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Seniors working into their golden years

Many view retirement as playing a round of golf every weekend and laying by a beach during the week. However, some seniors have no desire to slow down and want to continue to work well into ...

January 20, 2012

Bryan Aldrige

Public health budget increases lower some mortality rates

If more money is dedicated to the public health effort, people's health may improve, according to a recent study conducted by scientists at the Universities of Arkansas and Kentucky. ...

August 8, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Retired couples spend more time following separate dreams

Some couples may be looking forward to spending as much time together as possible in retirement, but not every pair likes to be attached at the hip. ...

July 21, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

Growing old doesn’t have to mean relinquishing freedom

No one likes to admit that they're growing old, and as the Baby Boomers begin to reach the golden age of retirement, they want to remain active and purposeful....

July 13, 2011

Alan Wu

Median age of Connecticut reaches 40

As Census data is released, the latest statistics are showing some startling trends in many states, including Connecticut. ...

May 12, 2011

david_meistrell

Connecticut town plans to become senior-friendly

The town of New Canaan theorizes that, if older adults are provided with more accessible outdoor amenities such as sidewalks and benches, overall senior health could be improved....

April 13, 2011

Lisa Wurth

More baby boomers finding new jobs during golden years

There are many reasons that older adults are choosing to take up a new job during retirement. ...

March 25, 2011

Alan Wu

Retirement boot camps help retirees with post-work lives

The New York Times reports that the University of North Carolina, Asheville, hosts two workshops every year at the Center for Creative Retirement, where retirees who may have felt like they ...

September 17, 2010

david_meistrell

Adventures in Leaning program helps older adults expand their minds

At Shepherd's Center of Oakton-Vienna, Virginia, a program is available for baby boomers and seniors who want to attend classes and expand their knowledge, according to Connection Newspapers...

September 2, 2010

Lisa Wurth

New class teaches seniors how to use Skype, Facebook

When 52-year-old Mark Shearer asked his class of 60 seniors how many of them had used Skype and Facebook, a total of six raised their hands, according to ReadingEagle.com. ...

August 18, 2010

Jasmine Phu

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