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6 Signs It’s Time To Ditch Your Doctor

Whether you visit your doctor once a month or just a few times a year, the relationship you have with your general practitioner can affect your health. Just like in any other relationship, if things aren’t working, it might be time to part ways. Here are six telltale signs that it’s time to change doctors: Your doctor doesn’t listen Much of health ...Read More

To Marry (or Stay Married) – Why’s It Matter?

A 2006 article published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found that people who have never married have the highest risk of death in the United States. The study also found that compared with married people, people divorced or separated are 27% more likely to die, and people who have never married 58% more likely to die. But what...Read More

10 Things You Should Know About Sex After 50


Like red wine, certain things can get better with age. Don’t think that if you’re in the over-50 crowd, you have to settle for a less-than-fulfilling sex life. You can still enjoy sex, you just may have to put a little more planning into it than you did when you were younger.  Recent studies show that people maintain active sex lives well into thei...Read More

12 secrets from couples married for decades…and how they stay married

If you want to know about marriage, ask someone with a lifetime of experience. Here we share the top tips from our community and how they stay happily married. Marriage comes first.  If you push your spouse down on your list of priorities, even your children will believe that marriage isn’t all that important. On the flip side, if they see yo...Read More

Social Security: How to Plan Around Uncertainty

Key Points ****************** Americans are not confident in Social Security solvency, according to new research Benefit amounts can vary greatly based on the age that you begin collecting Legislative standoff could make other sources of retirement income more crucial ******************* Social Security has been serving as a safety net for over 80 ...Read More

Switch the Route This Summer!

I’m hot. Not the kind of hot where people think I’m really cool. The kind where I stick my head out the door and I’m attacked by 93 degrees with matching humidity. Forty degrees hotter than it was a week ago. According to our President, there’s no such thing as climate change. It’s all a Chinese hoax, like transforming Lo Mein into healthy Kentucky...Read More

5 Tips for Finding Friendship after 50

Research – and experience – shows that our network of friends tends to shrink as we get older. As we age, it becomes harder and harder to find time to catch up with friends, whether they’re down the street or across the country. Similarly, it becomes much harder to make friends after 50. We no longer can rely on our children’s play groups and sport...Read More

5 Tips for Finding Friendship after 50

Research – and experience – shows that our network of friends tends to shrink as we get older. As we age, it becomes harder and harder to find time to catch up with friends, whether they’re down the street or across the country. Similarly, it becomes much harder to make friends after 50. We no longer can rely on our children’s play groups and sport...Read More

5 Summer Sandal Options for 50+ Women Wanting Comfort & Style

  Summer means painted toes and sandals. Enjoy the latest styles without sacrificing comfort. Here are five top-selling sandals that will keep your heels happy this summer, whether you’re at the beach, taking a stroll or enjoying an evening out on the town.   Alegria Women’s Karmen Wedge Sandal in White The rocker-style sole of these sho...Read More

Go Outside! Why Time Outdoors Is Good For You

Summer’s here, and the great outdoors is calling. Not only does it feel nice to get some fresh air, spending time outdoors is linked to improved health. Soak it up Getting a bit of sun (while wearing sunscreen, of course) is good for your body. Vitamin D is activated when the sun hits your skin. It’s crucial as we age to get enough Vitamin D, as it...Read More

Perimenopause: 3 Essential Tips

As your reproductive years are starting to wind down, your hormones move into transition mode. And that means hormones out of balance. It’s natural and it’s inevitable, and the severity of your symptoms depends on your overall health and your knowledge of what is going on in your body and so you can do something about it. Let’s take a look at hormo...Read More

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