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Reasons You Must Do Exercise Daily

Reasons You Must Do Exercise Daily

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

5 Reasons You Must Do Exercise Daily In today’s modern era, everyone has a hectic schedule, and there is a shift towards a sedentary lifestyle. Now people tend to remain seated and do their work rather than being involved in the movement. There is hardly any scope of physical activity. It’s been seen that people […]

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Ready To Be My Own Boss Leads In Guidant Financial’s Report On Baby Boomers in Business

Ready To Be My Own Boss Leads In Guidant Financial’s Report On Baby Boomers in Business

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

More than half of all small business owners are age 50+ The world might be asking baby boomers about their retirement plans, but an increasing number of boomers are opting to start their own small businesses instead, according to a survey from small business financing company Guidant Financial. The company surveyed more than 2,600 small […]

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Flexibility and Adaptability: Critical to a Fulfilling Retirement

Flexibility and Adaptability: Critical to a Fulfilling Retirement

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

The following is an excerpt from the new book, Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers, by Sara Zeff Geber, Ph.D.   In the book, Dr. Geber highlights many ways single and childless older adults can plan for a safe, secure, and meaningful retirement. Adaptability and flexibility are two traits of successful Solo Agers, but everyone could […]

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Zuckerberg Hopes He Charmed Congress and Baby Boomers

Zuckerberg Hopes He Charmed Congress and Baby Boomers

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

  Zuck’s Congressional Marathon Ends –  One Loyal Customer He Loves – People over 50 By Andy Asher Hopefully, you have checked out comments on your Facebook feed since the richest geek in the world Mark Zuckerberg faced the grilling from Congress.  On my feeds, I was surprised how many Facebook Friends were thinking twice […]

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Strength Training Has Amazing Benefits for Baby Boomers

Strength Training Has Amazing Benefits for Baby Boomers

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Strength Training Has Amazing Benefits for Baby Boomers By Andy Asher A jaw-dropping study out of Penn State College of Medicine says older adults who participated in strength training had lower odds of dying.  That’s a bold statement by itself.    But even lesser proclamations report reduced signs of depression, cardiovascular disease, type two diabetes, osteoporosis […]

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Millennials Experienced Financial Losses Three Times as Often as Baby Boomers Due to Phone Scams in 2018

Millennials Experienced Financial Losses Three Times as Often as Baby Boomers Due to Phone Scams in 2018

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

Millennials Experienced Financial Losses Three Times as Often as Baby Boomers Due to Phone Scams in 2018 Despite Falling Victim to Financial Scams at Higher Rates, Millennials Feel More Confident Than Other Generations In Their Ability to Detect Fraud LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — March 27, 2018 — First Orion, provider of data and phone call […]

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What to Expect as You Enter Your Sixth or Seventh Decade

What to Expect as You Enter Your Sixth or Seventh Decade

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

What to Expect as You Enter Your Sixth or Seventh Decade Life has been quite a journey. I’m approaching 71-years young and still going strong. At many times in my life, I have surprised myself and achieved something that I thought was off the table, or walked through a door that I thought was already […]

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6 Easy Habits That Deliver Big Health Rewards

6 Easy Habits That Deliver Big Health Rewards

| March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

It’s no secret that staying active is essential to a long, healthy life. But for many seniors – especially those with arthritis and other age-related ailments – starting a new exercise routine may seem like a monumental task. Rather than let aches and pains or fears of torturous cardio sessions deter them, seniors may need […]

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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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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. Even if they use external stimulation in hopes of improving it with content from websites like […]

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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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Best Entry-Level Drones for Baby Boomer

Best Entry-Level Drones for Baby Boomer

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

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

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Popping Back Up Into Life

Popping Back Up Into Life

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

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

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Tips for Baby Boomers Online Dating and Safety

Tips for Baby Boomers Online Dating and Safety

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

Singles that have reached the age of 50 or 60 want many different things from new encounters and relationships. Unlike young singles who want to have fun and exploring their sexuality, baby boomers know exactly what they are looking for. However, because they do not know how to handle technology and online dating they sometimes […]

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Finally Feeling Better About Retirement, Optimistic Baby Boomers Offer Lessons for Younger Generations

Finally Feeling Better About Retirement, Optimistic Baby Boomers Offer Lessons for Younger Generations

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

Retirement Although most Americans still share concerns about retirement. Including nearly two-thirds (63%) who fear running out of money in retirement more than death. Baby boomers are finally showing signs of optimism about their retirement readiness, according to a new study, “Generations Ahead,” from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. More than seven in […]

