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Why Are Boomers Still Working? Maybe We Just Don't Know How To Retire
Retirement should be a gradual change that we ease into, not an abrupt departure with false promises to stay in touch.
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I Quit Spying On My Teenager And Learned Why I Didn't Need To
At some point, you just have to let go of fixing everything for them.
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The Real Trick To Aging May Just Be To Ignore It
I'm experiencing creaks in my floorboards.
Social Security Has Paid Benefits To My Dead Husband For A Year
This is why the Social Security Administration is a nightmare to deal with.
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I Live In A High-Risk Fire Zone. And No, I'm Not Crazy.
Preparation is the key. That, and when ordered to evacuate, I scram.
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This Is Why Crazy Uncle Harry Still Gets Invited To Thanksgiving
Unfriending someone on Facebook is kind of like leaving the holiday dinner table -- it won't change anyone's offensive views, but you may feel better.
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The Disturbing Reality Of My Husband's Stay In A Nursing Home
I wanted ― needed ― to be given a leave of absence from my caregiving life.
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The One Thing Trump Can't Possibly Make Any Worse For Those Over 50
This may be a ticking time bomb.
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My Nose Knows An Anti-Semite When It Smells One
For those who don’t speak code, I am Jewish.
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Why There's No Better Time Than Now For An Attitude Of Gratitude
Just like beauty, happiness lies in the eye of the beholder.
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3 Things That Really Didn't Make 1950s' America 'Great'
Gays were closeted, women were corseted and blacks were still being sent to the back of the bus.
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Here Are The Three Reasons Why Medicare Is Doomed
Why on Earth would Trump mess with it?
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Please, Family Caregivers Do NOT Need Coloring Books
What we need is help and money. Physical help, and real-life green dollar bills.
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Not All Caregivers' Stories Are The Same, But Their Pain Is
All caregivers need help, despite the differences in their situations.
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A Caregiver's Reality: It's Always Something
We live on a roller coaster, just waiting for the next bad thing to happen.
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