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5 Hoaxes To Watch Out For

5 Hoaxes To Watch Out For

| March 25, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

5 Email Scams and Hoaxes for Boomers to Avoid Email used to be a place where you could send messages to your friends and family, receive pictures, or do work remotely. However, scammers have found a way to invade the private space of your email, and the consequences could be disastrous. Always be cautious of […]

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Beware of Covid -19 Scams

Beware of Covid -19 Scams

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Andy Asher Coronavirus is bringing with it scam artists targeting the most vulnerable in the country. Worse yet, these are older adults who are often more susceptible to the virus. The good news is friends and family can help make sure their loved one does not become a victim of these dishonest underhanded criminals […]

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Does Everyone Over 60 Need To Take The Same Coronavirus Precautions?

Does Everyone Over 60 Need To Take The Same Coronavirus Precautions?

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Should I get tested?  A question my 36 year old daughter asked herself and answered by getting tested, ow awaiting the results.  As we age, it’s a question that comes up more often. She knew it wasn’t a good idea and her daughter would disapprove. Nonetheless, Barbara Figge Fox, 79, recently went to four stores […]

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Covid-19 Scams Attorney Advice

Covid-19 Scams Attorney Advice

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Melissa Negrin-Wiener, partner at Genser Cona Elder Law about Senior Scams Are on the Rise: Tips to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones Have you ever received a suspicious phone call or email? Your parents or […]

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Boomers Embrace Their Cannabis

Boomers Embrace Their Cannabis

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Aging Expert, Lisa Cini about a Marijuana Survey that Shows Boomer’s Embracing Cannabis & CBD With 9 in 10 Americans favoring legalization of Marijuana for recreation or medicinal purposes and New York weeks away from a […]

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Retirement Living With Cannabis

Retirement Living With Cannabis

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Andy Asher   Planned retirement communities in America will never be the same as baby boomers start asking to bring along their marijuana, CBD and even a greenhouse to grow it. Some of the folks who design and build these desirable communities are already planning for it.  Cannabis Use Study One leading firm Mosaic Design […]

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‘The Office’ cast members share their favorite cold opens for 15th anniversary

‘The Office’ cast members share their favorite cold opens for 15th anniversary

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

To is too fun to ignore.  It’s been 15 years since the pilot of The Office aired on NBC (March 24, 2005), and after all this time the show remains one of the greatest comedies in television history. To celebrate The Office ‘s milestone anniversary, former co-stars Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly) and Angela Kinsey (Angela […]

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2020 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment

2020 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What to Know About 2020 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment By Lindsay Engle, Medicare Expert, MedicareFAQ If you have a Medicare Advantage plan, you now have a one-time chance to change your coverage. During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period, you can sign up for a different Medicare Advantage plan. Or, you can enroll in traditional […]

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The Voice of The Silent Generation

The Voice of The Silent Generation

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

This opinion piece reminds us the importance of learning from generations above us.  Forget “talking ‘bout my generation”, as The Who sang. People in one generation often like talking about other generations. I’m not a Baby Boomer. I’m a member of Generation X, a generation named for an underused consonant that implies something at best […]

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How I Fulfilled my Dream of Racing Cars at 57

How I Fulfilled my Dream of Racing Cars at 57

| March 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

At any age. These three small words carry so much meaning. For us boomers, they can serve as a reminder to keep trying new things… to keep positive… and to keep after our dreams. The Inspiration Behind the At Any Age Video Series My dream was racing cars. For as long as I can remember, […]

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First Edition: March 20, 2020

First Edition: March 20, 2020

| March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. More than half the counties in America have no intensive care beds, posing a particular danger for more than 7 million people who are age 60 and up ― older patients who face the highest risk of serious illness or […] Click here to view original […]

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More Choosing Preventive Medicine

More Choosing Preventive Medicine

| March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Why are more people resorting to preventive medicine? In matters of health, it’s always good to follow the old-school proverb, which says – “prevention is better than cure”! The 21st century world is replete with diseases of all kinds. Most of these diseases occur because of a lack of balance in sleeping and eating. People […]

