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

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

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

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

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Best-selling author, international speaker and a sought-after facilitator, Gary Douglas

Best-selling author, international speaker and a sought-after facilitator, Gary Douglas

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

Best-selling author, international speaker and a sought-after facilitator, Gary Douglas is known for his intensity of awareness and his incredible capacity to facilitate people to ‘know what they know’. He chooses to embody consciousness in everything that he does which inspires others to choose to become more conscious as a result. Gary came with an […]

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50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life 

50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life 

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Starting Over by Maria Leonard Olsen, author of 50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018) At age 49, I got sober and divorced. At age 50, I rebuilt my life. The new beginning, despite the attendant pain, was good for me. I lived alone for the first time. […]

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Understanding Retirement Readiness in America: How Do You Stack Up?

Understanding Retirement Readiness in America: How Do You Stack Up?

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Jim Poolman According to the U.S. Census Bureau, all baby boomers will be older than 65 in 2030. While 12 years from now may seem far off, we are just a little over a decade away from living in a world where Americans, at or beyond retirement age, will drastically outnumber their children. When […]

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Bringing Your Best Self to the Second Half of Life

Bringing Your Best Self to the Second Half of Life

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

by Christy Whitman Poet and activist Robert Bly, now 91, once noted that we spend the first half of our lives placing the “undesirable” aspects of ourselves into a metaphoric bag which we drag in shame behind us, and the second half of our lives taking out of this bag everything that we’ve hidden away.  […]

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Building a Long-Distance Caregiving Network

Building a Long-Distance Caregiving Network

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Written by Deb Hipp, a freelance writer who covers elder and caregiving issues and has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist and writer. She is a contributing writer for A Place for Mom. Around 5 to 7 million Americans are long-distance caregivers and that number is expected to double by 2020, according […]

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South Dakota is the Best State to Retire

South Dakota is the Best State to Retire

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

New York Came in Last NEW YORK – July 12, 2018 – South Dakota is the best state to retire, according to a new Bankrate.com report. Utah, Idaho, New Hampshire and Florida comprise the rest of the top five. Click here for more information: The study examined seven categories (weightings in parentheses): cost of living […]

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Son of an NFL Great Shares His Personal Truth | BloomerBoomer

Son of an NFL Great Shares His Personal Truth | BloomerBoomer

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Michael McCormack the son of a vaunted National Football League players and coach and the story he shares is an unglamorous side of being the son of a football great. Michael talks about his memories and […]

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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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Tips For Being Happy, Youthful, and Joyful at Any Age

Tips For Being Happy, Youthful, and Joyful at Any Age

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

We live in a culture that worships youth and beauty and often disregards, disrespects and diminishes age. This is a shame for many reasons, not the least of which is the fact that everyone is growing older every day. Don’t be defined by it. Don’t allow the culture to define you. Don’t allow others to […]

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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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Is Climate Change Real? We Asked 800 Americans

Is Climate Change Real? We Asked 800 Americans

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

JE JEC Outreach Climate Change Poll Copy Is Climate Change Real? We Asked 800 Americans—What They Said May Surprise You The results are in: 70 percent of Americans polled believe that climate change is real. This finding tracks almost exactly with the 2016 Yale Climate Opinion Maps survey, which found that 69 percent of respondents […]

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How to Retire Overseas: Everything You Need to Know to Live Well — Kathleen Peddicord

How to Retire Overseas: Everything You Need to Know to Live Well — Kathleen Peddicord

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

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com visits with Boomer TV’s most popular guest, highest number of downloads, Kathleen Peddicord with the updated version of her most popular book, How To Retire Overseas: Everything You Need To Live Well (for less) Abroad. This definitive step-by-step […]

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International Living Mexico Real Estate 3 Myths Debunked

International Living Mexico Real Estate 3 Myths Debunked

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

Mexico Real Estate: 3 Myths Debunked— Mexico has long been a top choice for North Americans buying property overseas, but there are misconceptions surrounding Mexican real estate. A new report from the editors at International Living sets the record straight. Source: Internationalliving.com As many as 1 million U.S. and Canadian citizens already call Mexico home, […]

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How To Dream Away Your Stress And Enjoy Life Like You Should

