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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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Increasing Happiness After 50

Increasing Happiness After 50

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

Don’t let the ominous perception of “aging” – a lack of purpose, feeling irrelevant and under-used, having nothing to do – take control of you and your life. You have the power to change how you grow older. This book will show you how. Renowned psychotherapist and aging expert Andrea Brandt, PhD, MFT, helps you […]

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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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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 by […]

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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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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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Personalized Cancer Treatment Boosts Survival

Personalized Cancer Treatment Boosts Survival

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

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

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A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving

A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving

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

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

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Amazing Benefits of Martial Arts for Boomers

Amazing Benefits of Martial Arts for Boomers

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

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

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4 Amazing Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

4 Amazing Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

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

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

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The Honest Backpacker Practical and Inspirational Book

The Honest Backpacker Practical and Inspirational Book

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

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

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2017 Nov 2 Menopause Treatment Memory BloomerBoomer.com

2017 Nov 2 Menopause Treatment Memory BloomerBoomer.com

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

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

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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 | 0 Comments | 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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Male Sexual Health at Any Age

Male Sexual Health at Any Age

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

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

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US Telemental Health Market, Forecast to 2021

US Telemental Health Market, Forecast to 2021

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

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

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5 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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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

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

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

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Randi Brill at 60 Creator of Words of Wisdom for Business

Randi Brill at 60 Creator of Words of Wisdom for Business

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

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

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5 Steps Helping Ensure Adequate Retirement Income

5 Steps Helping Ensure Adequate Retirement Income

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

5 Steps Helping Ensure Adequate Retirement Income Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs By Merilee Kern, MBA While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA or other nest egg-inducing personal finance plays. However devotedly and even over many years, it turns […]

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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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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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5 Exercises to Beat the Blues

5 Exercises to Beat the Blues

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

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

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It’s Never Too Late to Create Your Life

It’s Never Too Late to Create Your Life

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

Have you ever thought “It’s too late to have the life I desire”? Do you ever wonder if your dreams have passed you by? Have you ever looked around at others the same age as you or older, compared the life they are living with yours and wondered where you went wrong? It’s never too […]

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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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6 Simple Ways To Conquer Your Fears Of Returning To School

6 Simple Ways To Conquer Your Fears Of Returning To School

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

6 Simple Ways to Conquer all your Fears After months of debate and research and processing, you’ve decided to make the plunge: you’re going to back to college. Maybe it’s because you want to advance in your job or pursue a new career. Maybe you need to get additional credits to maintain a certification. Or […]

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Courage to Grow Older – Plus 50 Good Life Movement

Courage to Grow Older – Plus 50 Good Life Movement

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

COURAGEOUS AGING Good Life Movement: How old are you’ STOP – Don’t answer with your age! Instead, tune into how you feel. If you cringe at all, you’re like most Americans who buy into the myths and negative stereotypes about aging. And if you don’t, you’re more likely to age well, live a healthier, and […]

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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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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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Two’s Are Now Underestimated – The Mikan Drill For Stocks

Two’s Are Now Underestimated – The Mikan Drill For Stocks

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

  By Ryan Krueger George Mikan was the very first superstar of the NBA. He was the key to the league even surviving before it could thrive. Making him one of the most underappreciated athletes of all-time. Maybe because he was not athletic at all. His go-to move can best explain how to shoot a […]

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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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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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Creativity and Your Second Act

Creativity and Your Second Act

| August 22, 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?” After a lifetime of working in government service, Sarah tells me she feels a deep longing to “break out of my rut,” but […]

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Bloomer Boomer Faces

Bloomer Boomer Faces

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

What can make a boomer bloomer? 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 […]

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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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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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5 Ways to Stay Safe While Jogging

5 Ways to Stay Safe While Jogging

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

In April 2016, two young female joggers were brutally murdered within a week of each other. Karina Vetrano was killed while on a run near her home in Howard Beach, Queens.  In the small town of Princeton, Massachusetts,Vanessa Marcotte wasfound strangled less than half a mile from her mother’s home.  Both were assaulted by strangers. […]

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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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Kiplinger’s Best Rewards Credit Cards, 2017

Kiplinger’s Best Rewards Credit Cards, 2017

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

Among the vast array of credit card options available, how do you select one that suits you best—and is most rewarding? Kiplinger’s Best Rewards Credit Cards, 2017has you covered, highlighting the top credit cards in various categories, including: ·         Best Reward Credit Cards for No-Fee Travel Rewards ·         Best Reward Credit Cards for Grocery Rebates ·         Best Reward Credit […]

