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The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. features inspired sips and bites at more than 30 marketplaces. Festival guests can pair food with wines, beers, cocktails and ciders as they stroll the promenade guided by a complimentary festival passport. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

WDW: Epcot Food & Wine Event Has Something For Everyone

The event is a foodie dream, the array of activities and the aromas wafting through the park also will appeal to the simplest taste buds.

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Baby Boomers And Booze: Do We Have A Drinking Problem?

I must admit, however, that sometimes I wonder whether I might enjoy my wine a bit too much.

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Is Nutritional Confusion a New Eating Disorder?

A favorite teacher of mine makes the claim that people are suffering from a “high fact diet.”

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Who Do These Annoying Fembots Think They Are?

I try not to show jealousy. It’s only infatuation, I tell myself. Still, she appeared brazenly in my kitchen a few weeks ago, sleek and modern.

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Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival

Vintage & Vine 2018 offers guests an opportunity to nibble and sip their way through the enchanting historical village, listening to jazz and blues selections from Cuppa Joe.

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How To Talk To Your Kids About College Costs

College tuition may be daunting, but so are the conversations about how to pay for it. Experts say it pays off for parents talk with children early and often about how to cover higher education costs.

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Happy and content hanging with my girlfriends

It was on one of those glorious warm May days that I decided to play hooky from work and hit the beach with two friends, who were also MIA from their daily responsibilities.

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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.

Long-term care: Planning for the future

28 March 2011

Long-term care is expensive, and Medicare does not cover the costs. And there are other reasons to plan ahead, to learn about your options for care before you need help. That way, if you need care suddenly, you and your family won’t have to scramble. Equally important, you won’t end up in a nursing home […]

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Caregivers lend each other ideas, helping hand

25 March 2011

Caring for a loved one was the number-one source of stress for 69 percent of 1,000 family caregivers surveyed in a recent study on the financial and emotional costs of caregiving.

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Alzheimer’s caregivers number 15 million

16 March 2011

Far more people than previously believed are providing billions of hours of unpaid care for Alzheimer’s patients, highlighting the growing impact of a graying population.

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GOP: Retirees should have larger stake in health, finances

11 March 2011

Republicans in charge of the House are facing two unappealing options on the budget. One is to lead with their chins and offer politically toxic cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and, perhaps, Social Security. Or, they could play it safe — but then endorse trillion-dollar deficits that would enrage their tea party backers.

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Fresh focus on Social Security in budget debate

10 March 2011

In the midst of the budget crisis, an old debate has broken out with new force: Should Social Security be seen as part of the deficit that Washington needs to rein in? The White House is balking at calls to tackle Social Security’s financial problems now, before baby boomers swamp the system. But the massive […]

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Elder Abuse is a social pandemic, according to lawmakers

04 March 2011

ctor Mickey Rooney told Congress, March 2, that he was left powerless by a family member who took and misused his money. “I felt trapped, scared, used and frustrated,” Rooney told a special Senate committee considering legislation to curb abuses of senior citizens. “But above all, when a man feels helpless, it’s terrible.”

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