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Seniority Authority will answer your questions on all aspects of aging well, from fitness to finance, brain health to downsizing, isolation to insurance, and more.

Ep. 24: Solo and Smart: Tips for Aging Alone

"Be patient with yourself, find ways to give yourself the best self-care possible, and treat yourself exceptionally." Summary: As people age, the dynamics of a family invariably change. In the…

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Ep. 23: The 411 on Long Term Care Insurance

"The emotional challenge of a health care crisis is much easier to handle when the financial challenge has been addressed." Summary: As we age, there can be significant expenses associated…

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Bonus Ep. 4: What’s New About Growing Old – the Future of Aging

"We are carrying on the good work in communities all across the country, making sure older people have a good place and the opportunity to grow old well." Summary: What’s…

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Ep. 22: How Giving Back Can Change Your Life

"When you get to that point, you start imagining and say, 'This is really exciting, I can't wait to retire, I can't wait to do all of the things I've…

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Ep. 21: The Best-Kept Secret in Aging Services

"Our whole goal as care managers is to keep people out of the hospital and out of crisis situations." Summary: Are you feeling overwhelmed by the difficult challenges associated with…

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Bonus Ep. 3: When Your Parent Needs Help, A Physician’s Guide

"This is an opportunity for you to learn more about your parent...ultimately this is the most beautiful thing any of us do in life, is to connect with other people…

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Ep. 20: The Brain Game: How to Make Positive Brain Changes Now

"When people are more socially active, they tend to manage stress better, their immune system works better, they tend to have fewer medical problems, and also their brains tend to…

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Ep. 19: Flipping the Script About Ageism

"Aging is not just something annoying old people do. It's something we embark on the day we're born." Summary: AGEISM sucks and it has us brainwashed to believe all sorts…

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Bonus Ep. 2: Seth Rogen Wants to Change Your Brain

"If we can get people talking about brain health and prevention the same way we are talking about heart health, and it becomes mainstream, then we can really move the…

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Ep. 18: Predicting the Future: Changes Ahead for Retirees Today

"When you look at just some of these statistics and trends for the aging population, there are some realities that reinforce even more the need to really think about planning…

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Ep. 17: Skydiving and Sassy Women: Empowering Women 50+

"I always say, don't put me in a box. Because if you do, it better have a door on it, because I'm not staying in there. I'll break it down."…

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Ep. 16: Change: Why We Fear It and How to Embrace It

"We don't really fear change. We fear loss...it's the loss of rote in a number of different areas, the loss of our status or our identity, our independence.” Summary: If…

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Ep. 15: Planning for Retirement with Intention and Purpose

"The reason we start with setting your top 10 values is because your values will lead to what you want your life to look like, what you want to spend…

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Ep. 14: Not Your Parents’ Retirement: What’s Different About Aging Today?

"The biggest liability people have for their health, safety, and finances is their house." Redefining Successful Aging: From the creation of the Social Security Act of the 1930s to the…

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Ep. 13: Jeremy Dabor: The 20-Something Who’s Revolutionizing Retirement

"Most people spend longer planning a two-week vacation than they do for their entire retirement." Revolutionizing Retirement: How many college sophomores drop out of school to live in a nursing…

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Bonus Episode 1: Can Science Slow Aging? Fighting on a New Biological Frontier

"It's this accumulation of problematic cells that drive the aging process. And by getting rid of them, we can stave off a whole range of the problems of old age."…

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Finding Meand And Purpose In Retirement

Ep. 12: Finding Meaning and Purpose in Retirement with Kathy Anderson

"What we do and the titles we are given and the roles we are given, they are not our own skin... I think there is this really discomforting, unsettling, energizing,…

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Ep. 11: The Most Important Legal Documents You Need as You Age – and Why They Matter

“And I think by the time you're between 40 and 50, it's really critical that you get these affairs in order and you make sure you have a will and…

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Ep. 10: How Boomers are Changing Retirement with Matt Thornhill, author of Boomer Consumer

"A hundred years ago the average lifespan was 45 years. Now it's 75 years. Boomers have reached this stage of life, let's say age 60 or 65, and they have…

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Ep. 9: How to Talk with Your Parents (or Kids) about Aging – Tips from a Mayo Clinic Expert

“It all begins with the realization that our parents are aging. They are not invincible. They’re not immortal, they’re aging. And we have issues to face.” How to Talk About…

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Ep. 8: What You Can do TODAY to Strengthen Your Memory for the Future

“Dementia does not discriminate, so it does not matter how bright a person you are or how much life experience you have or what your occupation may have been. Everybody…

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Ep. 7: Defining Assisted Living and Other Levels of Long-Term Care

"I think it's important to have these conversations early and often with your parents, your partner…What is important to them, not necessarily what is important to you, but what is…

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Ep. 6: No One Wants Your Hummels – Take Charge of Your Life by Tossing Your Stuff

"We see it all the time...people are owned by their things. They don't own their things." Erasing the Fear of Downsizing: Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume…

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Ep. 5: Being Happy: It’s a Choice. John Leland, NYT Reporter and Author

"Happiness is what's happening right now. It's not next week. It's not tomorrow...if you're not happy right now, you're not happy." Summary: Why is it some people are just so…

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Ep. 4: My Dad’s Journey with Alzheimer’s, a Conversation with Glen Campbell’s Daughter, Ashley

"Try to enjoy who they are each day with the disease...Love them for what they still are, as opposed to, you know, what you wish they still were." Navigating Alzheimer's:…

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Ep. 3: Problem Blindness: Dan Heath About His New Book and Upstream Thinking

"We have to have that spark, that instinct or initiative, like I am not just going to suffer through this, I am not going to be at the victim of…

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Ep. 2: The Fountain of Youth That’s Outside Our Door, with Martin Pazzani

 “You can take charge of the way you age and you can actually change the curve of your aging through fitness.” Improving Your Fitness: Martin Pazzani, former gym executive, world-class…

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Ep. 1: Keys to a Long and Happy Life: Lessons from Harvard’s 80-Year Study with Dr. Robert Waldinger

“People who live the longest and were the happiest as they grew older were the people who were more connected to others socially and who had warmer relationships with other…

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