Senior Life 2020

12 Stories • Available June 2020
Social Security And You

Social Security And You

Near the end of last year, I wrote a couple of columns in which readers complained about the service they received from the Social Security Administration. After that column ran, I predictably got

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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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Managing Meds

Managing Meds

According to the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Americans ages 65 to 69 take an average of 15 prescriptions per year; those ages 80 to 84 have 18 prescriptions. That's in addition

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How We Age

How We Age

A wise man named Jules Renard once said, "It is not a question of how old you are, but a question of how you are old." No matter how we look at the issue of aging, one thing is clear: People age

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Medicare Premiums

Medicare Premiums

When adults enter their mid-60s, applying for Medicare goes to the top of the priority list. Our government system is designed to help seniors 65 and older get free and reduced health care. It is

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Olden, Golden Entertainment

Olden, Golden Entertainment

Nope, we are not over the hill, but yes, we do like putting our feet up and watching a good show or movie every once in a while. Having reached our ripe old ages, it really makes us seniors happy

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Alphabet Soup

Alphabet Soup

A 65th birthday can be a very exciting time for many with upcoming retirement plans. It is also the time you are eligible for Medicare health insurance coverage. If you still have a plan at work

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90-year-old Newlyweds

90-year-old Newlyweds

Here's a story to help you feel young at heart no matter how old you happen to be. While paging through The New York Times a few years ago, an article by Vincent M. Mallozzi really impressed

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Staying Stylish

Staying Stylish

Stylish senior celebrities like Diane Keaton and Tim Gunn always look well dressed and on point. They know what clothes and accessories work for them, and they rarely stray from their signature l

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Well-seasoned Workforce

Well-seasoned Workforce

Some people can't wait to retire; they look forward to the day they don't have to work anymore. Others, once they reach retirement age, enjoy staying busy so much that they choose to keep working

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Newfound Freedom

Newfound Freedom

Being retired allows people the freedom to do the things they've always wanted to do but never had the time to do. It's a time to start checking things off their bucket list. Some finally take th

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Continuing Education

Continuing Education

You've never too old to learn. Just ask Beverly Russo-Byk, who graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with honors last year -- when she was 78. Russo-Byk started college 60 years

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