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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Finding Romance Later in Life

Finding Romance Later in Life

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Finding Romance Later in Life  Finding romance at any stage of life can be complicated, but older singles face additional hurdles, from looking for love after divorce or widowhood to dealing with online dating for the first time. Kiplinger’s Retirement Report looks at the changing nature of the senior dating scene and provides tips on […]

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20 Ways to Improve Your Marriage

20 Ways to Improve Your Marriage

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

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

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Tips for Celebrating the Small Victories Along the Way

Tips for Celebrating the Small Victories Along the Way

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

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

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An Oasis of Calm in Bustling Rome: The Protestant Cemetery

An Oasis of Calm in Bustling Rome: The Protestant Cemetery

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

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

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How to Embrace Aging With Joy For Bloomer Boomer

How to Embrace Aging With Joy For Bloomer Boomer

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

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

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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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Redefining Aging Myth Busting

Redefining Aging Myth Busting

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

In REDEFINING AGING: A Caregiver’s Guide to Living Your Best Life (Johns Hopkins University Press, November 2017), Dr. Ann Kaiser Stearns, a professor of behavioral science at the Community College of Baltimore County, offers myth-busting insights that will empower family members to cope with the challenges and blessings of caregiving while aging successfully themselves. She […]

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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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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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Six Surprising Facts You Should Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Six Surprising Facts You Should Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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

Six Surprising Facts You Should Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency By Sherry Kelishadi, Pharm.D and Vice President at NutraGlow, Inc. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that more than half of Americans take some form of dietary supplement for their overall health. Our friends and family taking multivitamins, […]

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5 Reasons Sleep is Key for Life Success

5 Reasons Sleep is Key for Life Success

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

5 Reasons Sleep is Key for Success  By Merilee Kern, MBA Sleep. All people need it, most crave it, but throngs of individuals do not get the kind of restorative and rehabilitative. Sleep required to optimize mental clarity, focus, ideation, awareness, productivity and overall performance. The CDC actually declared “insufficient sleep” an “important public health […]

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How Long Do You Want to Live? By Ilchi Lee

How Long Do You Want to Live? By Ilchi Lee

| October 31, 2017 | 2 Comments | 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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Festival de Loire 2017 – Orleans France

Festival de Loire 2017 – Orleans France

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

Festival de Loire 2017 Festival de Loire 2017: The Loire River (the longest in France) is the thread that binds this area together but its tributaries of the Cher, the Vienne, the Indre and other rivers in the region such as the Creuse and the Claise give an added dimension to the region by providing attractive valleys and landscapes […]

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JamBios – A Collaborative Place To Write and Save the Stories of Your Life

JamBios – A Collaborative Place To Write and Save the Stories of Your Life

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

By BETH N CARVIN  JamBios: If you have adult children, chances are, at some point in time you’ve experienced difficulties staying connected beyond trivial situations, like providing cooking tips or watching the game together. We recently launched JamBios, a collaborative place to write and save the stories of your life. We’re quickly noticing how great of […]

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Friendship Matters, the meaning of friendship is explored in the personal case study of two women

Friendship Matters, the meaning of friendship is explored in the personal case study of two women

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

Friendship Matters – the New Prescription for Healthcare In their new book, Friendship Matters, two clinical psychologists and “best friends” celebrate the story, values and healing powers of friendship as they provide skill sets for developing and deepening those vibrant relationships. New York, NY – Over the last decades, medical research has shown that a significant predictor of […]

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How Do I Get There From Here? Planning When The Old Rules No Longer Apply

How Do I Get There From Here? Planning When The Old Rules No Longer Apply

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

Planning When The Old Rules No Longer Apply How Do I Get There From Here: A retirement of nonstop leisure is not just unreachable but for many, unaffordable and undesirable. Change – continuous and discontinuous – is happening faster than we can comprehend or adapt. This is the unpredictable New Normal. No one is immune. […]

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Mardi Gras Bucket List Video

Mardi Gras Bucket List Video

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

Bucket List Mardi Gras Mardi Gras History The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the French House of the Bourbons. From here, the traditional revelry of “Boeuf Gras,” or fatted calf, followed France to her colonies. On March 2, […]

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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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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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Join Andy & Annie and Find Out If Golf Is For You