How To Dream Away Your Stress And Enjoy Life Like You Should

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

Enjoy Life Like You Should By Dr. Raj Gupta Stress is part of life, but life after 50 should not be filled with large daily doses of it that knock you down for the count. After all, the years are more precious to you now. You want to spend as much time as possible enjoying […]

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How to Help Your Grandkids Pay for College

How to Help Your Grandkids Pay for College

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Want to Help Your Grandkids Pay for College? Get Educated First! By Jack Schacht, My College Planning Team So, you want to help your grandckids fund his or her college tuition? What a great gift! After all, paying for college is the second largest expense most families will ever tackle, as tuition continues to increase […]

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A Valuable Benefit Most Veterans Never Heard of: The VA Pension Program

A Valuable Benefit Most Veterans Never Heard of: The VA Pension Program

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Marty Fogarty, Heartland Law Firm If you’re not familiar with the VA Pension program, you’re not alone. Even most veterans don’t know it exists. But if you served in the Persian Gulf War, Vietnam War, Korean War or World War II—or if your spouse did—you may be eligible to collect up to $2,127 per […]

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How and When to Switch Doctors

How and When to Switch Doctors

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Teri Dreher, RN, CCRN, iRNPA It goes without saying that the doctor/patient relationship is key to good health. It’s important we believe that our physicians are competent and compassionate. When patients trust their doctors, it benefits their well-being. But what happens when you lose faith in your doctor? If you consistently feel that you’re […]

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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

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Investing in Comic Books Can Be a Blast in More Ways than One Comic book investments can be highly profitable—and of course, it’s major fun. But if your primarily goal is to turn a profit, you need to treat it like a business. There’s Real Money in Comic Book Investing Fueled by the prevalence of […]

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Nourish: How to Heal Your Relationship with Food, Body and Self — Heidi Schauster | BloomerBoomer

Nourish: How to Heal Your Relationship with Food, Body and Self — Heidi Schauster | BloomerBoomer

| May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com visits with Heidi Schauster, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S EMBRACE EMBODIED EATING AND LIVING I am a nutrition therapist with over 20 years of experience in the field of eating disorders and emotional eating issues. I am a writer, consultant, […]

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Your Best Age is Now: Living Your Best Life, Taking Control — Dr. Robi Ludwig | BloomerBoomer

Your Best Age is Now: Living Your Best Life, Taking Control — Dr. Robi Ludwig | BloomerBoomer

| May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com visits with Dr. Robi Ludwig PsyD, a nationally known psychotherapist, and award-winning reporter. She has been appearing on broadcast media since 1997 and is sought after for her psychological insights on a wide range of topics. She is […]

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Three Steps Out of Depression: Nearing 60th Birthday The Journey Worth Taking

Three Steps Out of Depression: Nearing 60th Birthday The Journey Worth Taking

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

When I found myself at the bottom of my depression, I believed with all of my being that I had reached the end of my journey. This can’t get any worse, I told myself. And I certainly couldn’t conceive of it getting any better. I had reached the end of my rope and, figuratively and […]

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7 Steps To Inner Power — Dr. Tae Yun Kim | BloomerBoomer

7 Steps To Inner Power — Dr. Tae Yun Kim | BloomerBoomer

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Dr. Tae Yun Kim. She proclaims how “Amazing things can happen if you are willing to step outside the lines you draw in your own mind,” Dr. Kim proclaims. SEVEN STEPS TO INNER POWER is a […]

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On Pluto — Inside The Mind off Alzheimer’s with Greg O’Brien | BloomerBoomer

On Pluto — Inside The Mind off Alzheimer’s with Greg O’Brien | BloomerBoomer

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to veteran journalist Greg O’Brien who likens the journey in this expanded edition of ON PLUTO: INSIDE THE MIND OF ALZHEIMERS. The Pluto allegory, O’Brien writes, is a metaphor for the penetrating the isolation of Alzheimer’s—the numbing […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Home to Prevent Falls

Spring Cleaning Your Home to Prevent Falls

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By –  Christina Chartrand, VP of Training and Education, Senior Helpers Falls are the most common cause of nonfatal injuries for adults ages 65 and older (you can find all of the stats and figures here), so it’s important to ensure seniors living in their homes are organized and safe. Spring cleaning is the perfect […]

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Looking for a Cash Influx? Here are Five Reasons to Consider Renting Out Your RV

Looking for a Cash Influx? Here are Five Reasons to Consider Renting Out Your RV

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Seija Samoylenko, Manager, Customer Success, Campanda.com As you enter and move through your 50s, it is a great time to consider investing in an RV, if you haven’t done so already.  It’s the perfect time for family adventures with older kids before they go off to college, or to explore the country as new […]

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Items from Your Past You Didn’t Know That Are Worth Money Today!

