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Dr. Pepper Schwartz
Q: I'm married and lonely. My husband, age 68, has his own business, works six days a week with 10- to 12-hour days, and is recovering from prostate cancer surgery, with a low testosterone count.  
Felice Shapiro
Felice Shapiro is a writer, entrepreneur, and publisher as well as the founder of Better After 50, a weekly online magazine. In addition to being a teacher and avid runner, hiker, and yogi, she is an AARP contributor.
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Editor's Note: AARP has 53 offices - one for every state and territory of the US!  That said, there are so many awesome things going on locally that we want to be able to highlight here on our blog. We're starting with the kick butt team over in Illinois as a pilot. To start things off in the new…
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According to several news stories, including this one from USA Today, many Americans are hitting the road this weekend! AAA projects that about 34.9 million people are venturing at least 50 miles from home, up 17% from 2009! They also project that 90 percent of those traveling will be traveling by…
I've been seeing a lot of news stories - from Good Morning America segments to this story on the Wall Street Journal's site - about the increase in "boomerang kids," that is, adult children who are moving back home to their parents' home amid the recession. Now, as excited as I am to head home for…
Well, the busiest travel day of the year is almost upon us - as is the busiest shopping day of the year! I, myself, am psyching myself up for a traffic headache tomorrow afternoon, but with the promise of family, good food, and good shopping in the 48 hours that follow...it will be worth it!
Here is a story from the Wall Street Journal today that discusses the inclusion of a long-term care benefit in the House bill. It's a program that would pay cash to people who become disabled by way of premiums deducted from employee's paychecks - but of course, employees would have the option to…
As the final quarter of the year is suddenly upon us, there is certainly no shortage of news concerning AARP and its members.
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Although times are tough, the summer tends to trigger the "travel itch" - you know, that sense of urgency to get out of town immediately to a sun-drenched vacation consisting of laying out by a pool and sipping on piña coladas all day. So how can we quench our vacation thirst without spending all…
With limited options at home, an increasing number of Americans are looking abroad to treat diseases with stem cells.
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