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2 weeks ago

Can Bad Neighbors Affect Your Property Value?

Bad neighbors and good neighbors, yes, we’ve all got them in our lives! But can our bad neighbors actually have a negative effect on our property value? Yes, bad neighbors can and do affect your property value…

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2 weeks ago

Think You Could Never Live with a Roommate After 60? Think Again!

Sometimes the hardest hurdles we face are the ones we create ourselves. Meaning that they’re not really there – they’re only in our minds. This is especially true of the whole question of taking on a roommate…

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2 weeks ago

Protecting Yourself from Shopping and Romance Scams

Shopping and romance scams are two of the most common types of cybercrimes that people fall victim to. Shopping scams involve fraudsters leveraging the rise in popularity of online shopping to dupe victims out of money or information…

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2 weeks ago

Are You Thinking of Hiring a Funeral Photographer?

Today, photographing the dead is making a comeback. But this time it’s not only the deceased who are being photographed – it’s the entire funeral service. Candid shots of the somber rituals, loved ones embracing, mourners comforting…

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2 weeks ago

Do You Want to Know When You Will Die?

Not long ago, my husband said rather casually to me, “I wish I knew when I was going to die.” An important wish, indeed. He is 81. But his concern was neither spiritual nor existential. He was wondering whether it was worth his while to have a knee…

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3 weeks ago

The Physical, Mental and Emotional Benefits of Keeping a Diary

Recent research shows that keeping a daily diary or journal not only is a great way to document your experiences and record your thoughts and feelings, but can also offer mental, emotional and physical benefits…

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3 weeks ago

Creativity in Retirement: A Myth or a Possibility?

Family gatherings are fascinating experiences. They can be wonderful moments of shared love and joy. They can also tip to the other extreme and result in conflict. But usually everyone makes up again and all ends well…

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3 weeks ago

Tips and Tricks for Becoming a Lifelong Learner

All through college and in my first writing job, my work horse was an old black Corona typewriter. Things were a little fancier at the corporate headquarters, where I clacked out copy on a state-of-the-art IBM Selectric…

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3 weeks ago

Recycling Regrets – Was It All an Advertising Program?

How gullible can this consumer be? I’ve been hearing and seeing bits and pieces of reports recently that recycling of plastics really has not been, nor was intended to be, fully implemented. And further, that the industry knew it would be infeasible…

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3 weeks ago

3 Phrases You Can Use to Form Strong Relationships After 60

Research is clear that if we want to stay healthy and to thrive we need to develop and maintain strong relationships. According to the Mayo Clinic, adults with strong relationships live longer than their peers who have less vital relationships…

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