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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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4 Money Issues Couples Should Agree On

4 Money Issues Couples Should Agree On

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

Spouses often harbor different opinions on a variety of subjects especially money issues. From the style of clothes and haircuts they like on each other to the TV shows they watch every evening, marriage requires plenty of compromise. While frivolous things such as choosing between Monday Night Football and Dancing with the Stars might conjure […]

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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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From Stuff to Hoard: 4 Warning Signs

From Stuff to Hoard: 4 Warning Signs

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

From Stuff to hoard? In my early twenties, I lived with a hoarder I’ll call Mae. When I moved in, I saw she had loads of stuff, and I knew instantly she was a poor housekeeper. It wasn’t until I moved out, however, that I realized Mae wasn’t just a person who had a neatness […]

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5 Things A First-Time Investor Needs to Know

5 Things A First-Time Investor Needs to Know

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

Did you know two-thirds of middle-aged Americans say they’re going to delay their retirement. Why? Many say they have too much debt or not enough income. If you’re one of the many Americans behind on your retirement savings, there are various ways you can save for and fund retirement — like being a first-time investor. If […]

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Top Health Signals to Monitor to Empower Healthy Living

Top Health Signals to Monitor to Empower Healthy Living

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Your body is constantly talking to you. It sends important signals throughout the day that indicate key changes in your health. And, one of the best ways to prolong a healthy life is to listen to what your body is saying. Thanks to advanced sensing technology, health trackers can make keeping track of your body’s signals […]

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5 Things A First-Time Investor Need to Know

5 Things A First-Time Investor Need to Know

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

    Did you know two-thirds of middle-aged Americans say they’re going to delay their retirement. Why? Many say they have too much debt or not enough income. If you’re one of the many Americans behind on your retirement savings, there are various ways you can save for and fund retirement — like being an […]

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Eating Disorder Recovery — Possible In Midlife

Eating Disorder Recovery — Possible In Midlife

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

“As a teenager, I did not obsess about bingeing. I just did it on occasion.No big deal, I thought. As I got older, however – from my 20’s straight through my 50’s – it became more frequent as I strived for the ‘perfect’ figure. I tried every diet — I would lose weight only to […]

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How Women In Leadership Roles  Can Change The Workplace

How Women In Leadership Roles Can Change The Workplace

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

As women have taken on greater leadership roles in the business world, it’s paid off for both them and business. A study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics found that firms with women in the C-suite were more profitable. Meanwhile, the number of women-owned businesses grew 45 percent from 2007 to 2016 compared to […]

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Tips to Being Successful in the Short-Term Rental Industry

Tips to Being Successful in the Short-Term Rental Industry

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

Retirees are not only one of the top demographics that participate in summer travel, but they are also the fastest-growing group of short-term rental hosts in the US. In fact, according to Airbnb’s 2017 report, senior hosts have earned a collective $747 million in income through the short-term rental community. People own and operate vacation rentals for […]

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4 Money Issues Couples Should Agree On

4 Money Issues Couples Should Agree On

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

Spouses often harbor different opinions on a variety of subjects. From the style of clothes and haircuts they like on each other to the TV shows they watch every evening, marriage requires plenty of compromise especially when it comes to money. While frivolous things such as choosing between Monday Night Football and Dancing with the […]

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FAQ of Medicare – Interview With Kiplinger’s Kimberly Lankford

FAQ of Medicare – Interview With Kiplinger’s Kimberly Lankford

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

Kiplinger  Medicare can be one of the most vexing government programs you will ever face when you reach 65.  It funded through the Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund   If you have Medicare, you don’t need to change to a Marketplace plan, and you get more preventive services without […]

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Your Age Is Whatever You Want It To Be

Your Age Is Whatever You Want It To Be

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

“Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.” – Helen Hayes It seems that age is the new “whatever you want it to be.” Fifty is the new 40, or is it 30? Lately, every time I hear someone’s age, it’s one number followed by a lower one. When it comes to our age, how we […]

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Tackling a Silent Killer – My Journey to a Cure for Hepatitis C

