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Cajun Bayou: Where Gators, Gumbo & Gallic History Prevail

This is real bayou country, where everything is defined by the 106-mile-long waterway affectionately called “the longest main street in the world.”

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What Truly Nourishes Is Not In The Kitchen

I recently returned from a glorious week with my family in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. It was our annual family trip.

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Springtime Allergies Could Be Age-Related Intolerance Of People

Apparently, I have developed some later-in-life allergies. These aren’t the typical allergic reactions to things like springtime pollen, dust or animal dander. Instead, I’m having reactions to a variety of behaviors I encounter.

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Facebook Privacy Settings: How To Make Your Account Secure

Social media giant Facebook is gradually making changes to the design of its privacy settings page in order to make it easier for users to see what information is accessible through their account and how it is being used.

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Social Security’s Future In Plain English

The gist of the piece is that 80 percent of Millennials question whether Social Security will be there for them, and argues that this worry is misplaced.

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Eight Things Every Mother with Grown Sons Knows

Moms of boys understand. When your kids are little, you think you’ll never survive the sticky hands, typhoon-force energy and non-stop “getting into things.”

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Alaska: Big, Beautiful And Wild

When I began planning a visit to Alaska, three words came to mind. “Big,” which many things in the 49th state are. Scenery, some of the most magnificent in the world. And “wildlife.”

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Preserve Your Lifestyle With Sound Legal & Financial Planning

Living a purposeful and healthy lifestyle seems to have become a mantra for our growing aging population.

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Scrambled Eggs Baked In Muffin Tins Make Mornings Easier

25 February 2018

When it comes to healthy eating, good intentions and willpower can only take us so far. That’s why I believe strongly in making the healthy choice the easy choice.

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Shopping For Nursing Homes More Tricky Today

24 February 2018

Finding a safe, high-quality nursing home for a loved one is never an easy task. Complicated decisions often are made at a moment of emotional crisis and reliable guidance can be difficult to come by.

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The Power Of Taking Action: Join AARP Maine For “Tuesdays At The State House”

23 February 2018

MAINE — Each year, thousands of Mainers help shape the course of legislative action at the state and federal level by contacting their legislators and Members of Congress on critical issues. When you write or call, legislators listen. Often it is this personal involvement that makes the difference between success and failure when it comes […]

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Medicare Patients Will Get A Chance To Try Value-Based Insurance Idea

23 February 2018

A health insurance concept may soon reach millions of people covered by Medicare across the United States, and allow them to keep more dollars in their wallets while getting treated for chronic diseases.

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What Good Financial Advice Looks Like

22 February 2018

Good financial advice can help you achieve your life goals. Bad financial advice can cost you a fortune and leave you worse off than if you had tried to go it alone.

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Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk Of Frailty In Old Age

21 February 2018

The Mediterranean diet is based on traditional food patterns typical of Greece and southern Italy and includes lots of plant-based foods.

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