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Will Your Wealth Unify or Divide Your Family?

Will Your Wealth Unify or Divide Your Family?

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Will Your Wealth Unify or Divide Your Family? By Amy A. Castoro If you’re like many successful Baby-Boomers, you’ve come to think of your wealth as money, stocks, bonds and real property. But family wealth is much more than tangible financial assets. Family wealth also includes your family’s name, reputation and values. It also includes […]

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Doctor’s Orders: Learn to Love Together this Valentine’s Day with a Relationship Refresh Plan

Doctor’s Orders: Learn to Love Together this Valentine’s Day with a Relationship Refresh Plan

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Learn to Love Together this Valentine’s Day with a Relationship Refresh Plan Susan Kellogg-Spadt, CRNP, PhD, stresses role of intimacy in maintaining a healthy & mutually satisfying relationship A recent study examined the association between masturbation and sexual satisfaction in a relationship. The evidence gleaned from a convenience sample of over 15,000 subjects supported a […]

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Emotional Effects of Menopause are More Than the Bedroom: What Men Should Know

Emotional Effects of Menopause are More Than the Bedroom: What Men Should Know

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Emotional Effects of Menopause are More Than the Bedroom Mary Jo Rapini, LPC  What Men Should Know When we talk about menopause we think of older women, hot flashes, irritability, night sweats, and a miserable time. Those symptoms are a reality for many women during this time. However, not all women experience the physical symptoms.  […]

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Mind Blowing Intimacy

Mind Blowing Intimacy

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Mind Blowing Intimacy Mary Jo Rapini, LPC One difficult phrase and concept that I try to get my clients to understand is “mind-blowing intimacy.” This is no surprise as we are inundated with “mind-blowing sex” on reality TV, in magazines, on the Internet, and in movies. “Mind-blowing sex” gets the highest media ratings, as well […]

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Top Tips to Make the Most of Heart Health Month

Top Tips to Make the Most of Heart Health Month

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Top Tips to Make the Most of Heart Health Month Heart Health Month welcomes the opportunity to share information and spread awareness on the global epidemic that is cardiovascular disease (CVD). According to the American Heart Association, 69% of men and 67% of women over the age of 60 have 1 or more types of […]

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Holistic Well Being is Integral to Leadership Success

Holistic Well Being is Integral to Leadership Success

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

HOLISTIC WELL-BEING IS INTEGRAL TO LEADERSHIP SUCCESS New Book Praised by John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, Explores Intrinsic Connection Between Personal Well-Being and Leadership Abilities, Offers Approach Inspired by Techniques From Traditional Practice of Yoga Wellesley, MA – When we think about the qualities of an ideal leader, words like “decisive,” “charismatic,” “visionary”, […]

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20 Ways to Improve Your Marriage

20 Ways to Improve Your Marriage

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

20 Ways to Improve Your Marriage Mary Jo Rapini, LPC When talking to your friends about the key to a successful marriage, you may leave the conversation feeling overwhelmed and stressed, more convinced it’s sex, time spent or financial security that holds happy couples together. These issues are important and the couples themselves determine their […]

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Tips for Celebrating the Small Victories Along the Way

Tips for Celebrating the Small Victories Along the Way

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Tips for Celebrating the Small Victories Along the Way By Rachel Hershenberg, PhD When something good happens to you, are you quick to pick up your phone or computer or lovingly holler for your partner to come into the room so you can tell them all about it?  Are you in the habit of celebrating […]

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Can Anxiety Make You Fat?

Can Anxiety Make You Fat?

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Is Anxiety Making You Fat? Nancy Bryan, Ph.D. Can anxiety make you fat? The answer is an emphatic “Yes.”  If someone finds it hard to accept this assertion, it may be because it’s hard to grasp how anything that seems to be occurring in the mind could make an apparently unrelated something happen in the […]

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An Oasis of Calm in Bustling Rome: The Protestant Cemetery

An Oasis of Calm in Bustling Rome: The Protestant Cemetery

| February 8, 2018 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

An Oasis of Calm in Bustling Rome: The Protestant Cemetery By Mary Robertson of www.thegoodlonglife.com I can hear some Boomer readers thinking, Are you actually suggesting we spend our time in Rome, Italy visiting a cemetery?!  Yes, indeed! Each time my husband Jim and I visit this beautiful landmark, also known as The Non-Catholic Cemetery, we […]

