Archive for August, 2014

Your Rights When Planning a Funeral

Your Rights When Planning a Funeral

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Sooner or later, most of us will have to plan a funeral. It could be the funeral of your parents or your spouse; it could be that of a close friend or relative.  When that time comes, it is important that you know your rights.  In fact, this is one of those articles that you […]

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Baby Boomers Fast Facts

Baby Boomers Fast Facts

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

(CNN) – Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Baby Boomer generation, the generation of Americans born between 1946, the end of World War II, and 1964. They are the largest generation of Americans born in U.S. history. Statistics:Nearly 77 million Baby Boomers (as of 2011) 1946 – post World War […]

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Great Train Rides: Run Away on the Rails

Great Train Rides: Run Away on the Rails

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

SCENE STEALER: South of Helmsdale in the Scottish Highlands, the train runs past the North Sea. Getty Images IT’S MIDNIGHT, AND I’VE GOT two options. Maureen, a conductor on the Caledonian Sleeper train from London to Edinburgh, lays them out in stern, Scottish tones. There is a “microwavable” breakfast of “beans, tomato and a sausage.” […]

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The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide

The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Food, health, housing, and personal growth are topics capturing the attention of baby boomer bloggers this week I’m the host for this week’s Best of Boomer Blogs #370. The fantastic weather in the Seattle area continues, and my garden is producing wonderful vegetables. But, what I write about this week on my blog are the […]

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Social Security 79th Birthday

Social Security 79th Birthday

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 22, 2014. Alliance Members Continue Social Security Birthday Celebrations With Social Security celebrating its 79th birthday last week, Alliance members have been holding events across the country honoring the landmark retirement security program. This week’s events included celebrations with cake and balloons in states such as Iowa, Missouri, New York, and Pennsylvania. To […]

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Why We’re Talking About Unretirement

Why We’re Talking About Unretirement

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In 2010, Chris Farrell tapped into the zeitgeist with his groundbreaking book, The New Frugality. Now he’s done it again with Unretirement: How Baby Boomers Are Changing The Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life, which will be released on September 2. Well ahead of its Labor Day release, the book has […]

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Depression Not Part of Aging

Depression Not Part of Aging

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

As a resident of an over-55 active adult community, most of the people I encounter each day are active, involved, happy and enjoying their retirement years … even people who are in their 80’s or older.  However, I also recognize that there is a dark underside to our community.  I have far too many neighbors […]

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Facebook For Senior Dummies

Facebook For Senior Dummies

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Facebook and Twitter serve as the foundation for the global social media ecosystem, and more and more seniors are looking for ways to join the conversation. Today, the world’s bestselling reference series, For Dummies®, announces Facebook and Twitter For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition (Wiley; ISBN: 978-1-118-92117-3; August 2014; $24.99) by social media expert Marsha […]

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Seniors in Casino Land

Seniors in Casino Land

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

  Over the last two years, I have traveled through casinos in Louisiana, Iowa, New York and Florida talking to older Americans to learn first-hand why they come, why they stay, and why it’s so dangerous. In honor of Responsible Gaming Education Week, let me share what I’ve what learned: Why They Come: Casinos Cater […]

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How Baby-Boomer Daughters Made Martha Stewart The Queen of Living Well

How Baby-Boomer Daughters Made Martha Stewart The Queen of Living Well

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Story of How, and Why, Martha Stewart Became the Queen of Living Well When Margaret Talbot profiled Martha Stewart in 1996, Stewart’s magazine “Living” had only been around for five years, but already boasted 1.5 million subscribers. Stewart had a television show, multiple books on the bestseller list, etc. etc. etc. Talbot noted that […]

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Over 50 with Heart Issues – Helping You Help Yourself

Over 50 with Heart Issues – Helping You Help Yourself

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

  By R.M. Dietrich Deel According to the AARP’s report on chronic conditions among older American’s, more than 70 million Americans of the ages 50 and older – which breaks down to be 4 out of 5 older adults – suffer from at least one chronic health condition. Many of those people over 50 are […]

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Daughters Trump Sons in Aging Parent Care

Daughters Trump Sons in Aging Parent Care

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Women step up to provide care for their aging parents more than twice as often as men, a new study has found. The new research found that in families with children of both sexes, the gender of the child is the single biggest factor in determining who will provide care for the aging parent: Daughters will increase […]

