A Nod to Holiday Cheer
"My mother was a kind and gracious lady who illuminated the season with her love ...
There are those who haven’t bothered to slow down...
Do You Need a Friend?
If the pandemic taught us anything, it’s that we all need a buddy in life
Double Trouble, Double Adorable
Visitors are delighting in the antics of Juniper and Fern, brown bear cubs that were ...
Northwest Watercolor Society Announces 2022 Awards
From that point forward he devoted his life entirely to his art
Back-to-Back World Champs!
You may not know it, but The Mariners recently won back-to-back titles!
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Health & Wellness
Making the Holidays More Blissful
John Schieszer offers some evidence-based tips to reduce stress and increase joy
Eating a handful of almonds a day can greatly benefit your tummy because almonds significantly ...
How Leg Pains Could be an Early Sign of Heart Attack or Stroke
"The health condition your neighbor is telling you about is known as “peripheral arterial disease” ...
Older adults who consistently get up early and remain active throughout the day are happier ...
50+ News You Can Use
Little Known Property-Tax Relief Programs Help Seniors Save
Residential property-tax refund and credit programs exist in nearly every state, but unfortunately few people ...
When to Apply for Social Security?
For your specific circumstances, would it be better for you to start getting benefits early ...
How to Buy Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
The new FDA approved over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids that started rolling out this fall are ...
General Enrollment Period for Medicare Part B
You have another chance each year during the General Enrollment Period, January 1 to March ...
Travels Near & Far
Take a trip into the universe at Lowell Observatory
As I peered into the high-powered telescope, I couldn’t believe my eyes. It was hard ...
Tour a city of the dead beneath a city of the living in the Paris Catacombs
I’m typically not drawn to ghoulish or gruesome attractions, even on Halloween. But morbid curiosity ...
Taste your way through the ‘City of Canals’ on a street food tour
Food tours are one of the best ways to get to know a city. I ...
We’ll enthusiastically encourage you to jump into the unplanned travel universe
Home, Garden & Senior Living
The Original Dietary Guideline:
For some, the most beloved parts of the holiday season are special meals enjoyed with ...
Brighten the Holidays with Colorful Plants
This is the time of year to give, receive or fill your home with colorful ...
Staying Safe and Joyful
Being adaptable and building an inclusive environment are key
Nutmeg is easily a superfood, with tremendous health benefits ... but take care!