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Slip and Fall Accidents While Shopping

Slip and Fall Accidents While Shopping

| March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Avoiding Slip and Fall Accidents While Shopping by David Perecman, Founder and Lead Trial Attorney at The Perecman Firm P.L.L.C. Even though the hustle and bustle of the holidays are over, shops are likely to remain just as busy with many seeking to make exchanges, returns, and take advantage of end-of-season sales. Of those who […]

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Guide to Paddle Boarding for When You Are 50+

Guide to Paddle Boarding for When You Are 50+

| March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Beginner’s Guide to Paddle Boarding for When You Are 50+ It is safe to assume that everyone would love to be fit in their golden years. Not only is it good for your health, but it is also nice to feel strong and energetic. As you get older, it gets harder to do most of […]

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A Guide to Dating in Your 50s

A Guide to Dating in Your 50s

| March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Dating usually comes with complications of its own, but if you’re newly re-entering the dating scene, you might have some additional reservations. However, dating in your 50’s can be a fun and exciting experience if done with the right intentions! If you’re ready to get back on the saddle but aren’t sure how to go about […]

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2020 Dieting Guide At Any Age

2020 Dieting Guide At Any Age

| March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

2020 Dieting Guide  By Pamela Riggs, MS, RDN, CSOWM, MarinHealth. Sticking to losing weight after making it a New Year’s resolution is no easy feat. According to U.S. News, 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by March. For those looking to hit the reset button and get on track to a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to […]

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First Edition: March 19, 2020

First Edition: March 19, 2020

| March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Everything is changing so fast.  Here is the latest.  Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. As COVID-19 cases spread across the nation, disrupting daily routines for theliving,growingnumbers of U.S. businesses and families are changing how they deal with the dead.Funeral homes — already well-versed in ways to prevent disease — are implementing […]

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‘A Socio-Economic Tsunami’: How The World Is Dealing With Pandemic

‘A Socio-Economic Tsunami’: How The World Is Dealing With Pandemic

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Volunteers clean as a precaution against the new coronavirus at Wat Traimit temple in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday. Thailand’s government has enacted stronger measures to combat the spread of COVID-19. The U.S. and Canada were reportedly working out an agreement to limit non-essential travel across their mutual border, as […] Click here to view original […]

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Explore the Pillars of Functional Medicine & the Significance of Chiropractic Care in Functional Medicine

Explore the Pillars of Functional Medicine & the Significance of Chiropractic Care in Functional Medicine

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Often doctors prescribe a couple of aspirins and ask the patient to call back in the morning. What if your doctor instead of suggesting a quick remedy, sits down with you discussing all aspects of your lifestyle? That is precisely what functional medicine doctors would be doing if you approach them with a health issue. […]

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98.6 Not The Normal Body Temperature Anymore

98.6 Not The Normal Body Temperature Anymore

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Surprise to me.  I always thought 98.6 was the gold standard for a healthy person.  Not so.  Body temperature can vary by sex, size, age, time of day it’s taken and other factors.(BSIP / Universal Images Group) More recently, researchers have known normal body temperature is actually lower than 98.6 and can vary by gender, […]

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First Edition: March 16, 2020

First Edition: March 16, 2020

| March 16, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

With events changing by the day, here is the latest on coronavirus and related matters. Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. In the midst of a global health crisis that has disrupted daily life and heightened anxieties for millions of Americans, former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on […]

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Sailing Ocean Fox

Sailing Ocean Fox

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Simon and Carla about Sailing Ocean Fox Simon Simon comes from Gloucestershire in the west of England. After finishing school Simon studied the technical aspects of the theatre and stage design at Bristol Old Viv Theatre […]

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NOT EXACTLY RETIRED

NOT EXACTLY RETIRED

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to David Jarmul about how Americans approaching retirement can redefine their lives and find new fulfillment by pursuing international adventure and service instead of drifting in their familiar jobs. That’s the message of NOT EXACTLY RETIRED. Author […]

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The Struggle To Keep Vulnerable Seniors Safe In A Large Coronavirus Cluster

