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8 Beauty Surgeries That Are Worth It As You Age

Baby Boomers are approaching the “Golden Years” with vigor unmatched by previous generations. Advances in medical care and a healthier lifestyle including diet and exercise extend life expectancy as well as the quality of life. Boomers are changing the perception of “senior citizen!” Among the improvements appreciated by people age 50 and older is the availability of cosmetic surgery. Once ...

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9 Best Ways To Make Your Money Last Through Retirement

You have finally made it through your working life to retirement. You’re excited but also a bit apprehensive. You are concerned about your retirement income and how to make your money last through your retirement and into the “Golden Years.” And because having to switch from saving your money to spending your money takes some time to get your head ...

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9 Easy Exercises People 55+ Should Do Every Week

As you have gotten older, like other people, you may have become more sedentary. This can lend to muscle loss as well as bone loss. Then bones will break easier when you fall, and that could end with many trips to the hospital and a hip replacement, or worse. Also you could end up in a nursing home being taken ...

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9 Best US Cities To Retire To

Retirement is just around the corner, and you have decided to sell the homestead; pack up and move. But where is a good place to live for a retired person? And what will you do with your new-found freedom? Well, below is a list of cities, in no particular order, which are considered the best to retire to; plus some ...

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9 Ways To Be Happier In Retirement

RETIREMENT is the period of life considered to be the “golden years.” It is the time to relax and enjoy the fruits of years of toil and labor. Most humans began dreaming of retirement from the day they start a career. Retirement means individual freedom. Freedom from the stress and constraints of employment and all that entails. While retirement sounds ...

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9 Amazing Cities Outside the U.S. To Retire To

From the time most people begin a working career they start dreaming of retirement. The fulfillment of life in the “golden years” holds different visions and is as individual as the person entertaining the ideal. Having enough money for retirement means factoring rising taxes, increasing energy costs, escalating and uncertain medical care, insurance, collapsing home values, and withering 401(k) accounts. ...

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9 Foods People Over 55 Should Eat To Stay Young

There are no magic potions to secure eternal youth. In addition to the perpetual clock the ravages of stress, pollution, smoking, sun exposure, disease and excessive alcohol consumption contribute radically to the body’s aging process. Medical research proves a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and a smart diet adds years to your life while subtracting years from your appearance. To ...

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9 Health Signs To Watch For When You’re Older Than 55

Aging is an inevitable consequence of living and for most people aging sure beats the alternative. Life expectancies are extending and with advances in medical care people are enjoying healthier, happy lives well in to their senior years. Fifty-five years old may be the new 35 but the body still suffers and reacts to the ravages of pollution, stress, sun ...

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8 Reasons Why A Reverse Mortgage Is A Good Idea

First of all, what is a reverse mortgage? What are the eligibility requirements? Why would a reverse mortgage be a good idea? Well, a reverse mortgage is just what it sounds like. With a regular mortgage you make payments until the loan is paid off. When you have a reverse mortgage the lender makes the payments to you. When your ...

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