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Older Woman, Younger Man

Older Woman, Younger Man

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Older Woman, Younger Man By Sonja Klein I’m an older woman. The oldest man I’ve ever been to bed with was 65. Viagra made it possible. I didn’t know it at the time, and if I had known, I would have been turned off. After that experience, I gave up on sex, determined to live […]

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How to Save Money on Your Prescription Medications

How to Save Money on Your Prescription Medications

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

How to Save Money on Your Prescription Medications The prices of brand-name and even generic drugs can be outrageous and are often wildly more expensive than the price of the same exact drug in other countries. Seventy-seven percent of Americans say the cost of prescription drugs is unreasonable. So how can you get the financial […]

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How to Embrace Aging With Joy For Bloomer Boomer

How to Embrace Aging With Joy For Bloomer Boomer

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

How to Embrace Aging With Joy By Lucinda Bakken White Aging with joy is a rarely discussed topic in western society. Instead, many people are fearful of becoming an elder. We are conditioned to believe that we are valued only for our looks, youth and contributions to the workforce. As a result, we deny the […]

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Writing to Preserve & Revive Memory

Writing to Preserve & Revive Memory

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Writing to Preserve & Revive Memory By Beth N. Carvin If you’re old enough to remember the John F. Kennedy assassination or the Cuban missile crisis, you’re probably realizing that your memory isn’t what it used to be. Indeed, the Centers for Disease Control has reported that one in eight Americans over the age of […]

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Rehabilitation by Housecalls: Establishing Functional Wellness

Rehabilitation by Housecalls: Establishing Functional Wellness

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Establishing Functional Wellness What is functional wellness? While you can’t slow down or prevent aging, you can control how well you age by proactively pursuing activities that promote healthy aging. With that in mind, your trips to the doctor don’t always mean you’re being proactive in your health because medical wellness doesn’t always reflect your […]

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Baby Boomer Women and the Dark Secret of Eating Disorders

Baby Boomer Women and the Dark Secret of Eating Disorders

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

Baby Boomer Women and the Dark Secret of Eating Disorders By Iris Ruth Pastor   I don’t really know how many women in midlife suffer with an eating disorder. Dr. Cynthia Bulik, author of Midlife Eating Disorders, Your Journey to Recovery, notes that thirteen percent of women age fifty and above have an eating disorder, […]

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4 Myths About Migraines After 50

4 Myths About Migraines After 50

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

4-Myths About Migraines After 50 While most people will experience head pain at some point in their lives with varying frequency and intensity, many dismiss their symptoms as “just a headache.” But if you have head pain that’s so severe it interferes with daily tasks, and if it is associated with other symptoms like sensitivity […]

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10 Tips to Find the Perfect Housemate

10 Tips to Find the Perfect Housemate

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

10 Tips to Find the Perfect Housemate by Wendi Burkhardt, 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 the rise of […]

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When I Say I’m Hot

When I Say I’m Hot

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

When I Say I’m Hot By Barb DePree, MD, Ob/Gyn at Lakeshore Health Partners and Founder of MiddleSexMD Hot flashes. They’re the stereotypical symptom of menopause, the subject of T-shirts and mugs: “It’s not a hot flash, it’s a power surge.” But when you say to yourself or your partner, in an intimate moment, “I’m […]

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14 Smart Skincare Hacks For Gym Rats

14 Smart Skincare Hacks For Gym Rats

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

14 Smart Skincare Hacks For Gym Rats Exercise is good for the body and mind and did you know exercise and sweating is good for your skin, too? Dr. Margarita Lolis, a New Jersey board certified dermatologist explains that, “When exercising we release toxins from our skin, opening up and clear out our pores. However, if […]

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Best Hair Tips For Girls With Natural Curls

Best Hair Tips For Girls With Natural Curls

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Best Hair Tips For Girls with Natural Curls International Stylist and Curl Master Creator of The Doux Gets Real About Real Hair People with wavy or curly hair are always looking for new products, tips and tricks to lock in their desired look. Whether they want to blow it straight, create looser curls or maximize […]

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3 Exercises to Strengthen Balance, Prevent Winter Falls

