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Mirror, mirror, on the wall...

How many meetings with widows will it take before you fully grasp the power of guaranteed income annuities in a retirement income plan?

I am yet to meet with a widowed woman who asked me what the rate of return is on the annuities in place after the death of her husband. 129 more words

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Anniversaries: Cats, Dogs and Blogs

As I get ready to celebrate a younger friend’s 65th birthday, I’m reflecting on some anniversaries. The We All Love Our Pets program I started turns eight this month. 587 more words



I had fully intended to blog this time about nursing. Really I did. After all, that is the subject of my memoir so that is what I intended to focus on in my blog. 533 more words


First Time Thrill - Contact High

I remember my first time –  so clearly. I was 17, about to turn 18 so excited and in love with the adventure of it all. 403 more words

Over Fifty

The evolution of aging

Selection is powerful, but has limits in maintaining function, especially with advancing age. Moreover, tradeoffs involving selection are ubiquitous in biology, and can help explain the evolution of aging. 703 more words


The voices in my head sometimes ESCAPE!

Coming out of Costco tonight the voices in my head just ran riot…….“oh thank heavens it’s stopped raining. My god, does that woman know she’s too old to expose that much of her bosom, and you really shouldn’t wear short skirts at THAT age. 170 more words


The New Modern Family by 50andbeyond.com

Bonnie’s Blog

Bonnie’s Blog

The New Modern Family

Contributor: Bonnie Joffe

The famous saying among grandparents is- “The best part of being a grandparent is the ability to spoil the grandchildren, always be the good guy and then have the capability to hand them back to their parents.” Although this is true for many grandparents, this is not the reality for all grandparents. 1,117 more words

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