From the monthly archives: September 2012

Helping Tiger Age In Place

On September 27, 2012 By

Margit Novack of Moving Solutions

My cat, Tiger, is 21 years old.  That makes him 101 in cat years.  As he has gotten older, many things Tiger used to do have become hard for him, so we’ve responded by helping him age in place.

Tiger walks slowly, very slowly. His legs are bowed, […]

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Over the last 12 months I have been training to attempt another weightlifting world record in a different category and duration than my first hour long squat record. On September 29th2012,in Niagara Falls Ontario, I will attempt to set a new category for the most amount of weight lifted in one minute.  Whether I establish […]

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Senile Literature

On September 20, 2012 By

A Humorous Comparison with Juvenile Literature

 

Hugh Lofting, the author of the Dr. Dolittle books for children, reportedly told a critic who was somewhat dismissive of his work that if his books were classified as “juveniles” then those written for older readers should be called “seniles.” Now let’s admit it, folks, if those at […]

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Be careful to avoid these withdrawal traps.

Thinking about early retirement? There are some traps to be aware of when accessing funds from a retirement account before age 59 ½. You may think that early retirement is a wonderful thing. However, the IRS doesn’t agree. The U.S. tax code generally deems age 59 ½ to […]

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Optimistic About Aging

On September 4, 2012 By

More than 75% of older Americans feel a strong sense of optimism that life will get better as they age, according to a poll by Reuters released Tuesday, August 7.

And why shouldn’t we be optimistic? Contrary to what we’re so often told, life does get better with age. These days, […]

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