3 Exercises to Strengthen Balance, Prevent Winter Falls

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Caroline DeGroot, Master of Physical Therapy (MPT), is a physical therapist and regional coordinator of the Vestibular Program at Athletico Physical Therapy. Winter is in full force and many of us have experienced freezing temperatures, blizzards and, of course, ice. As we age, our balance naturally declines and icy and snowy weather conditions only increase […]

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Human Rejuvenation and Longevity – Inspired By Nature

Human Rejuvenation and Longevity – Inspired By Nature

| January 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Human Rejuvenation and Longevity – Inspired By Nature By Ira S. Pastor Introduction We currently live on a planet with many organisms which from a health and wellness perspective are much further advanced than human beings. Many lower organisms (i.e. amphibians, planarians) can replace lost or damaged organs and tissues that are identical in both […]

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Living with and Overcoming Sexual Pain

Living with and Overcoming Sexual Pain

| January 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Living with and overcoming sexual pain By Tara Langdale-Schmidt Many post-menopausal baby boomers and seniors suffer extreme sexual pain from Vaginal Atrophy. The pain is so intense, they stop having intercourse, which overtime, can actually make the problem worse. According to the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), Vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA), resulting from the […]

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Is it time for your elderly parent to down size or move into Assisted Living? As a caregiver, where do you start?

Is it time for your elderly parent to down size or move into Assisted Living? As a caregiver, where do you start?

| January 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

As a caregiver, where do you start? Downsizing is never easy. This alone brings up a number of challenges, such as, where to move, is it time for an assisted living environment and what to do with all the furniture and large items. Then there is the emotional journey. Once the big decisions are made, […]

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What Phase of Life are you in?

What Phase of Life are you in?

| January 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What Phase of Life are you in? Except from Become the Architect of Your Body, Mind and Soul by Lara Alexiou The phases of life are part of my favorite thing about the Taoist Five Element Theory. The first phase is the Wood phase, from the age of birth to eight years. Like springtime, our […]

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Why Falling in Love is the Best Weight-Loss Trick There Is Nancy Bryan

Why Falling in Love is the Best Weight-Loss Trick There Is Nancy Bryan

| January 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Why Falling in Love is the Best Weight-Loss Trick By Nancy Bryan The ability to lose weight effortlessly while in love is, in fact, not a trick, but a proven biochemical reality.  In fact, the word “trick” is entirely inadequate to describe what should really be termed “an astonishingly complex accomplishment.” As Dr. Ronald Gatty wrote […]

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Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Are Dental Implants Right for You? Dr. Rajan Sharma, DDS As we age, we can suffer from a myriad of dental problems that can lead to a loss of teeth. If you are missing teeth you might feel like your only option using dentures, but there is another option: dental implants. In endodontics, my specialization, […]

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The Reminiscing Generation: Why Memories Matter

The Reminiscing Generation: Why Memories Matter

| January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Reminiscing Generation: Why Memories Matter By Beth N. Carvin As far back as I can remember, I’ve loved biographies and life stories. I read the entire set of female biographies in my elementary school library. The Miracle Worker, the story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, was my favorite childhood movie. I […]

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Combating Social Isolation: Insights from Today’s Aging Experts

Combating Social Isolation: Insights from Today’s Aging Experts

| January 4, 2018 | 2 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Combating Social Isolation: Insights from Today’s Aging Experts Humans have a fundamental need for socialization and inclusion. For older adults, living alone and being socially isolated are rising to the top of age-related health issues. In fact, research studies reveal that lacking social connections can be as damaging to health. And as smoking 15 cigarettes […]

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Getting into Nature – The Gateway to So Much More

Getting into Nature – The Gateway to So Much More

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Honest Backpacker:   A Practical Guide for The Rookie Adventurer Over 50 by James Klopovic and Nicole Klopovic What’s old is new.  The Ancients philosophized about how to live holistically by continuously improving body, mind and spirit.  There is so much to study, learn and apply.  My hope is to stimulate your interest because […]

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What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? by Ellen Wood Every creation – from the Great Pyramid of Giza to the Peace Corps to the worldwide web – began as an idea, a dream. We too can bring our dreams into creation. Sometimes, though, we get so used to allowing day-to-day responsibilities […]

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Guide to Returning Gifts: Retailers With the Best and Worst Return Policies

