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You might not live to 102, but have fun trying

Oct 31st, 2017 | By
You might not live to 102, but have fun trying

As I sit to write this, we are in that beautiful transition to fall. The trees have had their glory days, grow older and are beginning to wither, but not before that one last show of color and spirit.  Our lives are a bit like that. We start out as little buds and grow through
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How should UTIs be treated? (Hint: It’s not with cranberry)

Oct 31st, 2017 | By

For ages, people have turned to cranberry as a natural remedy for urinary tract infections. The belief was that products such as cranberry juice would prevent bacteria from infecting the tract between the kidney and urethra, providing relief from the burning and discomfort of these common infections. But the truth is out; cranberry is no
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After 50, age is just a number for these athletes

Oct 17th, 2017 | By
After 50, age is just a number for these athletes

The only requirement to take part in the Washington State Senior Games is that participants be 50 years of age by the end of the year of the event.But it helps to have a lot of enthusiasm and interest in staying active, which is exactly what the competitors brought to the 2017 games. This was the 21st year of the largest Olympic-style multi-sport event in Washington. Competition for the 2,000 participants took place at various sites through the South Sound,.



Transitioning houseplants from summer to winter

Oct 10th, 2017 | By

Help your houseplants make a smooth transition from their outdoor summer home back inside for winter. The lower light and humidity indoors along with any insects that hitched a ride indoors make it difficult to keep these plants looking their best. Give them a shower before they move indoors.  A gentle blast of water washes
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