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Friday, March 22, 2019

Age no barrier in enjoying life to the fullest

These individuals are examples of people who’ve found ways of making the second half of their life as rewarding, if not more exciting, than the first.

Visiting New York with the grandkids

Impaling a bright red strawberry on the end of a wooden shish kebab skewer, I held the fruit under a gushing fountain of milk chocolate, then popped it into my eager mouth.

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.

Social Security Timeline

• 1935: Social Security is created. •1937: Social Security begins to collect payroll taxes and provides single, lump sum payments to retired workers who paid...

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.

Exploring our country’s smaller national parks

Hear the words “national park,” and you’re likely to picture soaring landscapes and vast vistas.

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.”

Martha’s Vineyard: A Way of Life

It took scant minutes after arriving on Martha’s Vineyard to get a fix on what the island is all about.

Burlington program helps older Indians integrate into community

By Brian Goslow BURLINGTON – Rita Shah knew the challenges and frustrations of trying to get the nearly 500 Indian seniors in the greater Burlington area...

AARP Volunteers Help Mattapan Family Renovate Their Home

Anne St. Juste, 42, worked hard to move her family into their own home, situated in a safe Mattapan neighborhood.
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