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Researchers on The Case: What turns on a turkey? 5 Tips to Ensure Healthy, Vital Aging Three Myths About Fixing Social Security Cohousing Offers a Cozier Alternative to Downsizing A New Guilty Pleasure: I Just Want to be Alone How to Protect Your Loved One’s Inheritance Want to Lose Weight? Snap That Selfie, Share on Social Media How BENES Act Would Help You Avoid Medicare Enrollment Penalties
 
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Researchers on The Case: What turns on a turkey?

Did you ever wonder about the male turkey’s sexual appetite? Me either. But evidently, some scientists did.

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5 Tips to Ensure Healthy, Vital Aging

Anti-aging has become a phenomenon: anti-aging skin care, anti-aging medicine, anti-aging diet and supplement plans. Are we to assume aging is a bad thing?

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Three Myths About Fixing Social Security

Social Security is the largest, and arguably most important, program in the federal government. It is a life-line for millions.

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Cohousing Offers a Cozier Alternative to Downsizing

The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore.

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A New Guilty Pleasure: I Just Want to be Alone

You know when you start doing something and at first it feels strange, but then you grow to love it? You look around and wonder if you’re the only weirdo doing this?

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How to Protect Your Loved One’s Inheritance

Statistically, inherited money is spent at a considerably faster rate than a person’s earned or saved money.

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Want to Lose Weight? Snap That Selfie, Share on Social Media

The sharing of intimate information and photos about weight loss goals in virtual space is a key factor in motivating behaviors that fulfill that new thinner identity and thus helps people reach their goals.

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How BENES Act Would Help You Avoid Medicare Enrollment Penalties

For many Americans entering retirement, it comes as an unwelcome surprise: Medicare premiums become much more expensive if you do not sign up on time.

House to consider $250 payments to SS recipients

12 October 2010

To make up for the lack of a COLA, the House will vote in November — after congressional elections — on a bill to provide $250 payments to Social Security recipients, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said.

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Power of the 50+ voter should not be underestimated

29 September 2010

Yet, as decision day draws near, we hear more and more about voter dissatisfaction with politicians, the political system, the status quo.

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More options for seniors with high drug costs

29 September 2010

At least two plans covering some brand-name drugs in the gap will be available in every region of the country. Overall, one-third of plans will offer gap coverage, up from one-fifth this year. Some only provide generics.

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Proximity could be key to successful healing prayer

27 September 2010

Findings reported recently from a new international study of healing prayer suggest that prayer for another person’s healing just might help — especially if the one praying is physically near the person being prayed for.

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Right at Home: Old World styling for fall

27 September 2010

As Gary Friedman, CEO of Restoration Hardware, said, “We’re coming out of a very modern, minimalist moment in design into a period where people are responding to a mix of historic periods and classical references.”

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Forced to retire, some take Social Security early

27 September 2010

Paul Skidmore’s office is shuttered, his job gone, his 18-month job search fruitless and his unemployment benefits exhausted. So at 63, he filed for Social Security benefits, three years earlier than planned.

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