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Christmas Carol Lyrics Especially For Baby Boomers

‘Tis the season of Christmas-carol earworms. It’s hard to avoid ‘em since it seems as if we’ve been bombarded with holiday music since Labor Day.

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The Retirement Revolving Door: Why Some Workers Can’t Quit

After 20 years as a high-ranking vice president at drugmaker Eli Lilly, Franson and his wife, Chris, a successful real estate agent, thought they were quietly retiring nearly a decade ago to Bonita Springs, Fla.

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Inside The Crazy, Mixed-up World of Retirement

Life is backwards these days. In what seemed like seconds, I went from many years of my husband Randy away on business to the kids gone and Randy home.

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Bruce Horovitz and his wife, Evelyne, with daughters Rebecca (left) and Rachel, had been on vacation when he was sidelined by an outbreak of a rare form of shingles targeting his middle ear. (Family photo)

Shingles: Don’t Let it Get You The Way it Got Me

Shingles tried to kill me. Like an insidious invading army, the virus that more commonly causes chickenpox in children attacked the right side of my head, leaving me permanently deaf in my right ear.

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Lose Fat, Preserve Muscle: Weight Training Beats Cardio

Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go.

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How to Buy Your Last Home to Age in Place

We’re not the only people who didn’t think far enough into our future. The vast majority of homebuyers and remodelers don’t consider what it might be like to grow old in their homes.

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