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2/4/2016 – How student debt hits your retirement

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Whether you dream of exotic travel, carefree hours with grandchildren, or just a chance to put your feet up for once, retirement fantasies are something many Americans enjoy. It helps, though, if you can afford to retire. And new research suggests that student debt, of all things, may be the latest challenge facing people saving […]

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2/4/2016 – The Gender Pay Gap Haunts Women in Retirement Too

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Women’s retirement income is stretched thinner than men’s because they earn less and live longer. Read the full article at TIME.

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2/3/2016 – Healthy brain linked to active sex life in old age

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A healthy sex life in old age may help keep the brain healthy as well, though this connection may not work the same way for both sexes, a U.K. study suggests. Read the full article at Reuters.

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2/2/2016 – A New Vision for Dreams of the Dying

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For thousands of years, the dreams and visions of the dying have captivated cultures, which imbued them with sacred import. Even the law reveres a dying person’s final words, allowing them to be admitted as evidence in an unusual exception to hearsay rules. Now a team of clinicians and researchers led by Dr. Kerr at […]

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2/1/2016 – Pursuing the Goal of Healthy Aging

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In 1980, Dr. James F. Fries, a Stanford University physician who studied chronic disease and aging, proposed that a “compression of morbidity” would enable most people to remain healthy until a certain age, perhaps 85, then die naturally or after only a brief illness. Now, a group of experts on aging envisions a route to […]

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1/29/2016 – Retirement Spots With Affordable Health Care

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Out-of-pocket health care costs for retirees vary considerably by state. Read the full article at U.S. News and World Report.

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1/28/2016 – Step training may reduce fall risk for the elderly

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Step training focused on improving gait and balance may help prevent falls among the elderly, a recent research review suggests. Read the full article at Reuters.

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1/28/2016 – Why More Flexible Retirement Jobs Are on the Way

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Staying longer on the job offers big benefits to both workers and employers. Read the full article at Time (Money).

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1/27/2016 – The scientific quest to cure aging

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It’s a pursuit that seems more like the plot of a science fiction movie than an actual goal of serious researchers around the world. But a number of scientists are fiercely working toward what was once only attainable in fables and fairy tales: they want to end aging. Read the full article at CBS News.

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1/25/2016 – The Surprising Secret to Aging Well

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A Next Avenue Influencer in Aging says it’s all about the bones. Read the full article at Next Avenue.

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