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The happiest cities in America, according to new research

<b>(CNN) —</b> I've spent my life traveling the world in the pursuit of health and happiness.<p>After pinpointing the places where people live the longest, healthiest lives (which I call Blue Zones regions), I turned my attention to the places where people are happiest.<p>At a certain point, I realized it's not …

Happiness

Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you may need

Your last will and testament shouldn't be the last word on your end-of-life wishes.<p>"We all prepare ahead of time for what we know is coming up," Amy Florian, chief executive of Corgenius, told advisors Wednesday at Schwab IMPACT 2017 in Chicago.<p>If you knew you were going to be audited next month, …

Retirement

Over 70? You Have Until Dec. 31 to Avoid a 50% IRS Penalty

Find out what you have to do to escape the wrath of the tax man.<p>Tax season doesn't start until after the New Year, but that doesn't mean you can …

Retirement

Top 6 Things No One Tells You About Retiring

To make your retirement years truly golden, understand what may be coming your way.<p>Many of us look forward to retirement as the reward for a lifetime …

Retirement

Here's Another Reason to Feel Good About Drinking Coffee

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>The news about coffee just keeps getting better. In a new analysis of one of the country’s largest and …

Research

Boost Your Retirement Income With These 8 Tips

Don't settle for a fixed income in retirement when you can employ some strategies that will put hundreds or thousands of dollars more in your pocket …

Retirement

12 Documents You Should Organize Before You Die So You Don't Burden Your Children

Regardless of your age, this is so important.<p>In the daily hustle and bustle that is life, being prepared for our demise isn't usually a top priority.<p>But what if you fall gravely ill or die unexpectedly? Will your loved ones know what to do and, most importantly, where to look for important …

Retirement

Working past 65? Beware of this Medicare trap that could cost you thousands in taxes

We can say two things for sure about the American workforce and its health insurance. First, more Americans are working past the traditional retirement age of 65. Second, more are taking advantage of employer insurance plans that include tax-exempt Health Savings Accounts.<p>Add these two facts …

Retirement

Harvard Scientists Find People Who Did This Specific Kind of Exercise Lived Much Longer

Researchers are now more sure than ever you need to be doing this.<p>What's the secret to living a long, healthy life? Scientists have been searching for definitive answers for decades.<p>Many of their findings circle back to the benefits of exercise. Researchers have uncovered evidence that certain …

Longevity

22 Foods to Eat on a Ketogenic Diet

<b>22 Foods to Eat on a Ketogenic Diet:</b><p>A ketogenic diet is a low-carb, moderate-protein and high-fat nutrition plan. This article addresses some of the …

Nutrition

The 5 Best Cities for Retirement

You might be surprised at the number of cold-weather cities on the list.<p>What matters to you when choosing a retirement destination? The common …

Retirement

You Should Be Sleeping On Your Left Side -- Here’s Why

Everyone wants to rest their mind when it comes time to fall asleep at night. However, you should actually think about the position you’re about to …

Sleep

Let’s Waste College on the Old

Usually, when a demographic group is significantly underrepresented on elite college campuses, we consider it a problem. But there is one such problem that almost no one seems to notice or care much about. Nearly 30 percent of college undergraduates are adults, defined by the United States …

Education

To Improve Sleep and Reduce Anxiety, Add More Magnesium to Your Diet

“If there’s one supplement that is absolutely essential, it’s magnesium,” Dr. Dennis Goodman, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at New York …

Vitamins

How To Retire At 63 With Only Half A Million

Seeking Alpha helps investors and retirees facing current issues.<p>Today, I will be using hypothetical situations many readers may face.<p>Dividend …

Investing

The Easiest Exercise for a Longer Life

Source: Tylrande/Pixaby, used with permissionThe relationship between exercise and health has long been established, leading health experts to …

Longevity

Genworth Survey: Consumers' greatest fear about aging is not having enough money to pay for long term care, but few plan ahead

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Not having enough money to pay for care is the greatest fear adults have about aging and their long term …

DRINKING WATER ON EMPTY STOMACH IMMEDIATELY AFTER WAKING UP! – Healthy Remedies

DID YOU KNOW THAT JAPANESE PEOPLE HAVE A HABIT OF DRINKING WATER IMMEDIATELY AFTER WAKING UP. IT IS AND ANCIENT TRADITION FOR HEALING MANY DISEASES …

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

You may not want to hear this.<p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was "How Am I Doing?" Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

Retirement

Take a Shower Today? Science Says That Might Have Been a Mistake

Research on immunology suggests showering daily isn't the best for you.<p>Personally, I love to take a shower to start the day. A nice, warm one where I can stay, half asleep, as I think about mostly nothing. But it turns out we all might need to rethink that part of the morning routine if we want to …

Microbiome

Discounted Apple Watches will be available to millions of life insurance customers

John Hancock, one of the largest life insurance providers, is partnering with Apple to offer all of its new and existing members a steeply discounted Apple Watch.<p>Any of its 10 million policyholders who sign up with the Vitality program, which offers perks and rewards to people who live healthy …

Insurance

The human microbiome, explained: How bad science and junky diets gave rise to serious disease

We’re just as much bacteria as we are human. Some studies even suggest that our body contains more microbes than it does actual cells. In fact, when …

Microbiome

Americans Are Retiring Later, Dying Sooner and Sicker In-Between

The U.S. retirement age is rising, as the government pushes it higher and workers stay in careers longer.<p>But lifespans aren’t necessarily extending …

Retirement

These 7 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to Science

British researchers studied more than 600,000 patient histories and figured out exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>We get only so much time on the planet. For as long as we've been here, people have tried to figure out how to stretch our time a bit longer. While we still …

Longevity

The new reality of old age in America

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Richard Dever had swabbed the campground shower stalls and emptied 20 garbage cans, and now he climbed slowly onto a John Deere mower to cut a couple acres of grass.<p>“I’m going to work until I die, if I can, because I need the money,” said Dever, 74, who drove 1,400 miles to this …

Retirement

Your future companion in your old age could be a robot - MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Human relationships will never go out of style. But as robotics technology and artificial …

Robots

Ways to Stay Hydrated in the Heat

Intergenerational Cohousing, Community Home Living - Retirement

A month after moving into his new home in Berlin, Mass., John Barrett received a call. Would he be interested in an alarm system, a security company …

Retirement

Dutch nursing home offers rent-free housing to students

A nursing home in the Netherlands allows university students to live rent-free alongside the elderly residents, as part of a project aimed at warding …

National Academy of Sciences