Editors' Picks

The four vaccines every adult over 50 needs

You know you need a flu shot every year, but that’s not the only needle with your name on it

How we bought, sold and talked about feminine hygiene products

Your "time of the month" was treated like an embarrassing secret you shouldn't talk about, or square dance during.

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Vets have a name for when your dog runs around your home like crazy

This sudden burst of activity may seem to come out of nowhere, but for your dog, it’s perfectly natural.

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These candles are designed to smell like your childhood

Scents designed to transport you back to a different era.

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Hey Stevie: the joke-telling, caregiving robot that wants to work the night shift

The U.S. is facing a major shortfall in paid care workers. Can socially assistive robots fill the gap?

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Family & Home

Would you have your body composted as an environmentally friendly burial alternative?

This year Washington became the first state to legalize human composting.

Health & Wellness

What it means when you can’t remember a word

A failure to remember a word need not be seen as a general memory problem.

Health & Wellness

The four vaccines every adult over 50 needs

You know you need a flu shot every year, but that’s not the only needle with your name on it

Health & Wellness

The dental work you need to tackle before you retire

Take care of your teeth while you’re working — you can’t count on Medicare.

see more in Healthcare Costs

There may be a scientific explanation for ‘near-death experiences’

Many patients who were brought back to life said they could see or hear even after being officially declared dead.

Everything you need to know about CBD

The medical industry is beginning to understand the benefits of the product. But there's a lot of bad information out there.

Mental health issues aren’t just a normal part of aging

Here's a comprehensive list of resources for older adults who might be struggling.

8 possible causes for that metallic taste in your mouth

Does your mouth have the taste of old pennies? The condition is more common than you might think.

The dental work you need to tackle before you retire

Take care of your teeth while you’re working — you can’t count on Medicare.

Family & Home

The burden of a remarkable house

Her mother died a year ago, but her house and its treasures are hard to leave behind

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What life is like inside Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville-themed retirement communities

This string of retirement communities builds on a tropical theme that would warm the hearts of Jimmy Buffett's biggest fans

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The creative ways other languages handle grandparent names

It’s a special bond, and humans have found ingenious ways to highlight its importance linguistically.

Money

How much $100 is really worth in each state

Thinking about relocating in retirement? Here's how far your money goes across the country.

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Social Security cost-of-living increase will raise benefits 1.6% in 2020

This will bring the average monthly Social Security check up to $1,503.

Learn more about the topics that are important to you

Retirement planning, healthcare, relationships, caregiving, smart spending, and more

Work

Want to scale back from work without stepping down? Try slow retirement

Give retiring a test drive before you cut the cord for good.

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Looking for consulting work in retirement? Here’s how to negotiate your rate

Do your homework and you could end up earning more than you did as a full-timer.

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11 magical Disney jobs perfect for retirees

Moving to Florida? The Happiest Place on Earth has a wide array of jobs waiting for you.

Pursuits

There’s a word for buying new books, but not actually reading them

It translates to "leaving a book unread after buying it, typically piled up with other unread books.”

see more in Passions

Terrify your neighbors with these digital Halloween decorations

Halloween decorations have come a long way from a simple carved pumpkin on the porch.

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Fall TV preview 2019: What to watch (and what’s not worth it)

The five broadcast networks will be introducing 17 new shows this fall.

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