WHAT’S ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

Ever since the eponymous 2008 movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, “bucket list” has become a popular term for the list of life goals a person would like to achieve before they die — the things they’d like to do before “kicking the bucket.” Many retirees are finding that developing a bucket or “life …

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WINTER SAFETY TIPS FOR SENIORS

Winter can be a dangerous time, especially for seniors. Ice, snow, frigid temperatures, and slippery surfaces are often responsible for a number of accidents and illnesses during the winter months. Writing for care.com, Andrea Lee offers these tips to help keep you and your family safe during the winter months. Be careful on the ice. Walking on …

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IF YOU WANT TO AGE WELL YOU SHOULD FOCUS ON YOUR FRIENDSHIPS

Among older adults, friendships are actually a stronger predictor of health and happiness than relationships with family members, research shows. In a pair of studies involving nearly 280,000 people, William Chopik, assistant professor of psychology at Michigan State University, also found that friendships become increasingly important to one’s happiness and health across the lifespan. “Friendships …

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