Guide to Returning Gifts: Retailers With the Best and Worst Return Policies

| December 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Retailers With the Best and Worst Return Policies Some stores will let you return anything, even without a receipt. Others shackle returns with time limits and restocking fees.     If you believe it’s the thought that counts, then you won’t be offended if the recipient of a present you’ve given can’t use it for whatever reason. Shopping […]

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3 Overseas Retirement Trends for Baby Boomers in 2018

3 Overseas Retirement Trends for Baby Boomers in 2018

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

3 Overseas Retirement Trends for Baby Boomers in 2018 by Internationalliving.com Three overseas retirement trends stand out for 2018, according to a new report from the editors at International Living. The publication’s foreign-based correspondents say they’re seeing more people take advantage of medical tourism abroad; more Baby Boomers trade in the occasional vacation for a […]

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New Year, Better Habits: 5 Tips to Sleep Better In the New Year

New Year, Better Habits: 5 Tips to Sleep Better In the New Year

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

5 Tips to Sleep Better In the New Year As 2018 begins, it’s time to discover what ways we can make the next 365 days even better. Most people choose resolutions like exercise more, and eat healthier; but perhaps you should consider “snooze more” to be one of your resolutions this year. Senior Helpers—a premier […]

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5 Entertaining Games You Can Play with Your Friend in Old Days

5 Entertaining Games You Can Play with Your Friend in Old Days

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

5 Entertaining Games You Can Play with Your Friend in Old Days Games are a great way to feel young again, especially if they are from your childhood. If you are looking for something to feel young again, I would definitely recommend you to try interesting games from the list. They are highly addictive, extremely […]

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Patti LaBelle – Booming And Wants Us To Boom Too

Patti LaBelle – Booming And Wants Us To Boom Too

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

By Carolyn Rokke Patti Labelle, the Award-Winning Singer Patti LaBelle, the “Godmother of Soul,” has been singing since she was 5 years old, using the broom as a microphone, looking in the mirror and sounding good. Her mother told her she needed to sing in the choir and her response was “oh, no. I don’t […]

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4 Ways To Beat Holiday Stress

4 Ways To Beat Holiday Stress

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

Ways To Beat Holiday Stress The holidays are supposed to be relaxing, joyous and fun, but for millions of Americans they bring stress, anxiety and even depression. Numerous studies have shown upwards of 70 percent of Americans feeling stressed as Christmas bears down on them.  A survey by Think Finance revealed that 45 percent of […]

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Medicare, Money, Health – Cost of Complacency

Medicare, Money, Health – Cost of Complacency

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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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How Long Would $1 Million Last a Couple in Retirement

How Long Would $1 Million Last a Couple in Retirement

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

How Long Would $1 million Last a Couple in Retirement By Nazareen Heazle, Editorial Director, International Living. One million dollars: It was once a huge aspirational monetary goal. However, these days, according to the AARP, having $1 million dollars is almost a necessity if you want to retire comfortably in the U.S. And that $1 […]

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Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture?

Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture?

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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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How to Save for Retirement

How to Save for Retirement

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

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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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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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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Six Surprising Facts You Should Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Six Surprising Facts You Should Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

| November 6, 2017 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

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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5 Reasons Sleep is Key for Life Success

5 Reasons Sleep is Key for Life Success

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

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

| October 31, 2017 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

  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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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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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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Help Boomers Become the ‘Comeback Kids’ of Retirement

Help Boomers Become the ‘Comeback Kids’ of Retirement

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

By Tom Foster Super Bowl LI was remarkable for the winning team overcoming the biggest deficit in the championship game’s 50-year history. The Patriots, led by quarterback Tom Brady. Stunned the Falcons to come back from being 25 points behind, force overtime and eventually win, 34-28. It’s a lesson and an example for many baby […]

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Dating Over 55 – Does Age Gap Matter to You?

Dating Over 55 – Does Age Gap Matter to You?