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First Cannabis Tablets

First Cannabis Tablets

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

First Cannabis Tablets C3 International, Inc., manufacturer of Idrasil™, the first natural cannabis tablet on the market, has published a white paper revisiting the effects of cannabis-based therapy on migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and other treatment-resistant conditions. Idrasil, a 25mg tablet, is the first all-natural, standardized and consistent nutraceutical that is derived 100% from […]

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How to Retire and Sell Your Business

How to Retire and Sell Your Business

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Five Steps on How To Retire and Sell Your Business Some people, before they reach the retirement age, opt to establish a small family business in order to provide for themselves and their family members. If managed properly, this can be of help them greatly as the earnings and profits they gain from this business […]

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Bad Foods At Night

Bad Foods At Night

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“The single greatest risk factor for developing acid reflux, asthma, and sleep apnea is night eating,” explains Dr. Jamie Koufman, a pioneering laryngologist, director of the Voice Institute of New York, and author of New York Times bestsellerDROPPING ACID: THE REFLUX DIET COOKBOOK & CURE and THE CHRONIC COUGH ENIGMA – Acid Reflux, Asthma, and Recalcitrant Cough – The […]

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Al Roker On Joe Biden’s Cabinet?

Al Roker On Joe Biden’s Cabinet?

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday offered surprise on-air birthday wishes to “Today” show co-host Al Roker — and even offered to help him get a gig in the White House in the future. As part of Roker’s 60th birthday celebration, NBC’s “Today” arranged for a surprise video appearance from Biden, who was in Washington. […]

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Stop Fumbling In Retirement Red Zone

Stop Fumbling In Retirement Red Zone

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The 6 Documents You Need for Your Estate Plan Playbook The start of football season may be months away, but the game’s on the minds of many after the NFL draft. Minicamps are gearing up and team personnel are organizing in preparation for the 2014-15 season. Football is a big deal in the United States […]

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Why Boomers Can’t Sleep: Sleep Problems

Why Boomers Can’t Sleep: Sleep Problems

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

Why Boomers Can’t Sleep Which group with sleep related problems do I see most often? Baby boomers–those of us born between 1946 and 1964 who are now between the ages of 50 and 68. One of the most common problems is insomnia. Boomers frequently describe troubles related to an inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, […]

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Happy Hormones Celebrates Anniversary

Happy Hormones Celebrates Anniversary

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

  Lyn Hogrefe, with picture of the Happy Hormone Cottage on wall behind her. (Photo Provided) “Hormones are to women like water is to plants,” said Hogrefe. “When your hormones are depleted or out of balance, your health is compromised. You wilt.” Five years ago, Happy Hormone Cottage CEO Lyn Hogrefe rented a small, stone […]

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Passing Boomers Forecast Economic Temblor

Passing Boomers Forecast Economic Temblor

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

Are baby boomers invincible? Perennially youthful celebrities Susan Sarandon, Meryl Streep, George Clooney and Bill Clinton may perpetuate the impression that the baby boomer generation, who came of age during the freewheeling 1960s and 1970s, will stay active forever. Yet statistics from the National Funeral Directors Association paint a decidedly more sobering picture: the American death […]

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Baby Boomers Reverse Work Trends

Baby Boomers Reverse Work Trends

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

One of the biggest changes in the U.S. labor market over the past two decades has been the increasing number of people working over the age of 55. From the end of World War II until the early 1990s, a smaller and smaller share remained in the labor force but since the 1990s that trend […]

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At 60 – Jackie Chan on Work and Retirement

At 60 – Jackie Chan on Work and Retirement

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

Jackie Chan: ‘I hate violence’  When you say that you are meeting Jackie Chan, everyone grins. Friends, family, colleagues… nobody has a bad word to say. It’s a bit of a surprise when you consider that he found fame by falling over and beating people up. Then again, Chan is one of the most famous […]

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New York Hurt By Baby Boomer Exodus

New York Hurt By Baby Boomer Exodus

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The baby boomer generation, 76 million strong, is proving itself to be a force to be reckoned with – a fact that is becoming painfully obvious to the state of New York. Earlier this month, AARP New York hosted its “Boomtown” forum in Manhattan, focusing attention on survey results that show that many New Yorkers […]

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What Too Much Facebook Sharing Tells Us

