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Drives Around the World Offer Immersive Experiences

Road trips provide an opportunity to see the world up close and personal.

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What Tax Reform Means for Your Social Security Benefits

Yes, your taxes on Social Security benefits are going to rise over time as a result of tax reform.

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5 Things I Do (And Don’t) Miss About Raising Kids

Raising kids is tough, occasionally super-tough. There are times you think you’ll never survive.

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Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs: Ask Pharmacist For Cash Price

Under a little-known Medicare rule, subscribers can pay a lower cash price for prescriptions instead of using their insurance.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Need An Estate Plan

Grandparents raising their grandchildren is not a new trend but today the number of grandparents doing so is trending significantly upwards.

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Why Mid-Life Eating Disorders Are On The Rise

Most people believe that eating disorders only affect adolescents and young women. However that is not actually the case. The truth is midlife eating disorders are on the rise.

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Aging: Will We Still Be Relevant ‘When We’re 64’?

A gnawing sense of irrelevancy and invisibility suddenly hits many aging adults, as their life roles shift from hands-on parent to empty nester or from workaholic to retiree. Self-worth and identity may suffer as that feeling that you matter starts to fade.

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Work & Retirement: Balance Making A Living With Having A Life

Many of us baby boomers are at the age when we’re contemplating (or yearning for) retirement.

Robert Butler, who coined ‘ageism,’ dies at 83

06 July 2010

“Everyone should be thoughtful about their future. Everyone should have a health bank, a longevity fund,” said Butler, during a 2000 interview with Fifty Plus Advocate Executive Editor, Sondra Shapiro

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Task force urges bone-density tests for more women

06 July 2010

By Stephanie Nano NEW YORK — Routine screening for osteoporosis should include all younger postmenopausal women who have at least the same chance of a bone break as an older woman, a government task force said July 5. Also, for the first time, the group weighed whether men should be checked for the bone-thinning disease, […]

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Gov. Patrick favors even tougher driving law for seniors

02 July 2010

The division will also develop standards to help law enforcement, health care providers and families better assess a driver’s ability to handle a vehicle safely.

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Loss of fed. $ means Bay State seniors, caregivers will suffer

01 July 2010

“Our vulnerable residents should not be bearing the brunt of budget cut after cut – especially in tough economic times.” — Jessica Costantino, AARP Massachusetts

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New coverage for uninsured people has early launch

30 June 2010

The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan will begin accepting applications in many states on July 1, with coverage available as early as Aug. 1, an administration official said June 30.

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How to choose adult day care for loved one

29 June 2010

By Micha Shalev No matter how efficiently and effortlessly you have adapted your life to the role of caregiver, eventually you are going to need a break. Occasional breaks are essential for your emotional well-being and for your relationships with your family, friends and the person for who you are caring. Taking an occasional break […]

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