Author: AFL Staff

A Safety Checkup for Your Strength Training Routine

Strength training is one of the safest activities, as long as it’s performed with safety in mind,” says Ches Jones, PhD, associate professor of health science at the University of Arkansas. Strength training is great for health, but only if you do it safely and properly. Here’s how to stay safe and injury-free when you strength tr...Read More

Stressed? Alcohol May Worsen – Not Help – Your Situation….

Not everyone drinks in response to stress. A number of factors, including genetics, usual drinking behavior, experiences with alcohol or other drugs, and social support, help determine whether a person will drink during a stressful situation. What is it about stress that makes some people turn to alcohol? Does alcohol help you relax, or can it make...Read More

Flirting and Dating at 50+ – A Guide (Kind of)

It was a disaster waiting to happen. After 20 years of marriage, George K. sallied back into the dating frenzy in Los Angeles. He tied some gold chains around his neck and splashed on strong cologne. He bellied up to a nice-looking brunette and shot an exaggerated wink to get her attention. “Hi there, doll,” he announced. “George ...Read More

5 Ways Grandparents Can Help Their Grandchildren Financially

Some grandparents aren't as informed as they could be about how they can best help. Here are 5 ways Grandparents Can Help Their Grandchildren Financially

7 Great Tips to Manage Adult Bullying

Typically, when we think of a bully, we think of bullies on the playground or at school. Bullying is not limited to growing up and children, teens or young adults. Unfortunately, bullies exist, and intimidation does not end after school. Bullying happens even to adults in the workplace.

How Clutter is Ruining Your Life – and, How To Fix It!

Clutter is a fairly common problem for many families. It can be an extra burden for retirees. It may feel like you’ve downsized while in your same home, because clutter has shrunk your livable space. You may also feel a bit more aches as you try to move piles of clutter from one area to another. When you discover an inability to find things you nee...Read More

8 Tips For Resolutions That Stick in the New Year

One Habit at a Time. Don’t tackle several changes at once. Successfully conditioning one habit change is more useful than giving up on a half dozen changes after a month.

Estate Planning: Here’s Your Primer

After Fifty?  Then it’s time. Time to tackle estate planning.  Time to stop with the floundering and wavering.  Here’s the “equipment” you need – nine essential estate-planning tools, along with details about what they do and why you need them.  1.  Will A will is a written document in which you identify what you’...Read More

7 Tips to Manage Stress this Holiday Season

The holidays are that time of the year when people feel even more stressed than they usually do and while this time of year is celebrated by most for joy, togetherness and thankfulness, not everyone is able to greet the season with the same sense of happiness.

4 Easy Ways to Make New Friends in Retirement

Who does not like those great looking doctors on TV. Plus, medical television shows are filled with drama, romance, and life-and-death situations.

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