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Workers strive to bridge generation gap Living together, aging well Bay State woman wins ‘People’ magazine’s most beautiful Self-publishing authors get the word out There Older consumers driving auto market The youngest boomers have a say How to steps can make things easier
 

Workers strive to bridge generation gap

A preconceived notion that younger workers have a sense of entitlement is exacerbating the gap.

Living together, aging well

There is the traditional home setting with the support of friends, family and services; Village or NORCs (Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities); or planned cohousing, a trend known as “Golden Girls” living.

Bay State woman wins ‘People’ magazine’s most beautiful

Her selection could be a sign that slowly, but surely, society is starting to celebrate the beauty of all its members, not just the young.

Self-publishing authors get the word out

For over 50 years, even before they married in 1961, Gloria Daniels’ husband, Arthur, had been telling her that she should write books. “I didn’t pay any attention at all,” she said. “Then I hit 70 — and I’m writing books.”

There’s help for older adults suffering mental illness

For some battling mental health issues, it’s all about taking those tiny steps. For older individuals, the challenges can be greater.

Older consumers driving auto market

This is not your father’s Oldsmobile or even the Dodge Dart you drove in your formative years or purchased as your son or daughter’s first car.

The youngest boomers have a say

Brian Hopper, 50, of Rutland, entered adulthood differently than most of his contemporaries. His father had served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and being from a Scottish family where “everybody goes into the military,” his natural inclination was to join the U.S. Army voluntarily.

How to steps can make things easier

Barbara and Arthur Roberts have always had a sense of wanderlust. One day, after their kids had gone off to college, Barbara turned to her husband and said, “You know, they’re never coming back. Let’s sail around the world.”

Aging isn’t about the number

30 September 2014

Since perception is the greater part of reality, what this 61-year-old sees when she takes a peek depends on the day.

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Martinique: French flair, Caribbean casual

30 September 2014

At first glance, the setting is typical of France. A young boy saunters by carrying a long loaf of bread. Patrons at an outdoor café sip wine and speak in rapid French that defies my menu-level prowess.

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Before doctors check your vitals, check out theirs

30 September 2014

Being licensed and likable doesn’t necessarily mean a doctor is up to date on best practices. But consumers aren’t sure how to uncover much more.

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Fall 2014 home decor: An ensemble production

30 September 2014

Look for texture-rich accessories — like a box with stone inlay or a wooden sculpture — that add an element of nature to your space. Mix in a variety of metals to add a sense of luxury.

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House calls for frail elders bring savings

30 September 2014

The old-fashioned house call is starting to make a comeback as part of an effort to improve care for some of Medicare’s most frail and expensive patients.

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Not so golden years, money gap remains

30 September 2014

William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It’s looming and threatening, but there’s little he can do.

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