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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.

Is the GOP plan for Medicare a ‘Better Way’ for retirees?

31 January 2017

As a hint of where the GOP could be leaning, earlier this year, Ryan and House Republicans drafted the The “Better Way” policy, that outlined proposed Medicare reform.

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Medicare overpaying Advantage plans, says study

31 January 2017

Research found that trends in diagnostic coding for patient risk scores will lead to Medicare overpaying Advantage plans substantially through 2026.

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10 health issues common with aging and how to combat them

31 January 2017

Getting older can seem daunting. Graying hair, wrinkles, forgetting where you parked the car; all jokes aside, aging can bring about unique health issues.

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Is Social Security safe under Trump?

30 January 2017

We didn’t get a straight answer from President Trump’s nominee to run the Office of Management and Budget, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, who sent mixed signals to that question during the recent confirmation hearings.

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AARP launches Medicare campaign to combat reforms by Congress

30 January 2017

AARP launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by some in Congress that would hurt hardworking Americans who have paid in to the program, their entire lives.

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How to adapt a home for wheelchairs and walkers

29 January 2017

When Dan Bawden teaches contractors and builders about aging-in-place, he has them get into a wheelchair. See what it’s like to try to do things from this perspective, he tells them.

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