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Organizing Files Important for Active Adults

Now that Tax Deadline Day is behind us (April 18 this year), it’s time to organize our files so we don’t hand in a shoe box full of random paperwork to the CPA for next year’s deadline. Even if your files are neat and tidy, experts recommend keeping copies of your most important documents in […]

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Active Adults Celebrate Stress Awareness Month

With all of the things that are supposed to simplify our lives, it seems we are more “stressed out” than ever. That’s why, in 1992, April was designated as Stress Awareness Month, an attempt by The Health Resource Network (HRN) to address – and combat – the growing Stress Epidemic. Active Adults may find that, […]

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Boomer Beguilement for the First Week of Spring

Mother Nature graced us with a beautiful, sunny day for the first day of Spring this week (March 20, 2017), which was generous of her, considering the cold, wet weather we endured during the last full week of Winter! Plants that had begun to flower suffered a bit of a setback with the freezing temperatures, […]

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“Sandwich” Survival For Active Adults

Active Adults – the Baby Boomer generation – will go down in history as the most innovative generation, developing improvements for meal preparation to travel, fashion, music, health, and more.   They also have a label for each innovation, and caring for aging parents while also raising children has become known as the Sandwich Generation, […]

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Active Adults Fulfilled Through VolunTOURism

Did you know that travel and voluntarism are not mutually exclusive? According to sustainable tourism research by industry experts at Virginia Tech, more than 10 million individuals spend up to $2 billion each year for the opportunity to “travel with a purpose.” Because there is no regulatory body to ensure that the volunteer work performed […]

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Boomers Keep Their Cool In Summer

Summer is here with a vengeance: the official temperatures reached the mid-90s for the last week of June, with the humidity making it “feel like 99,” and there’s more of the same forecast for the next 10 days. There are a few things homeowners can do to maximize comfort and minimize energy bills when the […]

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Boomers Choose Lifelong Education

If you have grandchildren, it’s likely you’ve seen a color-coded calendar on the refrigerator to help keep track of their activity schedules. Just looking at the rainbow of reminders is enough to make one’s head spin! Crazy as it may seem, Baby Boomers are developing activity calendars for themselves, and many of them involve classes […]

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The ABCs of Downsizing for Active Adults

Maybe you’ve finally launched the last child from the house. Perhaps you’ve made the decision to retire. It may be that you’re just tired of the large house and yard work. Or you’re looking for that perfect home that’s close to the grandkids. Whatever your reason for “downsizing,” CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve made a great decision! If […]

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Timely Financial Tips from the FDIC for Active Adults

Significant life changes such as retirement, change in marital status, and the purchase of a new home, mean you might want to think about reviewing your finances, and establishing a plan for who can access the information in case of an emergency. The FDIC recommends these actions when you have a significant change in your […]

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Holiday Hydration for Active Adults

  The 2015 Holiday Season has officially begun, and with it, our attention to diet, exercise, and overall health. Even if we over-indulge in sweets and party schedules, (and under-indulge in vegetables, sleep, and exercise!), one thing Active Adults need to pay attention to is drinking enough water. Medical professionals suggest that men require at […]

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