Golden Years 2011

15 Stories • Available December 2011
Don't Take No For An Answer

Don't Take No For An Answer

You faced your fears, went to the doctor, followed all the treatments and took all of the pills -- and now you're feeling better. But when the bills start to trickle in, your insurance company deni

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Cooking For One

Cooking For One

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Yoga For Seniors

Yoga For Seniors

Talk to frequent yoga practitioners and you'll soon wonder why everyone doesn't do yoga, including yourself. Yoga enthusiasts are a passionate bunch. Their sentiments about the exercises range from

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When Can You Retire?

When Can You Retire?

If you're conjuring up a retirement spent whacking a golf ball in a sunny clime, taking a leisurely drive across country in your motor home or reaching for an apricot cooler as you scan the horizon

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Tech Savvy

Tech Savvy

Skype, Twitter, Google and Photoshop -- you've probably heard these terms, but you may not know a lot about them. "Seniors are beginning to get that 'left behind' feeling," says Jerry Taylor of Se

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Single In The Golden Years

Single In The Golden Years

As with many things in life, being single in your golden years is, to a large extent, what you make of it. Jennifer Little of Parents Teach Kids is 67 and has been single for 35 years of her adult

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Long-term Care Insurance

Long-term Care Insurance

Eight million Americans have long-term care insurance. In the next year, about 500,000 policies will be sold. "Everyone who is 50 or older needs to do some long-term care planning," says Jesse Slo

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'seniorpreneurs'

'seniorpreneurs'

A growing number of seniors are going into business for themselves. According to the Ewing Marion Foundation, 55- to 64-year-old Americans have a higher rate of entrepreneurial activity than those

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The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

Being unable to read small print or find a button on the remote can be a real headache, and vision problems can (SET ITAL) lead (END ITAL) to headaches. But a number of simple remedies can help you

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Teach The Grandkids

Teach The Grandkids

Grandparents have so much to share with their grandchildren, from little ones to teens. They play a very important role in their grandkids' lives, even if they live far away and only see the kids o

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Fix It

Fix It

Seniors need to be safe in their homes, to prevent costly, life-impairing injuries and even death. If you're a senior living alone, or with your senior spouse or partner, or if you have elderly par

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Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids

Hearing aids have come a long way from the buzzing beige contraptions grandpa used to wear. Today they are sleek, sophisticated and hardly visible. "Hearing aids are advanced these days," says Jer

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Snowbirds

Snowbirds

California's been done; Florida has, too. Arizona already has the crowds trying to escape the crowds in California and Florida. So with the temperature dropping and the days getting short, what's a

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Think Pink With Walnuts

Think Pink With Walnuts

Eating a handful of walnuts a day has the potential to prevent breast cancer. That's the finding of a new study published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer. The study found that consuming walnuts

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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most feared illness after cancer. There are many misconceptions about the disease both in Europe and the United States. In polls, more than half the people questioned b

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Golden Years Facts 2

Golden Years Facts 2

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Golden Years Facts 2

Golden Years Facts 2

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Golden Ears Facts 3

Golden Ears Facts 3

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