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Why Periodic Check-Ups Are Key to Health, Longevity

For some folks, getting ready for a routine exam with their doctor is like training for a marathon. 

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Now In My 60s: 54 Things I Never Thought I’d Say

One recent Sunday, a friend asked if I’d seen a certain skit on SNL the night before. I heard myself reply, “No, I can’t stay up that late, but I’ll check it out online.”

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Life Lessons From My Corkscrew, Doorknob And Other Inanimate Objects

We’ve all seen ’em: those “listicles” that impart wisdom (“All I Need to Know About Life…”) gleaned from dogs, cats, cows, the Easter bunny, toddlers and the like. Life lessons, it seems, are everywhere if you just pay attention.

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Learning to Run in Middle Age With App’s Help

It’s the last five minutes of my 45-minute run. I’m panting. Sweating. Tuning out the occasional twinge of pain from a knee, calf or foot. Just focusing on the rhythm of my sneakers on the road.

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Focus on 50+ consumers: Business owners follow demographics

Businesses like home health care providers, restaurants, cleaning services and lawn maintenance companies are those most likely to be needed by retirees.

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Classes I wish adult ed offered for boomers

Tired of feeling dumbfounded when the 20-something bagger at the market asks if you want help getting your groceries to your car? Are you tempted to bitch-slap anyone who says how good you look for your age?

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