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Foods For Healthy Aging Are You An Easygoing Pack Rat Or An Uptight Purger? A Visit To Utah’s National Parks Offers Grandeur Those Over 65 More Likely To Pass on Fake News Tips For Making Resolutions Work When Needs Arise, Older Women Have One Another’s Backs Is It Too Late For Me To Apply For Medicaid Benefits? Croatia: Mediterranean Tourist Resort With Old World Charm
 
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Foods For Healthy Aging

Eating healthy becomes more necessary as the risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s and other age-related conditions increases as you get older.

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Are You An Easygoing Pack Rat Or An Uptight Purger?

Can you sit in a messy room without going out of your mind? I take a deep breath each time I walk into my husband’s home office.

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A Visit To Utah’s National Parks Offers Grandeur

A variety of opportunities can be experienced when exploring the five national parks that are strung across southern Utah like jewels on a necklace.

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Those Over 65 More Likely To Pass on Fake News

A percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

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Tips For Making Resolutions Work

Studies have shown that about 41 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals.

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When Needs Arise, Older Women Have One Another’s Backs

Like many women aging alone, Eileen Kobrin worried that an accident could compromise her independence.

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Is It Too Late For Me To Apply For Medicaid Benefits?

Many erroneously feel it is too late to do any planning and that their only option is to spend down all their money before they apply for Medicaid benefits.

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Croatia: Mediterranean Tourist Resort With Old World Charm

As I strolled along ancient ramparts that encircle a small medieval city, the view changed with each twist and turn.

New state homestead law gives expanded protection

20 January 2011

By Linda T. Cammuso Until now, Massachusetts homeowners had to choose between homestead protection — which safeguards the equity in one’s home from attachment by general creditors — or the benefits of owning their home in a trust. That changed on Dec. 14, when Gov. Deval Patrick signed the state’s pension reform bill into law, […]

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Funeral program serves veterans for less money

20 January 2011

By Joe Casper Proudly they’ve served with dignity and respect for our nation and for all of us. Whenever and wherever the need, our proud and brave veterans have served with honor and courage. God bless our veterans for their dedication and service. In a time of need, when a veteran sadly suffers a “funeral emergency” in their […]

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Grandparents find challenges, rewards raising grandkids

20 January 2011

The three sets of grandparents who turned out on a January evening while the region prepared for a blizzard were already experts in thawing out chilly conditions.

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Seniors may have to pay for Medicare home health

14 January 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 — Medicare recipients could see a sizable new out-of-pocket charge for home health visits if Congress follows through on a recommendation issued Thursday by its own advisory panel. Until now, home health visits from nurses and other providers have been free of charge to patients. But the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission says […]

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Gov. Patrick cuts $15.5 million from elderly services

12 January 2011

“Cutting community based services for the elderly is fiscally wrong-headed,” said Mass Home Care Executive Director Al Norman. “Day care and foster care programs keep seniors out of more expensive institutions. At a time when revenues are limited, it makes sense to invest in programs that save taxpayer’s money.”

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Avoiding mismanagement of inheritances by your grandchildren

09 January 2011

By Linda T. Cammuso With the economic challenges families face today, grandparents are increasingly looking to leave an inheritance for their grandchildren — whether to help pay for education, or just to alleviate their children’s financial burdens. You may have thought about leaving something to your grandchildren, but are concerned about how they will use […]

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