The Struggle To Keep Vulnerable Seniors Safe In A Large Coronavirus Cluster

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

This is good information. National Guard personnel stand beside a line of motorists waiting for COVID-19 coronavirus infection testing New Rochelle, N.Y., on Friday. On a spring morning, Jamie Fields and her mom Joyce Collins are standing outside a grocery store in New Rochelle, N.Y., arguing over how to stay safe. “She’s very […] Click […]

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No-Touch Greetings Take Off: People Are Getting Creative About Saying ‘Hi’

No-Touch Greetings Take Off: People Are Getting Creative About Saying ‘Hi’

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

I had a business meeting yesterday and I learned about social distancing.  Between me and my meeting partner, he greeted me with forearm bump and our meeting ended with a fist bump.  Practicing social distancing and getting creative with no-touch greetings are key methods to curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus. The way the […]

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First Edition: March 12, 2020

First Edition: March 12, 2020

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

I am not sure exactly when I realized this is a really big deal.  Now we are seeing  nearly everyone has made that conclusion and are taking action that we can categorize as drastic at least from my terms of reference.  Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. As the novel coronavirus continues […]

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3D Housing Homeless And Needy Seniors

3D Housing Homeless And Needy Seniors

| March 9, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

There will be a time when providing affordable homes for seniors and homeless will be so simple, the only barrier is finding available land.  Icon’s Vulcan II 3D printer for homes on a job site in Austin, Texas where it was 3D printing a series of six homes for formerly homeless individuals. (Courtesy of Icon) […]

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Daniel Craig Let Loose  as James Bond on ‘SNL’

Daniel Craig Let Loose as James Bond on ‘SNL’

| March 9, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Daniel Craig has made for a good James Bond.  How do you feel about it?  Won’t every actor to compared against Sean Connery?  James Bond gets to fly around the world and attend cool parties, but rarely does the fictitious spy ever get to enjoy his international vacations. That changed on this week’s Saturday Night […]

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Trump Administration Announces New Scrutiny Of Nursing Homes

Trump Administration Announces New Scrutiny Of Nursing Homes

| March 5, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is ordering health inspectors to focus on infection-control practices at nursing homes and hospitals, particularly those where coronavirus infections have been identified among patients or in the community, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced Wednesday. “We are hyperfocused on infection control right now,” […] Click here to view original […]

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Coronavirus Stress Test

Coronavirus Stress Test

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Everywhere we look now, hygiene is being adhered to more than ever.  Why of course is because we are learning how coronavirus spreads. Long before the novel coronavirus made its surprise appearance, the nation’s nursing homes were struggling to obey basic infection prevention protocols designed to halt the spread of viruses and bacteria they battle […]

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Wheel the World helps people with physical disabilities enjoy their vacations

Wheel the World helps people with physical disabilities enjoy their vacations

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

I don’t travel anywhere without giving at least some thought to how I will get around in places I want to visit.  Any when your not as mobile as you have always been, I give it a lot more thought.  Traveling isn’t just about the destination. Carry On is our series devoted to how we […]

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Drinking Fresh-Pressed Juice

Drinking Fresh-Pressed Juice

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Unless your tummy tells you otherwise, what’s not to like about drinking fresh juice.  It’s all good right?  That’s what intrigued my about this story. It’s going to be warm again before we know it, and you can find us channeling our inner Lizzo with a nice, tall glass of freshly pressed juice all summer. […]

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Positive Thinking

Positive Thinking

| March 1, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to David Essel, new leader of the Positive Thinking Movement. He says, someone would’ve asked me 40 years ago what my life would look like at age 62, it would’ve been a far cry from the way […]

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Find a real relationship for $0 on these non-corny free dating sites

Find a real relationship for $0 on these non-corny free dating sites

| February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

If you use a dating site they can get a little pricey.  Before you jump into using a premium dating site like Match or Eharmony try these free destinations.  Remember your soulmate is priceless. Sure. But do you have to use a paid site to find a real relationship? Does a monthly fee really weed […]

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How to stop caring what people think about you

