Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
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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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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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A Weekend Warrior — or ‘Weakened Warrior’ — is a Whiz Kid again
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Frank Brodsky, Special Sections Feature
I guess it all started when my dad started taking me to baseball games at Shibe Park when I was about 5 years old. Growing up, I played baseball on neighborhood lots like most kids since this was before the days of Little League. I don’t remember why, but for some reason, I wanted to be a catcher. Maybe it...
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