Lifestyles

Michael, Jean and dementia: Their story

Oct 27th, 2021 | By
Michael, Jean and dementia: Their story

In this first-person account of the road he and his wife traveled with dementia, Michael Magee writes dementia is like “looking through a telescope at something far away, training your eye to see, understand and make sense of what you’re observing, but not being able to see everything.”



Gardeners don’t have to chill out at first frost

Oct 7th, 2021 | By
Gardeners don’t have to chill out at first frost

Frost in the forecast and a garden full of vegetables not quite ready for picking? Use some simple strategies to extend the growing season and keep enjoying garden-fresh vegetables. Fortunately, some vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and Brussels sprouts tolerate frost and even taste better after a slight chill. Most of these can tolerate
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Pandemic upping dependence on deliveries, video-watching

Sep 27th, 2021 | By

How much have people 60 and older started or increased using technology and digital tools in order to deal with the pandemic? That’s a question that was put to 615 Americans by Senior List, an online (seniorlist.com) research team that provides consumer information for older adults. Here’s some of what was learned: The use of
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Six keys to a healthy brain and quality of life

Sep 8th, 2021 | By
Six keys to a healthy brain and quality of life

With Healthy Aging Month in September as a backdrop, an “aging expert” explains that longevity and a healthy aging process all start with the brain. In her work with older adults, Amy Cameron O’Rourke, a professional care manager for 40 years and author of “The Fragile Years,” has found that longevity and healthy aging start
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