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The Amazings are Here!

A new venture is giving seniors a digital marketplace to sell their skills and knowledge, reversing the traditional senior services model. And it’s a huge success.

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Scamming Seniors: A Hate Crime

When Patricia Murtaugh fleeced two old ladies out of $245,000, the Queens D.A.’s office charged Murtaugh with a hate crime. Now other jurisdictions are finding ways—including the hate crimes statute— to increase penalties for elder financial abuse.

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In the Blogosphere: A Short Guide to a Long Career

Work is hard. Get over it. If you’re fortunate enough to have a job in this economy, you’re probably doing more with less, and it does get hard. Some of the people I work with talk about about bailing out. Some of these people are 30 years old. This is where having gray hair comes…

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What’s So Bad About the Name “Senior”?

You would think that by the time we reach the age of 60, we’d have figured out what to call ourselves. But whether it’s “senior citizens,” “older adults,” “elders,” or just plain “old people,” no one seems to agree on a term.

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