Items from Your Past You Didn’t Know That Are Worth Money Today!

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Have you recently poked around an old attic or basement and found something that triggers those all-too-familiar childhood memories but is now collecting dust? Maybe it’s an old record player or your action figure and toy doll collection. These sentimental finds can be great for your youthful soul, but you know what’s even better than […]

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What Does It Mean to Die Well and Why Should You Care?

What Does It Mean to Die Well and Why Should You Care?

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

By Susan Ducharme Hoben What does it mean to “die well”? The simple answer is it means dying the way you want to. Of course, that then leads to more complicated and thought-provoking questions: How do you want to die? And when is it time to start thinking about that? There is no one answer. […]

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How Meditation Changes Lives

How Meditation Changes Lives

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

How Meditation Changes Lives – The Restorative Powers of Meditation In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Life, Embrace Age, Empower Dreams”, Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer talks to meditation coach Justyn Comer, about the restorative powers of Meditation and how to transform with Meditation. Justyn Comer has been teaching and practicing yoga and meditation for […]

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The Road-Map to A Rich Life: Top 10 Investments for True Wealth

The Road-Map to A Rich Life: Top 10 Investments for True Wealth

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

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to best-selling author and investment specialist Beau Henderson who shares his contrarian advice in areas about saving and investing for retirement. Beau’s message of the RichLife has been featured in media outlets including Fox, The Huffington Post, […]

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Hatch Chile Festival: St Francis DE Sales Church

Hatch Chile Festival: St Francis DE Sales Church

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

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com shares his discovery about the Hatch Chile Festival held every Labor Day in the small town of Hatch New Mexico. Andy talks with Celeste Zimmerman who owns the historic St. Francis De Sales Church in Hatch New Mexico […]

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Visiting Edinburgh Festivals | BloomerBoomer

Visiting Edinburgh Festivals | BloomerBoomer

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

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com discovers what makes Edinburgh, Scotland the festival capital of the world. Andy speaks to Rhian Evans who has attended all the festivals and owns one of the most exciting places to stay if you love the outdoors. Edinburgh […]

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Hope Means Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

Hope Means Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of “Boomer TV: Embrace Age, Empower Dreams Embrace Life,” Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer talks to a brave and courageous author Suzanne Ludlum on this Mental Health Awareness Month. Suzanne allows viewers into the most intimate and tragic moments of her life while she finds hope in the pathways that were key […]

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Beware of The Madoffs Among Us

Beware of The Madoffs Among Us

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Bernie Madoff, the perpetrator of one of the largest financial scams in history is in prison for the rest of his life. Unfortunately, there are thousands of others who emulate his behavior and are an ever-threatening presence in our society. No one really knows just how much money is stolen from Americans each year. More […]

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Get Happy Then Get Thin?

Get Happy Then Get Thin?

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Put Happiness First. The Pounds Will Start to Slide Off “I’m so unhappy because I can’t get thin.” If you believe this, you’re setting yourself up for a tremendous amount of frustration and disappointment. That’s because it simply is not true that being thin will make you, or anybody, happy. From a neurological and biochemical […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Impacting Daily Life

Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Impacting Daily Life

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Sarah Jones, MPA, MS, CEO of PMDAlliance Often, we think we can spot someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Seeing a hand tremor or someone moving slowly can be signs of this progressive, neurodegenerative disorder that affects more than one million people in the United States. Motor symptoms of PD, which also include dyskinesia (the […]

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Eating this Spring with Pereg Natural Foods

Eating this Spring with Pereg Natural Foods

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

SPRING FORWARD INTO A SLIMMER YOU WITH HEALTHY, FIBER-FILLED CARBS PEREG HELPS LEAD THE WAY WITH FAT-BURNING, ALL-NATURAL FOODS Clifton, NJ, APRIL 23, 2018 – Spring is a great time to enjoy the bounty of the season. When you eat foods that are in season, they are not only more affordable, they are also fresher […]