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

As people grow older, it becomes more challenging finding a significant other. The more time a person spends alone, the harder it is to change his habits and desires. It becomes challenging to be compatible with someone else. It is, however, a well-known fact that women, for example, develop faster than men. That’s why they […]

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We Had A Great Show With Leeza Gibbons – Watch It Now

We Had A Great Show With Leeza Gibbons – Watch It Now

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

A Great Facebook Live Conversation With Leeza Gibbons.  Watch For It Soon. 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, […]

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Staying Mindful of Snoring Can Protect Your Memory

Staying Mindful of Snoring Can Protect Your Memory

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

Protect Your Memory: As we get older, and ideally a little wiser, a reality check is that our bodies alter and, for most of us, some physical activities are no longer an option. A hallmark sign of aging is declining memory and changes in sleep patterns, often marked by worsening snoring. Don’t ignore the comments […]

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Life as the Child of a European Immigrant

Life as the Child of a European Immigrant

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

I am the daughter of two European immigrant. I was born in 1954, Smack in the middle of the baby boomer years. I am a first generation American. I’m also an immigrant’s granddaughter. My mother and her parents arrived here from Vienna in 1939, and landed on Ellis Island and theirs was only the beginning […]

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Warning You Should Know About  Nursing Homes

Warning You Should Know About Nursing Homes

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

Problems at Nursing Homes In an interview, Susan Hodges, licensed nursing facility administrator (LNFA), can talk about the terrible things she has seen while working in nursing homes around North Texas. She has even written a book called, A Breach of Trust, about a backwards court-ordered guardianship program that threatens to shatter America’s foundational principles […]

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Staying Mindful of Snoring Can Protect Your Memory

Staying Mindful of Snoring Can Protect Your Memory

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

As we get older, and ideally a little wiser, a reality check is that our bodies alter and, for most of us, some physical activities are no longer an option. A hallmark sign of aging is declining memory and changes in sleep patterns, often marked by worsening snoring. Don’t ignore the comments from your spouse […]

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How to Get More from Your Doctor Appointments

How to Get More from Your Doctor Appointments

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

10 Dos & Don’ts for Being an Informed Patient Even the healthiest of us can get a little nervous in the doctor’s office. As a result, we sometimes forget the very questions we came to ask or leave without fully understanding what the doctor just advised us to do. On top of it, doctor appointments […]

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Talking Love & Money Over 50

Talking Love & Money Over 50

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

According to the TD Bank Love & Money Survey, when looking back, the best advice Boomers would give their younger selves is not to wait to start saving or investing (61 percent). One-in-four (26 percent) would also caution there’s no rush to get married. While hindsight is 20/20, many Boomers are navigating a changing landscape […]

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5 Must-Have Gadgets for Healthy Travels

5 Must-Have Gadgets for Healthy Travels

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

Summer travels are at its peak, and while getaways can offer much-needed relaxation or adventure, they can also pose major health and safety risks — Exposure to new cuisines and environments while being away from our usual doctors can be a dangerous combination. However, today’s technology affords us the peace of mind to be able […]

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Quality of Care – Nursing Home Red Flags

Quality of Care – Nursing Home Red Flags

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

Important Warning Signs You Could Miss Finding the right nursing home to provide quality care for your loved one can be a long and difficult process. A process that should be taken seriously.According to The Nursing Home Abuse Guide, nearly 10 percent of nursing homes have violations that pose a risk of serious injury or death, […]

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60 is the new 30

60 is the new 30

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

Do you remember 30 years ago, when many 60-year-olds were barely able to function in the competitive business world? To be in shape? To be a vital part of a healthy, sexual, intimate relationship? Thank God times have changed. And they’ve changed in the most beautiful ways ever. Well, now 60 is the new 30. […]

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The Only Type of Brain Training That Works

The Only Type of Brain Training That Works

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

A reader of newspapers could get whiplash following the brain training field – it seems as though one week there’s a headline suggesting that you should do brain training to reduce dementia risk and the next week there’s a headline suggesting thatall brain training is bogus. So, what’s the truth? The simple facts are that […]

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Creativity and Your Second Act

Creativity and Your Second Act

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

“But I don’t have a creative bone in my body,” my client Sarah laments in response to my query, What would you like to create now that you’ve entered your Second Act?” The creativity and second act… After a lifetime of working in government service, Sarah tells me she feels a deep longing to “break […]

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Intimacy and Relationships Over 50

Intimacy and Relationships Over 50

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

Many Americans over 50, single or coupled, may be concerned by relationship and intimacy pressures. We all struggle with these challenges, but they can be especially tough for people with chronic illness and may include: ·         How to cope with intimacy when you’re just not feeling up to it ·         When to talk to a new partner […]

