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Best Cooling Pillows for Women Over 50
2 weeks ago

Best Cooling Pillows for Women Over 50

Are you experiencing hot flashes at night? It’s a common symptom of menopause and can prevent you from getting good and restful sleep. Are you waking up in a puddle with a wet pillow under your head? Is this happening several…
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Want to Look as Vibrant as You Feel? It’s Easy as One, Two, Three, Four, Five
4 weeks ago

Want to Look as Vibrant as You Feel? It’s Easy as One, Two, Three, Four, Five

When you feel your best, it’s only natural to want to look just as good. And you can! Everyday healthy habits have a stunningly positive impact on your skin. Yes, sunscreen helps reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, but it also…
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Common Scams Targeting the Elderly and How to Avoid Them
4 weeks ago

Common Scams Targeting the Elderly and How to Avoid Them

By  •  Lifestyle

Elderly people face all of the same scams as everyone else, but some scams disproportionately affect the older generations. Many of these fall under the umbrella of elder fraud – the misappropriation or abuse of financial control…
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Seniors Guide to the Top 10 U.S. National Parks
2 months ago

Seniors Guide to the Top 10 U.S. National Parks

One thing we love about getting older is that we have more free time. Free time to do more of the things we love. Do you love traveling and exploring? We sure do! Trips to beautiful tropical destinations are definitely popular…
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How Pets Can Benefit Older People’s Mental and Physical Health
2 months ago

How Pets Can Benefit Older People’s Mental and Physical Health

Are you thinking about getting a pet? Do you share your home with a furry friend already? Aside from being cute and furry (or feathery), pets can bring a lot more than we think to our lives, especially as we get older…
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3 Modern Alternatives to Clipping Coupons that Will Actually Save You Money
2 months ago

3 Modern Alternatives to Clipping Coupons that Will Actually Save You Money

When we were young parents, in the 1980s and 90s, coupon clipping was still a popular activity (some would say obsession!) I still remember looking through the newspaper for discounts on Tide and other staples…
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4 Reasons Your Credit Score Still Matters After 50 (and How to Improve it!)
2 months ago

4 Reasons Your Credit Score Still Matters After 50 (and How to Improve it!)

If you were like most people, you probably spent a lot of time in your younger years worrying about your credit rating. After all, this one number had the ability to impact your mortgage, credit cards and car payments…
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Not All Retirement Stress is Bad – So, Throw Some Piranhas in the Fish Tank!
2 months ago

Not All Retirement Stress is Bad – So, Throw Some Piranhas in the Fish Tank!

By  •  Mindset

Almost all of us want to reduce the stress in our lives as we enter retirement. After decades of screaming kids, performance reviews, road rage and social pressure, we are finally ready to relax and take it easy a bit…
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4 Reasons to Ditch Your Car in Your 50s or 60s (Only One is Financial!)
2 months ago

4 Reasons to Ditch Your Car in Your 50s or 60s (Only One is Financial!)

Do you remember the sense of freedom that you had the first time you got in your own car and turned the keys? The world suddenly became smaller as your mind raced with possibilities for adventure and exploration…
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5 Reasons Your 50s Are the Perfect Time to Start a Business
2 months ago

5 Reasons Your 50s Are the Perfect Time to Start a Business

People love stories, especially when they reinforce our own beliefs and prejudices. This is true in life and in business. Well, today, I want to talk about one narrative that is not only killing our dreams as older adults but is also damaging our economy – the story of the young, hacker entrepreneur.

Like the protagonist of Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero with a Thousand Faces,” we have heard the story of what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur a hundred times. Read More