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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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A 5-YEAR DIARY CAN HELP YOU CHART A SUCCESSFUL RETIREMENT

These tools of reflection can keep you on track during this major life transition
When my friend Marty Guthrie learned that another friend, Mike McPherson, was starting a five-year diary, Guthrie told him that she was now on her second one. These daily journals, with five spaces for each date to jot down a few lines about the day’s activities, make it easy to look back at each of the previous year’s entries, and Guthrie had found it useful tool for reflection and figuring out her next steps.

PREPARE FOR SURGERY WITH EXERCISE AND DIET

'Prehabilitation' is slowly being recognized as valuable for success after a procedure
A dozen years ago, at the age of 50, Lillie Shockney decided to have breast reconstruction surgery after two bouts of cancer and two mastectomies. The procedure called for removing a flap of skin and fat from her abdomen, used to rebuild her breasts.

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Why Aging at Home Is Getting Easier for Some Families

Like many family caregivers, Jean Seikel Peterson is making sacrifices to keep her mother at home. Three years ago, Peterson quit her job as a teacher to become a full-time caregiver. Her mother, Elinor Seikel, 98, is blind from macular degeneration and has a host of other medical problems. She needs assistance with everything from bathing…

Why Pressure Will Grow to Change Long-Term Care Financing

Anybody who knows anything about long-term care is aware that America’s current system is deeply troubled. Yet the nation’s capital has shown little interest in tackling long-term care financing, even as the need is growing with the aging of the boomer generation. Neither have the presidential candidates. “Long-term care isn’t part of the political agenda,”…

A Dangerous Health Problem No One Talks About

You’re sitting down to enjoy a nice steak at your favorite restaurant, maybe sipping a little wine. Suddenly a piece of meat gets stuck in your throat. It’s not enough to block your breathing, so you’re not quite choking —but you also can’t get it down. You excuse yourself and go to the restroom, hoping…

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)…

Time to End Forced Retirement?

A few weeks ago I was at a dinner for the kick-off to a three-day program in New York City I attended called Age Boom Academy, whose theme was Global Aging: Danger Ahead? Our dinner speaker was John Beard, director of the World Health Organization (an arm of the United Nations) Department of Ageing and…

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