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'Okay, Boomer' in the Workplace Can Get You Fired

As a Gen Xer, I sit back and watch as the Baby Boomers and Millennials battle it out on the internet. And, to be honest, it's also the Gen Z's, some of whom think everyone over 40 is a baby boomer. Let's remember that (if we go by the years 1981-1996 for Millennials) that the oldest Millennials are …

Innovation

Year-End Reviews Are a Waste of Time and Money. Here's What You Should Do Instead

Two CEOs weigh in on the best way to give feedback.<p>Industry giants like Adobe, General Electric, and Accenture have given up formal annual reviews in favor of providing feedback throughout the year, and startups around the country have followed suit--but is that as effective? <i>Inc.</i> asked Deena Fox, …

Innovation

5 tips for forming the perfect morning routine

Are you an early bird, or would you rather hit that snooze button again? Early morning starts can be difficult for many and we wouldn’t blame you for …

Work-life Balance

Why Didn’t She Get Alzheimer’s? The Answer Could Hold a Key to Fighting the Disease

The woman’s genetic profile showed she would develop Alzheimer’s by the time she turned 50.<p>She, like thousands of her relatives, going back generations, was born with a gene mutation that causes people to begin having memory and thinking problems in their 40s and deteriorate rapidly toward death …

Dementia

This Exercise Boosts Memory up to 30% in Seniors, Study Finds

Whether you’re dealing with a cognitive impairment or just realize that you’re not as sharp as you used to be, age-related memory loss can be a real …

Exercise

Here’s how to pick the executor of your estate. It may not be the person you think.

Will you choose your daughter or your son? Before you decide, consider the following:<p><b>Success means nothing.</b> Just because someone is a financial professional, even an accountant, doesn’t mean he or she will be a great executor of your estate. Think of it like a good doctor who would be a challenging …

Personal Finance

50 years ago today, the internet was born in Room 3420

Here’s the story of the creation of ARPANET, the groundbreaking precursor to the internet—as told by the people who were there.<p>When I visited UCLA’s Boelter Hall last Wednesday, I took the stairs to the third floor, looking for Room 3420. And then I walked right by it. From the hallway, it’s a …

Long-form Journalism

How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America

Everyone likes to bash millennials. We’re spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our smartphones. We demand participation trophies, can’t find jobs, and live with our parents until we’re 30. You know the punchlines by now.<p>But is the millennial hate justified? Have we dropped the generational …

Baby Boomers

Funny Prayer about Getting Old at the Caregiver of the Year Dinner

Prayer

For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap

AUSTIN, Texas — Chris and Dennis Cavner, in their early 70s, are preparing to move less than two blocks away into a 2,720-square-foot, ranch-style …

Retirement

The Distressing Growth Of Wealth Inequality Of Boomers

In her piercing new book <i>Unbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do About It,</i> economist Heather Boushey writes: “The trend toward greater economic inequality continues its seemingly inexorable march.” Four recent studies — including one just out today — reveal that wealth …

Retirement

SPJ Code of Ethics - Society of Professional Journalists

Revised September 6, 2014 at 4:49 p.m. CT at SPJ’s National Convention in Nashville, Tenn.<p>Download a printable copy [PDF]:<br>8.5x11 flyer | 11x17 poster …

Journalism

5 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefit With Minimal Effort

Getting more out of Social Security has never been easier.<p>Social Security is, hands down, our nation's most important social program. Each month, …

This May Be One Of The Most Important Benefits Of Having Cataract Surgery

The decision to have cataract surgery is often delayed.<p>While many people may detect subtle changes in the sharpness of their vision, it’s often not until vision is significantly compromised that many people finally decide to have the surgery.<p>With this in mind, it’s a well-accepted fact that …

Ellen DeGeneres explains hanging out with her friend George W. Bush

<b> (CNN) —</b> Ellen DeGeneres will not be Twitter-shamed for who she spends time with.<p>The daytime-talk-show-host-turned-media-mogul used the platform late Monday night to discuss hanging out with former President George W. Bush this weekend at a Dallas Cowboys football game.<p>There was a bit of an uproar …

Ellen Degeneres

Dan Gilbert: Happiness: What Your Mother Didn't Tell You (2018 WORLD.MINDS Annual Symposium)

The New Realities Of Freelancing After 50

<b>By Michelle V. Rafter,</b> <b>Next Avenue</b><b> Contributor</b><p>People 50 and older who freelance, according to the just-released <i>Freelancing in America: 2019</i> report, fall roughly into two groups. There are those on the younger side who do it for the flexibility or because they think they might not be able to find …

How Good Are You at Listening to Your Spouse? (Part I) - I Do Every Day - October 2 - I Do Every Day, Daily Devotional

<b>How good are you at listening to your spouse? (Part I)</b><p>Anyone else feel like listening is a dying art form?<p>We carry our lives tucked deep within us. …

How to Recycle Old Electronics

We love our devices—our TVs, laptops, tablets, and perhaps most of all, our mobile phones, those pocket-sized miracles of computing power. In fact, …

Why does time speed up when you get older?

Time flies when you’re having fun, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re enjoying the aging process.<p>In today’s society, mathematics underpins …

Alienated Grandparents Live With Complicated Grief

96-Year-Old World War II Veteran Performs Chills-Inducing National Anthem on Harmonica

Before the U.S. women’s national team beat Mexico 3-0 on Sunday, a World War II veteran gave a rousing harmonica performance of the national anthem. …

Sports

These Scientists Want to Redefine Alzheimer's as a 'Double-Prion' Disease

Researchers this week say their work should upturn the conventional narrative of how Alzheimer’s disease happens. They argue the progression of …

Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know as You Age

An estimated 5.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of dementia in the world and the sixth leading …

Dementia

We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s – and how to stop it

AFTER decades of disappointment, we may have a new lead on fighting Alzheimer’s disease. Compelling evidence that the condition is caused by a …

Eating More Mushrooms Could Improve Your Mental Health—Here's Why

Mushrooms are delicious and versatile, and many of our favorite recipes call for everything from tender chanterelles to chopped creminis. But their …

How to Take Care of Your Eyes as You Age

After all, three of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S.­—cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration—all become more common as …

Changing ‘the tragedy narrative’: Why a growing camp is promoting a more joyful approach to Alzheimer’s

Ollie is their nickname for Alzheimer’s, the disease Tom was diagnosed with seven years ago. For the Misciagnas, Ollie is a third presence in the house, one they never invited in. But since he’s here, they’re making room for him. And though it might seem counterintuitive, they are even trying to …

A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers?

Newton-Small, a TIME contributor, is the CEO of MemoryWell and author of Broad Influence<p>Every day since her husband broke his hip, Beatrice Egger has been afraid. The 91-year-old retired teacher worries when William, 90, a retired principal, is in the shower. She worries when she is helping him get …