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What’s Your Kindness Quotient?

What’s Your Kindness Quotient?

Amara Rose October 10, 2017 3

Can "kind" become the new "cool", especially with seniors?

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Elder Orphans: Ending the Isolation

Elder Orphans: Ending the Isolation

Amara Rose October 3, 2017 0

We call children “orphans” if they lose their parents, but don’t tend to associate this description with people at the other end of the life spectrum. And while foster care exists to help the

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Staying Smart About Senior “Savings”

Staying Smart About Senior “Savings”

Amara Rose September 26, 2017 2

Are smooth sales pitches depleting senior wallets?

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The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

Amara Rose September 6, 2017 5

We’ve covered seniors and hearing loss, including the incredible regenerative benefits of music for brain health. There are even technologies that help senior living communities keep residents engaged with hearing assistance that adjusts individual

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The Gig Is Up:  How Elders Can Bloom in the Freelance Marketplace

The Gig Is Up: How Elders Can Bloom in the Freelance Marketplace

Amara Rose August 15, 2017 2

Once upon a 1099, it was called freelancing. The newest catchphrase is “gig economy“. But however one refers to flexible, part-time, independent contractor work, it seems seniors are piloting the ship: since 1995, those

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Are You Sure It’s Dementia? Paving New Neural Roads

Are You Sure It’s Dementia? Paving New Neural Roads

Amara Rose August 8, 2017 4

Scientist, yogi and author Lisa Genova, who wrote Still Alice, shares some encouraging words for brain health. While we can’t change our genes or prevent aging (yet!), restorative sleep is “like a power cleanse

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And In The End…

And In The End…

Amara Rose July 25, 2017 2

We’ve explored death and dying issues a number of times: Death, Be Not Proud The Final Frontier: Saying Yes to Death Facing the Inevitable with Grace and Wit Preparedness: Shedding New Light on the

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Retirement Wizardry:  Where the Smart Money Meets Reverse Mortgage Magic

Retirement Wizardry: Where the Smart Money Meets Reverse Mortgage Magic

Amara Rose July 5, 2017 2

As 10,000 baby boomers a day turn 65 (a phenomenon that began in 2011 and continues through 2029), retirement savings — or the lack thereof — continues to be grist for financial columnists nationwide.

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