Lifestyles

I don’t see myself as old, but the stopwatch does

Oct 13th, 2020 | By
I don’t see myself as old, but the stopwatch does

All summer, I enjoy cherries and peaches—the luscious summer fruits, which dribble juice on our chins, necks and fingertips. Peaches and cherries are pricey, even when they’re in season—costing more than apples or even the lovely clementines that we get in winter. I treat myself to lots of cherries and peaches. Because I’m old. Actually,
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Keep going and engaged despite distance and isolation

Sep 29th, 2020 | By
Keep going and engaged despite distance and isolation

Connection and a sense of community can be critical to well-being as people continue to distance and isolate. It can be challenging, especially for older adults, but there are ways to engage, explore and unwind. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, so choose a few things that suit you and commit to them. Remember to pay
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Any home can work for aging in place

Sep 11th, 2020 | By

It may seem silly to start adapting your home in your fifties or sixties to make it more accessible and easier to navigate for someone who uses a walker, is in a wheelchair or cannot reach high shelves due to arthritis.  Though, when you currently have none of these conditions, it is the right time
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Dahlias pack plenty of easy-growing flower power

Aug 26th, 2020 | By
Dahlias pack plenty of easy-growing flower power

Dahlias are bold and beautiful flowers that are easy to grow in any sunny garden. They are also spectacular in summer flower arrangements. With just a few dahlias, you can enjoy picking your own fresh-cut flowers every day from July through September. These spring-planted tubers make gorgeous additions to flower beds and even the vegetable
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