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Why Boomers Should Get These Three Vaccinations

Why Boomers Should Get These Three Vaccinations

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

We usually think of babies and little kids when we think about vaccinations, but did you know that there are three vaccines specifically recommended for older adults? They are pneumococcal vaccination, the shingles vaccine, and flu shots. Even if you hate needles, the benefits of these vaccines far outweigh any discomfort, such as a needle […]

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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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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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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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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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Dating 101 for Single Boomers Over the Age of 50

Dating 101 for Single Boomers Over the Age of 50

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

They say life starts at 50. That can’t be truer now, especially when technology opened up doors for limitless possibilities. You can travel around the world, learn a new craft, live life and be happy. You can also start dating again conveniently. It’s never too late to fall in love. There are countless senior dating […]

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Wheat Sensitivity Gluten Update

Wheat Sensitivity Gluten Update

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

When most people think of wheat-related health issues, they think of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that’s harmful for anyone with celiac disease. But gluten may not be the only culprit: A different family of proteins found in wheat and other grains—called amylase-trypsin inhibitors (ATIs)—has also piqued the interest of scientists […]

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Marijuana’s medical benefits? Two experts explain the evidence

Marijuana’s medical benefits? Two experts explain the evidence

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Currently 25 states and the District of Columbia have medical cannabis programs. On Nov. 8, Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota will vote on medical cannabis ballot initiatives, while Montana will vote on repealing limitations in its existing law. We have no political position on cannabis legalization. We study the cannabis plant, also known as marijuana, […]

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The Thai king has died after 70 years on the throne — here are the world’s longest-ruling monarchs

The Thai king has died after 70 years on the throne — here are the world’s longest-ruling monarchs

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the British throne in 1952 following the death of her father George VI, making her the longest-reigning monarch in the world. Last year, the 90-year-old surpassed the reign of her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, which lasted from 1837 to 1901. Queen Elizabeth is the 45th longest-reigning monarch of all time. As […]

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Bob Dylan Nobel Prize Winner

Bob Dylan Nobel Prize Winner

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Bob Dylan‘s well-deserved Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday — turn envious and curmudgeonly if you must, elitist compatriots — makes us want to listen to that well-worn copy of “Blood on the Tracks,” or pull out the hardback version of “Chronicles: Volume One,” or plunge into some of his enigmatic, digitally archived classic interviews. […]

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Las Vegas Is Betting It Can Become the Silicon Valley of Water

Las Vegas Is Betting It Can Become the Silicon Valley of Water

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

LAS VEGAS — It sits covertly in a sandy patch of shrub, an octagonal fiberglass box on the gaudiest avenue in America. Inside is a fist-size hydrophone, one of 13 acoustic devices that listen continuously for the minutest of leaks along a miles-long pipeline that daily spits out 7.5 million gallons of water to hotels […]

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13 Moves to Make You Healthier and Stronger

13 Moves to Make You Healthier and Stronger

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Ever strain your back while carrying laundry? Or find yourself so sore from gardening that you can’t stand straight the next day? Some everyday movements require groups of muscles to work together in harmony, and unless you’re exercising all of them, you’re likely to end up with back or leg pain, says Cris Dobrosielski, author […]

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Does poor sleep raise risk for Alzheimer’s disease?

Does poor sleep raise risk for Alzheimer’s disease?

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Studies confirm what many people already know: Sleep gets worse with age. Middle-aged and older adults often sleep less deeply, wake more frequently at night, or awake too early in the morning. Could these problems be related to risk of cognitive decline or Alzheimer’s disease? Scientists are beginning to probe the complex relationship between the […]

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Can Feminist Sculpture Redeem L.A.’s Gentrifying Arts District?

Can Feminist Sculpture Redeem L.A.’s Gentrifying Arts District?

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Before it was called the “Downtown Arts District,” many more artists lived and worked in this stretch of central Los Angeles. The neighborhood was a rough-edged alternative for people in need of large, industrial spaces. A home for those willing to be Skid Row-adjacent and amenity-non-adjacent. But Los Angeles is making an attempt at urbanization, […]

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Safety Tips For Seniors Exploring Dating Sites

Safety Tips For Seniors Exploring Dating Sites

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

    Online Safety Tips For Seniors Exploring Dating Sites Online dating has become increasingly popular and many people, including seniors, have turned to the internet to meet people on multiple platforms. If you’ve ever thought about trying online dating or are new to the online dating scene, one of the top things on your […]

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Regrow a tooth? Fish, yes; humans, maybe some day

