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"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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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…

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…

Workplace Poker: Are You Getting Played?

If you’re not thinking about work as a kind of poker game, you’re bound to lose. But if you play your cards right, you might save your job and get the plum assignments you want. That’s the thesis Dan Rust offers in his intriguing new book, Workplace Poker. Rust, the charismatic founder of a corporate…

What If You Couldn’t Drive?

If you couldn’t drive, how would you get around? Depend on family or friends every time you wanted to get out of the house? Call a cab? Take the bus? “Honestly, a lot of us can’t wrap our minds around the possibility that someday we won’t be able to pop into our cars and drive…

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…

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