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Drive safely if travel is in your plans

Drive safely if travel is in your plans

Memorial Day weekend is just ahead and for many it may mean getting out on the road for that first long holiday weekend of the summer. The American Red Cross offers some travel safety tips to help you and your loved ones have a great weekend. With more people traveling over the holiday weekend, it’s […]


3 Simple Things You Can Do Today to Feel Better Tomorrow

3 Simple Things You Can Do Today  to Feel  Better Tomorrow

Doctor Outlines Easy Changes That Can Vastly Improve Health, Happiness and Well-Being “Imagine you’re a spider with just one leg,” says Dr. Frank King. “You put forth immense effort to try to haul yourself around and not only does it wear you out, it’s frustrating and you don’t get far.” King is a chiropractor and doctor […]


American Red Cross Blood Services Needs Volunteers!

American Red Cross Blood Services Needs Volunteers!

Salt Lake City, UT, January 27, 2014 – The American Red Cross Blood Services Region is seeking volunteers to assist with blood drives in the area.  In Utah someone needs blood every eight minutes and each day the Red Cross strives to collect approximately 440 units of blood to distribute to patients in more than 30 […]


‘Body Check’ Men’s Health Day Event

'Body Check' Men’s Health Day Event

 ‘Body Check’ Men’s Health Day Event Offers Free Food, Health Screenings and Entertainment at Jordan Valley Medical Center  Jordan Valley Medical Center hosts a day of free food, plus health screenings and seminars, “Grizzlies players meet and greet,” and a live ESPN broadcast from the event. What: Body Check Men’s Health Day Event Free food Health […]


Review Your Medicare Coverage

Review Your Medicare Coverage

People With Medicare Should Review Their Health and Drug Coverage Options Carefully, Medicare Rights Center Urges –Medicare’s Fall Open Enrollment Period Is October 15 Through December 7— Everyone with Medicare who is enrolled in a private health or drug plan should review their choices during the Fall Open Enrollment Period, advises the Medicare Rights Center, […]


Last Chance to Disenroll from Your Medicare Private Health Plan

Last Chance to Disenroll from Your Medicare Private Health Plan

– Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period Ends on February 14 – New York, NY—Medicare beneficiaries who are dissatisfied with their Medicare private health plans, also known as “Medicare Advantage” plans, have until Thursday, February 14, to disenroll. Beneficiaries have had the opportunity to drop their private plan and enroll in Original Medicare since January 1, when […]


5 Grocery Staples for Youth & Vitality

5 Grocery Staples for Youth & Vitality

Next Time You Stop at the Store, Pick Up These Tasty, Nutrition-packed Foods, Physician Advises It’s the question we ask ourselves almost every day: What’s for dinner? Entwined in this daily dialogue is wondering whether we’ll need to dash into the grocery store on the way home from work. The next time we make one of […]


JANE PAULEY HOSTS BOOMER INITIATIVE FOR RLTV

JANE PAULEY HOSTS BOOMER INITIATIVE FOR RLTV

Two Boomer-Focused Programming Events Produced in Partnership with AARP Explore How This Generation is Redefining Life After 50  Jan. 17, 2013, Baltimore –The last of the boomers—the largest, most influential and affluent American demographic in history—will turn 50 in 2014, and the first have already crossed 66. RLTV, the only cable network and online destination […]


TEE-OFF WITH SALT LAKE CITY AREA FIREFIGHTERS

TEE-OFF WITH SALT LAKE CITY AREA FIREFIGHTERS

Local Firefighters Host Golf Tournament to Benefit National Fallen Firefighters Foundation MURRAY, UTAH – Whether you’re a scratch golfer or just want to enjoy a day on the links, join local firefighters on Friday June 15th at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club in Lehi, Utah for the 5th  Annual National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Golf Tournament.   This best-ball […]


Affording Higher Ed on a Baby Boomer Budget

Affording Higher Ed on a Baby Boomer Budget

While campus life hasn’t changed all that much since the heyday of the flower generation, Baby Boomers returning to college are noticing major differences on the educational side. More classes are taught by adjunct professors; what once was a C+ is now often graded as a B+; and, most strikingly, tuition rates have soared like […]


Love Is an Inside Job: Six Reasons to Fall in Love with Yourself This Valentine’s Day

Love Is an Inside Job: Six Reasons to Fall in Love with Yourself This Valentine’s Day

For many people, Valentine’s Day is a depressing time that primarily highlights a lack of love in their lives. It doesn’t have to be that way, says Kathleen McIntire. Real love (not to mention its soul sister happiness) isn’t about another person—it’s about accepting and embracing who you are right this minute. Nevada City, CA (February […]


A good laugh for people in the over 50 group !

A good laugh for people in the over 50 group !

