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Are you prepared for an early retirement?

Are you prepared for an early retirement?

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has released a new brief indicating that more than a third of older workers retire earlier than planned. But, are you really ready? The study, “Retiring Earlier Than Planned: What Matters Most?, “further suggests that while health shocks and job loss are expected as key factors in upping the retirement date, those issues only make up a quarter of the reasons why people tend to retire early. The report states that health…

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Staying healthy with a Mediterranean Diet

Staying healthy with a Mediterranean Diet

Whether you are kicking yourself because you haven’t started your New Year’s resolution and it’s almost Groundhog Day or you are starting to retreat to old bad habits, sticking with a regular healthy diet is still the key to better health. Maybe procrastination set in because trying to pick a diet became too much–Keto, Paleo, Dash, Whole 30–oh my! Where do you start? As with any new program–check in with your doctor first. But you can get a head start…

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Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

For a small butterfly–shaped gland, it has a lot of power. The thyroid, located at the front of your neck, controls the rate at which every part of the body works. It produces a hormone that influences every cell, tissue and organ in the body. January marks Thyroid Awareness Month and with it an opportunity to talk about thyroid disease. According to the American Thyroid Association: More than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during…

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