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Create Your Own Blue Zone

By Mike Drak The Contessa just got back from visiting her family in Italy and told me that she wants to move there one day because in her words- “they really know how to live” something that we have sadly forgotten here. As is my nature I started to...

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Trending Topics Talk – Loneliness, Second Acts and Knowing Your Longevity

In this week’s Trending Topics Talk, we are joined by Joe Casey and Mike Drak and the topics we discuss are; Aging and Loneliness – Is This Inevitable, Preparing for Your Second Act and Knowing Your Longevity.

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Do Fences Really Make Good Neighbours?

By Susan Williams There is an old saying “fences make good neighbours”. But with loneliness being such a significant concern – especially for aging – are fences actually good for communities?

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Trending Topics Talk – Feeling Young, Care Worker Gender and Retiring Women

In this week’s Trending Topics Talk, we are joined by Joe Casey and Eileen Williams and discuss whether we are as young as we feel, the gender gap situation for care workers and whether women should be delaying retirement.

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Is It Time To Revisit the Idea of Commune Living?

By Susan Williams I can’t help but wonder if living in a commune as we age isn’t such a bad idea. Now before you say “didn’t we try this once before?” – here’s the reason why I’m even suggesting we revisit it again. I was reading some recent research...

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Booming Encore’s Trending Topics Talk

By Susan Williams We are very excited to announce that we just launched a new video chat series on trending topics that concern baby boomers, aging and retirement! In this segment we discuss unretirement, the digital divide and aging life lessons.

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