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BY KATY G. WILKENS | October 5, 2015 at 11:28 a.m.

Plant Trees this Fall for Decades of Benefits

Proper planting as well as timing is important for growing healthy long-lived trees that provide shade, reduce energy costs, help manage storm water and so much more

How to Choose a 55-Plus Active Adult Community

Finding one that’s right for you takes some legwork

Brighten Your Fall Landscape with Mums

Mums are a favorite fall flower that adds weeks of seasonal color


My Indian Italian Culinary Adventure

I’ve come to love Indian cuisine and thank myself for volunteering at my father’s senior center where I met a very special woman


Preserve Basil for Winter Meals

Preserving basil when it is bountiful allows you to enjoy it throughout the year


What Do I Do with All This Zucchini?

Too much zucchini! What's a person to do?


Fall-Planted Cover Crops Provide Many Benefits to Gardens

Put your garden to work over winter by planting a cover crop this fall

Home Renovations to Make as an Empty Nester

Your kids have flown the coop, leaving you with an empty nest. But that means there’s plenty of extra space in your home to decorate and renovate as you desire!


Tomato Troubles

Make a few adjustments in garden maintenance to boost the current and future tomato harvests

Make Room for Family: Housing options and advice for caregivers and aging family members

AARP surveys consistently find that older adults want to remain in their current homes and communities for as long as possible

Blackberry Bounty

Try this delicious sorbet recipe for a light summer dessert

Summer Bouquets from the Garden

Gather your flowers in the morning after the dew has dried whenever possible

Delicious Sweet and Savory Salad Packs in Vitamins C & D

As people age, adequate vitamin and mineral intake becomes a priority for maintaining optimal health and wellness

Plant Now for a Bountiful Fall Harvest

Boost your fall garden harvest with some midsummer plantings