What Too Much Facebook Sharing Tells Us

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

New research looks at who, exactly, keeps posting those public declarations of love on your newsfeed. Okay, so maybe you don’t want to know the nickname that girl from your high school has given her new paramour, just like you don’t particularly want to know the color of the daisies he bought her last week, […]

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Medicare Sign Up: How to

Medicare Sign Up: How to

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

If you are approaching the age of 65, you need to make sure that you sign up for Medicare and select the medical plan that you prefer as soon as possible.  I have just gone through the process and thought that it was somewhat complicated, so I decided to help others understand what is involved […]

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Robin Williams: Older White Men With Depression

Robin Williams: Older White Men With Depression

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

If you tried to create a profile of someone at high risk of committing suicide, one likely example would look like this: A middle-aged or older white male toward the end of a successful career, who suffers from a serious medical problem as well as chronic depression and substance abuse, who recently completed treatment for […]

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Investigate Exchange Rates Before Moving Overseas

Investigate Exchange Rates Before Moving Overseas

| August 14, 2014 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

Investigate Exchange Rates Before Moving Overseas While I have covered international retirement destinations as diverse as San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, small towns in Panama, Hua Hin, Thailand, and the east coast of Italy, one of the subjects that I have not mentioned is the need to consider fluctuations in the exchange rates when you […]

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Heart Attacks in Women

Heart Attacks in Women

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

While heart disease has long been recognized as a common health issue for men as they age, many doctors are less likely to be concerned about it in women.  This is despite the fact that, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the number one cause of death in all women, regardless of race or […]

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Celebrating 100 years – Panama Canal

Celebrating 100 years – Panama Canal

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

  While many dream of traveling around the globe to see such wonders as the Pyramids of Egypt or the Great Wall of China, there is an equally spectacular site in the western hemisphere. And it is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. What is it? The Panama Canal This 50-mile waterway, connecting the Pacific […]

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Legendary Actress Lauren Bacall Has Died

Legendary Actress Lauren Bacall Has Died

| August 13, 2014 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

Legendary film star Lauren Bacall has died, reports Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. She was 89. Both outlets are reporting she died of a suspected stroke Tuesday morning at her New York home. Known for her husky voice and sizzling looks, Bacall started out as a model and then broke out as a leading lady […]

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End VA Doctor Shortage Imitate Medicare

End VA Doctor Shortage Imitate Medicare

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

To End VA Doctor Shortage, Medicare Funding Needs Boost As the nation grapples with the imbroglio at the Department of Veteran Affairs and a doctor shortage cited in months-long delays at VA Hospitals, policymakers are focusing on ways to boost the nation’s physician supply. The fix may lie with the Medicare health insurance program for […]

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Why Boomers Can’t Sleep: Common Sleep Disorders

Why Boomers Can’t Sleep: Common Sleep Disorders

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

By Robert S. Rosenberg, DO, FCCP: Which group with sleep related problems do I see most often? Baby boomers–those of us born between 1946 and 1964 who are now between the ages of 50 and 68. One of the most common problems is insomnia. Boomers frequently describe troubles related to an inability to fall asleep, stay […]

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Great Train Rides: Run Away on the Rails: Senior Travel Tips

Great Train Rides: Run Away on the Rails: Senior Travel Tips

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

IT’S MIDNIGHT, AND I’VE GOT two options. Maureen, a conductor on the Caledonian Sleeper train from London to Edinburgh, lays them out in stern, Scottish tones. There is a “microwavable” breakfast of “beans, tomato and a sausage.” Or a continental. Either will arrive at 6:20 a.m. sharp.  Senior Travel Tips Traveling by train in the […]

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Grandparents’ Day

Grandparents’ Day

| August 11, 2014 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

A teen participant remarked, Grandparents are like angels. They take you under their wings. They pray and watch over you and will give you most anything!  Grandparents’ Day is ahead. If there’s one group that have always stood by their loved ones, it’s grandmas and grandpas. On September 7, people will have the opportunity to […]

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Grandpa Talks What’s Important – About Grand-parenting

Grandpa Talks What’s Important – About Grand-parenting

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

THE STORY OF what got Francis Ford Coppola into the hotel business is one of a simple plan that became complicated.  In the end, what is important about family and grand-parenting. It started with the making of his Vietnam War epic, “Apocalypse Now,” released 35 years ago next week. Though shooting in the jungles of […]

