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Spread the Cheer

By Patricia Wuest he holiday season — whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa — is for spending time with family and friends and sharing what is beautiful, meaningful, and joyful. This year, why not also make it a time for spreading some holiday cheer for others in need?  Some will be celebrating the holidays […]

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Get Your Flu Shot

By Patricia Wuest In the United States, flu season occurs in the fall and winter, with the peak occurring from late November through March. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that people 65 years and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu compared with young, healthy adults because human […]

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Let Us Give Thanks

By Patricia Wuest How can you host a Thanksgiving dinner without fuss, stress and disasters? First, remember that while the day centers around the shared meal with family and friends, the holiday should be about spending time with your family and friends and giving thanks for what you are grateful for in your life. No […]

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Celebrate Autumn

By Patricia Wuest Autumn is a season of harvest and reflection in many cultures around the world. The traditional celebrations held this time of year can be religious or secular, but they all have one thing in common: they are marked by festivities that are fun. Here are some ways to celebrate fall!  Make traditional […]

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The Secret to Feeling — and Looking — Young

By Patricia Wuest There is no reason for senior adults not to love their age. Getting your rest, eating properly, exercising, and developing a positive attitude will not only make you feel younger than you are — you’ll look better too. Follow this simple advice to tap into your inner fountain of youth!  1) Get […]

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8 Discount Travel Tips for Senior Road Trippers

By Patricia Wuest 1) Call Ahead. The next time you plan to travel by car, ask about a “senior adult discount” at the hotels, restaurants, parks, museums and other places you’ll be visiting to find out whether they offer these discounts. Often, they’re not publicized. 2) Surf the Internet. If you have a preferred hotel […]

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Money Matters: What Is a “Robo-Adviser”?

By Patricia Wuest Have you’ve heard the term “robo-adviser,” but don’t know what one is? This financial-planning tool first popped up among a few little-known start-ups, but today, many financial-planning companies, including Vanguard, Fidelity and Schwab, are using them. Basically, it’s computerized advice about your financial investments. A robo-adviser is a digital tool — not […]

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The Grandparent Boom

By Patricia Wuest Are you a grandmother or grandfather? If you are one of the 70 million people in the U.S. who has a grandchild, you are reaping some wonderful benefits. Here are four ways being a grandparent is helping you stay healthy. 1) Boosts Your Immune System Do you love coddling your grandchildren? If […]

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Three Smart Tips for Saving Money

By Patricia Wuest Do you have less than $10,000 in savings (not including your house or pension)? If so, you are not alone. The Employee Benefit Research Institute reports that 28 percent of Americans aged 55 and older have less than that saved. Don’t stress, though. There are ways to add to your nest egg […]

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The Real-Life Biggest Loser

By Patricia Wuest There is a lot of evidence that “yo-yo dieting” is not only harmful but seems to be inevitable for many folks. Is it is possible to lose weight and keep most of it off? According to new research on 3,000 participants in the National Weight Control Registry, yes, it is — but […]

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