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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.

Trump, Dems Look For Common Ground on Drug Prices

12 March 2017

For years, congressional Democrats have tried to pass legislation to allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices for millions of beneficiaries.

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A Playbook to Manage Health Problems in Later Years

11 March 2017

At least once a day, Dr. Lee Ann Lindquist gets an urgent phone call. ‘Mom fell and is in the hospital,’ a concerned middle-aged son might report.

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Can Staying Active Help Prevent Chronic Pain?

11 March 2017

Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain.

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It’s OK to Spend Money on Yourself … Really

10 March 2017

Chronic under spenders can be so terrified about running out of money that they put off health care, ignore needed home repairs or descend into hoarding.

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Republicans push health bill in marathon sessions

09 March 2017

he GOP scored triumphs in the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce panels after lengthy debate, as the committees approved legislation to reshape the way millions of Americans pay for medical care.

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Could caffeine actually help prevent dementia?

09 March 2017

There could be good news for coffee lovers. Researchers identified 24 compounds, including caffeine, with the potential to boost an enzyme in the brain shown to protect against dementia.

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