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    Corporate wellness programs boost employees -- and benefit the businesses that pay for them. Updated Sep. 28, 2011

  • We look at ways to help seniors keep their bodies and minds healthy.

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  • 'Life has just started'

    Article By: KATY READ , Star Tribune Publish September 28, 2011 2:00 AM / Update September 28, 2011 2:27 PM

    After we profiled Gary Westlund of Charities Challenge in our last issue, Good Life reader Roger Hauge e-mailed his thanks for the article. Turns out he has a pretty interesting story of his own ...

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Gary Westlund, 60 years old, trained at Como Lake. Westlund, an RxExe...

Vivian Hempel, 98 years old, worked out at Curves in St. Paul using a...

Author Katy Read with her mother and brother. Provided photo

Sudoku Tournament in Philadelphia on Saturday Oct. 24, 2009.

Dawn McLean teaches young children language and reading skills.

  • Home away from home

    Article By: FRANK JOSSI , Special to the Star Tribune Publish April 13, 2011 2:00 AM / Update April 13, 2011 11:01 AM

    Resort reunions give families a chance to connect across generations.

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  • Above average housing

    Article By: KATY READ , Special to the Star Tribune Publish April 13, 2011 2:00 AM / Update April 13, 2011 10:51 AM

    University-only housing offers room to expand the intellect.

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Jim and LaVonne Rasmusson went through old photo prints to decide whic...

  • A well-seasoned approach

    Article By: WARREN WOLFE , Star Tribune Publish March 2, 2011 2:00 AM / Update March 2, 2011 2:50 PM

    Planning ahead, rather than leaving it to chance, can make for a more rewarding retirement.

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Mary Hollinger downsized from a large house in New Jersey to a condo in Edina.

  • Money matters

    Article By: ALYSSA FORD , Special to the Star Tribune Publish March 2, 2011 2:00 AM / Update March 2, 2011 3:03 PM

    Smart tips to make your retirement savings last as long as you do.

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  • How old is old?

    Article By: KATY READ , Special to the Star Tribune Publish March 2, 2011 2:00 AM / Update March 2, 2011 3:13 PM

    'Productive aging' is the new mantra for folks who don't want to give up yet.

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Barbara Perry, 88, at Big Sky Montana

  • Fit at 50 ... and beyond

    Article By: SHEILA MULROONEY ELDRED , Special to the Star Tribune Publish March 2, 2011 2:00 AM / Update March 24, 2011 5:00 PM

    For active seniors, a little variety goes a long way toward ensuring a healthy future.

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Paul Burnett and Sue Salmela in the kitchen of their Minneapolis condo.

  • Finding love later in life

    Article By: STEPHANIE WILBUR ASH , Special to the Star Tribune Publish March 2, 2011 2:00 AM / Update March 2, 2011 2:51 PM

    Dating over age 50 is easier, more accepted and some say more fun than dating the first time around.

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