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Want to Keep Your Brain Healthy After 60? This Psychiatrist Has Some Tips
4 weeks ago

Want to Keep Your Brain Healthy After 60? This Psychiatrist Has Some Tips

Have you ever wondered how you can keep your brain healthy? Psychiatrist and author John Ratey shares amazing information about the power exercise has over the brain. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Surprising Ways to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor, Especially After 50
4 weeks ago

5 Surprising Ways to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor, Especially After 50

I loved my biology classes in middle and high school. And, while I devoured lectures on the heart, lungs, and intestines, we must have skipped the pelvic floor chapter. Did you, too? Turns out, it’s pretty essential, especially to make sure you pee…
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7 “Jobs for Teens” that Are Actually Great “Jobs for Seniors!”
4 weeks ago

7 “Jobs for Teens” that Are Actually Great “Jobs for Seniors!”

My first “real” job was as a waitress at a pizza joint in Boulder, Colorado. But, like many kids of my generation, my childhood was filled with odd jobs – delivering newspapers, babysitting and cleaning…
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I Just Skipped Dinner… and Gave My Grandson $248,910 for His Retirement
1 month ago

I Just Skipped Dinner… and Gave My Grandson $248,910 for His Retirement

In some ways, retirement planning is fiendishly complicated. You have to guess how long you will live. You need to decide on the right balance of risk and reward for your investments. And, of course, you have to find the money to save in the first place!
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You Won’t Believe the Retirement Property (Mansion!) These 7 Women Bought Together
1 month ago

You Won’t Believe the Retirement Property (Mansion!) These 7 Women Bought Together

What do you do if you have modest savings but want to live like a millionaire in retirement? You could play the lottery (bad idea!) Or, you could follow the example of these 7 Chinese retirees, who pooled their money to buy a breathtakingly…
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How to Fight Loneliness: Advice From 50 Real Women
1 month ago

How to Fight Loneliness: Advice From 50 Real Women

Loneliness is a big issue for older women. With our children out of the house, many of the “automatic” relationships that supported us in the past are no longer available. …
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Dear Boomers: Is Your Generosity Making You Poor?
1 month ago

Dear Boomers: Is Your Generosity Making You Poor?

If you are a Millennial reading this title (unlikely, I know!), you’re probably thinking “What the heck is this old woman talking about? Boomers are selfish and rich…
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Older Adults Are Spending Epic Amounts on Home Renovations… But, it Won’t Matter if We Don’t Do This!
1 month ago

Older Adults Are Spending Epic Amounts on Home Renovations… But, it Won’t Matter if We Don’t Do This!

For most of our lives, home renovations involve making our home more exciting, inviting and valuable. New decks make room for summer BBQ fun, kitchen refreshes give us room…
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World to Retirees: You’re on Your Own! (Here’s How to Take Control!)
1 month ago

World to Retirees: You’re on Your Own! (Here’s How to Take Control!)

There was a time, not so long ago, when retirees could expect to live comfortably on their previous employer’s defined-benefit pension plan. With their monthly payments…
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Express Your Unique Self! Fashion Accessories for Magnificent Mature Women
1 month ago

Express Your Unique Self! Fashion Accessories for Magnificent Mature Women

As more candles are added to your birthday cake each year, you may start to accumulate more and more retired trinkets in your treasure chest. Women maturing into older age tend to shy away from the style they have built over the years and see trends as something they can no longer keep up with. Read More