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LIVING

Rock and Roll Never Gets Old

Rock and Roll never gets old—and you can tell because of the upcoming concert season. Some of the hottest tickets of the summer, purchased by concertgoers of all ages, are for performers that are age 60 plus!

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MONEY

Top 10 Reasons Seniors Are Benefiting From The Modern Economy

The U. S. economy made history in 2019 by sustaining the longest expansion period on record. While the benefits of this prosperity have impacted all different groups and demographics, the benefits to our American senior population in particular are considerable. Here are several ways U.S. economic growth is enabling citizens over 55 to drive even greater economic success. 

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LIVING

1 in 4 Americans Say They'll Never Retire

Recent poll results show that 1 in 4 Americans plan on never retiring. Some view it optimistically as older adults finding purpose in work, others as a growing sign of desperation among older workers. Where does the truth lie?

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JOBS

7 Obstacles For Older Workers—And How To Overcome Them

Employers often have fears and concerns about hiring older workers. What may be true for many older workers may not reflect your situation but being aware of these assumptions and concerns may help you avoid getting lumped in with the rest.

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SOCIAL SECURITY

Filing for Social Security Retirement Benefits

It’s tempting to begin claiming Social Security benefits at the earliest opportunity — age 62 — and many Americans do just that. But is it wise? 

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LIVING

Is Your Town or Employer Age Friendly?

Age Friendly Advisor  focuses on where we live and work in our later years - and how we engage with our communities. Go to your town's page and post your review.  What makes it age friendly - or not?  Go to the 'Working' section and post an employer review.  What makes your employer age friendly - or not?

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CARE

10 Signs of Mental Decline

Changes in mental health for a spouse or loved one are often gradual. Don't let a diagnosis take you by surprise—use this list of 10 easy-to-check items to give yourself a reference point about whether you may need to seek additional help.

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LIVING

"The Best is Yet to Come" Movie Awards

Which movie treats older adults with the most respect - breaking from stereotypes through multi-dimensional characters who make interesting and complicated choices about how to live their best lives?

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LIVING

Ageism Today

Even as ageism affects millions of people around the world, it remains a challenge to both identify and combat it. Take our survey to weigh in.

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JOBS

Can Employers Ask How Old You Are?

Would it be illegal if a recruiter asked, "How old are you?" If you are like the majority of age 50+ job seekers, I'll wager you answered with a confident "yes." The real answer may surprise you...

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