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5 Reasons Travel Is More Fun After 50

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Who can resist a puppy with its impossibly sweet baby face, and soft wriggly body? Honestly, it’s the most precious little being in the world, but as my senior boy snoozes at my feet, I tend to find his white sugar face, and big brown eyes equally irresistible. I adopted my nine-year-old bundle of love …

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On average, Americans consume about 130 pounds of the sweet stuff each year. Sugar is EVERYWHERE. Check any label at the grocery store and you’ll find it in everything from ketchup to lunch meat. Sugar releases the feel-good chemical dopamine into the brain, so it’s no wonder in our high-stress world that so many reaches …

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Traveling is rewarding, but we’ve all experienced the dreaded jet lag. You’ve crossed time zones and suddenly your entire internal clock is off kilter. If traveling by plane, it’s likely you haven’t slept much if at all, not to mention your diet being sabotaged by airplane food. Whether coming or going, it can feel like …

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Too late to learn a new language? Think again! Most sources will tell you that adopting a foreign vocabulary can only be done during early childhood but this is not the case at all. Not only is it possible, but it can ward off Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Sometimes I think we’re resistant to learning …

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Flashy signs and parking lots packed to capacity 24/7 is a typical casino scene. Inside, the colorful, musical machines easily turn an hour of fun into a bleary-eyed all nighter. According to AARP, this 40 billion dollar industry, has a reputation of targeting seniors due to this demographic having more time, and wealth to spend …

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Using “green” household cleaners is important for anyone but especially for those with compromised lung function such as COPD or asthma. Conventional cleaning products expose us to toxic fumes and harmful chemicals that can seep into the skin and cause serious long term effects. Fortunately gentle, and safe formulas are readily available to buy and …

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Your skin is the first thing people see. It is a reflection of what is happening inside your body and speaks volumes about your overall health. Toxins and impurities are excreted through the skin which can be difficult if it can’t “breathe.” As we get older the rate in which our skin cells renew slows …

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Those who’ve waited until later in life to travel may find some well-deserved freedom and enjoy themselves much more than when they were younger.  What are some perks to vacationing in your 50’s and beyond? The sky’s the limit, and yes, pun intended! No Need for Paid Time Off During your working years, you probably …

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Crowded airports, security checkpoints, cramped plane cabin, you know the drill.  For health conscious people this is a recipe for stress, and yes, germs. While a potentially mundane flight is inevitable, a few steps can be taken to be sure you arrive at your destination unscathed.  Here are some tips on how you can Jet …

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There’s a big misconception out there that fitness after retirement means you’re limited to water aerobics or a stationary bike. The truth is, participating in hobby sports whether it’s skiing, tennis, or maybe even a triathlon doesn’t just do a body good, but it alters the stereotype that getting older means putting on the brakes. …

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