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Meditation Takes Practice And Needs Only Five Minutes More Life Lessons From Inanimate Objects How Airports Are Easing the Wait Social Security: Worry About Bomb Size Not Fuse Length Money Can Buy Happiness if You Spend it Right When Retirement Means Cramped Quarters How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival
 

Meditation Takes Practice And Needs Only Five Minutes

The first session began with a lesson in meditation. This has always been a challenge for me as I have a hard time sitting quietly for any extended period of time.

More Life Lessons From Inanimate Objects

More everyday items have spoken to me (figuratively, that is, I’m not hallucinating!), imparting their wisdom.

How Airports Are Easing the Wait

Seated in a beer garden sipping a brew that was made onsite, Sam and Nancy Goodman tap their feet to the beat of music emanating from a band on the stage.

Social Security: Worry About Bomb Size Not Fuse Length

The Trustees recommend that lawmakers address the projected trust fund shortfalls in a timely way in order to phase in necessary changes gradually and give workers and beneficiaries time to adjust to them.

Money Can Buy Happiness if You Spend it Right

People who dole out cash to save time on things like housekeeping, delivery services and taxis are a little bit happier than those who don’t, new research finds.

When Retirement Means Cramped Quarters

My husband Randy and I are a good team. And yet, as we’ve both adjusted over the past year to his early retirement, and him being home all the time, I see now how different we are.

How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife

Digital assets can include emails, photos, videos, documents and online accounts such as bank accounts, investment portfolios, social media accounts among others.

Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival

Vintage & Vine 2017 offers guests an opportunity to nibble and sip their way through the enchanting historical village, listening to jazz and blues selections from Cuppa Joe.

People Aren’t as Happy as Their Friends on Social Media

22 June 2017

People with the most connections on social media are also happier. This may cause most social media users to not only regard themselves as less popular than their friends but also less happy.

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Some Older Adults Just Want To Be Left Alone, Which Can Lead To Problems

21 June 2017

The 84-year-old man who had suffered a mini-stroke was insistent as he spoke to a social worker about being discharged from the hospital: He didn’t want anyone coming into his home, and he didn’t think he needed any help.

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A Grandmother Asks: Don’t All Little Girls Want To Dance?

20 June 2017

The September after I turned 4, all my neighborhood friends went off to kindergarten. I wanted to go to school too, but I was more than six months younger and ineligible.

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Now In My 60s: 54 Things I Never Thought I’d Say

19 June 2017

One recent Sunday, a friend asked if I’d seen a certain skit on SNL the night before. I heard myself reply, “No, I can’t stay up that late, but I’ll check it out online.”

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Beef, Cheese, Poblano And Beer: An Addictive Burger Emerges

18 June 2017

The ancestor of this recipe was a beloved burger on the menu of a bar where I was a cook back in my college days.

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AARP: States Lag In Keeping Medicaid Enrollees Out Of Nursing Home

17 June 2017

States are making tepid progress helping millions of elderly and disabled people on Medicaid avoid costly nursing home care by arranging home or community services for them instead.

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