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Oh, The Things We Remember From Decades Ago!

What’s your earliest childhood memory? I’m continually amazed at some of the stuff I can recall from when I was a kid, or inconsequential details from 30 or more years ago.

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Carol Smith is able to control the lights and the thermostat with Amazon Echo. She can ask Alexa to remind her to take medications, or even to call for help. “It gives her a great deal of independence,” said her husband, Ray. “If for some reason I have to be away, she’s able to function on her own.” (Courtesy of the Smith family)

New Tech. Helps Seniors Age In Place — And Not Feel Alone

Voice-assistive technologies like the Amazon Echo, Google Home and HomePod are likely to play a bigger role in helping seniors age in place, especially when paired with apps geared specifically for senior living.

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How To Beat Disease As We Age: Foods to Avoid And Embrace

A common theme for me was that we are a generation struggling with resistant health issues due to myriad factors — stress, environmental issues and a tainted food supply tied to a politically motivated culture

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Deerfield Retreat And Spa: Go For The Exercise, Stay For The Food

The first morning’s dilemma? Should I start with a sunrise hike, morning stretch, water aerobics, Pilates, yoga or a circuit class? Or just go back to sleep?

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War Is Coming: Panic Over Impending Social Security Crisis

Boomers inherited a fantastically wealthy country, and have, through a whole variety of methods, looted the patrimony left to them, and now expect to suck on Social Security and Medicare until they die, leaving behind misery.

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Laurie Stone Introvert

What Are the Seven Coolest Things About Being An Introvert?

You know the feeling. You spend much of your life thinking something’s wrong. You’re alone a lot, usually with your nose in a book or daydreaming.

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