Every month in Sex at Our Age, award-winning senior sexpert Joan Price answers your questions about everything from loss of desire to solo sex and partner issues. Nothing is out of bounds! If you’re over 60, submit your questions to this column by emailing Joan directly at sexpert@seniorplanet.org. There are more details on how Joan
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We’re heading into that time of the year…the most wonderful, and the most stressful.  We know the holidays are stressful for anyone who has family…but they are equally tryingfor those who do not have family. Everyone knows that you can’t choose your family, but you have the power to control what effect family has upon your
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Most of us will pay thousands or even tens of thousands into life insurance policies. All that money spent comes with an implicit trust that when we pass, our spouse or other loved ones will see a payout for all those years we loyally paid premiums. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. Life insurance companies are
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When Ken Shaw of San Francisco joined the Peace Corps in rural Zambia as an agriculture specialist, he was 61. “To say it was eye-opening is an understatement,” said the retired county health department employee and part-time actor, adding he was fulfilling “my old hippie dream.” `It’s the greatest experience you’ll ever have,” the Hicksville,
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You can plan ahead for aging on your own terms and mitigate the aging process without the loss of your personal freedom or independence.  The Boomer generation is the first to have readily accessible tools that enable smart strategies to age in place, saving tens of thousands per year in assisted living by aging safely
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It’s Labor Day, so you’re going to hear a lot about the recipes, sales, and the weather — particularly as Dorian bears down on Florida. But with its roots in the worker movements of the 19th century, Labor Day is a good time to remember that workers over 65 — the fastest-growing segment of the workforce
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Gwen Garvey can’t wait for school to start. She doesn’t know how many classes she will take or what topics she will study, but she still can’t wait. As soon as the catalog comes out, she’s deciding. And if history repeats, she will likely take several classes. Garvey, 75, lives in the Beaufort, South Carolina
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Oscar-nominated for her role in Come Back, Little Sheba 66 years ago, Terry Moore, 90, has just one dream left. She hopes to receive another nod for what might be her final role in the upcoming film,  Silent Life, Vladislav Kozlov’s drama about silent movie icon Rudolph Valentino,  set for release next year (learn more
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According to published reports, like this story by National Public Radio, bees and beekeeping are under threat, and that’s bad news for the food chain – plants from apples to zucchini rely on them to pollinate and propagate. In fact, bees are responsible for about one in every three bites of food we consume.  Whether
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