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...
Family reunions are very popular during the warm weather of the summer. Gatherings can be held outdoors in a private location or a more public site can be rented for the occasion. This is a time for great-grandparents and...
I am 67 years old and retired from writing the metro column for the Evansville, Ind., Courier & Press. (My legacy website is www.pluggerpublishing.com. It has links to my columns, the columns of others, my Appalachian writings and a...
Independence Day, better known as the 4th of July, is a huge holiday in the US. There are many celebrations going on around the country, from parades to fireworks.  Independence Day commemorates the adopting of the Declaration of Independence...
Canada Day is this weekend and many seniors are looking for ways to celebrate this special day. Canada Day, on July 1st, celebrates the uniting of the three separate colonies of Canada. These are Nova Scotia and New Brunswick...
Many of us have drawn up formal wills, either through a lawyer or on our own with witnesses. If we should become incapacitated or die before we have everything in order, our relatives, friends and beneficiaries may not have...
Dementia is a name used to describe a set of symptoms that include overall mental decline. Sometimes friends and loved ones have a difficult time knowing if their family member has dementia. Quite often their symptoms are related to...
When I write about the artists in, “Forgotten Rock n Rollers”, some people misunderstand my reasoning. To me any singer or rock n roller that does not have name recognition in todays society is to me forgotten and that...
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