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STILL ALICE author Lisa Genova explores the research behind her ground breaking novel. Meet a real life ‘Alice;” a woman diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at age 45.

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A personal story about scratching the midlife itch
It’s the same every year. I ask my husband, Steve, what he’d like for Christmas, and he says: “A Ferrari.”
We laugh and he gets a nice sweater. Sometimes I wonder if his desire for the car stems from life dissatisfaction — the classic crisis that can lead to dubious decisions like running off with the nanny or buying a toupee.

Aging Better With a Little Help From Our Friends

Recalling lessons learned from the experts
In the shallow end of the pool, a mother encourages her toddler to put her head underwater and blow bubbles. “You did it!” the mother crows. “I’m proud of you.” All smiles, the little girl dunks her head again. Our parents teach us to say our names, use a spoon, dress ourselves, cross a street, put our heads underwater.

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How to Quit Without a Plan B and Find Happiness

If you’ve been working for more than a few decades, odds are that at least once you’ve been so unhappy you were ready to quit without a new job lined up. In 2012, in her early 40s, Tess Vigeland did just that. Here’s the thing: At the time, Vigeland was the peppy, sassy, supersmart host …

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Due to massive downsizing, forced early retirements and job burnout, more and more people 50+ are looking for an alternative to a corporate job for the next stage of their lives. As a coach to startups run by people over 50, let me give you eight reasons why becoming an entrepreneur can let you combine …

How to Plan for an Unexpected Early Retirement

Imagine this: you’ve been working hard for decades and are starting to feel comfortable with your financial future. All of sudden, a major life event forces you to retire five to 10 years earlier than planned. Now what? Perhaps a serious medical issue emerges. Or you lose your job in your late 50s or early …

How to Remodel Your Bathroom for Now and the Future

You’re planning a bathroom remodel. Exciting! It’s time to talk about flooring and finishes, light fixtures and storage space. Oh, yeah, and walkers, slips and broken hips! Wait. What?! We know, we know, that’s not you. It may never be you. But the truth is: Thinking about some of the challenges of aging as you …


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