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  • Oct
  • 8

Retiring: Your Health and Your Wealth

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AARP just released a new poll that says that more than half of working Americans over age 50 don’t think they’ll have enough money for health care after retirement. We dug into the PETA Prime archive and found this blog on that very topic, so we’re re-posting it. Read on!

What happens if you retire, and the next thing …

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  • Oct
  • 7

Leaf Well Enough Alone

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Nearly everyone loves the annual colorful pageant of autumn leaves on the trees. But once they fall, nearly every property owner despises them. There seems to be a compulsive instinct to remove every last leaf from our yards and gardens and an obsession to rake the ground bare.

But now for some kind words in defense of …

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  • Oct
  • 6

Eating Our (Vegan) Way Through Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon, Day One

Before heading to Portland with my husband, David, for our summer vacation, I did a considerable amount of research to find as many vegan and vegan-friendly establishments as I could. Stumptown Vegans was an extremely helpful site for planning our vegan outings. It has extensive lists of Portland’s vegan and vegan-friendly eateries, so don’t leave home …

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  • Oct
  • 2

Parents and Grandparents: Check Out the New PETA Kids Website!

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PETA is pleased to have launched its newly redone little kids’ website, PETA Kids , last month, thanks to the generous support of two wonderful PETA members!

PETA Kids is an animal rights organization that helps kids 12 and under learn all about how to help animals. We believe that it’s not cool to use animals for food , clothing , experiments , or entertainment or to …

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  • Oct
  • 1

Help Us Pick the Winners in PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50 Contest!

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It was tough, but we’ve picked the finalists in our Sexiest Vegan Over 50 contest. Now it’s time to vote for your favorite to help us decide who should be crowned the winners!

So what is it about being vegan that keeps our finalists so fit, attractive, and energetic? Veggie foods keep us in peak condition by providing us with all the nutrients that we need, minus …

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  • Sep
  • 30

Why Is Adopting an Animal Companion Good for Seniors?

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Research has shown that seniors benefit physically and mentally from having an animal companion.

Sure, adopting a homeless animal will improve his or her life, but did you know that an animal companion can improve your life, too? And we’re not just talking about rescued animals who have literally returned the favor and rescued their adopters. According to Alan Beck, director …

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  • Sep
  • 29

San Diego Mexican Restaurant Debuts All-Vegan Menu

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Casa de Reyes in San Diego, California, teamed up with PETA to offer its first all-vegan menu, which was unveiled to the public on September 13. And since two of my favorite things are PETA and vegan Mexican food, I had to try it out! So my husband and I rounded up some of our friends, and we …

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