Films for Fifty+

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Rethink 50+ Townhall

Thursday at 10:00pm ET

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

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Growing Bolder Introduces a bold new twist on gift giving. Pley, a convenient toy rental service, will make you look like a holiday hero to your grandkids.



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

The Challenges of Dating as a Single Midlife Mom

In wrestling, competitors are required to earn an escape point each match — they have to prove they can extricate themselves from tough holds. In her new book Escape Points, author and Northwestern University journalism professor Michele Weldon explores all the nuances and metaphors of that phrase. She flees an abusive relationship only to have …

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…

How to Get a Social Security Lump Sum Benefit

You probably don’t know it, but Social Security can give you a big, lump-sum check for $40,000 or $50,000 or even more — a bonus, like winning a lottery. Should you take the bucks? It’s a complex business and depends on your age, your health, whether you are married and how much money you have …

The New and Improved Medical Alert Devices

“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” It was the catchphrase of a low-budget TV commercial that launched medical alert devices into our pop-culture consciousness. But while the phrase became one of the go-to punchlines of the 1990s and the commercial inspired countless parodies, the push-button system worn around the neck and used to call …

Why I Became a Care Coordinator for My Mom

I didn’t have a care coordination provider in 2009 when my daughter and I started caring for my mom, Margaret. It was difficult. I was working; my daughter was in college. There may have been something called “care coordination,” but at that time, many of the care coordination services were in early stages of development …


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