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The Best Dogs for Your Golden Years

Like many people in late middle age, I find myself wondering if my next dog will be different. I have long shared my life with retrievers — active, field-bred dogs who throw themselves with joy into…

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Top States You Can Afford to Retire In

For Americans in search of a financially-secure retirement, some states may be better than others, according to a new, nationwide analysis conducted by the National Institute on Retirement Security (N…

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4 Factors That Affect Elder Well-Being

Over the next 20 years, the number of people over age 65 is set to nearly double—reaching the 72 million mark by the year 2030, according to a recent federal analysis. The report was prepared by th…

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Retiring Without Stress

Retirement: At last -- time to do what you want, when you want and no more rat race! If it were only that simple. Retirement has many upsides -- it can be an incredibly creative, enjoyable time to sta…

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The Retirement Topic That No One Wants to Talk About

Communication problems between parents and children don't automatically disappear once the latter reaches adulthood—especially when it comes to issues such as elder care and retirement planning. In…

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Where Do the Healthiest Elders in America Live?

Older adults who live in Minnesota are among the healthiest in America, according to a recent report released by the United Health Foundation. Minnesota set the standard for elder health this past …

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The Most Important Thing to Consider When Looking for a Place to Retire

As millions of baby boomers near retirement, the question that often bubbles to the surface is, “Where should I retire?” And, as it happens, there are quite a lot of people out there who are just w…

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11 Ways to Age Gracefully

There are many ways to minimize the risk of illness and to maximize the quality of life in one’s years.  The following list provides 11 ways to age well: 1. Honor the need to reflect on your life a…

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A Rite of Passage: AARP

Well, it finally happened to me. I was opening my mail—feeling fit as a fiddle—listening to really cool new music—when I saw it. MY FIRST MAILING FROM AARP! Ack! I know for a fact (since I heard so…

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Reinvent Retirement

By Marc Freedman, Ode Magazine Picture this: A fit, handsome sixty-something couple stretches out on a sandy beach. Another silver-haired pair steers a sailboat toward the sunset. A grey-temple…

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