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Facing the Terrifying Reality of Possible Nuclear War… Again

By Dave Price As Baby Boomers (those of us born between 1946 and 1964), we were the first generation to grow up during the Atomic Age. Aware at any moment that devastatingly destructive nuclear bombs could rain from the sky, ending much of life and civilization as we knew...

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Transforming Healthcare – A Baby Boomer’s Perspective

By Susan Williams A recent article published by the Guardian shared some interesting new predictions about aging and health. They stated that even though we are now living longer, these extra years we may now have been given may not necessarily be spent in the best of health. Some of...

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Fearing The “L’s” of Aging

By Susan Williams I was recently approached to share my thoughts on the fears that some baby boomers may have about aging and retirement. Personally, I prefer to look at the positive side of aging and view the gray hair and wrinkles simply as a by-product of a life well...

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Disrupting Death – Could This Be the Next Industry Ripe For Change?

By Susan Williams The funeral industry in the US is estimated to be valued at $20.7B with an estimated 2.4 million funerals per year. With the population aging, is this industry now ripe for disruption?

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Booming Encore’s Encore Posts of 2017

By Susan Williams As I look back and write this final post for the year, I realize how much 2017 was truly a year of challenges and change. This past year was marked by political turmoil, protests, natural disasters and refugee and human crisis situations. We witnessed attacks on...

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‘Tis The Season To Unplug

‘Tis The Season To Unplug

Posted in Commentary, Technology

By Susan Williams The holiday celebrations are now well underway and as I walked through the bustling malls or drove past people on the streets I noticed one very similar thing – everyone is plugged into their devices. And this really is not a good thing. There is research...

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