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Will Proposed Short-Term Health Plans in U.S. Result in Higher Costs for Seniors? Let’s Take a Look!
3 months ago

Will Proposed Short-Term Health Plans in U.S. Result in Higher Costs for Seniors? Let’s Take a Look!

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Let’s imagine a perfectly competitive, market-driven, health care insurance system for a minute. Under such a system, younger people, who get sick less often, would be free to buy stripped-down plans that offer limited coverage.

In addition, insurance companies would be completely free to charge seniors more than any other group – after all, they have the highest health care costs. Read More

Danger Will Robinson! Lost in Space Reimagined on Netflix
3 months ago

Danger Will Robinson! Lost in Space Reimagined on Netflix

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Like so many 1960s shows, Lost in Space left its mark on popular culture. Even today, if you say “Danger Will Robinson,” you will be instantly understood, even if the person who you are talking too never watched the show. Read More

Helen Mirren Sends James Corden Back to School in Crazy Rap Contest (Video)
3 months ago

Helen Mirren Sends James Corden Back to School in Crazy Rap Contest (Video)

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We all know that Helen Mirren has a way with words. Her role in The Queen (2006) won her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Off the screen, she has used her powerful voice to fight abuse, poverty and hunger. She has also been a tenacious supporter of women’s and senior citizen’s rights. Read More

Most Older Adults Won’t Spend This Year’s Tax Refund… Will You?
3 months ago

Most Older Adults Won’t Spend This Year’s Tax Refund… Will You?

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Whenever we receive a financial windfall, whether it’s an inheritance, tax refund or bonus, it’s tempting to rush out and buy something new and shiny. Like many members of our community, this is exactly what I did when I was younger. Read More

Senior Scams: Exposing the Dirty Trick Scammers Use to Gain Your Confidence
3 months ago

Senior Scams: Exposing the Dirty Trick Scammers Use to Gain Your Confidence

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Scamming someone is all about playing on their most basic emotions – fear, greed or love. But, before a scammer can play on your emotions, they first need to gain your confidence. For this reason, more scammers than ever are going to elaborate lengths to pose as people that we trust. Read More

What Makes the Perfect City for Older Adults? These 12-Year-Olds Have Some Great Ideas!
3 months ago

What Makes the Perfect City for Older Adults? These 12-Year-Olds Have Some Great Ideas!

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Spend 10 minutes in almost any major city around the world and you will realize that urban environments just weren’t designed with older adults in mind. From New York to London, seniors face limited transportation options, safety concerns and few multi-generational housing opportunities. Read More

From Educator to Kidney Donor, Hero Teacher Saves a Family
3 months ago

From Educator to Kidney Donor, Hero Teacher Saves a Family

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Great teachers are more than just great educators. They are also child psychologists, trained in the school of life, with their fingers on the pulse of their students’ emotions. Read More

Are You Still Saving in Retirement? The Good Habit that’s Surprisingly Hard to Kick
3 months ago

Are You Still Saving in Retirement? The Good Habit that’s Surprisingly Hard to Kick

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For years, we have been hearing about how our generation is not prepared for retirement. In fact, the statistics are kind of scary. Read More

Jane Seymour Appears in Tasteful Playboy Shoot, Shatters Aging Stereotypes
3 months ago

Jane Seymour Appears in Tasteful Playboy Shoot, Shatters Aging Stereotypes

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Ok, I’ve only written the title for this article and I’ve already said two things that I never thought I would say: “Tasteful Playboy shoot” and “Jane Seymour (67) appears in Playboy.”

Now, normally, I wouldn’t consider a Playboy story to be relevant for our community, but, there are a couple of reasons that I wanted to share this with you now. Read More

Federal Court Strikes Down Anti-Ageism Law – Good Move or Good Grief?
3 months ago

Federal Court Strikes Down Anti-Ageism Law – Good Move or Good Grief?

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On the surface, California’s law requiring websites like IMDb to remove the ages of actors or actresses, upon their request, seems a bit silly. After all, it’s pretty easy to find someone’s age. All you need to do is perform a quick Google search and voila… information at your fingertips!

Besides, many of us find it hard to feel sorry for people who are making millions of dollars just for being famous. Of course, 99% of actors aren’t rich and most of them work their butts off, but, that’s another story! Read More

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