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Who’s That Tired-Looking Older Woman In The Mirror?

Just the other day, I accidentally hit the Photo Booth button on my laptop, and was jolted by the image of a person I barely recognized staring back at me.

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My Husband Just Retired and I Feel Like I’m Just Getting Started

It’s been almost two weeks since I got the email from my husband that he was retiring as of that afternoon.

Stan Hugo with his wife, Donna, who is a resident at the Beechtree Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Ithaca, N.Y. Mr. Hugo tracks staffing levels at the skilled nursing facility. (Heather Ainsworth for The New York Times)

Erratic Nursing Home Staffing Revealed Through New Records

Most nursing homes had fewer nurses and caretaking staff than they had reported to the government, according to new federal data, bolstering the long-held suspicions of many families that staffing levels were often inadequate.

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Feel Like The Last Friend Standing? How To Cultivate New Buds 

As baby boomers age, more and more folks will reach their 80s, 90s. They will not only lose friends but face the daunting task of making new friends.

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A Few Surprising Things I’ve Learned Traveling With My Mother

Let’s face it. The thought of getting older is scary. Being in my 60s feels surreal, especially since I know I was only 30 last week.

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Vacation Digs With A Difference

Ari and Brad Nicholson settle for the night in the most luxurious setting they’ve enjoyed anywhere.

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Fixing Social Security Starts With Us Voters

Every year the people who depend upon Social Security can count on two things: the program’s trustees will release a report showing a continued deterioration in its finances, and the pundits will castigate politicians for not doing anything about it.

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Life Stages And Estate Planning

Estate planning is not a one-time endeavor. Unfortunately many people believe that they do not need an estate plan until they approach retirement.

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Citizens Force State To Pass Paid Family Leave & Wage Hikes

26 June 2018

Pushed against a wall, Massachusetts lawmakers passed legislation that would raise the minimum wage very slowly to $15 per hour and create a new paid family and medical leave benefit.

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Credit Cards To Perfect Targeting Programs

25 June 2018

Credit card companies are taking the next step in using their points programs to influence what millions of customers buy.

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4 Tips For Keeping Your Pet Safe This Summer

24 June 2018

There are thousands of reasons to love the summer, and if you’re a pet owner, you love summer more than most.

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Vitamin D Associated With Decreasing Risk Of Breast Cancer

23 June 2018

Higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer, according to researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

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Grilling and Cancer: 4 Tips Make Your Barbecue Healthier

22 June 2018

Nothing screams summer like a backyard grilling with the carnivore works: steaks, hamburgers, pork, chicken and hot dogs, to name a few.

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Risk Of Developing Cancer Is Lowest In Light Alcohol Drinkers

21 June 2018

Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your health, but non-drinkers also have health risks, according to a new study.

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