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Spring into the great outdoors this season 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
 

Spring into the great outdoors this season

Although it’s tempting on the first nice day to go out and play 18 holes of golf, jog several miles or tackle your entire yard clean up, experts advise starting on the slow side, even if you have been working out inside all winter long.

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.

Ten day trips throughout New England

01 April 2015

For her first day trip in retirement, Marie Esteves took her chances at Foxwoods Casino Resort. It was always the center’s most popular day trip, which she scheduled at least three times a year.

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Unique vacation digs

27 March 2015

Ari and Brad Nicholson settle for the night in the most luxurious setting they’ve enjoyed anywhere. Their penthouse is lit by chandeliers and includes opulent touches like a martini bar and hot tub.

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Planning a stress-free garden

27 March 2015

“Many people came by and said they never thought about planting vegetables in anything other than in the ground.”

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Flying high: Airstream can’t keep up with demand

27 March 2015

Not only are the retro-looking “silver bullet” travel-trailers still being built by hand at the same western Ohio site that has produced them for 60 years, but the company also can’t roll them out of there fast enough.

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Kitchens go outdoors: Fire pits, rings, tables

27 March 2015

Gas-operated fire pits, fire rings and fire-pit tables are emerging as modern-day substitutes for campfires.

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Report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

27 March 2015

An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don’t forget your vegetables.

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