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Sustaining Self-Care Practices You Can Start Today

Sustaining Self-Care Practices You Can Start Today

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Sustaining Self-Care Practices You Can Start Today By Heidi Schauster, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S I invite you to develop your own unique palette of self-care practices. I use the word “practices” instead of “habits” or “routines” because you are trying something new and may need to keep at it for a while until that something new […]

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Seven Tips for Falls Prevention

Seven Tips for Falls Prevention

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

By Mazy Holiday, CEO and Founder, iStand The importance of falls prevention for aging adults cannot be underscored.  Falls are the number one cause of injury-related deaths for seniors and a leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for older individuals. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one out of every four […]

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When is the Right Time to Consider Assisted Living? Here are Four Signs

When is the Right Time to Consider Assisted Living? Here are Four Signs

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

The conversation about assisted living might be among the most difficult a family will ever have. So many questions arise. How do you know when it’s the right time to suggest your loved one give up their independence and move into assisted living? For many families, this topic is among the most difficult they’ll ever […]

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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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Protect Yourself, Your Wallet and Your Identity from Phone Scams

Protect Yourself, Your Wallet and Your Identity from Phone Scams

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

By Alvaro Peon Sanchez, Senior Product Manager at Whitepages A survey of more than 2,000 adults last year found that an estimated one in every 10 American adults lost money in a phone scam over the past 12 months – totaling about $9.5 billion overall. Scammers have developed a variety of convincing techniques to trick […]

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Board Chairperson Judith Allen Ferretti Establishes First-Ever Endowed Caregiver Grant Fund

Board Chairperson Judith Allen Ferretti Establishes First-Ever Endowed Caregiver Grant Fund

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

Caregiving and advancing the mission of Road Scholar are two issues Judith Allen Ferretti, Road Scholar’s Board Chairperson, feels strongly about. As a caregiver to her late mother, Helen Studley Dodd, Judy is familiar with the difficult decisions and situations caregivers face daily.  As a member of the Road Scholar volunteer Board of Directors, she […]

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In Sickness and in Health & in Business

In Sickness and in Health & in Business

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

In sickness and in health & in business By Tara Langdale-Schmidt Many people know they want to follow an entrepreneur path. I was not one of them In fact, I never gave a thought to being a startup business entrepreneur. But after suffering from unbearable pain, numerous medical misdiagnoses, and ineffective surgeries I decided I […]

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How Genetics Play a Vital Role in Health and Wellness

How Genetics Play a Vital Role in Health and Wellness

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

How Genetics Play a Vital Role in Health and Wellness Have you ever wished you could just know what to do for your health? Most people understand that they should exercise more, eat more veggies, sleep more and reduce stress but there are actually some ways that folks can be more targeted with health as […]

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The Ultimate Bucket List Instruction Guide

The Ultimate Bucket List Instruction Guide

| April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Ultimate Bucket List Instruction Guide By Andy Asher   Not Always About Reliving Your Glory Days A bucket list doesn’t have to be full of things that send you jet-setting around the world, scaling rock walls, putting on a pair of roller skates to relive the glory days of your youth, or learning to […]

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Robin Williams: Older White Men With Depression

Robin Williams: Older White Men With Depression

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

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

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Yoga on the Yellow Brick Road – Alan Steelman

Yoga on the Yellow Brick Road – Alan Steelman

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

A former member of the U. S. Congress (R-TX) and global management consultant, Alan Steelman achieved much political and business success. He is guided by his own personal North Star; his mantras in life are “Be not inhospitable to strangers, they might be angels in disguise” and “whatever you have done to the least of […]

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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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One Woman’s Fight To Provide Water

One Woman’s Fight To Provide Water

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

In this episode of Boomer TV: Embrace Life, Empower Dreams, Embrace Age, Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Sarina Prabasi. A one-woman force behind a movement to providing the most basic of human needs “Water”. Sarina is CEO of Water Aid America with a mission to provide water to the poor and impoverished people […]

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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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Innovative Balloon Kyphoplasty 20 Years of Treating Painful Broken Backs Due to Osteoporosis

Innovative Balloon Kyphoplasty 20 Years of Treating Painful Broken Backs Due to Osteoporosis

