Lifestyles

BOOKS: A reading ‘universe’ at the library

Jul 9th, 2019 | By
BOOKS: A reading ‘universe’ at the library

People of all ages can get their “read” on in Pierce County Library System’s Summer Reading program, “A Universe of Stories.” Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the July 1969 moon landing, the library system (PCLS) is hosting a series of space-themed adult events and activities such as book clubs, paper crafts, altered art, rocket
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Jewish grandparents and their legacies

Jun 24th, 2019 | By
Jewish grandparents and their legacies

The first-ever national study of Jewish grandparents has shined light on their attitudes and beliefs, behaviors and needs in relation to grandparenting, including their desire to share their legacies in an age of complexity and change. In the research commissioned by the Jewish Grandparents Network in partnership with 17 national organizations and Jewish federations, nearly
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BOOKS: The life and times of ‘Juliet’

Jun 10th, 2019 | By
BOOKS: The life and times of ‘Juliet’

Olivia Hussey, who was immortalized as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli’s “Romeo and Juliet,” offers a look at her experiences in the timeless role and her life in “The Girl on the Balcony” (Kensington Books). The book’s release was timed with the 50th anniversary of the movie, which premiered in the United States on Oct. 8,
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Volunteers say they’re better off

Jun 6th, 2019 | By

A new report provides evidence that consistent volunteering can improve the health and well-being of people age 55 and older. The report, released in February by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for the nation’s volunteer and service efforts, examined the positive impacts on Senior Corps volunteers in the
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