Regrow a tooth? Fish, yes; humans, maybe some day

| October 21, 2015 | Email This Post Email This Post

When a Lake Malawi cichlid loses a tooth, a new one drops neatly into place as a replacement. Why can’t humans similarly regrow teeth lost to injury or disease? Working with hundreds of these colorful fish, researchers are beginning to understanding how the animals maintain their hundreds of teeth throughout their adult lives. By studying […]

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Sizing up the sincerity of corporate apologies

Sizing up the sincerity of corporate apologies

| October 11, 2015 | Email This Post Email This Post

Jason Landman’s stateroom on the Carnival Miracle vibrated from the moment his ship cast off in Long Beach, Calif., until it docked seven days later. “It shook and rattled literally from start to finish of the cruise,” he says. When he complained about the noise in Cabin 7243, he says a cruise line representative offered […]

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When Will You Have Your Heart Attack?

When Will You Have Your Heart Attack?

| October 11, 2015 | Email This Post Email This Post

Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the United States, despite gains that have been made in fighting this disease over the past few decades. Even though the number of deaths from heart disease have been cut in half since 1960, about 30% of Americans will still die as a result of […]

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Baby Boomers Reviving The Economy?

Baby Boomers Reviving The Economy?

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

For generations, the dream retirement was one spent in warmer climates, on the beach and often walking distance from a golf course. Chris Farrell, a senior economics contributor at Marketplace, is among those now laughing at the idea. Farrell, 61, is the author of “Unretirement: How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We Think About […]

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Marijuana Investing and Health

Marijuana Investing and Health

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Marijuana takes center stage Over the past decade, the public’s opinion surrounding whether or not marijuana should be legalized has done a complete 180. Just one in four respondents in a Gallup poll would have been in favor of marijuana’s legalization just a decade ago. As of 2013, this figure had jumped to 58%, signaling […]

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At 90, Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

At 90, Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In Silicon Valley’s youth-obsessed culture, 40-year-olds get plastic surgery to fit in. But IDEO, the firm that famously developed the first mouse for Apple, has a 90-year-old designer on staff. Barbara Beskind says her age is an advantage. “Everybody who ages is going to be their own problem-solver,” she says. And designers are problem-solvers. Beskind […]

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Winter Jazzfest – New York The State of Jazz in 2015

Winter Jazzfest – New York The State of Jazz in 2015

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Dispatches from the 11th annual Winter Jazzfest, where more than 100 groups performed over three days Zach Hindin and David Graham discuss the 2015 Winter Jazzfest in New York and what it says about the state of America’s classical music. Hindin: The rightful home of the country’s premier jazz festival is New York City—more than […]

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Seniors Are Facebookers: Pew Research

Seniors Are Facebookers: Pew Research

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

   31% of all Seniors are on Facebook, Finds Pew Research Center The holidays were very good to me this year, and it appears the gifts keep coming. The Pew Research Internet Project has released its annual look at social media site usage. New this new year? More seniors than ever using social networks, specifically Facebook. […]

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What Makes Us Dizzy

What Makes Us Dizzy

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

I have gotten dizzy from time to time.  Mostly when I haven’t eaten properly.  But it still makes me wonder if there is something else going on.   Who hasn’t gotten up quickly from sitting down and felt a little bit dizzy? Or had a stomach virus and things spun a bit? But while dizziness […]

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Tech Companies Talking Down to Boomers and Seniors

Tech Companies Talking Down to Boomers and Seniors

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

AVG Technologies’ research charts device usage and concerns of 50+  AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO – January 6, 2014 – Over two fifths (43%) of those over 50 feel patronized by technology companies. So say the results of the latest study by AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company™ for 188 million active users, which surveyed almost […]

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New Year’s Brings Last Boomer

New Year’s Brings Last Boomer

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

When Doreen O’Brien celebrates her 50th birthday on New Year’s Eve, the ball will drop on an era in America. As one of the last baby boomers to cross the threshold into official old age, O’Brien brings up the statistical rear of the nation’s postwar spike in fertility, which lasted from 1946 to 1964. “It’s […]

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Study of Mysterious Auto-Immune Diseases

Study of Mysterious Auto-Immune Diseases

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

Scores of autoimmune diseases afflicting one in 12 Americans — ranging from type 1 diabetes, to multiple sclerosis (MS), to rheumatoid arthritis, to asthma — mysteriously cause the immune system to harm tissues within our own bodies. Now, a new study pinpoints the complex genetic origins for many of these diseases, a discovery that may […]

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