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Why am I Still Single? Single Senior

Why am I Still Single? Single Senior

| August 8, 2014 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

Many of us have had more than one relationship in our lives. We may have been married, perhaps we’re serial monogamists or something of a player.  Today we are a single senior. At times love may have eluded us and appeared to have been lost. So, navigating the somewhat turbulent waters of dating can feel […]

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Chronic Pain & Painkillers

Chronic Pain & Painkillers

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Why You Should Consider Alternatives Physician Offers 4 Natural Ways to End the Pain Roughly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain lasting more than six months, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine. Throughout the past decade, the use of painkillers such as Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin has soared by 300 percent. For […]

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Medicare Travel Abroad

Medicare Travel Abroad

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Medicare beneficiaries traveling abroad should be aware that their coverage options may be limited in foreign countries.  Medicare travel abroad is something you need to plan for. Planning a trip to Europe this summer? You may want to add “finding health insurance” to your to-do list if you want to stay covered while traveling. Medicare […]

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Colon Cancer Screenings Low Among Blacks’

Colon Cancer Screenings Low Among Blacks’

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

According to researchers in California, Colon Cancer Screenings is Low Among Blacks’.  The use of colonoscopy to look for colon cancer is infrequent despite similar access to care across races in a Veterans Affairs healthcare system. The researchers also found that having established primary care at the time of screening eligibility significantly increased screening uptake. […]

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Good Health Means Wealth At Retirement

Good Health Means Wealth At Retirement

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“Health is wealth”, according to the age-old saying, and never has it been more appropriate for American seniors and baby boomers. Today, getting a disease may set you back up to six figures. This is due to the health care costs rising rapidly every year. According to Fidelity Investments, 80% of the total American population […]

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Surprising Retirement Spots

Surprising Retirement Spots

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Most American seniors and baby boomers want to retire in a place where they could relax and unwind as a reward for their years of hard work. Oftentimes, retirees dream of retiring at the Sun Belt, where they can enjoy playing golf or taking a relaxing walk in one of the many parks within the […]

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Invest In A Boomer Industry – Your Eyes

Invest In A Boomer Industry – Your Eyes

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Just as we examine companies each week that may be rising past their fair values, we can also find companies trading at what may be bargain prices. While many investors would rather have nothing to do with stocks wallowing at 52-week lows, I think it makes a lot of sense to determine whether the market has […]

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Classic Car Cruise

Classic Car Cruise

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Yosemite is clearly the monument of the summit, while Morro Rock is the monument to the sea. This celebration showcases three iconic anniversaries, which Morro Bay is proud to be a part of. Classic car enthusiasts are warming up their engines for a cruise through California history as a salute to both Yosemite National Park […]

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Embracing Technology for Boomers

Embracing Technology for Boomers

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

TECHNO-ISH By Stacia Fernandez, Middle (St)age on Stage17.tv I applaud you for being on this website!   You are here to keep yourself current and explore the vast land of the Internet.     You are the exception for our generation and not the rule.   You should pat yourself on the back for that.  […]

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Social Security and Medicare: “Distinctly good news”

Social Security and Medicare: “Distinctly good news”

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“Distinctly good news”   “[T]he news is essentially that there is no news” in the reports, as Kathy Ruffing of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a leading expert on Social Security, said during a conference call Monday on the Social Security report. The trustees still estimate that the Social Security trust fund will […]

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Probe Exposes Flaws Behind HealthCare.gov Rollout

Probe Exposes Flaws Behind HealthCare.gov Rollout

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

FILE – This Nov. 5, 2013 file photo shows Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president’s new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in testimony released Wednesday. […] WASHINGTON (AP) — Management failures […]

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100th WWI Anniversary

100th WWI Anniversary

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

A century on, Europe pays tribute to soldiers of WWI JUDY WOODRUFF: Commemoration events were held throughout Europe today to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. The global conflict killed more than 14 million people from 28 countries. JAMES MATES: In memory of a terrible past, there is a determination […]

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The Spirituality Of Surfing

The Spirituality Of Surfing

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

I could spend literal hours every day reading mail about people who claim surfing as a salvation. So this sparked a debate here in the hallowed halls of surfdom: Could surfing be a bona fide religion? Is surfing a religion? Surfer and author Steve Kotler took this concept and ran with it in his book, […]

