Golden Years 2020

12 Stories • Available November 2020
Financial Advice For Elderly Parents

Financial Advice For Elderly Parents

Dear Carrie: My parents are in their early 80s. Fortunately, they're in relatively good health and still quite independent, but I want to help them be prepared should things change. How can I get

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Senior Self-care

Senior Self-care

Q: I'm finding that my skin is getting more fragile and dry with every year. Winter is especially harsh on my tender skin. I've resorted to showering less frequently, which has helped. On the

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Caught Between Aging Parents And Adult Children

Caught Between Aging Parents And Adult Children

A lovely new assisted living complex is under construction close to where I live. As beautiful as this place is, it has become a daily reminder of how difficult it can be to talk to aging parents

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Retirement Villages

Retirement Villages

There is a movement afoot in this country. Some call it revolutionary. More than 110 new age "Villages" have cropped up in the United States. There are another 120 in development according to the

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Cbd For Seniors

Cbd For Seniors

Milkshakes, nasal sprays, coffee, toothpicks, topical creams, hamburgers and suppositories -- with the current CBD trend, there seems to be no product off-limits. Cannabidiol is taking the healt

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Unstoppable!

Unstoppable!

The greatest generation was raised to look forward to a relaxing and quiet retirement. Baby boomers are having none of that; for them, life is something to be experienced fully by remaining activ

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Empty Nesters

Empty Nesters

When the focus of your energy and time has been your children, you may find yourself at a loss of what to do when they finally leave the nest. Luckily, there's no shortage of activities or hobbie

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Social Security Setup

Social Security Setup

Even after writing several recent columns about the issue, I still get many emails from readers confused about which date to choose as the starting date for their Social Security retirement benef

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Regrets: We’ve Had A Few

Regrets: We’ve Had A Few

Some dreams become realities, and some don't. We all try to live our lives without regrets, but oftentimes other obligations get in the way of our goals. Regret is seemingly inevitable. In fact,

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Voulez-vous Help Your Brain?

Voulez-vous Help Your Brain?

I live in South Florida, which is frequently referred to as the home of the silver tsunami. This phrase describes the fact that people like me, the baby boomers (there are 74.9 million of us, bor

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Maintaining Relationships

Maintaining Relationships

Writer John Leonard had it right when he said, "It takes a long time to grow an old friend." Simply put, old friends know us well and like us anyway. We need friends to get us out of the house

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Deaging: The Miracle Of Each Moment

Deaging: The Miracle Of Each Moment

I have a friend visiting me on this small, remote, glorious Greek island. He is a Zen master, a poet, a peace activist and a world-class calligrapher. His name is Kazuaki Tanahashi. Sometimes, w

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Golden Years Info 1

Golden Years Info 1

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Golden Years Info 2

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Golden Years Info 3

Golden Years Info 3

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