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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.

Rebate checks coming  for people in Medicare Rx doughnut hole

Rebate checks coming for people in Medicare Rx doughnut hole

10 June 2010

Massachusetts Medicare recipients, who have fallen into the prescription drug coverage gap, have began automatically receiving $250 rebate checks to help with drug costs and other expenses, part of the new health care reform law.

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Seniors with macular degeneration can read again with technology

Seniors with macular degeneration can read again with technology

07 June 2010

Ella M. has surrounded herself with books her entire life. A graduate of Hunter College in 1938, she went on to work as an editor, writer, and book designer, a vocation she didn’t fully let go of until she was eighty years old.

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Technological advances in lens implants

Technological advances in lens implants

07 June 2010

Until recently, choices in cataract surgery were simple. The cloudy lens or cataract was removed during surgery. Decades ago there was no such thing as an intraocular lens.

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Martha’s Vineyard: A Way of Life

Martha’s Vineyard: A Way of Life

26 May 2010

It took scant minutes after arriving on Martha’s Vineyard to get a fix on what the island is all about.

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Put trust in yourself to make your life better

Put trust in yourself to make your life better

26 May 2010

Whom do I trust? If you really want to know, I trust my friends, otherwise they wouldn’t be my friends. I trust most family members; the ones I don’t I keep at arm’s length. Finally, if you want to know if I trust my government, the answer is more complicated.

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What you need to know about the new Health Care Reform law

What you need to know about the new Health Care Reform law

26 May 2010

By Deborah E. Banda Since national health care reform has been signed into law, have you figured out yet what you need to know? AARP is here to help. The new law will make many changes for the better — some may even surprise you. Did you know, for example, that Members of Congress will […]

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