Senior Life 2010

15 Stories • Available June 2010
Enforcers

Enforcers

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give," Winston Churchill said of volunteering. By making that life, often after retirement, senior citizens can and do receive happin

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Senior Theater

Senior Theater

There's a growing movement in the theater scene as more and more people older than 50 are taking to the stage. "People are living longer, healthier, more active lives," says Doug Hill, associate d

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Memoirs

Memoirs

For a rapidly growing segment of senior citizens, the legacy they most want to leave their children and grandchildren has nothing to do with a family heirloom, a bank account or a piece of real est

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Mobility

Mobility

No matter how hard we try, we can't stop the aging process. Good genes and lifestyle choices can make getting older easier, but nobody can stop the clock from ticking. The list of possible ailments

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Taboo Topics

Taboo Topics

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Moving In With Adult Children

Moving In With Adult Children

At one time in your life, you faced the adjustment of having your children move out of your house, and now life has presented you with a (SET ITAL) new (END ITAL) transition: You're moving in with

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Stolen Identity

Stolen Identity

Although identity theft can happen to anyone, seniors may be seen as easy targets for identity thieves. Seniors have the tendency to be more trusting and susceptible to scammers. Also, most seniors

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Loyal Friends

Loyal Friends

One of the worst parts of advancing age is the gradual loss of contact with those we love. Many of us first lose our children to college and then to spouses and ultimately to grandchildren. As we

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Senior Advice

Senior Advice

Q: Unfortunately, after having a long, wonderful marriage to our father, our mother died four years ago. Dad is 67. My brother and sisters realize he is not a happy camper and is growing increasing

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Overseas Surgeries

Overseas Surgeries

Much has been written about the increasing number of Americans traveling abroad for medical care and surgery. Cost generally plays a role in such decisions, especially for senior citizens with limi

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Get The Goods

Get The Goods

There may be some debate over the age at which a person becomes a senior citizen -- 55, 62 or 65 -- but one thing is certain: freebies! Senior citizens are eligible for many free goodies, including

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Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform

President Barack Obama's health care reform plan has monopolized the airwaves, online social networks and Congress for the past year. Even though it's been passed, it will continue to dominate conv

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Stay Healthy

Stay Healthy

Probiotics. Omega-3. Antioxidants. It's no secret that certain foods have just what the body needs to live a long and healthy life, but for seniors, some foods shine above the rest. "As you age, y

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New Lingo

New Lingo

"OMG! Her tweet said her peeps just pwned that noob." Does it sometimes feel as if you only understand every other word that comes out of young people's mouths? Well, in theory, you're not suppose

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The Golden Vote

The Golden Vote

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Senior Life Facts 1

Senior Life Facts 1

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Senior Life Facts 2

Senior Life Facts 2

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Senior Life Facts 3

Senior Life Facts 3

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