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A Grandmother Asks: Don Now In My 60s: 54 Things I Never Thought I’d Say Food Craving Is A Way To Deal With Stress In A Tumultuous World How To Stop Unwanted Phone Calls When nurturers need nurturing: Seaside Spa A Welcome Retreat Aging Alone: Putting In Place An A-Team Of Allies How Dogs Can Teach Us To Stay Chill In This Insane World Taking A Gamble On Las Vegas Without Placing A Bet
 

A Grandmother Asks: Don’t All Little Girls Want To Dance?

The September after I turned 4, all my neighborhood friends went off to kindergarten. I wanted to go to school too, but I was more than six months younger and ineligible.

Now In My 60s: 54 Things I Never Thought I’d Say

One recent Sunday, a friend asked if I’d seen a certain skit on SNL the night before. I heard myself reply, “No, I can’t stay up that late, but I’ll check it out online.”

Food Craving Is A Way To Deal With Stress In A Tumultuous World

As I sit to write this column, I’m feeling sad, quite anxious and overwhelmed as a result of recent events in London. My husband and I enjoyed five fabulous days there only months ago.

How To Stop Unwanted Phone Calls

Whether you use a landline, mobile phone or both, you’ve likely received those pesky robocalls, phone calls that use a computerized auto-dialer to deliver a pre-recorded message.

When nurturers need nurturing: Seaside Spa A Welcome Retreat

What’s better than a day spent with your girlfriends? How about spending that time relaxing and getting pampered at a spa perched on Bald Head Cliff on Maine’s southern coast.

Aging Alone: Putting In Place An A-Team Of Allies

Millions of older adults are in a similar situation, peering into an uncertain future without knowing whom they can count on to be at their side.

How Dogs Can Teach Us To Stay Chill In This Insane World

Don’t we all feel turmoil in the air? There’s too much happening, too fast. The planet seems scarier and more chaotic than ever.

Taking A Gamble On Las Vegas Without Placing A Bet

It’s nearly impossible to stay at a Las Vegas hotel, eat at one or see a show without going through a casino, but the gambling Mecca offers other sure-thing ways to have fun.

Trump Budget: A “Great” Hole In Economic Security

01 June 2017

Rich people don’t need much financially from the federal government. But at the other end of the economic ladder, government can often play a critical role in protecting the well being of citizens.

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How To Help Alzheimer’s Patients Enjoy Life, Not Just ‘Fade Away’

01 June 2017

Alzheimer’s disease has an unusual distinction: It’s the illness that Americans fear most; more than cancer, stroke or heart disease.

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Empower Yourself: 4 Tips To Make Health Care Work For You

31 May 2017

While the future of health care is still undetermined, one thing is certain: It’s important for consumers to take steps to educate themselves about their health and well-being.

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AHCA Is Unfair And Unaffordable For Mainers

30 May 2017

You may have been watching current debates about the American Health Care Act (AHCA) recently passed by the House of Representatives and what it will mean for Americans of all ages.

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Discover 9 Bills Where You Can Cut A Better Deal

30 May 2017

The word “bills” used to be synonymous with “fixed expenses.” But there’s nothing fixed about many of the bills a typical household pays today.

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Finding A Look You Love In Outdoor Decor

29 May 2017

For decades, outdoor decorating meant arranging a few nice chairs and a table near a barbecue grill, then adding an umbrella to block the summer sun.

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