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How to Have a Healthy Retirement and Live Well

JLP Staff | Friday, July 31, 2015

After decades spent saving and toiling away, retirement can become the best years of your life. To make sure you take full advantage of your retirement, keep the followi...

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RECIPE: Summer Strawberry Salad

Helayne Waldman, Ed.D., M.S. | Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Helayne Waldman, Oncology Nutrition Specialist's Summer Strawberry Salad recipe

Originally posted in: Food & Home
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Helping your Grandkids pay for College? Save!

JLP Staff | Thursday, May 28, 2015

It is widely understood just how expensive it can be to get a college education these days. In the past, baby-boomers were able to obtain a high quality education for as ...

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Active Aging and Medication Management for Older Americans

Dr. James D. Huysman | Tuesday, May 26, 2015

May is Older Americans Month and right now the topics of active aging and managing medications has never been more important, particularly for those 55 and older.

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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5 Reasons We Don't Have to Fear Aging

JLP Staff | Friday, May 22, 2015

In the course of human history, there has never been a more favorable time to age gracefully. What are you afraid of?

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CBS: Traumatic life events may threaten women's heart health

Joan Lunden | Monday, May 4, 2015

While stress is a known risk factor in cardiovascular health for both men and women, a recent ongoing study focuses on the impact traumatic life events can have on a woma...

Originally posted in: Health
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Fiftysomething Diet: Eat a Big Breakfast or Not?

Joan Lunden | Friday, May 1, 2015

No matter how old you are, breakfast is and forever will be the most important meal of the day.

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Mind Over Medicine: 10 Soul Searching Tips

Beth Bielat | Monday, April 13, 2015

Changing the way you think is as important as going for an annual check-up! Beth Bielat shares some ways to keep your mind healthy by eliminating stress and thinking posi...

Originally posted in: Health
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Lifespan: Helping Older Adults Take On The Challenges And Opportunities Of Longer Life.

Joan Lunden | Thursday, April 9, 2015

Our country, like the rest of the world, has more people 65, 75, 85 and 95 than ever before. Here is how LifeSpan helps older adults take on the challenges and the opport...

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An Inside Look At My Commercial Shoot

Joan Lunden | Thursday, March 26, 2015

I recently shot a new commercial for, A Place For Mom, the nation's largest senior living referral service, helping families to plan for their future which is so importan...

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