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The Baby Boomer Activity Tracker

September 30, 2015
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Look at someone’s wrist these days, and chances are you’ll see one of those wearable activity trackers like Fitbit or Jawbone. These high-tech devices monitor your fitness by tracking how many steps you take, your…

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Can you hear me now? How hearing loss can affect your sex life

September 24, 2015
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  According to the experts, hearing generally is the last of our senses to go at the end of life. But for us midlifers, it’s frequently one of the first to wane. This age-related hearing…

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Making your home boomer-proof

September 17, 2015
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If you’ve raised kids or have grandkids, you know what it means to baby-proof a home. Well, since we adults face some risks and limitations as we get older, I think we should give some…

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Midlife shape-shifting: Where’d my glutes go?

September 9, 2015
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So I never had the tush of a Victoria’s Secret model or the baby-got-back booty of a certain Kardashian. But on the other side of 50, it’s as if my once reasonably well-rounded derriere deflated.…

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Women, shoes and the pain(s) we take to look good

September 2, 2015
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The last time I counted, I have somewhere in the neighborhood of 50 pairs of shoes and boots. This is quite modest by Imelda Marcos standards and, in fact, I’m paring down my supply of…

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The boomer bedtime ritual ain’t what it used to be

August 26, 2015
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Once upon a time, going to bed entailed little more than a face-plant onto the mattress – especially after a night out with friends. Back in the day, there was no getting-ready-for-bed routine; if you…

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New Uses for the Lady Garden

August 19, 2015
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What do gallbladders, your loved one’s cremains and jewelry have to do with the uniquely female part of the anatomy? Well, affirming that truth is, indeed, stranger than fiction, here are three items I recently…

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Let’s play Baby Boomer Bingo!

August 12, 2015
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You must have noticed…we boomers have reached the age when, at social get-togethers, the conversation invariably veers to matters of health. Sometimes I wish I had a stopwatch to time just how long it takes…

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Is wordplay the new foreplay?

August 5, 2015
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I recently read a quote that went something like, “The older you get, the sexier it is when someone can carry on an intelligent conversation.” Agreed. In my twenties and thirties, the barrier to entry,…

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Porn rears its kinky head just about everywhere

July 29, 2015
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Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina—who’s among the current throng of GOP presidential hopefuls—recently claimed she could improve the U.S. economy by cutting federal workers’ pay since they’re “watching porn all day long.” My first…

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