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Meditation Takes Practice And Needs Only Five Minutes More Life Lessons From Inanimate Objects How Airports Are Easing the Wait Social Security: Worry About Bomb Size Not Fuse Length Money Can Buy Happiness if You Spend it Right When Retirement Means Cramped Quarters How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival
 

Meditation Takes Practice And Needs Only Five Minutes

The first session began with a lesson in meditation. This has always been a challenge for me as I have a hard time sitting quietly for any extended period of time.

More Life Lessons From Inanimate Objects

More everyday items have spoken to me (figuratively, that is, I’m not hallucinating!), imparting their wisdom.

How Airports Are Easing the Wait

Seated in a beer garden sipping a brew that was made onsite, Sam and Nancy Goodman tap their feet to the beat of music emanating from a band on the stage.

Social Security: Worry About Bomb Size Not Fuse Length

The Trustees recommend that lawmakers address the projected trust fund shortfalls in a timely way in order to phase in necessary changes gradually and give workers and beneficiaries time to adjust to them.

Money Can Buy Happiness if You Spend it Right

People who dole out cash to save time on things like housekeeping, delivery services and taxis are a little bit happier than those who don’t, new research finds.

When Retirement Means Cramped Quarters

My husband Randy and I are a good team. And yet, as we’ve both adjusted over the past year to his early retirement, and him being home all the time, I see now how different we are.

How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife

Digital assets can include emails, photos, videos, documents and online accounts such as bank accounts, investment portfolios, social media accounts among others.

Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival

Vintage & Vine 2017 offers guests an opportunity to nibble and sip their way through the enchanting historical village, listening to jazz and blues selections from Cuppa Joe.

One in Three Cases of Dementia Preventable

20 July 2017

Managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world’s dementia cases.

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If Advertising Told The Truth About Real People And Aging

17 July 2017

If you’re like me, there’s a whole lotta head-shaking and eye-rolling going on when you see TV and magazine ads nowadays.

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Nursing Homes Move Into The Insurance Business

16 July 2017

These plans are recent additions to the Medicare Advantage market, where private plans have become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional fee-for-service coverage.

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GOP Health reform would weaken Medicare

15 July 2017

The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) under consideration in the U.S. Senate would mean higher premiums and reduced cost-sharing subsidies for lower-income older people.

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Burrata and Prosciutto Pizza an Easy Weekend Meal

14 July 2017

If you haven’t had the chance to try burrata, I would be honored if this recipe became the first occasion.

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McConnell’s New AHCA Bill Retains Medicaid Cuts

13 July 2017

The measure retains cuts in Medicaid, the health insurance plan for the poor, disabled and nursing home patients, that moderate Republican senators have fought.

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