How to stop caring what people think about you

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

For most kids growing up, being accepted by their peers was always the most important thing on the school yard.  As we get older is takes on different versions but at some point does anyone worry about it anymore. Around 11 p.m. every night, I lie alone with my thoughts and contemplate the very worst […]

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

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

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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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Take A Pill For It! — Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease

Take A Pill For It! — Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com visits with Martin Tolar, MD, Ph.D., Founder, President & CEO at Alzheon, Inc. Dr. Tolar was recognized by The Medicine Maker Magazine’s Power List 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People […]

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Medicare Complacency

Medicare Complacency

| February 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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?

| February 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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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Actress and former Guiding Light soap star Tina Sloan Our Guest On Boomer TV

Actress and former Guiding Light soap star Tina Sloan Our Guest On Boomer TV

| February 14, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Tina Sloan about her new book, Chasing Cleopatra. Actress and former Guiding Light soap star Tina Sloan has released Chasing Cleopatra: A Novel of Love, Betrayal and Suspense. Sloan takes tales of devilish and dangerous romances […]

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THE HAIRCUT WHO WOULD BE KING

THE HAIRCUT WHO WOULD BE KING

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Robert Trebor, an accomplished character actor widely recognized for playing a fictional salesman, Salmoneus, in the cult hit series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess, and a real-life serial killer, David Berkowitz, a/k/a the […]

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HARDINESS: Making Stress Work for You to Achieve Your Life Goals

HARDINESS: Making Stress Work for You to Achieve Your Life Goals

| February 9, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

HARDINESS: Ability to Resist The Damaging Effects of Stress How is it that some people are overwhelmed by the slightest disruption or change in their lives, while others seem to make it through catastrophes relatively unscathed? Or that two people, experiencing the exact same event can react in completely different ways? “Hardiness—your ability to resist […]

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When Your Husband Has Prostate Cancer…

When Your Husband Has Prostate Cancer…

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

By Shelly Gordon Women whose husbands receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer are often the ones who swing into action, research treatment options, advise their husbands, and offer emotional support before, during and after treatment.  And unlike wives of husbands who may be fighting heart disease or diabetes, couples confronting prostate cancer face a delicate […]

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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

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

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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Poker Shark Doctor

Poker Shark Doctor

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

Sharks And Fish At The Poker Table By Andy Asher In the world of poker, sharks are on the lookout for a fish. The documentaries show sharks as outstanding hunters in the ocean and the poker table too. When Dr. James Magner at age 68,  first sauntered up to a poker table back in 2007 […]

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MODERN CAREGIVERS ARE YOUNGER AND DIGITALLY SAVVY

MODERN CAREGIVERS ARE YOUNGER AND DIGITALLY SAVVY

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

  At an average age of 42, today’s caregivers are relatively evenly split between men and women (47% men/53% women) who work the equivalent of a second, unpaid full-time job focused exclusively on managing caregiving responsibilities for families and loved ones. A new study released today by Cambia Health Solutions titled, “Wired for Care: The New […]

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6 of the best cheap robot vacuum cleaners in the UK

6 of the best cheap robot vacuum cleaners in the UK

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

I haven’t purchased one of these because I’m living in a temporary apartment and it seems too small for one of these. But from everyone who casually mentions they use and love their robot vacuum, I am giving it serious thoughts.  The article is right.  They are very expensive. Robot vacuums can get pretty pricey, […]

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Stephen Colbert goes to absolute town on Iowa caucus voting app disaster

Stephen Colbert goes to absolute town on Iowa caucus voting app disaster

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

A lot of people will be asking the same question.  What happened?  After-all for months eyes have been on the Iowa primary eagerly awaiting how the Democratic candidates stack up against one another.  By now, some 24 hours later, there is still doubt.  We can only hope now that our states and voting officials have […]

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Fiasco Tries to Make Iran-Contra a Teachable Moment

Fiasco Tries to Make Iran-Contra a Teachable Moment

| February 4, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Left to right: Oliver North, Ted Koppel in front of the White House in 1985. (Getty) Subscribe These are boom times for multitasking, boom times for alienation, and, thus, boom times for content . Audiences need entertainment (give me more to do with my phone!) and capital has made […] Click here to view original […]

