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Dressing your age is an outdated idea. Do this instead

Good riddance to those four-inch stilettos. Here are seven style secrets that will help you look your best at every age

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Approximately 7 times more women will die of heart disease than breast cancer

Why the leading cause of death in women tends to fly under the radar

Beware caregiving mishaps: 5 simple ways to avoid injury

The physical risks of caregiving are serious. How do you come through without breaking down?

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Older shoppers still like brick-and-mortar stores — and Sears has noticed

The retail giant hopes to tap into boomers' taste for the personal touch

see more in Smart Spending

Can you claim a survivor’s benefit from Social Security after you have already claimed your own benefit?

Our expert weighs in on how it works, and how much you can expect to receive

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Health & Wellness

The second most common type of dementia frequently goes unrecognized

For a third of people with the disease, getting the correct diagnosis took more than two years

Health & Wellness

City parks in the US primarily cater to young people. This needs to change

Few older Americans take advantage of public parks. The amenities might be to blame

Pursuits

Dressing your age is an outdated idea. Do this instead

Good riddance to those four-inch stilettos. Here are seven style secrets that will help you look your best at every age

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Health & Wellness

Will the US follow Europe’s lead of offering entire dementia villages?

Some programs, such as Glenner Town Square, are underway that could perhaps lead the way toward residential development

Are brain-training games mostly just BS?

Some experts are dubious that we're actually gaining anything

5 unexpected surprises when signing up for Medicare

When you’re enrolling for the first time, you may have no idea what to expect. Here’s what Medicare newbies need to know

see more in Medicare

7 important dental tips for older people

17% of seniors age 65 and over have periodontal disease

More seniors are weighing the possibility of ‘rational’ suicide

They want the option to take “preemptive action” before their health declines in later years

How reading the doctor’s notes from your visit can save your life

Going home with a summary of your visit can help you better take control of your health

Will the US follow Europe’s lead of offering entire dementia villages?

Some programs, such as Glenner Town Square, are underway that could perhaps lead the way toward residential development

Family & Home

The 5 questions to ask your aging parents’ doctors

What to know to become your parents’ advocate

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6 thoughtful things to do when someone passes away

When it comes to being helpful, actions can speak louder than words

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Money

Retired at 62: How an active, nature-loving grandparent spends a week of her time and money

In our initial Retirement Journal, Debbie walks us through a week of her life

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Older shoppers still like brick-and-mortar stores — and Sears has noticed

The retail giant hopes to tap into boomers' taste for the personal touch

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Work

The big retirement benefit to working just a bit longer

Your standard of living in retirement could improve rather dramatically

see more in Retirement Planning

This company offers paid leave for grandparents

It's like maternity or paternity leave, except for new grandparents

Boomers are making more money on side hustles than millennials

A new survey says older workers are out-gigging their younger counterparts

Pursuits

Need travel medical insurance? Consider these 7 scenarios

Half of Americans don't know whether their health insurance works outside the US

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Unplugged: More than half of boomers still working said they’re happy to vacation without a smartphone

Survey says older travelers keep their holidays short and off the grid

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You’re convinced CBD works for you—what about for your pets?

The trendy treatment could quell 4th of July fireworks anxiety

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