A Brave New World

In 1932, Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World was published...In 2018, we are closer than ever to finding a cure for thousands of diseases caused by genetic mutations. Last night on CBS, 60 Minutes aired a segment on CRISPR, a gene editing tool which is revolutionizing biomedical research. Click on the link below to learn more about this groundbreaking discovery!

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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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