Senior Life 2018

12 Stories • Available June 2018
In Transition

In Transition

Let's face it. Our grandparents, parents and even our current generation will eventually need some sort of assistance when we get older. Luckily, there are fabulous senior living facilities avail

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In A Pickle

In A Pickle

Walking through your local park, you may notice a chorus of hollow "ticktock" sounds coming from the tennis courts. Realizing this is not the characteristic echo of a tennis serve, you venture cl

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Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow

TV shows like "Antiques Roadshow," "Pawn Stars" and "Storage Wars" make us all think we're surrounded by treasures that could be sold for big bucks. Look around your house and you probably hav

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Driving After 65

Driving After 65

Nobody wants to lose their independence, and losing the ability to drive can be one of the most painful adjustments older people are forced to make if the situation isn't handled sensitively. Mic

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'three-legged Stool' Is Wobbly

'three-legged Stool' Is Wobbly

I'm sure most people reading this column have heard the term, "the three-legged stool." That refers to the platform upon which your retirement portfolio is to be built. One of those legs represen

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Tough To Buy For

Tough To Buy For

It's hard to come up with gifts that won't clutter homes or be difficult to use, understand or carry for seniors who are downsizing, decluttering or moving into senior living scenarios. That's wh

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There's An App For That

There's An App For That

Smartphone apps are often used for entertainment, social media and simple day-to-day activities, such as getting driving directions, playing music and checking the weather. However, there is an e

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Late-life Divorce

Late-life Divorce

Though divorce is becoming less common for younger adults, "silver" divorce is on the rise. According to a 2017 Pew Research Center study, the divorce rate for people who are 50 or older has roug

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The Longtime Ouch!

The Longtime Ouch!

Sometimes the pain that accompanies the creaking and aching in our bodies is just too much to bear. It can persist for so long that it becomes chronic pain. We need relief. For many, that has com

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It's The Perfect Time To Travel

It's The Perfect Time To Travel

Summertime is right around the corner, which means this is the perfect time to think about getting out of Dodge. And if you are like most seniors, you are always on the lookout for a different t

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Living In Sin

Living In Sin

Q: My mother told me she remembers a time when women had to "live in sin" (those are her words) to avoid losing Social Security benefits. She couldn't elaborate, but she thinks some senior women s

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Reaching Out

Reaching Out

Q: Now that I'm in my 60s, I see myself as a mature woman who has missed many opportunities to share her life with others. Because of my fear and shyness, I've trapped myself into a corner of lon

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Senior Life Info 1

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