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Nearing retirement and still paying off student loans?

Because debt consumes a lot of mental energy, prioritizing self-care is more important than ever.

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5 tips for having sex again after a long hiatus

Sex is good for you. But it can be hard to jumpstart a physical relationship that's been dormant for years.

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There are 6 types of reminiscing — but only 3 are good for you

Just remembering and telling stories doesn’t necessarily confer any benefits, and in some cases can even do harm.

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5 questions to ask yourself before buying a vacation home

Owning a second home isn’t an option reserved only for the uber-wealthy.

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The surprising relationship between your calf muscles and dementia

Researchers believe insufficient brain blood flow plays a critical role in the development of dementia and Alzheimer's. But what's it got to do with your legs?

By 2022, only these 12 states will tax your Social Security

To prevent retirees from fleeing, West Virginia is phasing out its state income tax on Social Security.

Money

Nearing retirement and still paying off student loans?

Because debt consumes a lot of mental energy, prioritizing self-care is more important than ever.

Health

How hospitals cause even more harm by forcing patients to stay in bed

Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they're producing an “epidemic of immobility.”

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The dental work you need to tackle before you retire

Take care of your teeth while you’re working — you can’t count on Medicare.

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The four vaccines every adult over 50 needs

You know you need a flu shot every year, but that’s not the only needle with your name on it

Deep sleep may clear the brain of Alzheimer’s toxins, study says

Deep sleep is like a deep cleaning for your brain.

How to calm down your brain when anxiety takes hold

Four approaches for getting overwhelming stress under control.

How hospitals cause even more harm by forcing patients to stay in bed

Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they're producing an “epidemic of immobility.”

Home

10 apps everyone over 50 should have on their phone

Want to change your life for the better? There’s an app for that.

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The art of downsizing in place: 5 expert tips for clearing your clutter

Your home will be more comfortable without years’ worth of accumulations weighing on it, and on you.

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13 things in your attic that could be worth real money

Sometimes you can turn your decluttering into cold, hard cash

Life

7 normal parts of early childhood (that now I realize could have killed us)

It’s pretty remarkable that so many of us baby boomers have made it this far.

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Childhood trauma is linked to severe health consequences later in life

Adverse childhood experiences are now proven to lead to poor health outcomes down the line. How can this be prevented?

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5 tips for having sex again after a long hiatus

Sex is good for you. But it can be hard to jumpstart a physical relationship that's been dormant for years.

Entertainment

14 memorable books with midlife protagonists

Finding books with relatable protagonists can be difficult.

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One-season wonders: 10 prematurely canceled TV shows that deserved better

Perhaps these shows were all ahead of their time.

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The reason cruise ships are painted red below the waterline

There's one feature that nearly all ships share.

Money

How I quit worrying if I could afford to retire — and just did it

Want to quit the rat race but not sure you've got enough bucks? Here's how to make it work

Nearing retirement and still paying off student loans?

Because debt consumes a lot of mental energy, prioritizing self-care is more important than ever.

see more in Retirement

By 2022, only these 12 states will tax your Social Security

To prevent retirees from fleeing, West Virginia is phasing out its state income tax on Social Security.

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