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Life Lessons From My Corkscrew, Doorknob And Other Inanimate Objects Who Are The 8 Girlfriends You Need? Exploring Venice: Tour Co. Lets You Go Native Summer is coming: Don Social Security And How It Relates To The Debt Ceiling Shortage Of Home Health Aides Robs Thousands Of Proper Care Why downsize? Consider Remodeling To Age In Place To Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s, Think Before You Eat
 

Life Lessons From My Corkscrew, Doorknob And Other Inanimate Objects

We’ve all seen ’em: those “listicles” that impart wisdom (“All I Need to Know About Life…”) gleaned from dogs, cats, cows, the Easter bunny, toddlers and the like. Life lessons, it seems, are everywhere if you just pay attention.

Who Are The 8 Girlfriends You Need?

Where would we be without our friends? Let’s face it, as we grow older we need them more than ever. Yes, we love our spouses and family, but there’s something about a girlfriend that helps us see life differently.

Exploring Venice: Tour Co. Lets You Go Native

Walking home to our apartment in Venice, we share a wave through the window with the owner of Baba, our local osteria (café). Leaving for a day of sightseeing, a cup of my favorite pistachio gelato awaits me despite the early morning hour.

Summer is coming: Don’t Let Bad Body Image Rule Your Life

This time of year provokes anxiety in many as once again we desire to lose those extra pounds that may have accumulated those very same months.

Social Security And How It Relates To The Debt Ceiling

Social Security is largely unaffected by this event because the system has layers of dedicated funding. The program has exclusive claims on payroll tax revenue.

Shortage Of Home Health Aides Robs Thousands Of Proper Care

Acute shortages of home health aides and nursing assistants are cropping up across the country, threatening care for people with serious disabilities and vulnerable older adults.

Why downsize? Consider Remodeling To Age In Place

The small businesses that dominate the home remodeling industry are expecting robust growth in the next few years, thanks partly to baby boomers who want to remain in their homes.

To Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s, Think Before You Eat

Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition.

Small Nest Egg? How To Buy Your Retirement Home

28 May 2017

Planning for retirement means making a lot of decisions, including when you’ll stop working, how much you’ll withdraw from your savings each year, and where you’ll live.

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Just One Alcoholic Drink A Day Increases Breast Cancer Risk

27 May 2017

The report also revealed, for the first time, that vigorous exercise such as running or fast bicycling decreases the risk of both pre- and post-menopausal breast cancers.

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Should You Treat Your Marriage Like A Business?

26 May 2017

My artist husband likes to say that if I were in charge of our spending, we’d be sitting on milk crates instead of furniture and that if he were in charge, we’d have no retirement accounts.

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Healthy burger that may make carnivores opt for veg

25 May 2017

The simplest veggie burger of all remains a family favorite: the giant portobello mushroom cap. By Melissa D’arabian May shepherds in the season of the backyard barbecue, and for us that means one thing: burgers. Let me back up and say that just about anything I make on the grill in warmer months, I also […]

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Spring Cleaning: Tips For Tackling That Garage Clutter

24 May 2017

A Garage has a way of going from deep storage to cluttered chaos. Clearing out the flotsam and organizing what remains can be daunting or downright overwhelming.

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Know The Facts About Skin Cancer

23 May 2017

“If undetected or untreated, skin cancers lead to loss of vital functions or death. It is important to keep an eye on your skin and watch for changes that could be a sign of skin cancer.”

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