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A Woman Who’s Made a Difference: Pamela Yew Schwartz, Bereavement Counselor

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

In Dr. Schwartz’s bereavement group for Chinese men, “They talk about sports—sports is a lifesaver. They talk about playing mahjongg. But eventually someone will ask, ‘How do you make the rice for one person?’ Another will say, ‘The loneliest time is before I go to sleep at night, and do you sleep in the middle of the bed?’ Supposedly they don’t like to talk about their feelings, but they do, they do.”

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Women Who’ve Made a Difference: Ann Buttenwieser, the Floating Pool Lady

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Pleasure has been Ann’s business since 1980, when she came up with the idea of a floating swimming pool. “The joy on the faces on the kids, both in Brooklyn and particularly in the Bronx . . . " she says “. . . except for my four children, and marrying my husband, 'The Floating Pool Lady' is the best thing that could have happened to me.”

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Wednesday 5: Empty-Nest Hysteria, Women Directors Gain Some Ground, and ‘Mad Women,’ Sixties-Style

By Women's Voices For Change
This week: the myth of "empty-nest syndrome," a single father appreciates the talents of mothers, the list of 2012 films by female directors grows,1960s style is reinvented for the modern woman, and our Eleanore Wells embarks on the adventure of dating in 21st century high-tech world.
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Memories of Mommie: Madeleines and Men

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
by Patricia Yarberry Allen It is that time.  Mommie is 89 and then some.  She felt unwell and then worse.  Her careful local general doctor in her town referred her to the regional hospital in Campbellsville, Kentucky.  Mother is now a patient at the Taylor County Hospital there.  She has a great many diagnoses as her body is feeling its…
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News Mix: Sexism Goes Mainstream, and a Video Shows Us Mad as Hell; Skipping Menopauseland; Katie Couric’s Voyage with CBS; Support for New Mothers Over 40 …

By Womens Voices for Change
It’s Now Mainstream to be Sexist: “We have only begun to feel the damage of the punch-and-pummel pundits who couldn’t wrap their limited minds around the first woman to win a presidential primary, again and again,” writes columnist Connie Schultz, who calls the video, “Hillary Clinton: Mad as Hell,” “required viewing for anyone who claims that gender has not played…
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News Mix: Madonna’s “Hard Candy”; Home Design for the Senior Surge; Blogging Boomers Blog Carnival; Women and Heart Disease; Drop Off in Women Starting Businesses; Red Hat Society Celebrates Anniversary

By Womens Voices for Change
Madonna Still a Kid in a Candy Store: The world’s most-successful female musician — who turns 50 in August — releases a new album today, titled “Hard Candy,” to mostly positive reviews. So we felt it was our duty to share the first single with you. Have “4 Minutes” to spare? Designing for the Senior Surge: “Makers of appliances and…
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News Mix: NYT Package of Stories on Retirement; Madeleine Kunin’s New Book on Women and Politics; Women’s eNews Questions for Candidates; Exercise as Aging Deterrent: Foundation, Not Fountain, of Youth; Breast Cancer Screening for Women Over 70

By Womens Voices for Change
Making Your Money Last as Long as You Live: “Even for people who have built up a decent nest egg, deciding how to use it is one of the demands of early retirement. The good life may be within reach, but the financial logistics still require careful attention,” writes Robert Hertzberg in this New York Times story, one of a…
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News Mix: Another Study Links Alcohol and Breast Cancer; Drug Costs Just Got Pricier; Some Advice for Madonna as She Turns 50; Coming Of Age Stories for Women of a Certain Age; Susan Sarandon’s New Role; Study on Language Used to Denigrate Older Workers

By Womens Voices for Change
U.S. Study Links Breast Cancer to Alcohol: We first covered the potential link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer in October. Now, another study has linked alcohol to an increased risk for the most common type of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, reports Reuters. “Regardless of the type of alcohol, the risk was evident,” said Jasmine Lew, a researcher at…
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