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Bay State retirees share hopes, fears for future

It was no surprise to find the ability to vacation at the top of the dream list of 41 percent of survey respondents.

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Grandparents find challenges, rewards raising grandkids

Grandparents find challenges, rewards raising grandkids

The three sets of grandparents who turned out on a January evening while the region prepared for a blizzard were already experts in thawing out chilly conditions.

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Intergenerational lifeline, Social Security, celebrates 75

Intergenerational lifeline, Social Security, celebrates 75

Marjorie Platt, 80 knows the benefits of Social Security. But so does Mark Walker, 57, who depends on the program’s disability benefits, or Susan Rummel, 63, who has resorted to early benefits to keep her financially afloat.

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Senior centers promoting nutrition, exercise as keys to longer life

Senior centers promoting nutrition, exercise as keys to longer life

At age 67, Nancy Mathews of Woburn has become something of a watchdog when she goes out to eat with friends.

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Starting a late-life business rewarding, challenging

Starting a late-life business rewarding, challenging

David Papazian woke up one day and decided he was going to open an art gallery to coincide with his 50th birthday. “In six months, it was open,” he said. “Done.”

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Baystate volunteer honorees  are enriching America

Baystate volunteer honorees are enriching America

It’s been over 20 years since Barbara Smith received the call from a woman on behalf of her sister and 15-year-old daughter fleeing the violence in El Salvador.

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