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Getting Married After 60: What To Consider

Love can find you at any age. But when you partner up later in life, there are a lot more considerations than if you were, say, in your 20s or 30s. At this stage, you probably come to a relationship with quite a bit of life experience, especially concerning the physical, emotional and financial variety. […]

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New Year’s Eve Party Ideas for Seniors

Count yourself fortunate if you’ve been able to experience some of our nation’s coast-to-coast New Year’s Eve celebrations, like watching the ball drop in Times Square in New York City, or staying up all night on the famous Rose Parade route in Pasadena, Calif., or partying in the streets or casinos of Las Vegas until […]

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Funny City Names and Unusual Place Names To Visit

For main travel destinations, you can’t do much better than immersing yourself in the sheer grandeur of the Grand Canyon, the magnificent monuments of Washington D.C. or the cultural and culinary delights of New Orleans. But if you have the time — one of the many benefits of retirement — why not let your travels […]

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Prevention Health Screenings and Why They Are So Important

With a car, if you don’t like the model, you can choose to replace it. You can even choose to upgrade it if you want, exchanging your Buick for a Bentley. But with your body, you only get one. And since it’s the only one you get, you should try to do everything you can […]

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Aging In Place Remodeling & Home Modifications

For the vast majority of older Americans, the idea of moving is about as appealing as a tax audit. AARP underscored this sentiment when it reported that 90 percent of those 65 and older say they have no intention of moving as they age. Yet, only a minority of baby boomers are actually prepping their […]

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Stay Active as You Age – Follow the Three Cs

During the Great Depression, the U.S. Government created the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), which put hundreds of thousands of young men to work on environmental projects. By the time the program ended in 1942, President Roosevelt’s Tree Army had planted more than 3.5 billion trees and created more than 700 state parks. In 2019, the […]

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10 Reasons To Know Your Neighbors

In 2010, the Pew Research Center issued a very un-neighborly finding: 28 percent of Americans know none of their neighbors’ names. In 2016, the share of Americans who say they “never” socialize with their neighbors hit an all-time high of 34 percent, according to the General Social Survey. Experts have posited multiple reasons why Americans […]

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Healthy Aging: Age-Old Secrets for Keeping Young

If you were like a lot of kids growing up, you probably remember your parents telling you as you tried to wiggle out of your chores that “hard work never killed anyone.” Now we’re learning, not only will honest labor likely not kill you, it could very well extend your life. Indeed, if you’re looking […]

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The Grandparents Scam: Don’t Fall for It

It’s a scam repeated hundreds of times throughout the day all across America, and it goes something like this: An elderly person living alone has finished dinner, cleaned and put away the dishes, and is about to sit down and enjoy her favorite television show, when the phone rings. Happy that someone is calling, she […]

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How To Keep Your Mind Sharp

Have you misplaced your car keys lately? Did you have to be reminded of what you had for dinner last night? Are you a tad slower buzzing in when you play Jeopardy at home? It’s likely these little mental slips or cognitive delays are simply a natural part of the aging process. That said, there […]

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