Pam Powell is the founder and owner of the Salad Girl line of salad dressings.

Salad Girl creator Pam Powell celebrates the salad in her successful encore career

Savoring the bounty of summertime with Pam Powell, Minnesota's own Salad Girl.

Writing down a life: How to create a loved one's memoir

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Thinking about collecting the life story of someone close to you? Great-grandchildren not yet born will appreciate it.

Plymouth woman's immediate retirement plan: Tackle the Appalachian Trail

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Dianne Seger
When Dianne Seger retired in February from her job as associate director of behavioral health with the Minnesota Department of Corrections, she wasn't interested in settling down.
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July 24
Singer Tony Bennett performs at the Statue of Liberty Museum opening celebration at Battery Park. The 92-year-old crooner keeps his voice in shape usi

How Tony Bennett and other singers preserve their voices as they age

How Tony Bennett and other senior singers preserve their voices as they age.
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July 24
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How to turn your passions into retirement income

Four ways to profit from the activities and interests you love.
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July 24
Why being kind makes you healthier

Why being kind makes you healthier

When you are kind to another person, even in a small way, it has a positive effect by helping that person feel valued and supported.…
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July 24
Activists at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on May 16, 2019. Warren joins Sen. Bernie Sanders, Joe Bide

With oldest, youngest candidates in 2020 race, will age matter?

Voters differ on whether some candidates are too old — or too young.
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July 24
Children from the TowerLight Child Care Center helped Joan Johnson, from the TowerLight Memory Care Unit, water plants as part of their multigeneratio

Little kids and 'grandfriends' get care under the same roof in St. Louis Park

When you put a preschool and a senior living facility together, kids gain skills while older adults gain purpose.
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July 24
A lobby at RidgePointe in Minnetonka now features a water-themed wallcovering and modern seating, after a redesign by Cy Winship.

Sleek, hip design is the latest look of senior living in the Twin Cities

Twin Cities elder communities are investing in fresh, modern design to woo a style-savvy generation — and their adult children.
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July 24
4 cheap places to live well abroad

4 cheap places to live well abroad

You can find them in Europe, Asia and Central America.
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May 3
Michelle Barber, Kersten Rodau and Therese Walth in “Mamma Mia!” at the Chanhassen.

Abba-themed 'Mamma Mia!' stirs up smiles at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

The Abba-sourced musical is a font of fun at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
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May 2
Diana Pierce worked with partner and “What’s Next?” technical director Scott Bemman to set up for a videocast from Heidi’s GrowHaus in Corcora

Former KARE anchor Diana Pierce searches for 'What's Next'

With a new online show, former KARE anchor Diana Pierce is off-script and ad-libbing her new adventure.
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April 30
James (JD) Davis looked through a box of free records at Hymie's Vintage Records in Minneapolis.

The pain and joy of selling my vinyl records

One man's wrenching, nostalgic decision.
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April 30
Children's books that help stop ageism before it starts

Children's books that help stop ageism before it starts

A Minnesota author campaigns for a positive view of late life — for children.
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April 30
Al Milgrom, founder of what is now the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, shot footage for “Singin’ in the Grain” for 45 years.

A movie decades in the making? At age 96, Minnesotan has the footage to prove it

Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul founder Al Milgrom started filming the documentary "Singin' in the Grain" in 1974. You can finally see it.
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April 30

Unhappy at work? Get out!

Five tips from someone who just made that move in midlife.
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April 30

Aging activist Ashton Applewhite explains how ageism hurts all of us

Ten questions for "This Chair Rocks" author and activist Ashton Applewhite.
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April 30

Where to get information to plan future housing options

Q: I’m interested in gathering information to plan for moving from our home when we can’t take care of it. I am 68 and my…
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April 30

Dave Barry's old dog teaches him new tricks

Happiness, friendship and gratitude are among the humorist's "Lessons From Lucy."
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April 30
Mick Sterling sang songs by Elton John at Crooners in Fridley.

From Eagles to Elton, classic songs are packing boomers into Twin Cities nightspots

Longtime bar singers celebrate classic songs from the Eagles, Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra and more.
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April 30
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How to get the health benefits of cannabis without getting high

'Microdosing' can provide just enough cannabis for medicinal effects.
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February 19
The three founders of Prime Productions pose for a portrait at the Andy Boss Thrust Stage at Park Square Theater. From left is Elena Giannetti, Alison

Twin Cities theater companies put a new spotlight on aging

Two new Twin Cities theater companies are shining the spotlight on mature performers and their stories.
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February 19
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How to avoid becoming a 'bored boomer'

Three suggestions for escaping ennui in retirement.
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