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    The Rookie Retiree By Renee Langmuir: Ageism: An Ugly Reality (Why do I hate myself and my friends?)

    By Renee Langmuir (Originally published on the website The Rookie Retiree: Website For New Retirees)   I’ve been noticing that I’m getting subtly annoyed at my friends and close relations who are in my age group. They have not changed their interaction styles. They still have all of the virtues that…

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    Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting By Alice Herb: Reaching 90!

    By Alice Herb   Having just turned 90, I need to reorient myself to who I think I now am. I can’t quite grasp that I have managed to outlive even my mother. She died one day before her 90th birthday- but actually, it was on her birthday, as she…

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    On the Move – How a Power House Patient Finds The Right Health Care Team After Relocating By Julie Buyon

    By agebuzz Contributing Editor Julie Buyon   Moving to a new city can be exciting and daunting at the same time. Many seniors (about 1 in 5 Americans aged 55 plus, according to AARP) relocated in 2018 (although the number plummeted during the pandemic). Count me among them!  Like so…

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    Savoring Stillness By Louise Applebome

    By Louise Applebome   I think yoga has gained in exposure far enough by now for most people to have some awareness of its physical benefits.   If practiced smartly, with regularity, under the tutelage of qualified instructors, I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that an ongoing yoga…

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    Love Lasts Forever By Kathleen M. Rehl

    By Kathleen M. Rehl, Ph.D., CFP®, CeFT® Emeritus   Love for both my late husband, Tom and my current husband, Charlie, has endured over decades.   On the evening of February 12, 2007, Tom died in my arms. Earlier, he had said, “Find a new partner when I’m gone. Don’t…

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    “If You Will” By Dave Donelson

    Writer Dave Donelson left his successful business career in 1999 to become a full-time freelance writer. In 2020 he both completed a memoir of his life growing up (entitled Fathers: A Memoir) and began a daily journal where he posts his thoughts, observations, and insights each day. Titled “Journal of My Seventieth Year: A…

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    How Do You Take Your CBD? Understanding The Different CBD Delivery Systems By Bonnie Hagen

    By Bonnie Hagen   Every day, more and more people learn about the benefits of CBD (Cannabidiol) for relieving pain, reducing inflammation, treating insomnia, and alleviating anxiety. Sales of CBD products have skyrocketed since hemp-derived CBD was de-scheduled in the 2018 Federal Farm Bill.  Along with the sales gains has…

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    Been There, Done That: Eight Decades And Counting By Alice Herb: I Hate It, I Love It

    I Hate It, I Love It By Alice Herb   Now that I am most obviously a very senior, senior person, I am constantly being asked by other people if I need help. They just grasp my elbow or otherwise give me admonitions on what I should and shouldn’t do….

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    The Rookie Retiree By Renee Langmuir: Making the Transition: Stranger in a Strange Land

    By Renee Langmuir (Originally published on the website The Rookie Retiree: Website For New Retirees)   One night – that is the amount of time which you will have to transition to your new, retirement life. How is that possible? One day, you will leave your job. You will come home,…

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    Bending Backward To Go Forward By Louise Applebome

    By Louise Applebome   I knew that as 2022 neared its end and a new year arrived, it was time to spend extra time in yoga backends.   Lest you get distracted by thinking backbends mean huge wheels and arcs, please be aware that there are many other gentler, beneficial…

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    Julie Buyon

    Julie Buyon is a palliative care patient advocate who assists people who have serious and complex illnesses navigate a challenging health care environment. Her focus is on making patients feel empowered and powerful. She has worked in hospitals and nursing homes, and run many community programs for seniors about health…

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