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Shocking Bankruptcy Spike Among Older Adults Has Implications for Individuals and Society
2 months ago

Shocking Bankruptcy Spike Among Older Adults Has Implications for Individuals and Society

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It’s no surprise that many older adults are struggling financially. Between the Great Recession, which wiped out many of our savings, rising medical costs and low interest rates, baby boomers are in a tricky spot, financially speaking. Read More

What’s New in Your World? August 7, 2018
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What’s New in Your World? August 7, 2018

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Hi everyone! Here are the biggest news stories for August 7, 2018 along with a few of my own thoughts. I hope that you will join the discussion! Read More

Really? Cheese-Fueled Brawl Breaks Out Between Senior Citizens at Costco
2 months ago

Really? Cheese-Fueled Brawl Breaks Out Between Senior Citizens at Costco

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Costco is known for being a one-stop shop if you’re looking to buy household or food items in bulk, not to mention a variety of other miscellaneous items that you never knew you needed (a giant life-sized Teddy bear, vacation packages, custom painted pet portraits – the list goes on and on).

And let’s not forget the free food samples that you can enjoy to help keep your energy up as you wander the never-ending aisles of this warehouse giant. Read More

This Nightclub for Seniors is Way Over the Top… and That’s Why We Love it!
2 months ago

This Nightclub for Seniors is Way Over the Top… and That’s Why We Love it!

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Quick quiz! What activities pop into your mind when you think the words “senior citizens?” Chances are, even if you are a dynamic, well-rounded older adult yourself, activities like “bingo,” “pinochle,” “knitting” and “scrapbooking” were probably on the tip of your tongue.

Activities like “going to a rave,” “dancing the twist,” “drinking fancy cocktails” and “attending black-tie events” probably weren’t at the top of your list. To be honest, they weren’t at the top of mine either! Read More

Linda Hamilton’s Role in New Terminator Film Shows that Older Women Can Kick Butt Too!
2 months ago

Linda Hamilton’s Role in New Terminator Film Shows that Older Women Can Kick Butt Too!

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These days, there’s no shortage of young, beefy male actors gracing the screens at the box office in the latest action films – but what about women in their 60’s?

Now that’s something we don’t see so much – until now! Read More

The Ms. Senior DC Pageant Shines a Spotlight on Ageless Beauty
2 months ago

The Ms. Senior DC Pageant Shines a Spotlight on Ageless Beauty

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Women over 60 often experience an unfortunate societal norm – they are made to feel invisible.

Sure, we’ve all heard that 30 is the new 20 or even that 40 is the new 30 – but 60? Rarely is 60 called the new 40.

More commonly, when women reach their 60s (and beyond), our youth-crazed society makes them feel obsolete, unimportant, or irrelevant. Read More

Grey’s Anatomy Actor, Patrick Dempsey, Warns Fans of Sneaky Scam Using His Name
2 months ago

Grey’s Anatomy Actor, Patrick Dempsey, Warns Fans of Sneaky Scam Using His Name

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We trust our doctors for a good reason; they have spent decades learning how to keep us alive and healthy. Our lives, quite literally, rest in their hands. Celebrities, perhaps, do not deserve our trust, but, for some reason, we give it to them anyway. And, TV doctors? Well, apparently, they are in a category all of their own! Read More

Restaurant Noise Got You Down? Seniors Rejoice… There’s an App for That!
2 months ago

Restaurant Noise Got You Down? Seniors Rejoice… There’s an App for That!

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For most of my life, I had two criteria when it came to choosing a restaurant – great food and acceptable service. Now, as a get a little older, I find myself adding a third criteria to the list – a reasonably quiet room so that I can actually enjoy the company of my friends and family. Read More

Controversial Comedy Skit Says a Lot About the Way Millennials View Boomers (Video)
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Controversial Comedy Skit Says a Lot About the Way Millennials View Boomers (Video)

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They say that there is always an element of truth in every sarcastic comment. And, the same is often true for clichés and stereotypes. Well, if this is true, then a recent comedy sketch by a group of Australian millennials may offer some fascinating insights into just how our kids and grandkids see us. Read More

Sharon Stone Brings the 70’s Back Into Style!
2 months ago

Sharon Stone Brings the 70’s Back Into Style!

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It has been said that if you are sad to see a fashion trend fade out of popularity, just wait a few years and it will likely come back into style.

Which is a sentiment that was perfectly proven by the always stylish Sharon Stone, 60, who was recently seen sporting an iconic look from the 1970’s – bell bottoms! Read More