Ten years ago, while building my last house in Colorado, which I really thought would be my last house, contractors kept telling me to think of the next owner. I kept thinking: What next owner? I'm never moving.
Well, guess ... more
Texting is now king -- in all age groups.
Americans have never spent more for their telephone services. Or less time talking on the phone.
As Time magazine proclaimed in its special 2012 "Tech Land" issue, "The ... more
Drew Kronick is pretty much done with printed newspapers.
The Westfield, N.J., resident has canceled his subscription to The New York Times and reads it on his iPhone or computer. He's reduced delivery of his local paper, The Star Ledger, ... more
While cosmetic surgery can't turn back time, a growing number of older adults are opting for surgery to help eliminate wrinkles, reshape breasts or suction out pockets of fat. A recent issue of the Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers this ... more
Floods! No, that wasn't a Weather Channel news alert. That's how my friends described the too-short pants I wore for my birthday shopping spree.
As we've each turned 60, we've come up with simple ways to mark our passage into ... more
GQ, the authoritative voice in men's fashion, and Van Heusen, a trusted brand for almost 100 years, teamed up to get the pulse of what men - and women - think about American men's style today. The findings were clear; ... more
A new program offers help for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's and other dementia.
The STAR-C program is designed to help overwhelmed in-home family caregivers who are dealing with their loved ones' frustrating and challenging behaviors, said Carol Terry, regional ... more
Nearly half of the 42 million Americans who look after aging family members are taking on jobs, such as complex medication regimes and wound care, that were formerly performed by doctors and nurses. And they need more training and support ... more
Karen Williams doesn't need to read the statistics about a crisis in care-giving for older adults that is sweeping the nation.
She lives it every day.
Williams, a sales manager for IBM, sometimes feels like a circus juggler trying to ... more
Cruise ships move from place to place based on seasonal demand. For example, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line could reposition a vessel from Venice to Santos (Sao Paulo) Brazil. That 14 day cruise, at today’s rate, in a “Superior Ocean View ... more