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The Scary Reason Why 40% of Millennials May Not Be Able to Retire on Time — or At All

The Scary Reason Why 40% of Millennials May Not Be Able to Retire on Time — or At All

| February 4, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Retiring on Social Security alone may seem feasible until you realize that the average senior today collects just $18,000 a year in benefits from the program. That’s hardly enough to cover basics like housing, healthcare, transportation, food, and other such essentials, and it’s certainly not enough to provide a […] Click here to view original […]

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Safe Sex Valentines

Safe Sex Valentines

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Andy Asher In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com discusses Safe Sex Valentines with Dr. Dudley Danoff, a urologist and author of The Ultimate Guide to Male Sexual Health. Going to the Source Wouldn’t it be great having a reliable go-to source about sex? […]

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10 Best Places To Retire Overseas

10 Best Places To Retire Overseas

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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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Six Ways to Be a Healthier, Sexier Valentine

Six Ways to Be a Healthier, Sexier Valentine

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

 By Dr. Dudley Seth Danoff The sexiest, most romantic day of the year Are you in peak sexual condition? Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day with a longtime partner or someone new, take steps to be a healthy valentine this year. Sex is a fantastic way to combat stress, improve cardiovascular health, and enhance emotional well-being, […]

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Suzy Starts Her Rock ‘n Roll Adventure At 50+

Suzy Starts Her Rock ‘n Roll Adventure At 50+

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Suzy. With an amazing rocker voice, she launches her singing career when most people have long ago given up on their dreams. Forget the bedroom, she took her rock fantasy out of the band room. After […]

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How Home Automation Can Help Reduce Accidents for Seniors

How Home Automation Can Help Reduce Accidents for Seniors

| January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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

| January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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

| January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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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Home Care Versus Home Healthcare

Home Care Versus Home Healthcare

| January 11, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Stephen Zimmerman How to Plan for the Cost of Home Care and/or Home Healthcare Home care and home healthcare are two terms that are used frequently when discussing seniors who wish to age in their own homes and require care to come to them, but there’s actually a big difference between the terms. Home […]

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Doc The Poker Guy

Doc The Poker Guy

| January 8, 2020 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“Seeking Hidden Treasures: A Collection of Curious Tales and Essays,” a collection of mystery short stories and essays that explore luck and odd occurrences through the lens of faith. Humorous, heartfelt and cleverly composed, each of the twelve short stories and five essays invites readers along on a hunt for riches, both material and spiritual. […]

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Robo Advisor – Right For You?

Robo Advisor – Right For You?

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

Charles Schwab just announced they think they have a solution utilizing Robo advisors, and its platform is expected to launch in January 2020. Is their solution unique? Is this announcement a big deal, and why? Is Robo investing options the way to go? Is a coordinated retirement income approach that is similar to what they […]

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Mental Health Help Online — MindCare

Mental Health Help Online — MindCare

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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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THE BEST PEOPLE: A Tale of Trials and Errors

THE BEST PEOPLE: A Tale of Trials and Errors

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In a stunning debut novel, Marc Grossberg portrays post-millennium Houston as it is, a glitzy place full of larger-than-life characters where anyone can make it. It is the landscape where the country-club and café-society sets clash amidst clever legal maneuvering, big law firm politics, a Ponzi scheme and judicial corruption. Only someone withthe experience of being […]

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Malt is the “Forgotten” Natural, Plant-based Sweetener

Malt is the “Forgotten” Natural, Plant-based Sweetener

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

ByPeeyush Maheshwari, PhD Malt is not just for milkshakes anymore….. It’s the “Forgotten” Natural, Plant-based, Functional Sweetener – Packing Powerful Nutritional Benefits. As Americans struggle to curb sugar consumption and avoid artificial chemical substitutes, they are increasingly craving the latest information on the best natural alternatives available to them. While the origin of malt can […]

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How to Prevent a Multigenerational Home Thermostat War This Winter

