As we age, we inevitably experience more loss. Loved ones pass away, friends become ill with incurable diseases. We grieve. Grieving can cause us to feel empty and vulnerable. We may feel lonely and our feelings are closer to...
July 23rd is National Gorgeous Grandma Day. This is the day to make sure your grandmother knows just how gorgeous she is and just how much she means to you! Gorgeous Grandma Day was introduced by Alice Solomon, an...
Lost in some discussions on Asperger’s is dialogue about the plus side of being on the spectrum. I’m a writer — newspaper columns mostly, but some books and plays. I have that famous Aspie focus that enables me to get to the...
July is National Picnic Month and what better way to celebrate beautiful weather than to pack a picnic lunch and spend the day outdoors with your family and friends. We all have our favorite places to go for picnics,...
Our local newspaper ran a piece about an autistic collegiate who excels in the steeplechase, a 3,000-meter run interspersed with 28 hurdles and seven water jumps. The guy is so good he lines up 20 yards behind his teammates...
Not surprisingly, July, quite often the hottest month of the year in many places, is National Ice Cream Month. Celebrating began in July 1984 in the state of Kentucky. In the U.S. this is celebrated on the third Sunday...
Here is a perfect example of a forgotten rock n roller. This man was the driving force behind one of the legends and pioneers of rock n roll. His name was Dave Bartholomew and he was a real pioneer...
Seniors are known for their love of travel. Some like to travel to countries far from home to see sights they’ve only heard about. Others travel shorter distances to visit relatives and friends. Whichever describes you or if you...
Yay for me. I have gone to yoga class for 20 straight weeks without needing a medical procedure. Why am I congratulating myself to anyone who will listen? Reason № 1: I’m an Aspie. Yoga is something new. I, we, don’t...
Summer is upon us and both young and old alike are enjoying the sunny days outdoors. Many families spend time together travelling, having backyard barbecues or going on picnics. However, hot weather can be dangerous, particularly to seniors. Heat...
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