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What If Seven Minutes of Exercise A Day Was Enough?

By Randee Bieler I was worried about myself and exercise. I just turned 70 and right on que, my legs started really feeling the stairs. I am so jealous of Husband, Peter, who loves tennis, he actually anticipates it gleefully every time he’s got a game. If I played tennis,...

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Walking is Good But A Fast Walk Is Even Better!

By Susan Williams If you are already making a regular routine of taking a walk that is great. In fact, you don’t even have to walk that much in order to derive some benefits. According to a study published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, as little as two...

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Reasons To Back Away From the Television Screen

By Susan Williams If I told you that the average retiree watches 48 hours of television a week would that surprise you? Well, according to an article published in The Wall Street Journal this is the case. In the post they shared that this was the number that was...

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Gotta Minute – Why Not Meditate?

Do you meditate? With so much research now available about the  benefits of meditation,  it’s hard to continue to deny the value it could bring to your life. In a recent article written titled The Many Benefits of Meditation for Older Adults published in US News, they shared that...

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Why a Longer Happy Hour in Retirement is Not A Good Thing

Alcohol. When something good happens we may drink to celebrate. When something bad happens we may drink to drown our sorrows. But it seems that baby boomers are hitting the bottle much harder than ever before and this is creating some significant risks.

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Growing More Than Just Vegetables

By Susan Williams Spring is now in full swing! It’s that wonderful time of year when we shift our thinking from the cold of winter to the warm promise of the summer to come. It’s also the time of year that we start to take a good look at...

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