How to Prevent a Multigenerational Home Thermostat War This Winter

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Andrew Armstrong Multigenerational households are on the rise with a record one-in-five Americans living in homes shared by multiple adult generations, inevitably leading to various domestic conflicts – including home temperature. Increasing home, child care, assisted living and nursing home costs, college debt, longer life expectancies, and the growth of ethnic communities are all […]

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Romance Scams: 5 Signs Exposing Them

Romance Scams: 5 Signs Exposing Them

| October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

        By Jen Donnel In today’s digitally driven world, people of all ages use computers and smart-devices for business, leisure, and even dating. However, each time consumers access the internet; they are putting themselves at risk for what the FBI calls a romance scam. Worst of all, according to the FTC, people […]

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A New Way to Buy A Home

A New Way to Buy A Home

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com visits with Chief Revenue Officer at Unison, Bill Walker who is responsible for cultivating and developing existing direct response channels, sales operations, business development and new growth marketing channels. Bill brings over 20 years of financial services marketing […]

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Why Boomers Need Travel Insurance

Why Boomers Need Travel Insurance

| September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

BABY BOOMER TRAVEL By Justin Tysdal, CEO of Seven Corners By 2025, your generation will account for 11 percent of the world’s population, and industry research finds that baby boomers are contributing to a $157 billion spend on trips every year. In addition, 38 percent of you have created a travel bucket list of places […]

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New High Deductible Plan G will Replace High Deductible Plan F in 2020

New High Deductible Plan G will Replace High Deductible Plan F in 2020

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Medicare policies are facing big changes as early as next year. The new High-Deductible Plan G (HDG) will replace High-Deductible Plan F (HDF) in 2020. The federally funded national health care policy is constantly changing. The new year is no exception, changes may impact all current and potential future Medicare beneficiaries. Members should constantly educate […]

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Health Is A Laughing Matter

Health Is A Laughing Matter

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Health Is A Laughing Matter Editor’s Note – Laughing gets far too little credit for the value it brings to our lives.  If all is true about it’s health benefits, why not everyone try to laugh there ass off.  Pam, thanks so much for your contributions to the importance of laughing.   Andy Asher – […]

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Reasons People Participate in the Freelance Economy

Reasons People Participate in the Freelance Economy

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Jill L. Ferguson Over the coming decade, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that people 65 and older will be the hottest demographic in the labor market, with labor force participation predicted to hit 32 percent by 2022. Many of these workers will not be in traditional full-time employment, but will work as contractors […]

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One Man’s Reflections on the Male-female Tug of War – through the lens of time

One Man’s Reflections on the Male-female Tug of War – through the lens of time

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Thomas E. Cochrane I was raised by a single mother, and my grandmother and aunt were each dominant women, but it was nevertheless a male-dominated society when I was growing up. So during that earlier era, women may have ruled the roost, but men made the important family decisions, period. Later, as the 1960s […]

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“Tornados, Rattlesnakes & Oil — A Wildcatter’s Memories of Hunting for Black Gold”

“Tornados, Rattlesnakes & Oil — A Wildcatter’s Memories of Hunting for Black Gold”

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“MOST BOOKS ABOUT THE OIL PATCH usually fall into one of two categories. The first are tributes to the “greatest gamblers.” The others are tomes aboutthe earth sciences. Rarely do we get a full-bodied peek into real life in the oilpatch. Fortunately for us, Thomas E. Cochrane has accomplished the latter: afast-paced and lyrical stroll […]

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Boomer Entrepreneurs During Retirement

Boomer Entrepreneurs During Retirement

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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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Out of the Woods: A Journey Through Depression and Anxiety by Brent Williams

Out of the Woods: A Journey Through Depression and Anxiety by Brent Williams

| August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

It’s perfectly mainstream to seek and receive physical therapy, but why is emotional therapy so taboo? Men, women, veterans, CEOs, medical professionals, parents, students and even some of today’s hottest celebrities—depression and anxiety impact over 322 million worldwide, it does not discriminate!!! Are you working on any stories that might begin to make the change […]

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