Welcome to the Sunshine State! Florida, known for its warm climate and beautiful beaches, is a top destination for retirees seeking a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle. But what exactly makes

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Raunch, Music, Ageism And Orgasms BY ANN RICHARDSON My choir, which sings all sorts of music from the Bach Passions to ‘Let’s Do It’, had just held a concert in

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Want to live to 100? Don’t give up on love BY WILLIAM J. KOLE Love conquers all…even death — to some extent, anyway. Researchers say married people tend to live

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GRAND cover girl, Tina Sloan never lets the grass grow under her feet. We recently came across a marvelous article about Tina in the May issue of STUART Magazine.  “Former

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Pro-age Beauty: 3 Makeup Tips for Over 60 At BOOM!, we believe women are beautiful at every age and in every stage of life. The beauty you have now may

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Nursing Home Negligence: Can You Sue for Emotional Distress? Nursing homes are increasing in popularity with the rise in life expectancy in America. Many Americans place their loved ones in

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A Comprehensive Guide to Filing a Claim for Nursing Home Abuse People go to nursing homes to receive quality care and treatment. However, some facilities abuse, neglect, and mistreat their

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This chair rocks: a manifesto against ageism BY ASHTON APPLEWHITE I’ve never lied about my age—I have no problem saying “I’m sixty-six” loud and clear—but I sure know a lot

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How to do your makeup in your 70’s BY NIKOL JOHNSON Makeup artist, Nikol Johnson gives her mother a makeup – makeover. This is not a fast and furious makeup

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Nursing homes are notoriously socially isolating environments where residents typically do not interact much with others. Research has shown that social isolation is a major predictor of poor health and

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Healthful habits could save your life BY KAREN L. RANCOURT When I took that phone call from Anita, I was so surprised that I couldn’t speak. Anita is our neighbor

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5 Signs You Could be an “Extreme Bathroom Planner” By Teleflex Interventional Urology Have you avoided events and activities you enjoy because of urgent and frequent trips to the bathroom?

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Signs That a Relative is Financially Abusing Elderly Family Members BY LYLE SOLOMAN Elderly people are incredibly vulnerable to financial fraud. They are prime victims of scams and various types

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From Our Readers: One Grandparent’s Opinion On Travel By Terry Dwyer Grandparents who complain about the tiresome drive of a few hours just to see their grandkids force me to

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The Making of an Old Soul By Carol Orsborn, Ph.D.  This excerpt is from The Making of an Old Soul: Aging as the Fulfillment of Life’s Promise, the healing vision

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Poor Widow Me versus Poor Divorced Me BY CAROL SCIBELLI If he hadn’t died, we’d still be married. We never would have been that couple who started out as high

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Yoga Pants, Masks, and Eyebrows BY PAT BURNS While waiting for COVID vaccine, even the smallest of things can help bring some joy. Being comfortable rises to the top of

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GO PLACIDLY amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak

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Who do you surround yourself with? BY JERRY WITKOVSKY “Why did it happen, Deanna?” I recently asked my friend and colleague. I’m 92 and she’s 53 (or at least that’s

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Have fun while sheltering safely BY PAT HANSON We, invisible grandparents, have perhaps more experience at keeping things at a distance to avoid feeling the painful feelings of separation from

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