Also for those who know people like us. When I bought my Blackberry I thought about the 30-year business I ran with 1800 employees, all without a cell phone that plays music, takes videos, pictures and communicates with Facebook and Twitter. I signed up under duress for Twitter and Facebook, so my seven kids, their spouses, […]


Kitchen Remedies for Fighting Viruses and Bacteria

Kitchen Remedies for Fighting Viruses and Bacteria

In the Northern hemisphere, it’s now peak time for the flu and colds, which grip millions of Americans each year. And contrary to common belief, the best way to combat viruses and bacteria is not in your medicine cabinet – it’s in your kitchen. Topical BioMedics, makers of Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream, has […]


Choose This, Not That—and Be Happy!: Nine Reactions That Can Make or Break Your Contentment Quotient

Choose This, Not That—and Be Happy!: Nine Reactions That Can Make or Break Your Contentment Quotient

Although life’s hard knocks may have convinced you otherwise, Todd Patkin insists that happiness really is a choice. If you choose to act or react in a more positive way instead of giving in to your urges to grumble and complain, he promises, you truly can influence how content you feel. Unless you’ve been living […]


Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List: Ten Ways to Manage Your Finances and Avoid Post-Holiday Regrets

Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List: Ten Ways to Manage Your Finances and Avoid Post-Holiday Regrets

The holidays are filled with temptation to go overboard with spending. Financial expert Eric Tyson offers advice on how to manage your holiday spending.             Hoboken, NJ (November 2011)—The holidays are upon us, bringing all those personal and family images and sensations we cherish. But for many of us, there are a few not-so-joyous holiday sights (a […]


Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers. -Zack Wamp As a generation, baby boomers are surrounded by Veterans. […]


How Can Caregivers Relieve Their Stress?

How Can Caregivers Relieve Their Stress?

Advocate Reveals 3 Reasons Why Caregivers Need to Give Themselves A Break  Being trapped in a dead-end job with a lousy boss and low pay is still not as stressful as being a caregiver to a loved one. That’s the opinion of one social worker who has nearly two decades of experience working with caregivers […]


Fifteen Things I Learned from My Nervous Breakdown…and How They Can Help You Start Living Your Best Life Now

Fifteen Things I Learned from My Nervous Breakdown…and How They Can Help You Start Living Your Best Life Now

Todd Patkin suffered a nervous breakdown at age thirty-six—and it turned out to be a breakthrough. He shares fifteen important things about life and happiness that he has learned. Foxboro, MA (September 2011)—You’re living a “successful” modern life, which means that you spend most of your time at work. If you’re lucky, you’re able to fulfill […]


Don’t Crank Up the Heat – 6 High-Tech Tips for Keeping Warm This Winter

Don't Crank Up the Heat - 6 High-Tech Tips for Keeping Warm  This Winter

As temperatures begin to drop, consumers may soon have a lot more on their minds than the coming winter chill. Since 2010, many states have seen the cost of home heating oil rise by as much as 30% or more. Depending on where you live, a particularly glacial season could put a serious freeze on […]


Substance Abuse on the Rise Among Baby Boomers

Substance Abuse on the Rise Among Baby Boomers

Caron Treatment Centers provides insight into the causes of the growing issue of addiction among older Americans Wernersville, PA— October 5, 2011–The need for substance abuse treatment services for older Americans is expected to double by 2020, according to experts at The Hanley Center, a Caron Treatment Center. The prediction comes on the heels of […]


Why Is Dad Doing That?

Why Is Dad Doing That?

Ten Unwanted Behaviors Alzheimer’s Patients Exhibit…and How to Deal with Them  When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, his or her behavior will change, seemingly without reason or explanation. Nataly Rubinstein explains ten common behaviors that baffle and frustrate caregivers—and shares a wealth of practical advice on how to handle them. Miami Beach, […]


Utah Ranks No. 8 Among Brain-Healthy States in the Nation

Utah Ranks No. 8 Among Brain-Healthy States in the Nation

2011 America’s Brain Health Index Reveals States With Healthiest Brains and Names the Most Beautiful Minds inAmerica in National Health Education Campaign to Empower People to Keep Minds Active   COLUMBIA Md., September 22, 2011 — The 2011 America’s Brain Health Index, released today, reveals which areas of the country have progressed, held their own or lost ground […]


Baby Boomers: The New “Dress for Success” Rules

Baby Boomers: The New "Dress for Success" Rules

Forever 21 is a retail phenomenon among the younger set, but despite the trend of businesses catering to Baby Boomers, there’s no Forever 51 or 61 for those of us trying to find presentable, affordable office fashions. At least such a store would help us figure out the new dress code. Take my office, for example; […]


Daily Deal Addiction: Beating the Urge to Buy

Daily Deal Addiction: Beating the Urge to Buy

The popularity of daily deal sites like Living Social and Groupon has yielded huge benefits. Consumers receive massive savings on everything from dining out to teeth whitening; yet with the positive comes the negative. The ease with which these deals can be purchased, coupled with the prospect of double-digit savings, is creating a troubling trend: […]