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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:04 am

Whether you travel to the Grand Canyon, or stay close to home, feelings of wonder can change your life.

 Awesome is now a commonly used word to describe just about anything that is nice, good or enjoyable. But, Webster’s dictionary defines awesome as causing feelings of fear and wonder and feelin...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:03 am

Disrupt Aging serves as a battle cry in a new era of aging

“At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself.” –Maya AngelouDisrupt Aging serves as both a declaration of middle-aged and senior vitality and an exhortation to do more. Jo ...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:02 am

Remembering the reasons you want better health will keep you motivated

 I recently participated in a webinar on “motivational interviewing.” Motivational interviewing seeks to identify an individual’s “why” and enable and guide them to act to address that ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:04 pm

Country Lane Memory Care offers a new facility in Riverton

 “When I was 16 years old, my grandma was very sick and she was unable to speak, says Cari Claussen, founder of Country Lane Memory Care in Riverton. “She was in a Springfield nursing home an...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:02 pm

However you describe them, Gail and Eric Adamski are keeping the faith, and living the dream

 Gail Adamski and husband Eric, an area building contractor, bought 63 acres and a horse barn between Salisbury and Petersburg to start a Christmas tree farm 21 years ago. Three years along, Gail...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 pm
 When facing retirement, most people rightly spend considerable time and energy on financial planning to adjust to life without a salary. Equally important, however, is the need to make mental an...
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...


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