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A Grandmother Asks: Don Now In My 60s: 54 Things I Never Thought I’d Say Food Craving Is A Way To Deal With Stress In A Tumultuous World How To Stop Unwanted Phone Calls When nurturers need nurturing: Seaside Spa A Welcome Retreat Aging Alone: Putting In Place An A-Team Of Allies How Dogs Can Teach Us To Stay Chill In This Insane World Taking A Gamble On Las Vegas Without Placing A Bet
 

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

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.

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

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.”

Food Craving Is A Way To Deal With Stress In A Tumultuous World

As I sit to write this column, I’m feeling sad, quite anxious and overwhelmed as a result of recent events in London. My husband and I enjoyed five fabulous days there only months ago.

How To Stop Unwanted Phone Calls

Whether you use a landline, mobile phone or both, you’ve likely received those pesky robocalls, phone calls that use a computerized auto-dialer to deliver a pre-recorded message.

When nurturers need nurturing: Seaside Spa A Welcome Retreat

What’s better than a day spent with your girlfriends? How about spending that time relaxing and getting pampered at a spa perched on Bald Head Cliff on Maine’s southern coast.

Aging Alone: Putting In Place An A-Team Of Allies

Millions of older adults are in a similar situation, peering into an uncertain future without knowing whom they can count on to be at their side.

How Dogs Can Teach Us To Stay Chill In This Insane World

Don’t we all feel turmoil in the air? There’s too much happening, too fast. The planet seems scarier and more chaotic than ever.

Taking A Gamble On Las Vegas Without Placing A Bet

It’s nearly impossible to stay at a Las Vegas hotel, eat at one or see a show without going through a casino, but the gambling Mecca offers other sure-thing ways to have fun.

Social Security And How It Relates To The Debt Ceiling

01 May 2017

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.

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When It Comes To Social Security, It Pays To Wait

30 April 2017

Good things come to those who wait, the old saying goes. And more Americans are getting the message when it comes to claiming Social Security benefits.

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Shortage Of Home Health Aides Robs Thousands Of Proper Care

29 April 2017

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.

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If Medicare Disappears Rehabilitation For Patients Could Suffer

28 April 2017

Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, the department responsible for the administration of Medicare, has indicated that he might eliminate the program.

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Why downsize? Consider Remodeling To Age In Place

27 April 2017

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.

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Grasping For The Middle Ground On Affordable Care Act

26 April 2017

Hay, who specializes in health policy and economics, envisions an Obamacare replacement plan that would scrap health insurance exchanges such as Covered California, which sell subsidized private market plans.

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