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The Health Benefit of Alcohol for Older Adults

A new study links light to moderate drinking to improved memory function.

Don't Let a Job Loss Harm Your Retirement

Financial planner and author Kimberly Foss offers eight tips to preserve your nest egg while rebuilding your career.

Why Renee Zellweger's Face Is an Aging Issue

As people are buzzing about Renee Zellweger's new look, the meaning of self-acceptance is shifting before our (widened) eyes.

Reverse Mentors: How Women Can Help Each Other

Kerry Hannon talks with Ipsos Girls' Lounge founder Shelley Zalis about how older women can find matches with younger women so both of their careers will benefit.

Sally Quinn on Ben Bradlee’s Final Days

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee's wife, Sally Quinn, speaks about her role as a caregiver while he had Alzheimer's and calls it "sacred."

The Real Reason Why Caregivers Are Stressed

Caring for your elderly parent often leads to stress and burnout. Here's how to conquer the negative effects.

Read This Before You Cut and Paste a Cover Letter

Your cover letter is key when applying for a job. Avoid these six common mistakes that could land yours in an employer's trash bin.

The Revolutionary Norman Lear, On Life

At 92, TV giant Norman Lear lives with no regrets, is pitching new scripts and finds joy in the small things, like his breakfast omelette.

When Your Adult Child Has a Mental Health Issue

It's hard to help your grown children when they're struggling with mental health conditions, especially if they're no longer living with you. Here's how parents can offer support and stay connected.

Why Learning a Language Could Save Your Career

Being fluent in another language can help you stand out at work or find a job. Here are the in-demand languages and how to learn a foreign tongue in midlife.

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