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Am I better off alone or married?

Nearly a third of the almost 85 million baby boomers in Canada and the United States are single, a fact that surprises a lot of people. Then again, this was the generation that democratized living together, separation, and divorce. Now well on into middle age and the later stages of life, many “boomers” continue to …

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Slow the effects of ageing

We all age a little bit every day and like it or not, we can’t do anything about it. However, several lifestyle choices can help to slow down the effects of ageing. Here are ten examples: 1. Stop smoking: cigarettes reduce a smoker’s life expectancy by about four years, not to mention the ageing effects …

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4 exercises for seniors

If you’re over 65, experts typically advise against strenuous physical activities like long-distance running, high-intensity interval training and joint-stressing forms of weight training. The good news is that you can build strength, boost your metabolism and improve your mood by doing exercises with minimal risk of injury. Here are four to add to your routine. …

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4 hobbies you can do online

Bored of scrolling through the same old social media posts? If you’re looking for a new source of online entertainment, try one — or all — of these hobbies. 1. Games The web is a treasure trove of games, from classic video games to online board games and word puzzles. Many online games let you …

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Plan a game night

If you’re looking for a fun way to liven up your next seniors’ mixer, why not take a twist on the classic board game by planning a smorgasbord of games? Set up multiple play areas and provide a variety of diversions. Here are some game ideas to inspire your plans. • Board games. From timeless …

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