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Our One Year Anniversary

Our One Year Anniversary

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Comment from Andy: I have been infatuated with adventurers over 55 who decide to pick-up and move to brand new country to call home.  For that reason, we been been running stories of those people.  If you have a story or know someone who wants to share with us, please let us know. Click here […]

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Widening Gulf Among Rich Retirees

Widening Gulf Among Rich Retirees

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Staying in the workforce just a few extra years may help couples save tens of thousands of dollars in medical costs.(Photo: Thinkstock) William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It’s looming and threatening, but there’s little he can do. Kistler, a 63-year-old resident of Golden, Colorado, has […]

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Commemorating Three Pivotal Wars

Commemorating Three Pivotal Wars

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

This year Americans are commemorating all three of their most pivotal 20th-century conflicts. A century has passed since the start of World War I, 70 years since the D-Day landings, and this month marks the 50th anniversary of the Tonkin Gulf incident, which was used to justify American escalation in Vietnam. But these are more […]

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Retirement Enclave – Latin America

Retirement Enclave – Latin America

| August 2, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Retirement On A Budget: Expat Enclaves In Latin America As you move closer to the day where your mind and body can’t handle the strain another day longer, you’ve been casting a nervous eye to your savings accounts. You are starting to worry that you will outlive your meager savings, or that the interest earnings […]

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Medicare Trustees Report Shows Significant Improvements for Seniors and Taxpayers

Medicare Trustees Report Shows Significant Improvements for Seniors and Taxpayers

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Posted July 28, 2014 by Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy and Tim Gronniger, Senior Policy Advisor for the Domestic Policy Council. Ed note: This blog was originally posted on the White House blog here – http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/28/medicare-trustees-report-shows-significant-improvements-seniors-and-taxpayers Today’s annual report from the Medicare program’s Boards of Trustees brings good news about […]

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5 Legendary Performances From Woodstock That Everyone Needs To See

5 Legendary Performances From Woodstock That Everyone Needs To See

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

You can check out more performances on Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Revisited on blu-ray out now. Click here to view original web page at www.buzzfeed.com

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Unplug to Unwind

Unplug to Unwind

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“The tension was gone…external peer pressure and competition were absent and we regrouped as a family,” says Mrs. Stock, who went with husband, John, and their two teenage children. “There aren’t many extreme circumstances left nowadays where this would happen. I think it also put us more in touch with those around us, in whose […]

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A Voice of Baseball Shapes Life – 66 Years and Counting

A Voice of Baseball Shapes Life – 66 Years and Counting

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Vin Scully is the very definition of “Vinsanity,” a phenomenon, a broadcasting marvel who defies aging. He also despises cliches, let’s the action speak for itself and remains unfailingly objective on the air. Scully this week announced that he will return as the Dodgers’ golden voice next season, his 66th summer with the club. Even […]

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Warren Buffett’s – Donations Shatter Records

Warren Buffett’s – Donations Shatter Records

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Warren Buffett recently made headlines for his donation of about $2.8 billion in the form of Berkshire Hathaway stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and several other charities. The latest gift in Buffett’s annual pledge to give away the majority of his wealth was the largest single charitable donation in history and makes […]

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99th Birthday Gift – Canoe Ride on The Milwaukee

99th Birthday Gift – Canoe Ride on The Milwaukee

| August 1, 2014 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

“I think it’ll be a great adventure,” Franz said. “And I don’t want to give George Bush any credit, but if he can jump out of an airplane at 90 I know I can do something adventuresome, too.” Franz is more familiar than most with the Milwaukee River. He grew up at 18th and Clarke […]

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Trend Toward Niche Retirement Communities

Trend Toward Niche Retirement Communities

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Mike Schneider Associated Press Updated:   07/29/2014 02:17:18 AM PDT ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Niche retirement communities are growing particularly popular as the 76 million baby boomers reach retirement age. The ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Niche retirement communities are growing particularly popular as the 76 million baby boomers reach retirement age. The communities are aimed […]

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Boomers Big Beneficiary From Medical Marijuana

Boomers Big Beneficiary From Medical Marijuana

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

    Baby boomers are the group that stands to benefit most from medical marijuana, and their numbers may be key to whether Amendment 2 passes or fails, activists say. In addition, industry experts say boomers 50 and older will likely drive growth of medical marijuana revenue. The latest poll released Monday by Connecticut-based Quinnipiac […]

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