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Boomer Author's New Book

June 1, 2015, DÉJÀ VU, ITALIAN STYLE, my next Tony Morelli mystery based on a true story will be available on Amazon and other book outlets and stores. To kick it off, I’ve developed this Jeopardy Category Game at…

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Added by Lou Macaluso on February 26, 2015 at 9:49am — No Comments

NOSTALGIA RUN RAMPANT

THE WORLD'S BEST COOK

My mother was the world's best cook. I'm pretty sure that there are many of us who feel that way, and I pity those who do not, or cannot. Before my Mom attained to this very prestigious honor, my paternal Grandmother held the title. When my Dad went overseas during WWII, Mom moved in with her in-laws, and the tutorial began. You can imagine all the psychological tension that such an arrangement entailed for both teacher and student. Further complicating things for…

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Added by Phillip DeNise on February 14, 2015 at 9:16am — 3 Comments

When Is Your Memory Truly Forgotten?

“I mean, they say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.”  — Banksy

While this quote was directly attributed to the graffiti artist Banksy, the sentiment is not his alone and appears all over the place, attributed to…

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Added by Stefani Twyford on January 14, 2015 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Make a Difference



Many of you are familiar with the miracles and blessings our family has experienced over the past decade.   Faced…

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Added by Dr. Douglas Fitzgerald on May 31, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

Cancer Survivor Heart Transplant Recipient Changes the Lives of Blood Cancer Patients

Cancer Survivor Heart transplant recipient changes the lives of blood cancer patients.

Every 4 minutes one person in United States is diagnosed with blood cancer.  Derek Fitzgerald, the first ever cancer survivor and heart transplant recipient to finish a full Ironman event (140.6 miles), has been nominated for the 2014 Man of the Year of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

About the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia and…

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Added by Amy R.Beller, PhD, D.A.H. on May 3, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments

An Open Letter to a Son

"In January, Boomer-Livingplus published the following letter.  It addresses the challenges of a Cancer Survivor and Heart Transplant Patient and the miracles surrounding Derek's fascinating story.  The response to the letter was overwhelmingly positive and…

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Added by Amy R.Beller, PhD, D.A.H. on May 3, 2014 at 9:24am — No Comments

Living Among Friends (the book)

    I'm in the process of writing a book for Boomers that want to downsize, giving them information and a decision process they might want to follow to make them happier. My focus is on "aging in community", living a shared housing or co-housing where you have an ongoing support system in friends and neighbors.

    If you have a story about downsizing, good or bad, or if you are a Boomer considering downsizing, I'd live to have your input.

    If you have questions about…

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Added by Chris Lambrecht on February 17, 2014 at 2:52pm — 3 Comments

A Key to Success – Mastery!

“Are you any good at what you do?” This is a question I ask my clients regularly – particularly when they are discouraged or frustrated with the lack of results they are getting.

“What are you doing to master your skills?” This is the next question I ask – not only of my clients, but I ask myself this question on a regular basis, too.

I take great pride in my commitment to professional development and continuous learning. I…

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Added by Pat Mussieux on February 14, 2014 at 2:24am — No Comments

Heart Attack or Magic Beans?

More than once I have stopped by the emergency room fearing I am having a heart attack. Symptoms have included tightness or sharp pains in my chest, shortness of breath, fatigue, dizziness, and/or a pressure sensation in my jaw.

As women, we are told to pay attention to any irregular symptoms like these and get them checked out because heart disease is the number one killer of women and can easily go…

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Added by jan brehm on February 10, 2014 at 9:27am — No Comments

Milestones Are Not Set in Stone

If you've recently celebrated a landmark birthday, you may be thinking about the milestones in your life. Crossing from one personal decade into another is a significant event and takes on a life of its own. Connecting with friends who are also making this transition can help focus on what you've gained over the years – memories, perspective, wisdom – rather than on what you've lost – agility, some energy, your youth!



