Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774
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Lauren Kramer, Special Sections Feature
In a recent poll, Americans age 60 and older said they were optimistic about the future and happy about their health, their homes and their finances. Which begs the question: What do they know that the rest of us don’t?
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Diane McManus, Special Sections Feature
Forget the nostalgic image you may have had of grandma: Today's baby boomers turning seniors cover their gray with multicolored shades and flaunt it. They sport hot new fashion trends — and they’re perfectly content with jeans and Birkenstocks.
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Rachel Vigoda, Special Sections Feature
Companies are relying on the baby boomer generation to sell products to their peers through print ads and commercials.
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By:
Rachel Vigoda, Special Sections Feature
In Genesis 6:3, after creating people and watching them multiply, God promptly put a limit on man’s lifespan, setting the maximum number of years a person could live at 120. If those are the types of numbers we’re shooting for as a species, we haven’t quite reached our full potential yet. But would we want to?
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Lynn B. Edelman and Paige Guber, Jewish Federation Feature
Never underestimate the power of a pet to bring friendship and unconditional love to its owner. Numerous studies have documented the positive impact of pet ownership on the health of older adults. So it should come as no surprise that GenPhilly — a project of the Phil­adelphia Corporation for Aging that encourages young professionals to connect with older adults and...
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