Health & Medical

Thoughts While Recovering from Surgery

A week ago, I underwent a procedure my doctor calls “prostate laser ablation.” The writer in me embellishes: The Roto-Rooting of Dickie and the Twins. It reduces an enlarged prostate, something claims affects more than 50 percent of men over age 60 and as many as 90 percent of men over the age of…


Seniors Too Trusting About Scams?

Retirees are easy targets for scams may be more myth than meaningful We come from that distant past where neighbors helped neighbors, and strangers were always given a meal or a lift. It was a time when folks never locked their doors. Today’s seniors are the last generation of Americans to trust one another. What…

St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine: Our Favorite Florida Destination

St. Augustine has now gone to the birds. Don’t get me wrong! Our nation’s oldest city is still Carolyn’s and my Number One favorite attraction in Florida. Forget about Orlando and its mousy pretense. Unless you’re a thrill-seeking kid with a huge allowance, Disneyworld offers little but long lines and costly hoopla. Once there is…


Maturity Works: Where to Find Senior Jobs

We golf. We dance. We travel exotic lands. Retirement is just one big, happy vacation, where the air is sweet, the water fresh, and the money and sunset everlasting. That’s the image marketers love to sell. And you can bet your Rudy Vallee megaphone that you’ll never see an ad for Lipitor, AARP, or a…

Senior Facts And Figures
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Senior Facts and Figures

Senior Facts and Figures: Everything you need to know about today’s senior citizen demographic. Includes senior statistics, senior consumer information, etc A VITAL AUDIENCE According to the U.S. Census Bureau, adults 50+ represent 76 million people, 28% of the total U.S. population and 37% of the population 18+. Demographic trends associated with the aging of…


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