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Innovative Balloon Kyphoplasty procedure celebrates 20 years of treating painfully broken backs due to osteoporosis Until 20 years ago, the prognosis was often bleak for the hundreds of thousands of Americans each year who suffer painful and debilitating Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCF) of the spine due to the brittle-bone disease, osteoporosis. Not only would patients […]

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Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results

Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results by David Cunningham Springtime is here again, and it’s the ideal time to clear out the clutter in our lives. Clutter is more than that messy closet or that overstuffed garage. It’s also the “junk talk” that keeps us stuck in our current ways of being and […]

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Baby Boomer Divorce – Protecting Your Retirement Income

Baby Boomer Divorce – Protecting Your Retirement Income

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of Boomer TV: Embrace Life, Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Sally Boyle, Certified Financial Planner and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, about Divorce and how a Baby Boomer can protect their assets and Retirement income. There is no prescribed path to ending a marriage. There are many […]

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Power of Therapy From The East and West

Power of Therapy From The East and West

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of Boomer TV: Embrace Life, Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Dr. Pilar Jennings (Author & Psychoanalyst), about the power of Buddhism and Psychotherapy with east and west. In this psychoanalytic memoir, Dr. Jennings invites the reader into the treatment of her first patient. The client came […]

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The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Journey Map Serves As A Resource For Those Caring For Loved Ones

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Journey Map Serves As A Resource For Those Caring For Loved Ones

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Journey Map Serves As A Resource For Those Caring For Loved Ones By Liddy Manson, Director of the AgingWell Hub, a program at Georgetown University’s Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI), part of the McDonough School of Business And Consuelo Benito Olalla, Associate Professor, Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, and visiting GSEI fellow […]

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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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Caring for Aging Parents Long Distance

Caring for Aging Parents Long Distance

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

Caring for Aging Parents Long Distance By Lynda Shrager Just when we Baby Boomers thought our parents were happily ensconced in their retirement community, we get the call that so many adult children dread. Dad has been rushed to the hospital with chest pains. Before this call comes, we need to organize and plan ahead. […]

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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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The Bucket list for a Deep Meaningful Chapter of Life

The Bucket list for a Deep Meaningful Chapter of Life

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

From “The Bucket List” to Your Bucket List By Andy Asher Why A Bucket List For Life Makes Sense Do you have visions of what’s next in life?  Is there unfinished business you want to accomplish?  In 2007 a movie starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson resulted in a ‘catch-phrase’ still being used by practically […]

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WellCare’s New Survey Reveals Aging Parents and Substance Abuse

WellCare’s New Survey Reveals Aging Parents and Substance Abuse

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

Adults Now More Concerned About Substance Abuse in Aging Parents Than in Their Kids by Kevin Middleton, Psy.D., vice president, behavioral health programs, WellCare. You may remember a time when you had to have “the talk” with your kids about the risks of drugs and alcohol.  It likely wasn’t the most favorite of conversations but, […]

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5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

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

5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid By Nazareen Heazle, Editorial Director, International Living. Mention the word “Caribbean” and most people think of places like Aruba, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and other tourist-rich dollops of sand. The region conjures well-deserved images of crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches. And there’s […]

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5 Things You’re Doing That is Compromising Your Online Safety

5 Things You’re Doing That is Compromising Your Online Safety

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

5 Things You’re Doing That is Compromising Your Online Safety by Dr. Eric Cole Just like we work to improve our physical health and well-being, it’s also vitally important to improve our cyber health and keep ourselves safe from online danger. Here are some five easy fixes to keep yourself cyber safe this year: What […]

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Reconnecting with Your Authentic, Wild Self Once the Kids Have Moved Out

Reconnecting with Your Authentic, Wild Self Once the Kids Have Moved Out

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

Reconnecting with Your Authentic, Wild Self Once the Kids Have Moved Out By Lucinda Bakken White There is a void that can create feelings of loneliness and sadness when your kids move out of the house. But revisiting the passions and interests you’ve had no time for can be incredibly fulfilling. When my kids went off […]

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The Best Places in The World for Women

The Best Places in The World for Women

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Best Places in The World for Women By Nazareen Heazle But what’s it like for women over there? That’s a question we often get from women thinking of a retirement abroad. It’s an important question…and one we take seriously. In fact, most are surprised to learn that the majority of countries we talk about […]

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New Recommendations Set the Standard for Dementia Care