Even though the signpost for an event may be firmly planted and…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on February 8, 2014 at 10:52pm — No Comments

No Need to Hibernate All Winter

Were you too busy on Super Bowl Sunday watching the commercials to notice that groundhog Punxsutawney Phil had emerged from his burrow? He saw his shadow and went back in to hibernate predicting that the blistery winter weather much of the country has been experiencing will last for another six weeks.



For many of us, winter weather does seem to drag on longer than we'd like. And being stuck at home in February and March doesn't usually lend itself to the same kind of staycation…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on February 8, 2014 at 10:49pm — No Comments

Are You Lying To Yourself?

Are You Lying To Yourself?

This challenge needs to be explored to achieve authenticity and living your life open, honest and with integrity.

What was YOUR response when you read this article title?  Were you excited about reading more? Were you offended or insulted? Did you become defensive or resistant reading further? Did you consider jumping to something else? And my hunch is many people jumped to something…

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Added by Dorothy M. Neddermeyer, PhD on February 8, 2014 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Leading in Tough Times!

You really had to be there. In Atlanta – where I was the day it felt like the world was coming to an end. Severe winter weather hit and the city came to a total standstill.

From a Canadian’s perspective, it was no big deal. To the people of Atlanta, it was a living hell for at least 48 hours. I have many stories I can tell – but I am choosing to speak of my experience with 2…

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Added by Pat Mussieux on February 8, 2014 at 2:18am — No Comments

This is a B I G Project

My team and I are working on a Big Project ((*:*)) one where you can research and discover topics and talking points of interest to you, your families and friends. You can create a strong positive voice for ALL concerned. The Project provides original web-based interactive practical plans, creative ideas…

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Added by janeAnne Narrin on January 31, 2014 at 6:51am — No Comments

Keep on Growing!

I have always been an advocate (and participant) in professional development.

One of the questions I hear frequently from my clients and colleagues is ‘how do you manage to get things like that (professional development) into your busy calendar?   Continuous learning, for me, is not optional – it’s mandatory. My intention is to keep learning and become the very best at my craft.

As a professional, you’ve got to keep on growing. Things change quickly…

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Added by Pat Mussieux on January 31, 2014 at 2:41am — No Comments

When Feeling Sick Becomes The New Norm

For the last few years it’s been one health challenge after another, from chronic sinus problems and a bevy of flu’s, to finding a large (benign and harmless) arachnoid cyst in my brain at the left frontal lobe. Feeling as if I’m juggling one symptom or another and drenching myself in the latest ‘miracle cures’, I have grown weary from the effort required to feel well, and instead have surrendered to the dictates of the symptom(s) de jour.

My new norm has become feeling ill. Upon…

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Added by jan brehm on January 26, 2014 at 7:25pm — No Comments

“Tips For Handling Your Money as a Start-up!”

I often get asked how I managed to invest in my business a few years ago when I had no clients and was starting over. I know this kind of situation often feels like a ‘catch-22 for many new entrepreneurs.

Let me put a disclaimer in here right away so that you know I am not a financial planner – but I have had great mentors. And that’s why I have been able to get it together, grow my business and live a really fabulous life-style…

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Added by Pat Mussieux on January 24, 2014 at 3:48am — No Comments

The Easy Way Out!

I wanted to pull back the curtain this week and share some of the challenges that I’ve been experiencing this month in my business.

I’m going to share them because I want you to understand that regardless of where you are in your business, whether it’s been a week, a month, a year, or ten, there’s going to be problems.

But first let me start this conversation with a question: ‘Have you ever wanted to take the easy way out?

Well, you know…

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Added by Pat Mussieux on January 17, 2014 at 4:54am — No Comments

How to Overcome Procrastination

How to Overcome Procrastination

Are you a self-identified or is someone you know a procrastinator? True procrastination has many aspects of putting off something that one knows is necessary to achieve a desired goal. Habitual procrastinators irrationally postpone what is in their best interest to complete. Although, the procrastinator…

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Added by Dorothy M. Neddermeyer, PhD on January 14, 2014 at 10:46pm — No Comments

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