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Travel Tips That Give Jet Lag the Boot

July 22, 2021

The jet-setting season is fast upon us with baby boomers, and retirees heading off to far-off places, to explore the world or take a domestic excursion. Traveling is an exciting way to experience life beyond our own backyards, and meet new people, but can also be draining especially when we transition between time zones, and […]

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Greenhouses Grow in Demand as Gardening Takes Off

July 18, 2021

As more homeowners sheltered during the pandemic, they explored outside activities, with gardening growing into a favorite pastime for many. To grow gardeners’ newfound love for plants and gardens, greenhouses are popping up in more backyards. Greenhouse manufacturers are reporting surging website traffic and demand over the past year. Bunny Williams, who maintains an interior […]

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Social Security Spouse Benefits – Things to Know if you are Eligible

July 16, 2021

Social security spouse benefits are eligible to you if you are widowed, divorced, or even still married. However, there are a few things you should know when claiming social security irrespective of the category you fall into. Widowed Spouses Benefits You can claim your spouse’s social security, as early as 60 years, upon his/her death, […]

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Best BBQ Sauce Recipes to Try This Summer

July 13, 2021

BBQ sauce is a sauce that you can enjoy with any type of meat, including chicken, pork, beef, and ribs. There are many different variations of BBQ sauce, varying from BBQ sauces that have vinegar flavors to BBQ sauces that have a tomato base or a mustard base. There is generally a type of BBQ […]

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Staying Busy during Retirement

July 10, 2021

All those days of working 7 days a week and doing so almost the whole day are now behind you. The time you spent working and being busy is now considered as your “free” time. But, instead of sitting back and relaxing, you find yourself bored to death. What will you do with your newfound […]

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Factors to Consider before becoming a Dog Owner

July 5, 2021

  The benefits of owning a dog, for seniors, have been documented for decades. Dogs help relieve stress, prevent depression, alleviate boredom and provide the companionship needed during the later years. There is nothing more rewarding than hugging a dog and getting a wag of the tail and a kiss of welcome. But, if you […]

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How To Create a Hummingbird Hangout in Your Garden

July 2, 2021

Hummingbirds have long been considered a symbol of joy and happiness and are said to bring good luck and positive energy to those who encounter them. So why not keep the good vibes going by creating a hummingbird hangout in your garden that can ensure these beautiful creatures return year after year? “Adding a hummingbird-friendly […]

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The Perks of Traveling After Retirement

June 26, 2021

Have you ever watched a travel program in a country such as India or Japan, and found yourself amazed that such places exist beyond the comfort of your own hometown? Most of us have yet to visit many of the landmarks within the U.S. let alone the wonders that lie abroad. Many wait until retirement […]

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The New American Status Symbol: A Backyard That’s Basically a Fancy Living Room

June 21, 2021

The backyard has become a status symbol and the ultimate family room for many well-to-do Americans. One person spent $550,000 on his outdoor space and he included Vegas-level lighting, a pizza oven, infrared heaters, and water features – a pool, waterfall, slide, and hot tub and grotto. Before the pandemic, exterior decorating was on the […]

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Home Decorating Tips for Seniors

June 18, 2021

Decorating your home, whether it is in an active adult community or an assisted living facility can be interesting and fun. You would be having many artifacts and mementos and collectibles that have seen for many years. These things are precious and you just can’t throw them away. Here are a few ideas on how you can […]

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