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A Taste of History

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Step back in time with Chef Walter Staib and
A Taste of History. From Berlin to Baltimore explore old world cuisine in a new world way.

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Daily Café
Remembering Garry Marshal

Senior Softball League
"Let's play ball! Garry Marshall introduces the Senior Softball league,\] showing us that even as we age it's good to find a sport that brings health and happiness to our lives.

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DO YOU WANT TO LIVE TO 100? HERE’S WHAT WE HEARD

An informal survey of boomers finds a mix of enthusiasm and fear
A recent Time article found that most people (77 percent) want to live to 100. How about you? Sorry Al Roker and Smuckers, but the odds of actually living that long are against us — in the 2010 Census, only about 53,000 centenarians were living in the United States. Even if the population of centenarians doubles, that’s fewer than 4 people per 10,000 who’ll live to 100.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STRENGTH TRAINING

Resistance exercise may help you lose weight and prolong your life
The key to a longer life may be as simple as lifting weights, according to a new analysis of older adults which showed twice-weekly strength training resulted in lower odds of dying. In fact, the odds of death for any reason was 46 percent lower in those who trained with resistance compared to those who did not.

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Can’t-Miss Ways to Get Your Emails Noticed

In today’s world of information overload, how can you get your emails noticed when you’re looking for a job, trying to attract clients or just get your boss’ attention? It’s a real problem. Last year, more than 205 billion business e-mails were sent and received, which translates into roughly 122 emails per user per day,…

How to Get Your Boss to Allow You a Phased Retirement

Recent surveys have found that many people working full-time in their 50s and 60s would like to move into a “phased retirement” through their employer. So how do you get your boss to let you shift from full-time to part time work? You have to take the lead and see the possibilities that benefit both…

Best Money Moves When You Get Laid Off

If you’ve ever been laid off, you know how it stings. I’ve been there, too, and, sadly, growing numbers of workers have lost their jobs lately. The first quarter of 2016 saw 76 percent more job cuts than the last quarter of 2015, according to global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas. If you become…

4 Ways to Ensure Your Work Skills Are Up-to-Date

One of the biggest stumbling blocks for job seekers over 50 is having the right skills to meet a prospective employer’s needs. Last summer, I testified at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing about older workers (I wrote about it for Next Avenue) and offered a recommendation to help these applicants: let’s get additional…

The Coming Train Wreck for Older Workers

Uh-oh. American workers aged 50 or older think there’s nearly a 1 in 2 chance they’ll still be working at 70 (see chart below), but many employees who expect to work longer are exactly the ones who’ll likely be least able to do so. That’s the upshot of the new, frightening (for employees and employers)…

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