What's your legacy? How to write your ethical will or legacy letter

July 20
Rachael Freed encourages you to write "legacy letters" to keep your values alive after you're gone — and bring you peace now.

The younger faces of Alzheimer's and other dementias

July 20
Conversations with people diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's reveal how they are coping and moving on with their daily lives.
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July 23

Retirees cutting back, taking part-time jobs to beat inflation

With the volatile stock market, financial planners are dealing with nervous clients — some who are delaying retirement because of current conditions.
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July 20

New trends in retirement living: nature, wellness and community

Older 55-plus communities are wooing residents back with health, nature and cultural connections.
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July 20

I'm a gay woman in a heterosexual marriage

At 43, I fell in love with a woman for the first time. My husband and I have stayed together and redefined our relationship.
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July 20

Tips for buying a new car in today's market

With supplies low and demand high, dealers have more leverage and you must work harder.
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July 20

The best destinations for older travelers

Retirement is the perfect time to enjoy traveling, but where to go? New research shows the best places for older Americans to travel.The Retirement…
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May 11

Podcasters over 50: Five Minnesotan hosts worth hearing

These locally rooted podcasters speak out about everything from feminism to nomadism, mental health to rock 'n' roll.
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May 11

What's happened to the tiny house movement?

Those in the housing industry say the tiny house movement hasn't shrunk, but matured.
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May 11

St. Paul hospice physician explains why there are racial disparities in end-of-life care

Too many people of color have missed out on the comfort of hospice, says Dr. Dennis Cross. He wants to change that.
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May 11

Pickleball injuries: 7 tips to avoid getting hurt

Here's how to stay safe while enjoying the fastest-growing sport in America.
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May 11

Tales from an extrovert: What I've lost and missed during COVID-19

You've probably read many stories about how introverts have been faring during the pandemic, but what about extroverts?
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May 11

Buck up, boomers

Despite the volatile markets and rising inflation of late, you're still better off than your parents.
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May 11

Smart ways to sell your unwanted items

Downsizing? Here's how to have fewer items to move and earn money from getting rid of your stuff.
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May 11

Older podcast listeners and creators find their niche

Podcast listening is now growing fastest among older Americans, after they were slower to embrace it than others.
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February 23

What to do when you don't know what to do in retirement

My husband just went through it. Here are steps that turned things around.
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February 23

MPR's Cathy Wurzer wants you to live more fully by keeping the 'End in Mind'

The veteran broadcaster's nonprofit seeks to help Minnesotans achieve comfort with difficult conversations around dying.
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February 23

Quash the winter doldrums with these Minnesota indoor walks

The best mall and skyway walks from Duluth to Rochester to the Twin Cities.
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February 23

The perils of downsizing

Be careful you don't discard something you can't live without — like books.
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February 23

The mental health risks of retiring

The late Pamela Hixon of Leipsic, Ohio, was eager to retire from her job running a hospice agency. Soon after she quit, however, Hixon spiraled…
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February 23

Homesharing can lower housing costs, increase companionship

Taking on a roommate may provide financial, social and practical benefits.
Business
November 15, 2021

Seniors facing largest Part B premium jump in a decade

Monthly payments for the Part B portion of the federal Medicare program will increase by more than 14%, putting a significant dent in cost-of-living increases in Social Security payments.