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From travel and leisure to relationships, personal development, and far-flung activities, this section caters to individuals seeking inspiration, practical wisdom, and guidance for cultivating a balanced and enjoyable daily lifestyle. The goal is to equip readers with insightful ideas and expert tips for cultivating mindful enjoyment, enriching connections, and staying engaged with the possibilities each day presents—not just for getting by, but for learning to thrive with intention.

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Prepare Your Business for Your Retirement
Retirement Living

Prepare Your Business for Your Retirement

Mike Michalowicz | May 11, 2023

Entrepreneurs and business owners often face a difficult truth as their retirement age approaches—their businesses may not be able to…

Are You Fit to Fly?
Travel

Are You Fit to Fly?

David Sherer, MD | May 10, 2023

Most of us take for granted that air travel is safe, so our preplanning typically centers on what we’ll do…

How to Get the Most Out of Your Travel Rewards
Travel

How to Get the Most Out of Your Travel Rewards

Julia Menez | May 9, 2023

Accruing credit card rewards is just one part of a cost-saving equation for travel. You also need a strategy for…

Some of Your Meds May Cause Hearing Loss

Some of Your Meds May Cause Hearing Loss

Chad Ruffin, MD | May 8, 2023

Certain drugs—even ones sold over the counter (OTC)—are ototoxic, meaning they can cause temporary or even permanent hearing damage. Important:…

Does Melatonin Really Help You Sleep?

Does Melatonin Really Help You Sleep?

Michael J. Breus, PhD | May 7, 2023

People ­struggling to sleep are increasingly turning to melatonin, the so-called “sleep hormone,” as a solution. In fact, the use…

Show Your Hands Some TLC

Show Your Hands Some TLC

Taylor Pendergast, MS, OTR/L, CHT | May 4, 2023

Many of us have trouble opening stubborn jars—that can happen at any age. But as you get older, specific issues…

Pat Yourself Peaceful
Common Threads

Pat Yourself Peaceful

Sarah Hiner | May 4, 2023

Remember that wonderful feeling of your mother stroking your head or back when you were young? How calm it made…

Get On Your Feet!
Exercise & Fitness

Get On Your Feet!

Kelli McCourt | May 2, 2023

Full disclosure—I work from home most days now. If I am doing it right, you likely didn’t even know that!…

Exciting Developments in Alzheimer’s Research

Exciting Developments in Alzheimer’s Research

Donald Weaver, MD | May 1, 2023

This has been an exciting time in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research. While medical news has been largely focused on the…

Don’t Let Injuries Hold You Back

Don’t Let Injuries Hold You Back

Karl Knopf, EdD | April 26, 2023

Are you keeping active as you age by playing a sport? Many adults enjoy golf, tennis and other activities well…

5 Often-Overlooked Veterans’ Benefits
Retirement Living

5 Often-Overlooked Veterans’ Benefits

Paul Lawrence, PhD | April 25, 2023

Military veterans who served even decades ago might not be aware of all the benefits available to them today. Some…

Are Product Warranties Ever Worth It?
Money Savers

Are Product Warranties Ever Worth It?

Kevin Brasler | April 24, 2023

Protect your purchase by buying an extended warranty!” We hear this all the time when buying appliances, electronics and other…

Grandparents! 529s Are No Longer Risky
Money Savers

Grandparents! 529s Are No Longer Risky

Mark Kantrowitz | April 23, 2023

Grandparents will find it easier to contribute to their grandchildrens’ college educations starting this fall. That’s when changes go into…

How to Decide If You Need a Statin

How to Decide If You Need a Statin

Jamal S. Rana, MD, PhD | April 22, 2023

When your doctor broaches the topic of taking a statin drug to lower your cardiovascular risk, you may wonder if…

Grow Your Own Rhubarb

Grow Your Own Rhubarb

Teri Dunn Chace | April 20, 2023

Those ruby-red stalks of rhubarb can be expensive and hard to find. Fortunately, you can grow your own. Pick the…