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How Is Retirement Different in the Age of Covid?
3 weeks ago

How Is Retirement Different in the Age of Covid?

Before March 2020, you might have made big plans for your retirement – travel, moving to a new home, pursuing a new business, starting new hobbies, pursuing all sorts of passions, and meeting new people. Then Covid happened…
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What You Should Know When Using Technology to Stay Fit at Home
3 weeks ago

What You Should Know When Using Technology to Stay Fit at Home

By  •  Lifestyle

Over the past few years, at-home workout options have exploded. The 2020 pandemic has accelerated that growth more than anyone could have expected. People want to keep up their fitness level but need to do it safely at home…
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5 Things to Break the Doldrums of Covid-19 Restriction When Over 60
3 weeks ago

5 Things to Break the Doldrums of Covid-19 Restriction When Over 60

You, me, and just about everyone on the planet is feeling the effects of the Covid-19 restrictions. There are many things we can’t do anymore, and this can make us feel isolated and lonely. For some, it causes lapses into a mild depression…
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Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel
4 weeks ago

Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel

By  •  Travel

Freedom to travel continues to be a much-loved experience that I fear won’t be repeated anytime soon. There are many things I miss about visiting other countries, but the most stimulating for me has been absorbing local culture…
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The Life-Sustaining Value of Female Friendship During Covid
4 weeks ago

The Life-Sustaining Value of Female Friendship During Covid

For most women, friends form the basis of our well-being. Sure, our partners may be on the front line, but, particularly for women over 60, friendships have great emotional heft. They form the basis of our social life and contribute…
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3 Ways to Stay Healthy and Sane During Cold-Weather Quarantine (VIDEO)
4 weeks ago

3 Ways to Stay Healthy and Sane During Cold-Weather Quarantine (VIDEO)

Depending on where you live, Covid-19 numbers may be lower or higher at this moment. Rules for social distancing and business operations vary from place to place. Global events, local rules, and your personal comfort level…
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Quarantine 15: The Solution No One Is Talking About
1 month ago

Quarantine 15: The Solution No One Is Talking About

Are you suffering from the Quarantine 15? If you haven’t yet heard of the term, it’s a bit like the “freshman 15,” only quarantine style. While there are certainly some people who don’t have enough to eat, others are packing…
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Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip
1 month ago

Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip

By  •  Travel

This past summer I had a marvelous trip to Prince Edward Island, Canada, planned with my 12-year-old granddaughter – which COVID totally torpedoed, of course. As I worked my way through Plans B, C, and D, all the time…
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Have You Lost Your Inspiration During the Pandemic?
1 month ago

Have You Lost Your Inspiration During the Pandemic?

By  •  Lifestyle

For some people, the pandemic has been a lesson in dealing with isolation. For others, it’s offered valuable alone time for reflection. For me, the silver lining has been that even after more than six decades on this planet…
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How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later
2 months ago

How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later

Seeing none of us has been able to travel this year, have you created a travel budget for next year? When you look at it, next year’s travel could be one of the biggest travel experiences you may have, but only if the borders are open…
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