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Gratitude The Terrifying Day My Chocolate Ran Out: 5 Stages To Coping What The Numbers Say About Living Longer In Retirement Menorah Memories Fuel Chanukah Traditions Mingling In Myanmar, A Country Of Surprises More Scenes From A Boomer Marriage The Things We Do For Love Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity
 
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Gratitude & Bringing Your Best Self To Holiday Table

Perhaps you or a loved one are not in a place emotionally, physically or spiritually that you’d hoped you’d be at this time.

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The Terrifying Day My Chocolate Ran Out: 5 Stages To Coping

You think you know how you’ll react in a crisis. You think you’ll be calm and collected. But then it happens and you’re not.

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What The Numbers Say About Living Longer In Retirement

The United States is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, and we spend more on healthcare per capita than any other country.

Ellen and her brother celebrate Chanukah in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with the family’s bronze menorah.

Menorah Memories Fuel Chanukah Traditions

I was about 4 when I went with my mother to buy the first and only menorah I remember my family having.

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Mingling In Myanmar, A Country Of Surprises

My first surprise was that a Buddhist monk in Myanmar spoke English, although our guide did have to translate some of the discussion that my wife Fyllis and I had with him.

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More Scenes From A Boomer Marriage

After two plus decades of marriage, I still can’t imagine a better partner than Hubs with whom to navigate this adventure called life.

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The Things We Do For Love

God bless my husband, Randy. He’s doing something soon he really doesn’t want to do. If left to his own devices, he’d be relaxing in front of the television or playing a gig.

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Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity

As you will quickly realize, I am not a fan of the rules governing claiming date within Social Security.

Technological advances in lens implants

07 June 2010

Until recently, choices in cataract surgery were simple. The cloudy lens or cataract was removed during surgery. Decades ago there was no such thing as an intraocular lens.

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Martha’s Vineyard: A Way of Life

26 May 2010

It took scant minutes after arriving on Martha’s Vineyard to get a fix on what the island is all about.

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Put trust in yourself to make your life better

26 May 2010

Whom do I trust? If you really want to know, I trust my friends, otherwise they wouldn’t be my friends. I trust most family members; the ones I don’t I keep at arm’s length. Finally, if you want to know if I trust my government, the answer is more complicated.

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What you need to know about the new Health Care Reform law

26 May 2010

By Deborah E. Banda Since national health care reform has been signed into law, have you figured out yet what you need to know? AARP is here to help. The new law will make many changes for the better — some may even surprise you. Did you know, for example, that Members of Congress will […]

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Protect against health care fraud

26 May 2010

Scam artists have hit the streets, airwaves and phone lines trying to take advantage of any confusion around the new health care reform law.  AARP cautions: Criminals often use the news headlines as an inspiration for sales pitches that defraud the public and pad their own pockets. “The new health care reform law has certainly […]

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Avoiding the painkiller-overuse rut in migraines

26 May 2010

Those pain pills you think help your migraines? Take too many and you could make them worse.

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