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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 Older consumers driving auto market
 

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.

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.

Informal caregivers receive recognition, support

01 December 2014

It was supposed to be a quiet evening at home with dear friends. I spent the afternoon cooking. Two hours before the meal, my friend called to say she had received a call from her 85-year-old mother.

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Aruba is the perfect winter getaway

01 December 2014

An explosion of scarlet, purple and other vivid colors of lush tropical foliage sets off a gleaming white sand beach that rims the azure sea.

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New nostalgia: home decor with a retro vibe

01 December 2014

The imagery and decor elements draw baby boomers back to what might feel like simpler, more innocent days. Think vintage-style advertising and artwork.

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What to expect from your bond mutual fund

01 December 2014

When stock markets tumbled around the world recently, bond funds remained solid once again.

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So we have germs: But they’re our unique germs

01 December 2014

Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, you’ll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint .

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Hybrid tricycle designed to increase mobility

01 December 2014

Not a stranger to designing new technology to meet his needs, Janes worked out a design for the Access Hybrid to give his father a way to be active despite his declining physical health,

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