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Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:06 am

The popular game with the goofy name

 Created one Sunday afternoon in 1965 on Bainbridge Island, Washington, by then State Representative Joel Pritchard, pickleball is now played in all 50 states – and has nothing to do with pickl...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:05 am

Fun, friends and fitness await you in the pool

 Gene Weiser could be the poster child for water exercise – or at least the poster adult.Weiser, a ballroom dancer and former Springfield resident now living at The Villages in Florida, maintai...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:04 am

A profile in senior housing

 Steve Zaubi, owner of Seasons Under The Oaks, is standing in his facility’s common area. “This is the ‘great room,’” he explains. “It’s meant to be an extension of everybody’s ap...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:03 am
 Though many people characterize volunteer work as a way to give back to their community, research shows volunteering actually gives seniors vitality and a positive outlook in their last decades ...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:02 am

Plan ahead to protect your life savings

 Transitioning from your home to a long-term care facility is a decision no one wants to face. Recent data released by the National Center for Health Statistics, however, estimates more than two-...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 An Afternoon with GrouchoOct 25, 2pm Sun. 90 minutes of hilarity with award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante as Groucho Marx. Accompanied by onstage pianist. $15-$30, $5 for scho...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:06 am

The hardest part of exercise is getting started. Here’s how.

 It is well known that exercise has extensive health benefits, particularly for seniors. It can prevent age-related disease and obesity, improve circulation and cardiovascular health, prevent dia...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:05 am

Don’t just react. Be proactive for a healthy heart.

 Heart attack and stroke will affect one of every two men and one of every three women in their lifetime. Cancer causes great suffering, but vascular disease kills suddenly and unpredictably, oft...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:04 am
 Over a period of five years “Jeremy,” a con artist now doing time, worked a number of gold coin scams.“We would tell people that gold would absolutely double in value in the next one to tw...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:03 am
 Just months after enduring the devastating loss of their husband and father, Robin Williams’ wife and children found themselves in court, clashing over the details of the late actor’s estate...


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