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Research: Meditation Is Improving Lives of Older People

By Susan Williams If you’re ever feeling anxious or depressed, have you tried meditation? An interesting study has found that if you do, this may really help. Plus there are other benefits for older adults too.

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Retiring In a Hotel – Is This Really That Surprising?

By Susan Williams There was an interesting story reported the other day about a couple who were planning to live out their golden years in a Holiday Inn rather than a retirement home. Their main motivator was primarily due to cost. The couple had estimated that it was going to cost $188...

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The Blessings (and Wisdom) of Aging

By Susan Williams Getting old. Sadly, there are many people that are not really not looking forward to the experience. They often see it as a time of loss or a reduction in their ability to enjoy their lives. But as the people in the following video point out,...

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The Art Of Retirement Living

By Mike Drak I was visiting my parents at the cemetery over Christmas and I noticed that they still hadn’t finished my mother’s plaque. There was her date of birth and the dash but they hadn’t inscribed the date that she had passed. The more I thought about it...

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Is the Real Issue Age or Competence?

By Susan Williams I read a really interesting article in the New York Times recently entitled “When Is The Surgeon Too Old To Operate“. The article highlighted that similar to many other professions, the population of physicians is aging. It then went on to raise the question of how...

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Finding Your Flow In Retirement

By Susan Williams Have you ever experienced a “flow state” in your life? If you’re not familiar with what this is, it was actually a term coined by psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi in 1975. Wikipedia defines flow as; …being in the zone, is the mental state of operation in which a person performing...

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