Off the Beaten Path: What to do in Prague That Doesn’t Make You Look like a Tourist.

Explore Prague, not just tourist traps. Bella and Wayne's continuing love story is a little bit of fiction with real-life travel tips. Enjoy!

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Top 10 Low-Maintenance Pets for Seniors

Animals offer much-needed companionship for seniors. But choosing a low-maintenance pet is important. So, we've created a list of the top ten! Read more.

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How Do I Get My Retired Husband Out of the House Without Hurting His Feelings?

After retirement men will simply depend on their wives for their social life. If that works for you, great! But if you want him out of the house, read on.

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Does The Idea of Multigenerational Travel Appeal to Your Family?

Does the idea of multigenerational travel appeal to your family? We know that group travel is on the rise, so why not get some quality time in, too?

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How Do You Digitize Your Slides and Photos?

Digitizing slides and photos is a great way to preserve them and share with your loved ones. Find out how and subscribe to Senior Life for tips on living as a mature adult.

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Mom, I Have to Take Away Your Car: How to Have the Conversation?

Does your mom or dad need to quit driving? Read the best ways to discuss taking away the car keys -- gently.

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Think Differently About Self Care -- Tips to Safeguard Your Mental Health

Taking care of your mental health is vital. Start or maintain self-care practices that bolster feelings of well-being. How will you think about self care differently?

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What Can I Cook My New Vegetarian Neighbor for Dinner?

You have a new neighbor! Hooray. Only they're vegetarian and your grilling skills only go so far. What do you cook for them? We have great ideas.

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Why Building Connection Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Mental Health?

Grandparents can help grandkids build their mental health through sharing hobbies, spending time, and being together. Subscribe to Senior Life to get more tips for mature adults.

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Why You Should Consider Becoming Nomad After Retirement?

Choosing a nomadic, traveling lifestyle is a bold choice for retirees. But maybe this is the right choice for you. Do you have what it takes to do it?

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Three Things You Should Do in Minsk that Don’t Make You Look Like a Tourist

Explore the real Minsk, not just tourist traps. Bella and Wayne's continuing love story is a little bit of fiction with real-life travel tips. Enjoy!

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How to Find a Mental Health Provider and Community Mental Health Resources

Your mental health matters! Read our blog to learn about how to find a mental health provider. Subscribe to Senior Life to get more ideas for living life as a mature adult.

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Make New Friends, Improve Your Health, and Find a Purpose Volunteering!

Volunteering helps people of any age make friends, improve their health, and regain their sense of purpose. So, let’s get you inspired with these tips.

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What Are the Health Benefits of Pet Ownership for Mature Adults?

Pets, especially dogs, can help older adults feel more connected and improve their health. Read the latest blog at Senior Life to learn more.

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I'm Tired of Cooking. What About Doordash?

Tired of cooking? Order from your favorite restaurant using DoorDash, the restaurant delivery app that easily connects you and the food you love.

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How Many Meals Do You Eat in a Lifetime? Enough to Mix it Up!

It's easy to get in a rut with meal prep since we have likely had tens of thousands of meals in our lifetime. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't have fun.

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Shared History: Collaborating with Your Community

Read our latest blog to learn about how to collaborate with your community to create a shared history. This is a great way to share stories and make friends.

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Grandparents and Teens: Working Through Family History Together

Connect with teen grandkids by working on family history together. Let them help you with the tech end so you can create a family legacy for generations to come.

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Off The Beaten Path: What to do in Tuscany That Doesn't Make You Look Like a Tourist

You want to explore the real Tuscany, but you booked a tour. That’s okay. We have a few suggestions that you may like to enjoy as well.

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Should Seniors Cycle for Exercise? Yes. The Answer is Yes.

Are you thinking about taking up cycling for exercise? Cycling is for everyone, not just young children and triathletes. Older Americans cycle, too!

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Use Microinvesting to Spend Time with Kids and Teach Them Financial Basics

Saving through microinvesting is a great way to teach kids and grandkids financial basics. Subscribe to Senior Life to get more tips on living as a mature adult.

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Cooking for One: What Should I Make For Dinner Tonight?

Cooking for one doesn't have to be a chore. Let’s give ourselves a break and do something for ourselves with the 3 Ps: planning, preparing, and plating.

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Off the Beaten Path: What to do in London That Doesn't Make You Look like a Tourist.

You want to explore the real London, but you booked a tour. That’s okay. We have a few suggestions that you may like to enjoy as well.

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Military Retirement and Finally Getting to Call Your Own Shots

Military retirement is a big transition for older Americans even if they're in their mid-to-late 40s. It's a big adjustment. Here are some tips!

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Divorce in the Sunset Years -- Do You Tell the Kids?

