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Forget Vanity, Glasses Serve A More Useful Purpose Retired Women: Authors Want To Hear Your Stories A Simple Thank You Or Compliment Is the Best Gift What Happens To My Estate When I Pass? Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills has Bipartisan Push What Defines Us Drives Our Behavior: What Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire? Foods For Healthy Aging
 
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Forget Vanity, Glasses Serve A More Useful Purpose

Ever have something you take for granted, even though it makes your life better?

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Retired Women: Authors Want To Hear Your Stories

How does it feel to shift from the engagement and routine of the workplace to having an abundance of unstructured time?

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A Simple Thank You Or Compliment Is the Best Gift

Flowers, chocolate and spa days are nice, but don’t discount the value of a heartfelt “thank you.”

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What Happens To My Estate When I Pass?

Understanding what the postmortem process involves can make you a better and wiser planner for your own estate.

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Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills has Bipartisan Push

Surrounded by patients who told horror stories of being stuck with hefty bills, President Donald Trump recently waded into a widespread health care problem for which almost everyone is at risk: surprise medical billing.

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What Defines Us Drives Our Behavior: What’s Your Obsession

Whatever we seek in order to feel worthy, safe and fully nourished will most likely become an obsession.

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Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire?

To cover mortgage payments, retirees frequently have to withdraw more from their retirement funds than they would if the mortgage were paid off.

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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.

Namibia, a real jungle adventure

27 August 2010

A pride of lions feasts on the body of a rhinoceros as dozens of zebra, antelope and other animals look on. Dwellers in simple mud-plastered shelters live much as their ancestors did centuries ago.

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A different kind of ‘Make a Wish’

27 August 2010

While the organizers are careful not to call them “last” wishes, they’re often the kind of activities the seniors can’t arrange themselves or a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, like meeting a favorite celebrity or touring their childhood home.

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Five steps to protect your 401(k) during market activity

27 August 2010

It’s been a harrowing ride in the stock market lately. So much so that it’s prompted scores of investors to pull money out of the market and park it in bonds or other fixed-income assets.

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More than 3 million seniors may have to switch drug plans

27 August 2010

A plan by Medicare to try to make it simpler for consumers to pick drug coverage could force 3 million seniors to switch plans next year whether they like it or not, says an independent analysis.

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What to look for in a home care agency

27 August 2010

By Angela Rocheleau There is a great interest in home-health services these days as the boomer population begins turning 65. With so many options available it has become a more intense process than ever before to search for the right home health agency. An educated consumer needs to have a sense of guidelines: what do […]

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What to look for if you think you have osteoporosis

27 August 2010

By Dr. Gary Blanchard Q: I was diagnosed with osteopenia. I have been faithful with my diet, vitamin D, calcium and a strict walking routine. At 64, I have had very few other health issues. A few weeks ago I suddenly developed severe back pain. I was told that I have a broken bone in […]

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