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Movie Star Famous Puerto Vallarta Has Much to Offer Coconut Oil: Healthy For You or Faux Science? Do You Find Yourself Wishing Time Away? Grandparents Should Leave The World a Better Place The Secret to Chronic Happiness as You Age Grandmother Brags About Her Junior Space Cadet … Literally State of Social Security Trust Funds Worse Than You Think How Do You Become a Really Good Daughter?
 

Movie Star Famous Puerto Vallarta Has Much to Offer

The vacation destination where my wife, Fyllis, and I chose to escape the winter cold may not be for everyone.

Coconut Oil: Healthy For You or Faux Science?

Is coconut oil safe? The media is buzzing after the American Heart Association released a report calling it a potentially deadly fat.

Do You Find Yourself Wishing Time Away?

In high school, my weekend curfew was midnight. Mom told me that once I turned 18, however, I was of legal age and could do what I liked; including staying out as late as I wished.

Grandparents Should Leave The World a Better Place

While the promotion of self-sufficiency is admirable, government entitlements warrant preservation since they provide a financial safety net.

The Secret to Chronic Happiness as You Age

The real key to happiness at every age and stage, particularly old age, is not material things, but gratitude for life’s simple blessings, like laughter among friends or watching a sunset with a loved one.

Grandmother Brags About Her Junior Space Cadet … Literally

Rayna first heard about the eclipse months ago and, as she is wont to do, she needed to learn everything she could about it.

State of Social Security Trust Funds Worse Than You Think

Do you find comfort in the fact that people have been warning about the demise of Social Security for 30 years?

How Do You Become a Really Good Daughter?

I pick up the electric shaver. “I don’t want to hurt you,” I say to my Dad. I’ve never shaved a man before.

Loss of fed. $ means Bay State seniors, caregivers will suffer

Loss of fed. $ means Bay State seniors, caregivers will suffer

01 July 2010

“Our vulnerable residents should not be bearing the brunt of budget cut after cut – especially in tough economic times.” — Jessica Costantino, AARP Massachusetts

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New coverage for uninsured people has early launch

New coverage for uninsured people has early launch

30 June 2010

The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan will begin accepting applications in many states on July 1, with coverage available as early as Aug. 1, an administration official said June 30.

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How to choose adult day care for loved one

29 June 2010

By Micha Shalev No matter how efficiently and effortlessly you have adapted your life to the role of caregiver, eventually you are going to need a break. Occasional breaks are essential for your emotional well-being and for your relationships with your family, friends and the person for who you are caring. Taking an occasional break […]

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Senior centers promoting nutrition, exercise as keys to longer life

Senior centers promoting nutrition, exercise as keys to longer life

29 June 2010

At age 67, Nancy Mathews of Woburn has become something of a watchdog when she goes out to eat with friends.

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Government gets an earful on 401(k) proposal

Government gets an earful on 401(k) proposal

29 June 2010

By David Pitt DES MOINES, Iowa — What happens when the government considers tinkering with retirement accounts and asks for citizen input? It gets plenty. Government officials began seeking comments in February on a proposal to add an annuity option to retirement plans. Such an option would potentially turn a portion of a retiree’s savings […]

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Ask a Designer: White can be fresh, practical

Ask a Designer: White can be fresh, practical

29 June 2010

Decorating with white can be intimidating. But, said designer Brian Patrick Flynn of decordemon.com, “used correctly, white lets other things truly work as the breakout stars.”

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