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About Heather Tabers

Heather Tabers is a freelance writer, blogger and editor. She is passionate about helping women thrive no matter their circumstances. You can follow her on Twitter @heathertabers. For questions about her reporting, she can be contacted at heather.m.tabers@gmail.com
Latest Posts | By Heather Tabers
The Heartbreak of Losing Tom Petty
2 months ago

The Heartbreak of Losing Tom Petty

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“I wouldn’t count on us next year. I don’t know how much more of this we’re gonna do. So, every show is precious, and I’m just really having fun playing.” – Tom Petty Read More

Iris Apfel Warns on the Homogenization of the World and Looking Like an Old Turtle
3 months ago

Iris Apfel Warns on the Homogenization of the World and Looking Like an Old Turtle

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Wearing her signature oversized black rimmed glasses, red lipstick, and a large necklace bearing a theatrical mask in what can only be described as a “statement piece”, Iris Apfel sat down with CNN on her first visit to Hong Kong to share her thoughts on just about everything. Read More

Disaster Recovery: Retirees to the Rescue
3 months ago

Disaster Recovery: Retirees to the Rescue

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When disaster strikes and the call for help goes out, it’s not uncommon to picture young men with chainsaws or youth groups hauling debris as the front scene of the recovery and rebuilding efforts. Read More

Why Dame Judi Dench is Having the Time of Her Life
3 months ago

Why Dame Judi Dench is Having the Time of Her Life

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The British have many beautiful wonders to be proud of- Stonehenge, Big Bend, the Tower of London, and then there’s Dame Judi Dench. Read More

Author Brene Brown Encourages Boomers to Be Brave
3 months ago

Author Brene Brown Encourages Boomers to Be Brave

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Researcher, storyteller, and famed self-help author Brene Brown shares her wisdom from years of studying courage and vulnerability in her new book Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone. Read More

From Neil Young to Shania Twain: Boomer Favorites Are Making a Comeback
3 months ago

From Neil Young to Shania Twain: Boomer Favorites Are Making a Comeback

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Original tunes and clever remakes are among the fruit of this fall’s musical harvest. Read More

How Grandparents Can Be Heroes to Traumatized Children
3 months ago

How Grandparents Can Be Heroes to Traumatized Children

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“Kinship caregivers play a critical role in helping traumatized children to heal,” says Dr. Sarah Springer, Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care. Read More

4 Lessons for Older Adults from Hurricane Harvey
4 months ago

4 Lessons for Older Adults from Hurricane Harvey

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It doesn’t matter if you live on the Gulf Coast of Texas, near the banks of the Elbe in Dresden, or on the fault line in Nepal… natural disasters can happen anytime, anywhere, to anyone. Read More

Dance Your Way to a Younger Brain
4 months ago

Dance Your Way to a Younger Brain

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When it comes to aging, most of us don’t mind the process too much. We can embrace the changes in our bodies because we know the wisdom, life experiences, and general understanding of the world that we now possess are invaluable. Read More

Jerry Lewis, King of Comedy, Dies at 91
4 months ago

Jerry Lewis, King of Comedy, Dies at 91

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We all know Jerry Lewis. He was the Nutty Professor, The Bellboy, the face of the MDA Telethon. But there was much more to the man with many voices, many personas, and many talents. Jerry Lewis was a man of many layers. Read More