New Recommendations Set the Standard for Dementia Care

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

New Recommendations Set the Standard for Dementia Care, But Not All Facilities Comply By Steven M. Levin Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia conditions impact about 5.5 million Americans, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and 220,000 of those people live in Illinois. Because the progression of dementia is unpredictable, individuals suffering from the symptoms, along with […]

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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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Proven Benefits of Yoga for Baby Boomers | BloomerBoomer

Proven Benefits of Yoga for Baby Boomers | BloomerBoomer

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

In this episode of Boomer TV: Embrace Life, Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer talks to Tarra Mitchell, author of The Yoga Leadership about the benefits of yoga for baby boomers. Tarra Mitchell is integrating her distinctive background in yoga to contribute to the great conversation around baby boomers and consciousness. She […]

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Is Poor Nutrition Keeping You Up at Night? What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

Is Poor Nutrition Keeping You Up at Night? What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

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

What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD, Founder Most of us know what sleep deprivation feels like, and it is not pleasant. If we do not get enough healthy sleep (some children need 10 hours nightly, while most adults need at least seven), we may be left feeling irritable and disoriented. […]

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10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind

10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind

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

10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind By Andy Asher I always thought there was no big deal in turning 60. I was wrong. While younger, I thought the whole world could be mine and I consigned myself completely to my job and my family. The thing is, my life started happening so […]

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Aging Swim Lessons and Benefits of Swimming in Later Life

Aging Swim Lessons and Benefits of Swimming in Later Life

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

Benefits of Swimming in Later Life I have coached swimmers of many ages, from 4 months to 91 years old. It’s no secret that swimming is good for your brain, body, and soul. Most of the common-sense benefits of swimming can be applied broadly to all age groups, but the research is scarce when it […]

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4 Ways to Make Gig Work Less Taxing

4 Ways to Make Gig Work Less Taxing

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

4 Ways to Make Gig Work Less Taxing You enjoy the freedom and flexibility of work in the gig economy, right? Well, then, there are few things you’ll want to make sure you’re doing to keep your gig from causing you tax headaches in the future. Pay Estimated Taxes You probably don’t think about taxes […]

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How to Stay Committed to Your New Year’s Resolution Goals

How to Stay Committed to Your New Year’s Resolution Goals

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

How to Stay Committed to Your New Year’s Resolution Goals We are well into 2018, but unfortunately most of us have already fallen off the wagon with our New Year’s Resolution goals. Remember those? It happens to the best of us, even when we have the best intentions. The good news is that it’s easier […]

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What No One Tells You About Food and Your Body

What No One Tells You About Food and Your Body

| March 7, 2018 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

Everyone tells you that you should take this supplement, or you shouldn’t eat that food. None of that is about asking a question, it’s all about the judgment of what is right or wrong. And its gets passed from person to person like Chinese whispers. How many times have you personally taken a supplement recommended […]

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Preventing Elder Abuse – Practical Things to Prevent Elderly Abuse

Preventing Elder Abuse – Practical Things to Prevent Elderly Abuse

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

Practical Things to Preventing Elder Abuse   “Elder Abuse” is a topic I’ve discussed many times on webinars, phone conferences, in coaching sessions, while teaching in classrooms and when sitting with real estate clients and their family members. Not in a million years did I ever think I would experience Elder Abuse with anyone in […]

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Safety Tips For Seniors Infographic

Safety Tips For Seniors Infographic

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Safety Tips For Seniors If you’re like most seniors, you’re probably concerned about how long you’ll be able to live independently. You may want to remain close to your friends and loved ones. Or, stay in the house you’ve made a home over the course of your life. Although many seniors make the difficult decision […]

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Five Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Five Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Five Ways to Keep Heart-Healthy Year Round By: Senior Helpers February is National Heart Health Month, and with eighty percent of heart disease being preventable, it’s important to know a few easy ways to maintain your health and keep your senior loved one’s heart beating strong this month and beyond. Senior care expert, Tonya Jackson, […]

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How to Incorporate Bright Colors During the Winter Months

How to Incorporate Bright Colors During the Winter Months

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

How to Brighten Your Life with Color Ways to incorporate color into your surroundings to help brighten your mood during the cold winter months By Ariela Wertheimer With cold weather well underway for most of the North East, the winter blues can be daunting. As days get shorter and darker, some people may find themselves […]

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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 […]

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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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