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The Things We Do For Love Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity Why do we turn to food when we feel betrayed? French Country Meal At Epcot Transports You To France Your Entitlements At Risk If You Don’t Vote In Midterm Elections Feelin Right At Home At Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ The Evolution Of Fatherhood Through A Grandparent’s Eyes Scenes From A Boomer Marriage
 
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The Things We Do For Love

God bless my husband, Randy. He’s doing something soon he really doesn’t want to do. If left to his own devices, he’d be relaxing in front of the television or playing a gig.

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Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity

As you will quickly realize, I am not a fan of the rules governing claiming date within Social Security.

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Why do we turn to food when we feel betrayed?

Turning to food is often the fastest and easiest solution to the need to self soothe when we feel a sense of  betrayal.

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French Country Meal At Epcot Transports You To France

The meal at Monsieur Paul in Epcot’s France pavilion would provide a “taste” of France during my Disney trip, the perfect way to usher in my milestone birthday.

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Your Entitlements At Risk If You Don’t Vote In Midterm Elections

Do older voters realize that the “debt” McConnell is talking about has been caused by massive tax cuts that the White House proposed, and Congress passed?

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Feelin Right At Home At Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

Down-home southern cooking doesn’t get any better than Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs.

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The Evolution Of Fatherhood Through A Grandparent’s Eyes

One of my mother’s favorite stories to tell was the one about my father’s tie. It was the tie he was wearing when he changed his newborn son’s diaper for the first time.

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Scenes From A Boomer Marriage

There’s an old saying that familiarity breeds contempt. I disagree. Having been married for over 20 years.

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More Daytime Sleepiness, More Alzheimer’s Risk?

15 September 2018

The finding adds to a growing body of evidence that poor quality sleep could encourage this form of dementia to develop.

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Trying To Protect Seniors, The Most Vulnerable, From Formidable Foe Florence

14 September 2018

Perhaps no other population is as vulnerable during a hurricane as frail, older adults, especially those who are homebound or living in nursing homes.

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How To Rebuild Your Retirement Nest Egg After Divorce

13 September 2018

Giving up retirement assets can be one of the biggest psychological blows in a divorce.

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What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits?

12 September 2018

You think you know a place, even if you’ve never seen it. After all, you’ve watched television shows about it.

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Don’t Let Fall Allergies Leave You In The Cold

11 September 2018

Allergies are often confused with the flu. There are a few important distinctions to make.

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Assisted Living Kicks Out Frail ’Cause ‘We Can’t Take Care Of You Any Longer’

10 September 2018

Evictions top the list of grievances about assisted living received by long-term care ombudsmen across the U.S.

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