From the monthly archives: May 2017

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U.S. journalist and women’s rights advocate Margaret Fuller once said that “a house is no home unless it includes food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” In some ways, the quote is even more poignant today than when it was written […]

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Many people mistakenly believe their expenses will be half as much as a single person than as a couple. This is true of some expenses, like food and clothing. However, larger expenses related to housing probably won’t decline at all unless you move. Retirement planners generally project expenses will drop by only 20% at the […]

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Neuroplasticity

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Think of the brain as a collection of millions of roads – 100,000 miles of neural pathways. And every time we wish to move, learn something new, recall a fact, recognize someone, or do any of the magnificent things our brain is capable of, messages travel along these pathways at hyper-speeds of up to nearly […]

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The glorious egg is a food many people associate with protein… at the least the egg whites. A whole egg, with the whites and the yolk, has 6 grams of protein. Not bad for a little snack. But eggs are not the only protein rich food in town and I want to show you 5 portable […]

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Kennedy preparing a speech, Baltimore, September 1960. © Paul Schutzer (Courtesy The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

The Kennedys unofficially brought America into the modern world with their youth and glamour. Long before our phones became cameras, they knew the power of photography and their well-documented lives—triumphs and sorrows—are an indelible part […]

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We have the power to live the perfect lives we envision for ourselves.

I believe that fitness is a key to achieving this.  Exercise enriches your life. From your energizing your body, to sharpening your brains, to bringing you bliss, exercise is the secret to thriving in every area of your life.

But I know it can […]

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From an issue of the Journal on Active Aging, is the article Tackling Graywashing: What Drives It, How to  Recognize and Avoid It

In the article, Marilynn Larkin writes that products that purport to ‘combat’ aging treat older adults as though they’re damaged goods — and many organizations that claim to be ‘senior friendly,’ aren’t.

Shortly after the […]

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