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Taking time, building strength

As we age, long intense workouts surprisingly aren’t necessarily the best for us. The key to maintaining a happy body and mind as we age are efficient workouts, such as interval training. Fitness expert and health coach Julie Diamond gives us some tips to help us with these brief and comprehensive full body workouts.

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Top 4 Phones for Seniors

Purchasing a smartphone shouldn’t mean foregoing senior-friendly features and, vice versa, purchasing a simplified, economical alternative shouldn’t mean departing with an easy way to call, text, or share updates with family and friends. We’ve rounded up our two favorite smartphones and our two favorite no-frills phones, each with unique features to highlight.

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Guide to Picking a Senior-Friendly Cruise Ship

A sardonic take on cruise ships says that they’re for the newlywed, overfed, or nearly dead, but there is certainly some truth in jest.

Passenger ships always been popular with the senior crowd, and for the same reasons any of us would choose to cruise: cost-effectiveness, reliable food and drink, getting pampered, having our itinerary all worked out for us, and seeing all the sights at your doorstep while only unpacking once.

Maybe this is your maiden voyage, though, and you aren’t sure how to find the company and, more specifically, the ship that meets your checklist of needs. It’s important to note that different ships offer different amenities, services, and facilities, which varies especially with a ship’s size.

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Aging as Told by 3 Fabulous Female Authors

International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8, is a worldwide event that calls for gender equality while celebrating women’s achievements, from the political to the social to the arts.

Today, join us in honoring women in literature. We’ve chosen our three favorite female authors that confront the topic of aging gracefully (especially as a woman) in their work. The selection ranges from humorous memoirs to contemplative novels, and we recommend looking into some of Suzanne Somers’ best-sellers if you’re interested in self-help and healthy living.

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