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Money

Your Equifax Hacking Defense

143 million people may have had their Social Security numbers and other identity data stolen from Equifax—one of the three major credit reporting bureaus. You may be a victim. Here’s what to do:

Money

PAINLESS SAVING

Got money to burn? No? Here are seven painless ways to stretch your cash.

Looking Good

Is there a non-surgical facelift for you?

We older women would like our outsides to look as young as we feel inside. But we may not be willing or able to go undergo surgery to achieve this goal. Here are six other treatment options to discuss with your cosmetic doctor.

Lifestyle

PETS AND MARIJUANA

Marijuana is becoming more acceptable and is now legally available in 42 states. As more people have access to marijuana, so, unfortunately, do their pets.

Lifestyle

LOOKING GOOD, FEELING GREAT

These six life-style habits will help you feel and look your best at every age.

Lifestyle

Birds Make Great Pets, But! By Dr. Ashley Priddy

Birds are beautiful, intelligent, and don’t need to be walked or housebroken. But be careful about the kind of bird you pick!

Features: News

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER

Don’t miss Al Gore’s new movie about global warming. It’s even more vital and convincing than his 2006 Oscar winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth.

Features: News

HEROES WHO SAVED OBAMACARE

If any of the recent Republican bills to kill Obamacare had passed, millions of Americans would have lost their health insurance. Here are some of the heroes who saved it.

Features: Recipes

RECIPE: SWEET & SOUR BORSCHT

Nothing better (or easier to make) than a bowl of chilled, sweet and sour borscht for a delicious summer treat.

Lifestyle

WHY MORE WOMEN AREN’T C.E.O.s

Strong, smart women keep whacking away at the glass ceiling. Why hasn’t it shattered?

Lifestyle

IF AMERICA BECOMES TEXAS

A recent New Yorker article claims that America is turning into Texas. If so, here’s some of what you can look forward to.

Features: News

Q: What kills 1,300 US Kids Yearly?

A: Bullets. On average, every year, 1,300 American children, aged one through 17, die from gunshots. That’s a weekly toll of 25 kids shot dead.

Health

YOUR INCREDIBLE AMAZING LIVER

Your stomach digests food; your heart pumps blood; your kidneys extract waste. So, what does your liver do? You’ll be surprised.

Looking Good

GOT WANDERING EYEBROWS?

Suddenly you’re plucking coarse “eyebrow” hairs from new places on your face. What’s going on?

Lifestyle

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE

Listen up, ladies! Want to live faster, stronger, longer? Time to join the distance women runners who cross more finish lines than men in 26-mile US marathons. Here’s some info to get you started.

Lifestyle

FAITH’S MAGIC POPCORN DIET

One miserable Saturday morning my size 10 jeans wouldn’t close. Worse yet, my tee shirt had love handles. Was this the sorry end of 60 years of happily mindless snacking?

Money

STOCK MARKETS & POLITICS, by Richard Evans

It takes a lot to distract the stock market from money matters. But every once in a while a political event is so huge, it trumps everything else.

Lifestyle

Meet Noor, American Muslim

Noor Saadeh is a 64-year-old American citizen who was raised in the Congregational Church in Appleton, Wisconsin. When she was 36, she converted to Islam. This is Noor’s story.

Features: News

ESCAPE FROM A CAR IN DEEP WATER

The mortality rate from vehicle submersion is among the highest of all single-vehicle crashes. Here’s how you can avoid being a victim.

Lifestyle

Travel Adventure for Older Women

Adventure awaits you!

How many times have you said, “When I get older I would like to travel?"  Well, there is no time like the present.  So let's get started.

Health

GUNS AND SUICIDE

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Preventon, the U.S. suicide rate is 13 per 100,000—a 30-year high and a very serious health issue. What’s going on?

Lifestyle

HOW TO FIGHT AGEISM AND WIN

Age discrimination starts when you’re in your early 40s, and lasts for the rest of your life. If you’re 40+ and job hunting or in a job where you feel overlooked because of your age, arm yourself with the right information, training and attitude.

Features: News

Worst Anti-Woman Agenda in U.S. History

Today we face the worst anti-woman government agenda in U.S. history, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Here are some examples:

Looking Good

PRODUCTS TO HELP YOU LOOK AGELESS

This is a guide to help you find your way through the thicket of competing cosmetic skin products and treatments, without sacrificing your health or your pocketbook.

Health

EXERCISE HELPS WITH PARKINSON’S

Been diagnosed with Parkinson’s? Get into a good exercise program. The sooner you start, the harder you work, the more you can achieve.

Health

ARTHRITIS & COPPER BRACELETS

We have a friend who swears her copper bracelets eliminate her arthritic pain. What’s the scientific scoop on this?

Money

BEFORE WE REPEAL THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Republicans are rushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But first, we need serious answers to some serious questions.

Money

THE REPUBLICAN MEDICARE PLAN

Speaker Paul Ryan intends to begin privatizing Medicare at the same time he repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA). How will Medicare change?

Features: News

Time to Celebrate Us!

Here’s to all the older women who continue to amaze the world with their beauty, talent, wisdom, strength and generosity.

Lifestyle

Live Smarter LIve Better

For every woman over 55, and those who hope to be.

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