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Marrying Intelligent Women Could Protect Men From Dementia Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits? Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life? Why ‘Medicare For All’ Better Cost More Sunset At The Palms: Getting One’s Goat In Jamaica A Late-Life Surprise: Taking Care Of Frail, Aging Parents
 
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Marrying Intelligent Women Could Protect Men From Dementia

Research suggests that marrying an intelligent woman helps protect a man from dementia. But another study says that men are terrified of smart women.

Megan Baker (left) of Papa & Barkley Co., a cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon different products intended to help with pain relief. (Stephanie O’Neill for KHN)

Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus

Shirley Avedon, 90,­­ had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments is prompting her to consider some new options.

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story

I remained steadfastly attached to my story, rooted to a past that had no future. Instead of confronting what I feared would be totally destructive to the present

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What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits?

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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Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?

Research shows having a partner whom you feel understands you, and cares about and appreciates you is linked to better health and well-being.

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Why ‘Medicare For All’ Better Cost More

Recent polling by the Kaiser Family Foundation suggests that more than half of all Americans support a national health plan, an increase from 40 percent 20 years ago.

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Sunset At The Palms: Getting One’s Goat In Jamaica

I was delighted when my husband and I received Betty’s invitation for a picnic lunch at the Sunset in the Palms Resort in Negril, Jamaica.

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A Late-Life Surprise: Taking Care Of Frail, Aging Parents

The implications of later-life caregiving are considerable. Turning an elderly parent in bed, helping someone get into a car or waking up at night to provide assistance can be demanding on older bodies

Quiz to check your hearing

26 October 2010

If you are occasionally questioning your ability to hear the way you used to, the hearing quiz below may help give you direction on what to do next. Answer the questions with either a yes, no or sometimes:

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What women need to know about spinal fractures

26 October 2010

Spinal fractures are the most common fracture that result from osteoporosis.

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How VA Aid and Attendance helps veterans’ surviving spouses

26 October 2010

The VA Aid and Attendance benefit enabled John to attend a day care program several days a week to give Martha a break and time for errands.

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Falene filled our home with joy

26 October 2010

When the little calico cat showed up at my office doorstep more than 20 years ago, one look at those huge green eyes, with their dark, mascara-like rims, and that “prairie dog” stance and I was instantly won over.

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Fort Myers: Unspoiled, with white beaches

26 October 2010

Several years ago, when construction began on a housing development overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, an eagle’s nest with eggs was discovered in the forest that was about to be razed. Today, the aptly named Sanctuary community surrounds an island of trees that was preserved so the birds’ habitat would not be destroyed.

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Jobs available for boomers when economy rebounds

26 October 2010

A new study suggests that when the country comes out of its current economic malaise, there’s the likelihood of there being more jobs than people to fill them. That’s good news for baby boomers looking to get back into the job market and exploring “encore careers.”

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