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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?

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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…

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 …

6 Offbeat Ways to Cut College Costs

Whether you’ve just dropped your freshman off at college or are wondering how you’ll pay your teen’s looming tuition bills, you’re likely dealing with sticker shock. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition, room and board at American private colleges now tops $42,000; the tab at some schools is nearly $60,000. At …

The 3 Strikes Against Older Job Hunters

There’s plenty of anecdotal evidence about how hard it can be for unemployed people over 50 to get hired after they’ve lost their jobs. Now, a team of academic researchers have culled all the studies they could find to see what the data shows. The result isn’t pretty, but one of these experts has some …


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