Get back to work! Working past 'retirement age' is beneficial

Get back to work! Working past 'retirement age' is beneficial

Speakers at Age Boom Academy sounded the refrain: Working past the traditional retirement age is good for your mind, your body and the economy.

My Good Life: The psychologist is IN

July 26
My Good Life: The psychologist is IN
Trapped in a post-retirement malaise, Richard Demers had a life-changing encounter with a counselor at an art fest.

Profiles of four people who found 'encore' careers

July 26
Profiles of four people who found 'encore' careers
Four individuals who reinvigorated their lives with new careers after retirement.
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1:20pm

The benefits for strength training as you age

Resistance exercise may help you lose weight and prolong your life.
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1:14pm

Will you really be able to work into your 70s?

Many need or want to. Here's what may be necessary to do it.
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July 26

Resources

Here are some resources for people looking for work or other fulfilling activities after retirement. Two of the book authors, Marc Freedman and Chris Farrell,…
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July 26

Retirement on credit?

Credit cards are not the answer for securing retirement income.
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July 26

Dream home? Try before you buy

Seven points to consider before buying a retirement home.
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May 3

Retirees are an anxious bunch

Financial advisers say seniors need to take a deep breath and not make any rash decisions.
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May 3

The Good Life: Who cares? Family caregivers do

In Minnesota, 670,000 people act as unpaid caregivers to loved ones — a challenging trend that's only expected to grow.
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May 3

My Good Life: Becoming my father's caregiver

For Sarah Howard, taking care of her dad while he was in a nursing home was a "life-changing," emotional experience.
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May 3

A Minnesota kid, a trap and an outdoors lesson

The author was young and had grand visions, and the west metro of yesteryear was ripe for the taking.
May 3

Hating on the elderly may put you at risk of Alzheimer's

Karma bites back:  Negative views on aging can put you at greater risk of cognitive decline.
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May 3

Mayo Clinic study on attitudes toward aging: key findings

KEY FINDINGS2016 goals: 96 percent want to improve their health this year.Barriers: Work (22 percent), expense (14 percent), caregiving (13 percent), sleep (13 percent).Women vs.…
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May 3

Mayo survey finds 30-somethings less optimistic about aging

First-ever national survey on attitudes toward health and aging found that Americans in their 30s are the least likely to believe they will age better than their parents.
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May 3

And my calculated life expectancy is...

Want to live longer? For starters, exercise and manage stress.
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May 3

U nursing school is studying the effectiveness of Healthsense monitors

U nursing school is studying the effectiveness of Healthsense monitors with Alzheimer's and dementia.
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May 3

Medication errors: Tips to keep you safe

Medication errors are very common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 82 percent of adults are on at least one medication and…
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May 3

Local resources for caregivers

Conference: Caring for a Person with Memory LossWhat: An annual educational conference organized by Prof. Joseph Gaugler of the University of Minnesota's School of Nursing…
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May 3

Jim and Meg Clemens: Seeking some relief from the demands of caregiving

"Part of caregiving is being very organized. He's darned lucky he's got me."
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May 3

Kathleen Stuck sees caregiving from two sides

"You feel a never-ending guilt that you're not doing enough."
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May 3

Faye and Jim Molnau: Enjoying each other's company, with adjustments, due to Alzheimer's

"She came to me and said, 'My thinker don't work no more.' "
Variety
April 20

Gallery: America's favorite pastime

Break out the hats, gloves and sunflower seeds — it's time to play ball. Whether you catch a game at Target or CHS fields or spend summers driving to fields afar to support your own ballplayers, fans will be quick to tell you: Baseball isn't just a game, it's a way of life.

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    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
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    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
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    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
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    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
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    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
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    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
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