Talking about divorce is never easy no matter how old your kids -- or grandkids -- are. Make a plan for how to tell your adult kids if you are divorcing.

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Pilates and Seniors -- It's a Fantastic Workout for Older Americans

If yoga isn't your thing but you still want to work on strength and balance, maybe pilates is a great fit for your workout routine. Check it out!

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Off the Beaten Path: What to do in Paris That Doesn't Make You Look like a Tourist.

You want to explore the real Paris, but you booked a tour. That’s okay. We have a few suggestions that you may like to enjoy as well.

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Overcoming Loneliness as an Older Adult with Mobile Apps

It may feel like you're alone in your loneliness; rest assured, you're not. We have just the trick to help out, too! Your mobile phone. Read more!

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Off the Beaten Path: What to do in Berlin That Doesn't Make You Look like a Tourist.

You want to explore the real Berlin, but you booked a tour. That’s okay. We have a few suggestions that you may like to enjoy as well.

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Social Distancing and Learning Digital Tools Bridge the Gap

Social distancing has made learning digital tools more important than ever. Read the latest Senior Life post to find out how.

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Be Flexible, Strong, and Calm. Yoga is for Everyone -- Even Seniors!

One of the best parts about yoga is that it allows for modifications for any stage of life. Don't let your age discourage you. Read on.

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Research Mental Health Treatment Options in Your Area to Help Your Grandchild (Part 2)

As a grandparent, it can be hard to help a grandchild with mental illness or substance abuse. Read part 1 of this Senior Life series to get ideas for how to help.

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Does The Single Supplement Prevent You From Sleeping In Peace When You Travel? No.

You're retired, single, and you love to have your own space -- even when you travel in groups. Does the single supplement make travel expensive?

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Teens, Drugs, and Mental Illness: How Grandparents Can Help (Part 1)

With societal shifts, grandparents often find themselves caring for a grandchild with mental illness or substance abuse. This two-part series includes tips for getting the help needed.

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What is the Best Way to Travel As a Senior? Any Way You Want

What's the best way to travel as a senior? Any way you want to! Well, mask up, of course, but the world is your oyster. Where do you want to go?

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How do I use FaceTime to See My Grandkids Without Feeling Embarrassed?

We know how frustrating the pandemic is on visitation with your grandkids. So how can you use FaceTime to see your grandkids? We’ll show you.

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How Do You Talk About Your Death with Your Extremely Emotional Child?

We know it's a difficult subject. It's important to make a plan to talk about your death with your extremely emotional child. You can do it.

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What Will You Leave Your Heirs? Hopefully Not Burial Costs

Thinking about your burial costs isn’t fun, but it will help your family if you pre-plan the event. Don’t leave your heirs burial costs along with their grief.

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Too Old for TikTok? Think Again. Some of the Biggest Accounts are Older Americans!

If there was one good thing about 2020, it was the connection and community that happened around TikTok. Bonus -- it’s not just for the Zoomers!

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Pickle What?! Are YOU Joining the Pickleball Craze?

Have you heard of pickleball? It’s a great game for people of all ages. Subscribe to Senior Life to get more fun ideas for living as a mature adult.

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Are You Afraid to Tell Your Adult Kids that You're Dating?

As a step-mother, now widowed, I can tell you that my late husband had a tough time telling his adult kids that he was dating. Maybe you're afraid, too.

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What Is a Blowout Bar? Hint: Not What You Think!

Try a new hairstyle and get a blowout at a blowout bar. Read our blog and subscribe to Senior Life for more tips and info on being an older adult.

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Is the AARP Membership Worth it? Maybe if You're Addicted to Ancestry.com

Is the AARP membership worth it? What do you really get? According to my family historian, it's worth it just for the Ancestry.com discount.

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Don't Be Shy. You Can Meet New Friends at Paint and Vino.

Make friends and release your inner artist at a paint and vino evening. Read our blog and subscribe to Senior Life for more tips and info on being an older adult.

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Discover the Benefits of Joining Local Activities at the Senior Center

Joining your local senior center is a great way to make friends and learn new skills. Read the Senior Life blog to learn more and subscribe.

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10 Documents Your Family Needs in Case of Emergency So You Can Act Fast

Being able to act quickly in case of emergency comes from being organized with your documents and having the hard conversations. Read more for tips.

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In Home Movie Date Nights with the Oscars -- Part II!

What’s a better way for in-home date than a movie date night? Give yourself a blast of the past and film education with a Best Picture movie night.

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Don't Worry. Uber is Safe for Independent Seniors Like You.

It is safe for independent seniors to take an Uber. This is a fantastic option over public transportation for safety and convenience, though a bit pricier.

