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85-Year-Old Graduates From College, Finds Job

Willadene Zedan is leaving Marian University on Saturday with a bachelor’s degree, academic honors and a job offer. The employment market being what it is for newly minted college graduates, Willadene Zedan would stand ou...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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The Fiftysomething Workout: 10 Top Tools to Help You Get Fit

Versatile and affordable, this equipment can give you a home workout as good as you’d get in the gym By Matthew Solan | January 2, 2013 My local gym was part of a big chain that was recently bought out by a bigger chain, ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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How You Can Survive the 2013 Flu Epidemic

It’s the worst flu season in years, but people over 50 can still take action to protect themselves By Andrea King Collier | January 16, 2013 It’s official: The United States is experiencing a flu epidemic, the worst...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Is There Hope for Soul Food Junkies?

A new PBS documentary highlights the stark health costs of traditional African-American cuisine. By Andrea King Collier | January 10, 2013 If you are an African-American of a certain age, you know what “soul food” h...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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HIV/AIDS and the New Rules of 50-Plus Dating

Boomer women are at high risk — but few are taking the steps they need to avoid infection By Andrea King Collier | December 26, 2012 December was AIDS Awareness Month, a time to remind the country that, despite advancements i...
by Michael Cadenhead