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Embracing the Diversity in Our Community

Teaching our children that diversity is an essential component of our past and our present is of utmost importance. As the idiom goes, “you can’t...
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Challenging Nagging Questions as You Design Your Life­­­ Can’t be Avoided

No matter who you are, young or old, there are always times when someone poses a nagging question about your next step or decision...
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Caught in the Age Trap: Too Young to Retire, but Too Old to Employ

Baby boomers face financial dilemmas because of financial commitments to their families. When their jobs are eliminated and prospective employers feel that they are...
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Are Transitions a Gift in Life or a Curveball?

Transitional situations are often accompanied by mixed feelings, such as feeling overwhelmed, excited, stressed and sad. It is important to note that transitional stress...
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Have Things Changed or Stayed the Same?

Despite the advancements in technology, most of our basic human needs have not changed. Technology has just offered us a different and often more...
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Lessons Seniors Learned from Past Presidential Campaigns Valuable Today

Step back for a minute, turn off the 24-hour news outlets and talk to seniors and other people in your lives who have experienced...
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Young at Art: Five Women Who Defy ‘Little Old Lady’ Stereotypes

Studies have shown a serious discrepancy between the way we perceive older men (distinguished and sexually viable) and older women (sexless and unhealthy). But...
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Some Older Adults Begin Unretirement Process

For Jewish older adults, the lure of volunteerism may be especially strong, as the concept of tikkun olam, and giving back, is central to the...
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Making Sense (and Dollars) of Medicare

Sifting through the rubble and trying to make sense of Medicare and Medigap isn’t easy, which is why nonprofit agencies are out there for...
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Hello Ima, Hello Abba: Summer Camp for the Young at Heart

Kids aren’t the only ones enjoying their time in the crisp, mountain air. For some adults, it’s not too late to head back to...