Lifestyles

Are you a Type A? Here’s how to cool your jets in retirement

Jan 14th, 2020 | By

Retirees are often advised to stay busy. Volunteer, take classes or travel. And, for the most part, it is a good idea to stay active. However, for many Type A personalities, it can be challenging to slow down enough to actually enjoy retirement. If that’s you, the retirement experts for Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA)
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Peach of a pickleball performance

Dec 31st, 2019 | By
Peach of a pickleball performance

Three pickleball players from Lakewood Community Center came away with medals in a recent tournament that drew players from across the country as far away as the Atlantic coast. Top national players were drawn to the tourney in eastern Washington by its prize money and the host, Tyson McGuffin, the nation’s leading men’s singles player.
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BOOKS: Life in the last lap, an older-worker revolution, and improbable love

Dec 16th, 2019 | By
BOOKS: Life in the last lap, an older-worker revolution, and improbable love

Age is an artificial barrier that too many people use to put limitations on their brains, their potential, and their lives. In “Your Best Is Next,” author and public speaker Ira Blumenthal uses real-life examples to inspire and empower mature readers to focus on creating a life they love. He contends that through passion, commitment
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‘Passion for community’ drives new Washington AARP leader

Nov 27th, 2019 | By
‘Passion for community’ drives new Washington AARP leader

Before he retired, Jim Ko was an executive in the consumer goods industry with Starbucks (leading business negotiations and product launches in Asia and Europe), Pepperidge Farm, DuPont, and Kraft Foods. Then he turned to volunteering in the AARP Tax-Aide program, helping seniors complete their federal tax returns. And now he has a new role
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