Senior Life 2008

16 Stories • Available June 2008
Wired For Aging

Wired For Aging

to be the next technopop -- and mom By Chandra Orr Copley News Service As tech-savvy baby boomers head into retirement, state-of-the-art advances for the home will make it easier than ever for senio

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Don\'t Weight Up

Don\'t Weight Up

UP Easy diet changes include slimmed down portions By Frank Wagner Copley News Service Science seems to support Mark Twain's contention that "The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don'

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Take A Break

Take A Break

cations help you leave stress behind By Lesley Sauls Copley News Service Are you good with numbers? You might not have considered this one: By the time you reach retirement age, you could easily have

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Get Off On The Right Foot

Get Off On The Right Foot

s an important step in walking regimen By Ven Griva Copley News Service It's no secret that the human body - young or old - benefits from regular exercise. One simple form of exercise gaining tractio

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Our Four-legged Friends

Our Four-legged Friends

s, senior pets need a little more care By Tom Roebuck Copley News Service As we age, so do our pets. Getting older means more trips to the doctor's office for humans and animals alike. Each animal an

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When You Retire, Should Your Mortgage Retire, Too?

When You Retire, Should Your Mortgage Retire, Too?

hen you retire, should your mortgage retire, too? By Linda Pescatore Copley News Service If you're on the verge of retirement, you may be trying to clear your debts to lower your living expenses and

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Different Ways To Make The Golden Years Work For You

Different Ways To Make The Golden Years Work For You

EDEFINED Different ways to make the golden years work for you By Chandra Orr Copley News Service Bob Wasky traded in a 28-year career as a mechanical engineer to run his own high-end restaurant in a

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Ready To Retire?

Ready To Retire?

tarted preparing, but need to save more By Chandra Orr Copley News Service With corporate pensions going the way of the dinosaur, Social Security on the fritz and an economy teetering on recession, r

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Your Ship Has Come In

Your Ship Has Come In

oats your boat, it's there on a cruise By Maggie Reed Copley News Service There's a lot more to cruising than shuffleboard and 24-hour buffets. "Whatever their need may be, whether it be a little or

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Workouts Are In

Workouts Are In

ivities are exercises in good judgment By Amy Winter Copley News Service Staying active is good for you at any age. Colin Milner, chief executive officer of the International Council on Active Aging,

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Without Converter, Older Tv May Fade From Picture

Without Converter, Older Tv May Fade From Picture

TDOWN Without converter, older TV may fade from picture By Vicky Katz Whitaker Copley News Service If you're looking for a good buy on a new television set, read the label. That bargain could be out-

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Parents Show Graying Baby Boomers How To Grow Old

Parents Show Graying Baby Boomers How To Grow Old

Parents show graying baby boomers how to grow old By Diane Schlindwein Copley News Service While growing up, most baby boomers relied on their mothers and fathers to teach them some important life le

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Boomers Bring New Notions To Senior Marketing Mix

Boomers Bring New Notions To Senior Marketing Mix

GREENBACKS Boomers bring new notions to senior marketing mix By Tim Torres Copley News Service You are never too old to set another goal or to dream another dream, said author C.S. Lewis. Or to save

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Cultured Tastes

Cultured Tastes

od bacteria could mean better health By Diane Schlindwein Copley News Service It's not normally something people talk about in polite conversation, but all of us have bacteria living in our colon. So

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Older Americans Lead The Way With Volunteer Spirit

Older Americans Lead The Way With Volunteer Spirit

Older Americans lead the way with volunteer spirit By Vicky Katz Whitaker Copley News Service Whether they're volunteering to man disaster call centers, serving as business mentors, giving zoo tours

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Lost In Translation

Lost In Translation

2008 Tips for better living in the golden years By Christine Huard Copley News Service Americans are confused by the jargon used by the financial industry, according to a new survey by AARP Financia

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Securing A Nest Egg

Securing A Nest Egg

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Spending Power Of The Seniors

Spending Power Of The Seniors

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Activity Wards Off Strokes

Activity Wards Off Strokes

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