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Finding fulfillment, giving back Autobiographical writing is good therapy Study finds U.S. unable to fill housing needs of aging American 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
 

Finding fulfillment, giving back

“In the corporate world, it was about profits; now it’s time to do good,” Dan Suratt said. “I had a need for intellectual challenges and stimulation and a need for social interaction.

Autobiographical writing is good therapy

As people get older they’re dealing with a number of losses or new problems, illnesses, new ways of living … by writing about those things, people could express it.

Study finds U.S. unable to fill housing needs of aging American

The need to adapt homes for the older years comes at a time high housing costs are already causing many Americans to cut back on necessary food or medications.

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.

Happy 60th anniversary to an inspirational couple

24 December 2014

They still hold hands. They think of the other one first in every situation. She butters his toast and makes up his plate before her own.

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Myrtle Beach is more than just golf

24 December 2014

Myrtle also has history-rich towns, reminders of southern plantation life and intriguing cultural tidbits.

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No color’s too bold for decor

24 December 2014

What if you’re a fan of vivid orange, lime green or a luscious shade of lavender? These colors can be tricky to use successfully in decor. But you don’t need to avoid them.

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3-D printing creates custom knee replacements

24 December 2014

For some patients who have had knee replacement surgery and undergone the subsequent physical therapy, getting the second knee replaced is not an idea they relish.

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Radio frequency technology helps locate missing elderly

24 December 2014

The rescue is one of many similar stories shared by the company, already well known for tracking stolen vehicles, construction equipment and more recently, computer laptops.

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Ways to prepare for possible long-term care costs

24 December 2014

Many of us hold on to an idyllic vision of our golden years, imagining we’ll be in good health and living self-sufficiently in our own home.

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