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I?ll have the Kraft Mac n Cheese w/Ketchup, Please

(Disclaimer: In case anyone hasn't deduced it yet, I am not a doctor, nutritionist, professional golfer or mutual fund investor.) Good news (it's about time) two...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 6730 Views

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It’s New Year’s Resolution Time...

New Year's resolutions are a great thing, but usually we let them slip away in a couple of weeks without a good solid plan. Since many resolutions revolve around...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 31, 2019
Last comment by BabyBoomerGuru, on Jan 3, 2020 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2549 Views

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50 Marathons in 50 Days in 50 States: Don’t try this at Home

Yes, you heard it right. And it was heard last night at Keppler’s Book Store. Dean Karnazes, the “Ultra-Marathon Man” himself, talked about his new book The...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Oct 30, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 9104 Views

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Why Most New Year's Resolutions Die an Early Death

January 1st. The "BIG" day. It's just about here. And the New Year's resolutions are flying off the shelves. Lose weight, work out, eat right, work harder, make...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Jan 11, 2015 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 6940 Views

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The Dutch Clutch

I just read a year-end-type newsletter from some friends who shared the sad news that a close friend had been killed on his bicycle when a driver in a parked car...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Jan 9, 2020 at 12:23 am | 3 comments | 3198 Views

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A Living Tribute

My wife was reading me a very touching obit in our local paper the other day. The woman who passed away was not only very accomplished but sounded like a very kind,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Oct. 14, 2018
Last comment by C. Shaner, on Oct 18, 2018 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 3164 Views

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COWSPIRACY: See it on Netflix NOW

Just watched " Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret", a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Gloria Barnes, on Mar 17, 2016 at 5:21 am | 3 comments | 5913 Views

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The Google Glass Verdict: The Refinement of Distracted Living (and Driving)

Dateline: San Diego. A traffic court tore up a citation received by a driver who had been wearing the soon-to-be-available-to-the-masses Google Glass when she was...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 7171 Views

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What the Health – a New Documentary

What the Health is a new film by the creators of Cowspiracy (discussed here in a previous posting.) “This film exposes the collusion and corruption in government...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Jul 28, 2017 at 7:18 am | 2 comments | 9008 Views

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New Men's Group Forming 55-70 year range

A Baby Boomer Men's Healthy Living Meetup Group has been formed for men 55-70. If you are a male between those ages, you are invited to attend the men's group which...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 1:20 am | 2 comments | 4838 Views

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A “Hi-Tech” Solution with a Low-Tech Payoff

One of the primary factors in seniors maintaining their health and independence is the isolation factor. As people age, and especially if they age alone due to the...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Oct 22, 2016 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 8373 Views

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Mass Sing-In Tonight 5pm Monday 3/23

Anyone interested in doing something like Italy is/was doing - at a designated time everyone goes out into their front yard. por opens their window, and sings a...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Mar 23, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 52 Views

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Why Making Music is So Important for Your Brain

Music has been a part of just about everyone’s lives, often from before birth while still in the womb. Whether for entertainment, relaxation, spiritual prayer,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Hi Note, on Feb 4, 2018 at 9:51 pm | 2 comments | 8599 Views

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SENIOR FOCUS: Open Period to Save on Medicare Part D Drug Costs

During the open enrollment period Oct 15 - Dec 7, 2015, seniors (that's some of us, your parents, your neighbors, your extended family) can shop and compare and...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 7, 2015 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 5968 Views

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Veterans Day - Reach Out

Everyone knows it's Veterans Day today (big assumption?), and most people know at least one person who was in the military. Whether you are pro-war, anti-war, pro-this-war-but...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Nov 11, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 4967 Views

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"I?ll Wait Until Something Happens"

Working in a senior retirement community, my main job is getting to know prospects, taking them and their families on tours of the community, showing apartments,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Dec 9, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 5570 Views

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Interesting Concept: Gym membership that lets you visit numerous facilities with one payment

"Why belong to one gym when you can belong to all of them?" This was the subject line of an email I received inviting me to learn more about this concept of gym...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Dec 4, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 5810 Views

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De-Cluttering Is Possible: A Firsthand Account

Have you ever noticed that often your greatest sense of accomplishment comes from shared success? T-O-P Move Management Co-Founder & CEO Helen Ingwersen...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on May 25, 2020 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 3112 Views

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They Are the Lucky Ones

I’ve spent the past seven and a half years working in sales and marketing in senior retirement communities. And for seven and a quarter of them I’ve purposely...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by mj, on May 31, 2017 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 4302 Views

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Favorite Maxims to Live By in 2017

These all come from Napoleon Hill, one of the fathers of positive thinking born October 26, 1883 in Virginia. Over 20 million copies of his book “Think and...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Barbara C., on Dec 30, 2016 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 5034 Views
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