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Modernize Your Makeup Palette So You Can Age Gracefully

Are you still rocking the makeup you did in 1967? How about 1977 or 1987? Even if you are, we have some great tips to modernize and flatter you.

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Our 4 Best Tips for Getting Along With Your Partner After Retirement

Retirement brings many changes, including how you get along with your partner. Read our latest blog to find tips for building post-retirement relationships.

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Are Your Photos at Risk? -- Save Your Photos in the Cloud

Personal photographs hold power. We're transported through time into that space. The emotions. Don't lose those memories. Save your photos in the cloud.

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Worried About Outliving Your Money? Consider a Reverse Mortgage

If you’re worried about outliving your money, consider a reverse mortgage. Consult a senior money management expert for unbiased advice on the type that’s right for you.

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Good Friends -- The Families You Choose

We've written about how estrangement affects children and parents. Okay, so what do our families look like then? Good friends become our families.

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Is Your Home Ready for You to Age in Place?

Many of us consider our homes to be our greatest asset and, in some cases, even our retirement. But can we age in place or do we need to sell our home as we age?

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Living Well in Spite of Estrangement in Families

Estrangement in families is confusing, emotional, and makes the holidays even more difficult. How does it affect us as a society?

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Use Google Docs and Voice Typing to Tell Your Story

Have you been wanting to tell your story for your family? Maybe you're working on a book. Voice typing in Google Docs will help get you started and keep momentum.

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What Is an Irrevocable Trust and Do I Need One?

What is an irrevocable trust and do I need one? People ask this question. We’ll start with this. Yes, you may need an irrevocable trust. It depends.

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Life after Death -- Surviving the Loss of Your Partner

Though you will receive much-unsolicited advice after the loss of your partner, one thing is true. You can be happy again; here are some tips from a widow.

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Binging Oscar’s Best of the Best! Best Picture Movie Nights

Do you remember which film won best picture in 1967? Did you see it? Maybe it is worth a re-watch with 9 others. Here's our list.

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Ready for an emergency? Get Your Medication List Together

Medication lists are important for every phase of life, not just as a senior. Do you have a list to bring to doctor appointments? Let's make one.

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Seniors and Generic Prescriptions -- Yes or No?

Generic prescriptions can save you some money -- especially when your fixed-income feels more fixed. What are your options?

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Is eHealth For Seniors?

Can seniors access eHealth and get great results? Sure they can. TeleMedicine and eHealth aren’t just for the young, they’re for everyone.

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Should I get a Part-Time Job as a Senior?

You’ve put in your time for your career and now you’re retired. But there’s something lacking. Should you get a part-time job?

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Should Your Aging Parent Move In With You?

Aging parents may become your roommates for financial or health reasons. Is it the best decision for your family? Read more to find out.

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What Does It Mean to Age In Place?

As we grow older, we have to consider our future living accommodations. If we prefer to stay in our homes, this is, essentially, to age in place.

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Open Enrollment is For Everyone - Even Medicare

Open enrollment is the period of the year when seniors over age 65 can choose their Medicare plans including prescription plans.

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Am I Automatically Enrolled in Medicare?

In a perfect world, you would be automatically enrolled in health and retirement benefits. In the States, this isn't the case. You must enroll yourself.

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Breaking Down the ABCs of Medicare

Are you confused about Medicare? You're not alone. Let's break down the ABCs of Medicare. Medicare is accessible, basic, and complex all at the same time.

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Digital Apps That Enhance Your Daily Life

Taking advantage of digital apps is a great way to enhance your daily living as a senior citizen. Believe it or not, many apps are budget-friendly, too.

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New Friendships & Relocating Later in Life

It’s hard to move. It’s harder to move later in life, you know, anytime after 40. The hardest part of relocating later in life is the friendships we leave behind. How can we lay the groundwork before you move?

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How Can Seniors Eat Healthy at Home?

Eating healthy doesn't feel as fun as your retired life should but it's part of living your best life. How can seniors eat healthy at home?

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How Can Seniors Exercise At Home?

Having a hard time getting to the gym? All adults, including older and senior adults, should exercise daily and can do so at home. Read more.

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What is Medicare Supplemental Insurance?

It’s a common misconception to think that Medicare covers everything; it doesn’t. This is why private insurance companies fill the gaps by selling Medicare Supplement Plans.

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What are Final Expenses for Medicare?

It’s sad to think about the final of anything. But we can't avoid it. So, what does final expense mean for Medicare and how can you get insured?

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Does Medicare Cover My Prescriptions?

Many people believe Medicare includes everything. It includes quite a bit, but not the cost of your typical prescriptions. This is why Part D is available.

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What Does Medicare Actually Cover?

You’ve lived your whole life making decisions. You're smart, independent, and active. So, why does figuring out what Medicare covers so confusing?

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