Join Andy & Annie and Find Out If Golf Is For You

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

Join Andy Asher and Annie Rivera as we talk to Rick Sessinghaus known as “Golf’s Mental Coach”. He is the expert on the mindset principles that make or break performance on and off the course. His coaching has helped top junior, collegiate, and professional golfers reach new levels of performance. He is an Instructional Editor […]

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4 Tips To Sleep Better  During Allergy Season

4 Tips To Sleep Better During Allergy Season

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

Spring is the season of renewal. Plants and trees start to rebound from the harsh winter that claimed most of their leaves and vegetation. Birds return from their Southern vacations, serenade us with their morning songs and rebuild their nests in preparation for new arrivals.   Unfortunately, there is another renewal that many people don’t […]

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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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The World’s Largest Beer Festival is all set on October 2016 in Munich

The World’s Largest Beer Festival is all set on October 2016 in Munich

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Oktoberfest 2016, taking place in Munich, was first held in 1810 in honor of the Bavarian crown prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The annual celebration is expected to attract more than 6 million visitors to the Bavarian capital by October 3. According to Fox News, beer lovers worldwide will be streaming […]

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Reducing Bad Bacteria Over age 60

Reducing Bad Bacteria Over age 60

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Boost Good Bacteria – Get Rid of Bad Bacteria Research shows that as we age, there is a significant drop in the number of “healthy” bacteria in our gut and our cellular immunity begins to decline as our antibiotic use increases. Supporting this research is Dr. Sandra McFarlane from the microbiology and gut biology group […]

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How to Embrace the Mediterranean Diet

How to Embrace the Mediterranean Diet

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Today, people living by the Mediterranean Sea may eat fast food. But the traditional fare of southern Italy, Greece and the other Mediterranean countries is fabulously heart-healthy. Studies link it to some of the highest life expectancy and lowest heart disease rates in the world. Follow these tips to make your meals more Mediterranean. 1. […]

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Best Diets of 2015

Best Diets of 2015

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

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 6, 2015 – As Americans resolve to become more invested in their health and wellness in the New Year, U.S. News & World Report today released its Best Diets of 2015, featuring rankings and information on 41 diet plans. For the fifth year, the DASH diet wins Best Diets Overall, while […]

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Hearty Soup Recipes: Tomato, Bean and Veggie Soup

Hearty Soup Recipes: Tomato, Bean and Veggie Soup

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

This vegetable soup recipe is healthy, delicious and easy to make. Team this soup with some crisp winter apples or pears and a serving of low-fat Cheddar cheese, and you’re ready for company. You can also make a double batch and freeze half for another meal. Ingredients 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil ½ pound […]

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Trends in Cooking – Dehydrating

Trends in Cooking – Dehydrating

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

As we begin to see innovative restaurateurs expanding their menus to include the likes of dehydrated foods, many consumers may not be aware of what dehydrating is, how it’s done or why it is a useful aspect of cooking and preserving. From intensifying flavors to prolonging the use of out-of-season fruits and vegetables, dehydrating is an […]

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Diet Foods That Kill Your Diet

Diet Foods That Kill Your Diet

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Have your efforts at dieting sapped your energy without moving the scale at all? That can happen when you follow claims and promises made by diet food manufacturers rather than sound nutrition principles. Sticking to reasonable portion sizes and filling up with healthy food are always preferable to relying on diet foods. If you want […]

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Seven Savory Steps to a Lean Luscious Diet and Lifestyle!

Seven Savory Steps to a Lean Luscious Diet and Lifestyle!

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Baby Boomer generation (born 1946-1964) is redefining aging. Boomers are projected to have the longest life expectancy of any generation, so far, with proper diet playing a huge role. Unlike “Gen-Y”, boomers don’t expect things to be done for them especially when it comes to successful aging. They realize eating more nutrient-rich foods goes […]

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Feeding The Body, Mind and Soul

Feeding The Body, Mind and Soul

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

          Remember the old adage, you are what you eat? Make it your motto. When you choose a variety of colorful fruits and veggies, whole grains, and lean proteins you’ll feel vibrant and healthy, inside and out. Live longer and stronger – Good nutrition keeps muscles, bones, organs, and other body […]

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