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Creative Aging Event

The Northwest Center for Creative Aging (NWCCA) has entered into an exciting new partnership with ...

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Northwest African American Museum

The Northwest African American Museum had a grand reopening on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, ...

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Changes to Senior Off-Season Passes at Washington State Parks

Washington State Parks’ latest blog provides updates on changes to the senior pass program

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White Salmon Days

This sweeping true-life tale spans nearly one hundred years and begins long before Norris was ...

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Scott Murdock: 4,760 hours of volunteering for parks

To Murdock, it’s just a part of something he’s done ever since he retired: giving ...

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The First Two Women in the State Legislature

The two women were elected in November 1912 in the first state elections after Washington ...

Health & Wellness

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Medical Minutes

Ongoing research is showing that there are significant cardiovascular benefits at 6,000 daily walking steps ...

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Biotech CEO is Paying Millions to Reduce his Biological Age

He has embarked on an incredibly spendy and rigorous medical program that claims to be ...

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Getting Outside in Winter is Good for Us

As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing choices.

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Improving Short-Term Memory with the Zap of a Laser

Researchers are now firing up their lasers to help improve short-term memory problems

50+ News You Can Use

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What Happens if You Work While Receiving Social Security?

You can collect Social Security retirement benefits and work at the same time but depending ...

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Inflation – COLA Update

The Senior Citizens League recently released an analysis about Social Security benefits and cost-of-living adjustments

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A Checklist of What to Do When a Loved One Dies

What steps need to be taken after a loved one dies?

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Groups Gather in Olympia to Discuss WA 'Age Wave'

The "Age Wave Coalition" breakfast in Olympia focused on the issues families and the state ...

Travels Near & Far

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Discover quintessential Switzerland in the realm of the mighty Matterhorn

Ah, the Matterhorn! One of the most distinctive of all Alpine peaks and a symbol ...

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Worlds away, yet so close

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a different kind of national park. It was created back ...

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Experience the sights, sounds and flavors of Nashville

If you’re a first timer to Nashville, you’re in for a treat. Expect to have ...

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Follow in the sandal steps of the Romans as you walk Hadrian’s Wall Path

I’ve grown fond of long walks that take you from one inn to another, with ...

Sharing Stories

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Medical Elder Abuse

"His curt response was, 'Well, that’s how it’s going to be.'”

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TERROR AT THE LAKE

"They’d still be swarming around us."

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Our Old Apple Orchard

"to an ancient orchard"

What's in a Name?

Back in the early 1970s, senior power took root. My grandfather was front and center ...

Home, Garden & Senior Living

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Nuts for Nuts!

The body actually needs more calories to stay warm when it becomes chilled during these ...

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Grow Tasty and Nutritious Leafy Greens Indoors

Boost the flavor and nutritional value of winter meals by growing a container of greens ...

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Simple Home Safety Solutions for Aging-in-Place

There are a number of small adjustments and modifications you can make to help keep ...

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Comfort food for winter

One of my favorite foods this time of year is parsnips. Paired with tomatoes or ...