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With This New House Bill, it’s Businesses vs. Americans with Disabilities
2 years ago

With This New House Bill, it’s Businesses vs. Americans with Disabilities

By  •  News

One of the things that people find frustrating about politically aligned news websites is that they only present one side of complex issues. In reality, there are always two sides to every story. And, when it comes to politics, there are always trade-offs between the rights of one group vs the rights of another. Read More

Marriage Rates Among Older Adults Rising Due to This One Heart-Warming Fact
2 years ago

Marriage Rates Among Older Adults Rising Due to This One Heart-Warming Fact

By  •  News

It’s no secret that the concept of marriage has taken a beating in recent years. In movies and on TV, the very idea of tying yourself to someone for life is seen as, at best, antiquated and cute and, at worst, unrealistic and harmful. Read More

70% of Older Adults Still Have Debt… Here’s What We Can Do About it!
2 years ago

70% of Older Adults Still Have Debt… Here’s What We Can Do About it!

By  •  News

The media likes to talk about us as “the richest generation of all time” and, in many ways, we are. Read More

Goodbye Hip-Replacement Surgery? New Procedure Helps Hips Heal Themselves
2 years ago

Goodbye Hip-Replacement Surgery? New Procedure Helps Hips Heal Themselves

By  •  News

For many older adults, hip surgery is a necessary evil. While none of us wants to go through the difficult rehabilitation process that follows hip-replacement surgery, the alternative is worse by far. So, for the sake of our mobility and future pain-free life, we put our hips in our doctor’s hands and hope for the best. Read More

Producer of Top Opioid Painkiller to Finally Stop Advertising to Doctors
2 years ago

Producer of Top Opioid Painkiller to Finally Stop Advertising to Doctors

By  •  News

Decades ago, I heard a doctor on the radio reminding his listeners that, when it comes to medication, “If it’s strong enough to help you, it’s strong enough to hurt you.” This sentence stuck with me over the years and, whenever I have been offered a pill or potion, I remembered this simple wisdom. Read More

Helen Mirren Ditches Her Limo, Takes the Bus to Movie Premier
2 years ago

Helen Mirren Ditches Her Limo, Takes the Bus to Movie Premier

By  •  News

There are many reasons that we love Helen Mirren. She is an amazing actress, with 26 major awards to her name, including one Oscar. She is a champion for women’s rights and an outspoken critic of sexism and ageism. And, as today’s story demonstrates, despite her continued success as an actress, she is a down-to-earth lady who can even make riding the bus look fabulous! Read More

Winchester is a Disappointing Shot in the Dark, But, Helen Mirren Fans Will Watch it Anyway
2 years ago

Winchester is a Disappointing Shot in the Dark, But, Helen Mirren Fans Will Watch it Anyway

By  •  Lifestyle

On the surface, the idea for Winchester has merit. Put one of the most talented actresses in the world in one of the most haunted houses in the world, stir in some dark psychological mysteries and… voila! You have a hit! Read More

Is Retirement Shock Killing Some Seniors? These Researchers Say Yes!
2 years ago

Is Retirement Shock Killing Some Seniors? These Researchers Say Yes!

By  •  Lifestyle

As many of us have learned the hard way, retiring is a shock to the system. Put aside the fact that many of us are forced to retire earlier than we would have liked to. The very act of retiring sends many of us into a stress-induced spin. Read More

New Emojis Let Seniors Express Their Fabulous Silver Selves!
2 years ago

New Emojis Let Seniors Express Their Fabulous Silver Selves!

By  •  News

For most kids, letting their parents take a look at their phone messages is about as appealing as going to the dentist. Of course, if you have seen a teenager’s phone recently, you know that they have no reason to worry. They don’t even talk in words! Read More

Response to British Actress’ Comments About Sex After 60 Show How Far We Still Have to Go
2 years ago

Response to British Actress’ Comments About Sex After 60 Show How Far We Still Have to Go

By  •  News

Sex after 60, like sex at any age, is a deeply personal experience. Some of us still feel sexual at 60. Others would describe their desires as sensual. Still others would say that they have no interest in physical intimacy at all. That’s ok. Read More