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Ashton Applewhite fighting aging stereotypes Healthy aging is all about attitude 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
 

Ashton Applewhite fighting aging stereotypes

We marched in the 60s; now we’re all 60. It’s time to use those same voices to make change.

Healthy aging is all about attitude

While much of the advice given on healthy aging comes from doctors, nutritionists and other health-oriented professionals, sometimes it’s the patients and customers that inspire.

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.

Social Security is not a political toy

25 February 2015

You may or may not be a fan of Obamacare, but one thing is clear: It has provided a diversion from the problems that plague Social Security.

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Family celebrates a milestone birthday at sea

25 February 2015

With my mother-in-law’s 90th birthday approaching, it didn’t take our family long to decide to take a seven-day Caribbean cruise.

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Improving the kitchen in small or big ways

25 February 2015

Remodeling a kitchen can be expensive and challenging, but you can make substantial cosmetic changes with just the help of a painter and electrician.

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Environment’s role in shaping immune system

25 February 2015

How a person’s immune system does its job seems to depend more on environment and the germs he or she encounters than on genes.

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Is a home equity line of credit a fit for you?

25 February 2015

Rising home values and low interest rates are a powerful combination for homeowners looking for more financial breathing room.

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How to choose the right hearing aid

25 February 2015

Today, virtually all hearing aids are digital and they do far more than boost volume.

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