Tackling a Silent Killer – My Journey to a Cure for Hepatitis C

| June 21, 2017 | 2 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

There’s a silent killer stalking the streets and it’s actively trying to kill 3.8 million Americans. Some know they’re being stalked, but most don’t. The killer was identified in 1989, so we know its name and what it looks like, but it wasn’t until three years ago, that a dependable way to deal with it […]

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How 6 Rock-Climbing Techniques Can Be  Your Secret Weapon In Life

How 6 Rock-Climbing Techniques Can Be Your Secret Weapon In Life

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

What could be your secret weapon in life? There are times when desire and commitment drive us out of any comfort zone we could possibly imagine. Manley Feinberg II thought about that fact one day as he stared at a wall of rock in front of him in the Aksu Valley, one of the last […]

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Capturing Family History on Social Media

Capturing Family History on Social Media

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

 Adapted from The Essential Social Media Marketing Handbook: A New Roadmap for Maximizing Your Brand, Influence and Credibility (Career Press) by Gail Z. Martin. Martin owns DreamSpinner Communications and consults with professionals and businesses in the U.S. and Canada on strategic social media. Social media is a huge game-changer for people researching their family history–and it’s […]

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Take Charge of Your Bone Health During National Osteoporosis Month

Take Charge of Your Bone Health During National Osteoporosis Month

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

What You Need to Know We all know there are certain health screenings that consistently remain top-of-mind – mammograms for breast health, dermatology appointments to scan for melanoma, colonoscopies to detect and prevent colon cancer, but screening for osteoporosis too frequently flies under the radar. Despite the fact that osteoporosis causes 2 million bone fractures […]

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4 Tips On Protecting Yourself From Negativity

4 Tips On Protecting Yourself From Negativity

By Lori Morrison “Dwelling on negativity simply contributes to its power” – Shirley Maclaine” Most negative people are steeped in their vulnerabilities. To feel powerful, they place themselves as the ultimate judge of those around them. They are often in attack mode, striking out at you or gossiping behind your back to construct an image […]

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?The Secret to Having a Retirement You’ll Enjoy

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?The Secret to Having a Retirement You’ll Enjoy

Approximately four million people in the U.S. retire each year,1 and most of them spend a majority of their adult lives saving money to last through their retirement. But shouldn’t people focus on how they can enjoy this, rather than just endure it? When planning for retirement, many people are uncertain of what it will entail, […]

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Caregiving in a Digital Age

Caregiving in a Digital Age

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

According to AARP, nearly 44 million Americans are caregivers for a relative or friend over age 50. That’s nearly 1 in 5 adults nationwide.  According to Caregiving in the U.S. 2015, released jointly by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, caregivers as a whole are becoming as diverse as the American population.  Caregiving cuts across all […]

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Relax Boomer Parents; Millennials May Be  More Financially Savvy Than You Realize

Relax Boomer Parents; Millennials May Be More Financially Savvy Than You Realize

The Millennials Millennials came of age at a time when the job market was weak and their student-loan debt was high. Such a dreary combination did not bode well for a rosy financial future. But could it be, when all is said and done, that millennials will prove to be just as financially savvy as […]

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Is The Anti-Gluten Frenzy About To Be  Countered By A Pro-Wheat Comeback?

Is The Anti-Gluten Frenzy About To Be Countered By A Pro-Wheat Comeback?

Americans at one time lived their lives utterly unconcerned about the gluten in their diets. But an anti-gluten craze that erupted in the last decade has become so prominent that it spawned a $16-billion-a-year industry. Gluten became branded as the enemy of good health, bestselling books scared the public away from wheat, and foods marketed […]

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How To Stay Young (At Least In Spirit)  When You’re Retired

How To Stay Young (At Least In Spirit) When You’re Retired

How to stay young? Read on.. Mohr Keet of South Africa bungee jumped when he was 96, landing himself in the Guinness Board of World Records. Yuichiro Miura of Japan climbed Mount Everest when he was 80. Not everyone in the golden years of life will attempt and accomplish such extraordinary feats, but most people […]

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4 Ways Marriage, Divorce And Do-Overs Can  Increase Your Social Security Check

4 Ways Marriage, Divorce And Do-Overs Can Increase Your Social Security Check

In a world of IRAs, bonds, annuities and investment property, one retirement benefit often gets overlooked, or not discussed at all, by some financial advisers: Social Security. “In retirement, you need to create as much fixed, guaranteed income as you can,” says Tony Perrone, president and founder of the Estate Planning Group and author of […]

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