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The Best News For Baby Boomers In A Long Time

The Best News For Baby Boomers In A Long Time | Boomers | Scoop.it
While we gray hairs may not be able to do a Rubik's cube as fast as millennials, we have -- by dint of need -- compensated by using both the left and right brains in unison.

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How Baby Boomers Get Fit - ScoopSanDiego.com

How Baby Boomers Get Fit - ScoopSanDiego.com | Boomers | Scoop.it
How Baby Boomers Get Fit
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(NAPSI)—A new generation is getting involved with gyms and fitness programs in record numbers—the baby boomer generation.
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Retirees often overlook federal spousal benefit - The Durango Herald

Retirees often overlook federal spousal benefit - The Durango Herald | Boomers | Scoop.it
PBS Retirees often overlook federal spousal benefit The Durango Herald But here's a Social Security benefit I almost missed out on – and one that I bet a lot of others may overlook, too: a spousal benefit you can collect at the full retirement age...
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This is interesting.  You may need to check this out if your spouse is retired and you are not.  Couldn't hurt.

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6 Relocation Options for Retirees - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

6 Relocation Options for Retirees - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | Boomers | Scoop.it
6 Relocation Options for Retirees
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For most retirees, the easiest way to reduce housing costs is to downsize to a smaller home. This way, you won't be far from your local friends and family members.
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The most vulnerable retirees struggle to survive even with government help - Newser

The most vulnerable retirees struggle to survive even with government help - Newser | Boomers | Scoop.it
The most vulnerable retirees struggle to survive even with government help
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In this Dec.
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Too old to work? Seniors hunt for jobs. - Christian Science Monitor

Too old to work? Seniors hunt for jobs. - Christian Science Monitor | Boomers | Scoop.it
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Too old to work? Seniors hunt for jobs.
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Seniors report difficulties in finding work, and older workers average a year or more on the job hunt before finding employment.

Via Dr. Gene Loeb
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Employers who pass up seniors for employment are losing out on talented and loyal people.  Most seniors who have the right skills are dedicated, conscientious employees who's job performance is usually exemplory.  

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For Elderly New Yorkers, a 'Really Hot Tricycle Would Be Great' - The Atlantic

For Elderly New Yorkers, a 'Really Hot Tricycle Would Be Great' - The Atlantic | Boomers | Scoop.it
The Atlantic For Elderly New Yorkers, a 'Really Hot Tricycle Would Be Great' The Atlantic At an Atlantic event on Thursday, designers and policy experts took a few hours to dream: How can technology potentially make life easier and more comfortable...
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I'd love to have a hot tricycle!  I think it's a great idea.  It's more safe and easier to ride and I'm all for safety.  What do you think?  

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Great Job. Now You're Fired.

Great Job. Now You're Fired. | Boomers | Scoop.it
Baby Boomers are facing unique challenges in this economy. After decades of loyal service to a company, with retirement in the offing, many are being shown the door.
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5 New Year's Resolutions for New Retirees - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

5 New Year's Resolutions for New Retirees - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | Boomers | Scoop.it
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5 New Year's Resolutions for New Retirees
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Most retirees are a bit more conservative than their younger selves.
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Top Money Problems of American Seniors: How Retirees Deal With ...

Top Money Problems of American Seniors: How Retirees Deal With ... | Boomers | Scoop.it
The financial problems of senior citizens around the world persist, with the aging population remaining among the poorest demographic in many countries. In the United States, the plight of ...
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Be sure to check with a financial planner before retirement.  It may not be time to retire after all.

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10 Items for Your Retirement Checklist - DailyFinance

10 Items for Your Retirement Checklist - DailyFinance | Boomers | Scoop.it
10 Items for Your Retirement Checklist
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You will probably want to look deeper into certain issues. But this checklist is a good place to start. 1. Figure out what you want to do in retirement.
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Good advice.  If you haven't retired yet and are thinking about it... this is really good advice.

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Learning new skill beats puzzles for boosting seniors' memory - CBS News

Learning new skill beats puzzles for boosting seniors' memory - CBS News | Boomers | Scoop.it
Learning new skill beats puzzles for boosting seniors' memory
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Want to work out your brain? A new study suggests you should put away that crossword puzzle, because learning new skills may be a more effective way to keep your mind sharp.

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Seniors Skype, Facebook, and text to battle depression and connect - kfor.com

Seniors Skype, Facebook, and text to battle depression and connect - kfor.com | Boomers | Scoop.it
Seniors Skype, Facebook, and text to battle depression and connect kfor.com That's why Visiting Angels, one of the nation's largest in-home senior care companies with an office in our area, has started a “Silver Surfers” program – helping seniors...

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