatment Memory BloomerBoomer.com

2055 L Street NW Suite 600 ■ Washington, DC ■ 20036 ■ Telephone 202.971.3636 ■ Fax 202.736.9705 ■ Treating menopausal symptoms can protect against stress’ negative effects WASHINGTON—Menopausal hormone therapy may shield women from stress’ negative effects on some types of memory, according to a small-scale study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical […]

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WILD IDEAS: Creativity from the Inside Out

WILD IDEAS: Creativity from the Inside Out

Cathy Wild has spent more than 30 years developing innovative approaches to the creative process both for private clients in the greater San Francisco region as well as corporate clients including Wells Fargo, Pacific Bell, and Pacific Gas & Electric. She has also been a pioneer in somatic (holistic) counseling, the expressive arts, and the […]

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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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5 Reasons Sleep is Key for Life Success

5 Reasons Sleep is Key for Life Success

5 Reasons Sleep is Key for Success  By Merilee Kern, MBA Sleep. All people need it, most crave it, but throngs of individuals do not get the kind of restorative and rehabilitative. Sleep required to optimize mental clarity, focus, ideation, awareness, productivity and overall performance. The CDC actually declared “insufficient sleep” an “important public health […]

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How Long Do You Want to Live? By Ilchi Lee

How Long Do You Want to Live? By Ilchi Lee

  Have you chosen your lifespan? Next, based on the age you have chosen, calculate how much time you have left between now and when you die. Thirty years? Forty years? Fifty? Most people will have quite a long time left. Think seriously about that time. Isn’t it at least a third of your whole […]

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Festival de Loire 2017 – Orleans France

Festival de Loire 2017 – Orleans France

Festival de Loire 2017 Festival de Loire 2017: The Loire River (the longest in France) is the thread that binds this area together but its tributaries of the Cher, the Vienne, the Indre and other rivers in the region such as the Creuse and the Claise give an added dimension to the region by providing attractive valleys and landscapes […]

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10 Proven Benefits of Yoga for Baby Boomers

10 Proven Benefits of Yoga for Baby Boomers

| November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

 Yoga For Everyone Over 50 Becoming 50+ can be a very exciting time. We can be whatever we want and feel like kids when the moon is following us wherever our car goes.  We experiment with speaking what’s on our mind and find out, wow, nothing bad happens. We  splurge and take a trips to Las […]

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Personalized Cancer Treatment Boosts Survival

Personalized Cancer Treatment Boosts Survival

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Personalized Cancer Treatment Boosts Survival By Rick Shapiro Since President Nixon declared war on cancer in 1971 with high hopes of disease-conquering breakthroughs. The disease continues to take its toll. More than one-third of Americans have a lifetime risk of developing cancer. Yet in the decades since the country waged its war, the standard of […]

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A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving

A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving By Harris N. Rosen Will you have the responsibility for a parent or for anyone who is the financial or household manager of a relationship? If so, will that information be passed on when it’s needed? A good friend of mine knew that her husband was dying, but she […]

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Amazing Benefits of Martial Arts for Boomers

Amazing Benefits of Martial Arts for Boomers

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

—by Andy Asher You are capable of becoming a personal weapon for stronger aging, greater happiness, and increasing your longevity. This statement in itself sums up a lot about the benefits of martial arts training after age 50, because as we get older it can actually reverse the aging process. Unless you are so strongly […]

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4 Amazing Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

4 Amazing Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

4 Amazing Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD (Proactive Health Labs)    Sweet potatoes, not to be confused with yams, have been cultivated for thousands of years. These root vegetables are believed to have originated in Central and South America. North Carolina, which is now the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the […]

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The Honest Backpacker Practical and Inspirational Book

The Honest Backpacker Practical and Inspirational Book

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NR-001-101717 Contact: James Klopovic 919-649-7177 hikewiththehb@gmail.com The Honest Backpacker: A Practical Guide for the Rookie Adventurer over 50 By James Klopovic and Nicole Klopovic PRACTICAL AND INSPIRATIONAL BOOK FOR NOVICE HIKERS LOOKING TO CONNECT WITH NATURE AND IMPROVE THEIR LIVES A recent U.S. News Baby Boomer Report says exercise is important to […]

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Housemate

10 Tips for Choosing the Right Housemate

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

10 Tips for Choosing the Right Housemate by Wendi Burkhardt, CEO of Silvernest Does your home have an unused guest room? Is your grown child’s old bedroom serving as a makeshift storage room or just collecting dust? Did you know that you could earn approximately $10,000 a year by renting out that underutilized space? With […]

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Male Sexual Health at Any Age

Male Sexual Health at Any Age

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

Male Sexual Health   1. Five Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer: A Quick Guide   Male Sexual Health: In the last thirty years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of cases of prostate cancer detected each year. This is due to the rising median age of our population as well as our […]

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US Telemental Health Market, Forecast to 2021

US Telemental Health Market, Forecast to 2021

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“Many people in the US live in geographic areas that are underserved by mental health professionals and could significantly benefit from telemental health services,” said Digital Health Principal Analyst Victor Camlek. “There have also been several studies and programs under the US Veteran’s Affairs (US VA) to utilize telemental health to serve the needs of […]

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5 things Women 55 and Up Need to Know About Mammograms

5 things Women 55 and Up Need to Know About Mammograms

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

5 things Women 55 and Up Need to Know about Mammograms As a woman in her 50s, I understand that no woman looks forward to getting her annual mammogram.   However, mammography is and should be an important part of every woman’s preventive health routine.  Perhaps more than any other type of screening (as we’ve heard […]

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Bloomer Boomer – Medicare or Medi-scare?

Bloomer Boomer – Medicare or Medi-scare?

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Medicare or Medi-scare? The beginning of Medicare Open Enrollment can be a scary time for seniors. Especially as they research plans to select the one that best fits their health needs and budget. Healthcare and prescription drug costs can be perplexing. However, according to a new survey, what seniors value most, as they conduct their […]

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Total Reboot 90 is a proven step-by-step program that shows participants how to:  Lose 20-30 pounds and keep it off Catapult their energy levels Eradicate nagging aches and pains and regain mobility Feel and look 10-20 years younger During this 3-month long program Andrew uses his training in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Personal […]

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Randi Brill at 60 Creator of Words of Wisdom for Business

Randi Brill at 60 Creator of Words of Wisdom for Business

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Randi Brill After launching and leading three successful businesses, Randi Brill is thrilled to announce her latest venture, an inspirational quick-read book, 99 Creative WOWs—Words of Wisdom for Business that is ideal for those ready and eager to succeed NOW. Targeting recent graduates, young professionals, newly-minted entrepreneurs, business owners and creative thinkers, Randi offers succinct […]

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Leeza Gibbons Turns 60 and Much More- Facebook Live

Leeza Gibbons Turns 60 and Much More- Facebook Live

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Leeza Gibbons Background Emmy Award winner Leeza Gibbons has taken her decades of dominance in the fields of on-camera hosting and reporting along with her passion for health advocacy to craft a unique position  as a leading voice for personal growth and empowerment.  Using her experiences hosting, producing and writing for shows such as Entertainment Tonight, […]

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The Real Risks of Retirement Investing

The Real Risks of Retirement Investing

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Real Risks of Retirement Investing By Merilee Kern, MBA To anyone on the glide path to retirement, it is becoming clear that today’s retirees are facing a completely different set of challenges than prior generations. This is the first generation in which retirees are carrying mortgages and other debt into retirement. Health care costs […]

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