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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.

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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Retiring on time despite the economic downturn

26 October 2010

It took guts and good planning to decide to retire in the middle of the deepest recession in decades. Even so, those who did felt flickers of self-doubt when the stock market crumbled around the time they banked their final paychecks.

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Tai Chi and Qigong show significant health benefits

26 October 2010

n across-the-board review of the health effects of Qigong and Tai Chi finds these practices offer many physical and mental health advantages with benefits for the heart, immune system and overall quality of life.

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