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Postcard from Peru

Dec 9th, 2019 | By
Postcard from Peru

On June 1, my traveling friend Linda Krogh and I left on a Road Scholar trip to Peru, touring Lima, Cusco, Yucay and Machu Picchu. Linda traveled from Portland to LAX, and I boarded at Sea-Tac to LAX, where we met and after a couple of hours boarded a flight to Lima. A few days
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How to cope when holidays bring stress and depression

Dec 9th, 2019 | By

The holiday season can be a magical time of year. Neighborhoods turn into dazzling displays of light, children meet Santa, and we gather with our loved ones to enjoy each other and indulge in sweet treats. But the season also comes with a fair share of stress and anxiety — pressure to find the perfect
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I learned about strokes the hard way

Dec 9th, 2019 | By
I learned about strokes the hard way

(Editor’s note: Steve Kruse, who has written on other subjects previously for Senior Scene, suffered a stroke recently. In this article, he offers his perspective on being a stroke survivor and the risks and warning signs of a stroke.) When I realized I had a stroke, I panicked I might never be able to write
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Are you one of the many who don’t have a will?

Dec 2nd, 2019 | By

An online network of attorneys says the main reason more than half of consumers don’t have a will is because they “haven’t gotten around to it yet.” A survey on that and related topics was conducted by Rocket Lawyer, the attorney network. The survey found that 71 percent of people believe online banking and financial
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