Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Iyyar 17, 5775
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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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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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Lauren Kramer, Special Sections Feature
It can be hard to change our eating habits, and especially so as we age. Yet it can also mean increased health, energy and even greater longevity, in some cases.
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Elyse Glickman, Special Sections Feature
Retirement, just like “the new 30, 40, 50, etc.,” has a whole different meaning for a generation of seniors who refuse to let their hearts and minds grow old. Some of them have discovered that with the right post-retirement job, the boundaries between work and play blend together in all kinds of unexpected ways.
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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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