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A Change of Mind

A Change of Mind

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

A Change of Mind by Tony Whelpton “I was once old; extremely old. In fact I am one of those presumably rare people who can remember their ninetieth birthday many years after it took place.” It sounds a bit weird, doesn’t it? You might even think that those are the opening lines of a novel […]

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5 Strategies to Save $1 Million

5 Strategies to Save $1 Million

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

Who wants to be a millionaire? By SANDRA BLOCK, Senior Associate Editor From Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, September 2017 Chances are, you do—and Kiplinger’s 5 Strategies to Save $1 Million can help get you there. This brand-new report outlines key routes to success for those willing to work hard and use their income productively, including tips on: ·         Automating […]

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The Future of Healthcare is Here

The Future of Healthcare is Here

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What is the future of healthcare? Imagine this scenario: you place an order for medication, but instead of taking a week, it arrives in only a few hours. And instead of being delivered by a mail carrier, it is dropped off by a robot. This may seem like a scene out of a sci-fi movie, […]

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7 Easy Ways to Incorporate Plants Into Your Meals

7 Easy Ways to Incorporate Plants Into Your Meals

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

The healthiest, most sustainable lifestyle today means having a balanced diet with an emphasis on eating more plants. Fortunately, there are many easy options we can choose from in order to better our health and make us feel good. Sara Siskind, Certified Nutritional Health Counselor, has come up with 7 easy ways to incorporate more plants into […]

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What Every Senior Should Know:  Hospital Observation, Admittance, Medicare &MOON

What Every Senior Should Know: Hospital Observation, Admittance, Medicare &MOON

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

What’s worse for a senior than getting hospitalized and then having to go for rehab? Learning that Medicare won’t cover your rehab because of a technicality. It’s one of the bigger messes in healthcare today, and despite recent attempts to fix it, many seniors still don’t fully understand it…until it hits them in the wallet. Observation Status […]

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Adult Children Tell-All: We Want Our Parents to Age in the Comfort of Their Own Home

Adult Children Tell-All: We Want Our Parents to Age in the Comfort of Their Own Home

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

When the kids start to fly the coop, the next family members to focus your energy on are typically your aging parents. Senior Helpers—one of the largest providers of in-home senior care—conducted a national survey to gauge Baby Boomer attitudes on their aging parents. As it turns out, the kind of care our aging parents […]

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Taking Comic Books Seriously Can Lead to Serious Money for Investors

Taking Comic Books Seriously Can Lead to Serious Money for Investors

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

Investing in comic books is becoming a hot trend. But the first step in making a profit on what some still think of as “kiddie fare” is to act like a kid and do your homework. Fueled by the prevalence of top-grossing movies featuring comic book characters and the increasing popularity of events like Comic […]

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Women At Woodstock

Women At Woodstock

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

A weekend getaway for like-minded women over 50 (ish) who see life as an adventure waiting to be made. At the gathering, you will meet movers & shakers, make new friends, take workshops, take hikes, start the day with yoga, savor delicious food & wine, dive deep into inspiring conversations and be the focus of […]

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The Future of Healthcare is Here

The Future of Healthcare is Here

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What is the future of healthcare? Imagine this scenario: you place an order for medication, but instead of taking a week, it arrives in only a few hours. And instead of being delivered by a mail carrier, it is dropped off by a robot. This may seem like a scene out of a sci-fi movie, […]

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Facial Fat Grafting: The Real Key to Reversing Aging

Facial Fat Grafting: The Real Key to Reversing Aging

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

Facial Fat Grafting The biggest anti-aging breakthrough of the new millennium is here. Dr. Steven Cohen, the plastic surgeon at FACES+ has invented an injectable facial rejuvenation procedure that reverses the aging process by stimulating soft tissue, creating new blood vessels and combating inflammation. His secret weapon to this scientific breakthrough is fat grafting; unlike […]

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Senior Orphans

Senior Orphans

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

The word “orphan” usually conjures images of helpless children with no one to care for them, but that same term can apply to senior citizens as well.   It is becoming a growing problem with seniors who fall through the cracks of the healthcare system. Senior orphans are people over age 65 who have no close relatives, […]

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