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Rethink 50+ Townhall

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Jane Pauley hosts a lively discussion about the changing landscape of media and marketing. Are Boomers being overlooked or are they holding their own?



RLTV Shines the spotlight on the new film Trumbo, starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, John Goodman, Louis C.K., and Helen Mirren. Now playing in select cities, everywhere Thanksgiving.



A Mayo Clinic physician offers a joyful plan based in science
Dr. Amit Sood, 48, reckons, based on average life span, that he has 10,000 days more to live. That sense of finite time helps him focus his attention, show compassion, be grateful and help others — all actions that lead to happiness.


How to avoid treating your loved one like a child
As a loved one starts to slip away due to Alzheimer’s or another dementia, his or her behaviors may at times seem childlike. As a result, there’s often a tendency to treat this adult as a child.

Articles and Blogs

Build Your Resilience for Health and Success

We hear a lot about the importance of resilience: the ability to get through a period of stress, upheaval or trauma with our mental and physical health relatively intact. It is the ability to “bounce back” from adversity that takes us forward in life, instead of staying “stuck” in one painful and unproductive place. In his new…

11 Ways to Ask for Help When Changing Careers

(The following is adapted from the new book, 50 Plus! Critical Career Decisions for the Rest of Your Life by Robert L. Dilenschneider, with permission from the publisher, Citadel Press.) Maybe you love your work but you’ve suffered a setback. Maybe you’ve decided that your entire career has been a mistake and you should start…

Gen X: Sleeping Through the Retirement Wake-Up Call

In spite of a warnin’ voice that comes in the night And repeats, repeats in my ear: Don’t you know, little fool, you never can win? Use your mentality, wake up to reality.   These Cole Porter lyrics from I’ve Got You Under My Skin could be a callout to Generation X about retirement. A …

Is It Time to Downsize Your Dog?

Henry is a 10-year-old standard poodle, weighs 50 pounds, stands 2-feet-3-inches tall and has liver cancer. I am a 67-year-old woman, 5-feet-tall and tipping the scales at 85 pounds — with brittle bones, bad eyes and bursitis in my shoulder. This dog is the first I’ve ever had and he’s taught me unexpected lessons about …

2 Mental Roadblocks That Keep Us From Saving

Why don’t Americans save more for retirement? The answer isn’t what you think. Yes, the familiar reasons account for some of the explanation: many of us are money-crunched (or at least that’s what we tell ourselves) and some employers, especially small ones, don’t offer retirement plans. But 95 percent of Americans have two mental roadblocks …


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