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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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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…

Late Night Commercials Aren’t So Funny Anymore

There once was a time when the act of watching television was completely carefree and always good for a few laughs. Like, when my friends and I were young, strong and nicely baked. To the point where we thought even the test pattern was a great show — even if it was a little short…

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…

10 Top Diet Hacks for Boomers

As health experts frequently say, small changes can lead to big results. So here’s a quick round-up of 10 practical diet tweaks for fiftysomething eaters, strategies that are geared toward slowly reshaping meals to help better manage everything from blood pressure and blood sugar to weight and vision: 1. Ditch the low-protein breakfast cereal. Is…

How to Enjoy Sex When You Have Arthritis

As we age, few of us escape periodic — or not-so-periodic — joint pain. While it may be possible to work around occasional pain and stiffness in a knee or elbow, arthritis that is constantly painful and potentially debilitating can make everyday activities newly challenging. When replacing the cap on the toothpaste requires effort, having…

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