Senior Life 2016

12 Stories • Available June 2016
Just A Number

Just A Number

Being labeled a "senior citizen" is a term relative to your social status, your employment, the number of discounts available and how old you really feel. In other words, there is no defined age

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Recipe For Longevity

Recipe For Longevity

There's a little Italian resort town where approximately 15 percent of the population of 2,000 lives into the second century of life, and an impressive 20 percent of that part of the populace liv

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Gift Of Life

Gift Of Life

According to Giving USA's annual report on philanthropy, Americans donated $358.38 billion to charities in 2014. That is an enormous contribution -- and the highest in the 60 years that the publi

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Cutting The Cable Cord

Cutting The Cable Cord

Video blogger Lane Fournerat got rid of his cable back in 2009. He built his own homemade HDTV antenna and doesn't regret the decision. "Frankly, I was tired of paying over $100 for a bunch of ch

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A Prescription For Trouble

A Prescription For Trouble

In this day and age, incredible medications exist to improve the quality of life for seniors. Unfortunately, studies show that certain medications that help tremendously with pain also have the p

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Seniors Prolonging Retirement

Seniors Prolonging Retirement

Many seniors choose to stay in the workforce past the age of retirement. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the percentage of people in the American workforce who are 55 or older has g

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Education At Any Age

Education At Any Age

Equipped with a backpack, a laptop and a thirst for knowledge, many older adults and retirees are choosing to continue their education. The National Center for Education Statistics reported that

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Close To Home

Close To Home

Traveling may conjure up images of exotic lands, long flights, foreign languages and pricey expenses. But sometimes the greatest adventures require minimal travel time, effort, financial setbacks

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Q&a For 401(k)

Q&a For 401(k)

As you near retirement age, you're likely thinking about your investments, especially your 401(k). And you likely have questions. Robert Gustafson, a Certified Financial Planner, first warns you

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A Good Attitude

A Good Attitude

Encouragement. For me it is a basic need, or perhaps a character flaw -- I'm not quite sure. All I know is that I need encouragement, and I need it often. I have a feeling that you do, too. This

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Social Security And You

Social Security And You

Q: I know my Social Security benefits will be based on my last five years of earnings before I retire. But here is the problem. I am 60 years old and have just been laid off by my employer. I hav

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Goals

Goals

Q: Most of my friends who are 70 or older have given up on setting goals, making resolutions and looking toward their futures. I continue to make plans for myself, but feel I am falling into that

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Senior Life Info 1

Senior Life Info 1

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Senior Life Info 2

Senior Life Info 2

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Senior Life Info 3

Senior Life Info 3

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