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Inside The Crazy, Mixed-up World of Retirement Sicily Mixes Nature, History and Culture With The Unexpected Five Things to Remember During The Holidays Making Memories With The Family at Hershey’s Chocolate World End-of Life Planning: Make it Simple For Loved Ones Sugar Plantations Are Gone, But St. Kitts a Sweet Spot to Visit Researchers on The Case: What turns on a turkey? 5 Tips to Ensure Healthy, Vital Aging
 
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Inside The Crazy, Mixed-up World of Retirement

Life is backwards these days. In what seemed like seconds, I went from many years of my husband Randy away on business to the kids gone and Randy home.

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Sicily Mixes Nature, History and Culture With The Unexpected

Residents of the triangular-shaped Italian island exhibit a friendliness and self-deprecating humor that make them one reason to visit.

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Five Things to Remember During The Holidays

You can’t rid yourself of all negative thoughts. Instead, consider changing your response to them.

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Making Memories With The Family at Hershey’s Chocolate World

One of the greatest satisfactions of my parenting has been that my sons, 3 ½ years apart in age, grew up as friends. As adults, they remain close.

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End-of Life Planning: Make it Simple For Loved Ones

While we don’t like to dwell on death, it’s a fact that we’re all going to pass at some point.

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Sugar Plantations Are Gone, But St. Kitts a Sweet Spot to Visit

When Christopher Columbus sighted two small, adjacent islands during his second voyage to the New World in 1493, he named the larger of the two St. Christopher, now St. Kitts.

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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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How to Can Dodge Pitfalls in Our Health Care System

25 November 2017

Being old and sick in America frequently means a doctor won’t ask you about troublesome concerns you deal with day to day — difficulty walking, dizziness, a leaky bladder, sleep disturbances memory lapses, and more.

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Tips For Living a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

24 November 2017

Go for nutrient-rich foods from a wide range of food groups. Focus on eating meals or snacks with high-protein such as white meat, fish, eggs, low-fat milk and soy.

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Gift Giving: All Black Friday Deals Are Not Created Equal

23 November 2017

Spend $200 on a great Christmas gift at the big box store and get a $50 gift card. Sounds like a great offer. It may, in fact, entice you to spend more than you normally would.

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Bruce Horovitz and his wife, Evelyne, with daughters Rebecca (left) and Rachel, had been on vacation when he was sidelined by an outbreak of a rare form of shingles targeting his middle ear. (Family photo)

Shingles: Don’t Let it Get You The Way it Got Me

22 November 2017

Shingles tried to kill me. Like an insidious invading army, the virus that more commonly causes chickenpox in children attacked the right side of my head, leaving me permanently deaf in my right ear.

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5 Surprising Facts About Pneumonia

21 November 2017

A serious, potentially life-threatening lung infection, the disease is primarily caused by viruses, bacteria or fungi that are transmitted from one person to another.

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Shielding Yourself And Elderly Parents From Financial Fraud

20 November 2017

Your golden years are supposed to be the time when you live off your retirement savings, see more of your family and dive fully into leisurely pursuits. Unfortunately, they’re also the years when you’ll be a prime target of financial fraud.

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