Golden Years 2014

12 Stories • Available December 2014
When Stairs Are Stumbling Blocks

When Stairs Are Stumbling Blocks

Many retiring baby boomers are looking for homes that are better suited for their golden years, which means downsizing. And as mobility increasingly becomes an issue, retirees are choosing single-s

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Prehab/rehab

Prehab/rehab

Rehabilitation therapy following a major orthopedic procedure such as knee or hip replacement has been standard for many years. But the latest trend to reduce postoperative recovery time and improv

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What's Your Secret?

What's Your Secret?

Whenever we see a couple who still look madly in love after many years together, there seems to be one question that we can't help but to ask: "What's your secret?" Often this question is answered

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Keep Doing What You Love As You Get Older

Keep Doing What You Love As You Get Older

Stiff joints, aches, swelling and pain. This is life for many of the more than 50 million Americans, or 1 in 5 adults, who have arthritis. And they're not necessarily old. According to the Arthriti

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The Healing Power Of Art

The Healing Power Of Art

"Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life." -- Pablo Picasso As we age, we accumulate a lot of "dust," in the form of stress, age-related aches and pains, memory loss, grief, loneliness

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Quit Whining

Quit Whining

No one likes to spend time with a constant complainer. The tireless whiner can drain everyone's energy, suck the air out of the room, encourage visitors to depart quickly and cause family dinners t

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Big Bucks For Books

Big Bucks For Books

There may be gold on your bookshelves. If you've inherited books from relatives, you may have within your collection a number of books that could fetch a pretty penny at auction. For instance, an 1

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Keyboard Courtship

Keyboard Courtship

Think you are too old, too skeptical, too busy or even too broke for online dating? Think again. More than 40 million Americans -- that's 40 percent of the adult single population -- use online dat

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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

They taught you to ride your bike, explained the value of saying "thank you" and supported your every decision, good or bad. Through the years, your parents laughed with you, cried with and loved y

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The Cool Factor

The Cool Factor

OK, so you can't fit into your granddaughter's skinny jeans, and you don't even remember the last time you wore high heels. And those stretchy waistbands? They seem to keep expanding with every Tha

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Zenployment

Zenployment

Traditionally, retirement is the time when the drudgery of the 9-to-5 routine ends, days are spent in relaxation, couples travel and grandparents watch their grandchildren play. Retirees now have t

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Social Security Myth Debunked

Social Security Myth Debunked

Recently, several readers sent me yet another in the long line of damnable lies that are being spread in cyberspace about Social Security. The salacious email reads, in part: "Once again the go

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Golden Years Info 1

Golden Years Info 1

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Golden Years Info 2

Golden Years Info 2

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Golden Years Info 3

Golden Years Info 3

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