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How to Treat a Family Member with Dementia This Holiday Season

How to Treat a Family Member with Dementia This Holiday Season

World-renowned Expert Shares 5 Helpful Tips Whether it’s Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa – or your spouse – the “holiday quarter” can present special challenges for families with a loved one suffering from dementia. “We have an expectation that loved ones should never change from the person we’ve perceived them to be for years, but […]


Physician Advises: Skip the Grains But Not the Treats This Holiday Season

Physician Advises: Skip the Grains But Not the Treats This Holiday Season

Cardiologist, Best-Selling Author Shares 2 Grain-Free Recipes At a time when we most want to look and feel our best, we seem to do everything possible to ensure we don’t, says cardiologist Dr. William Davis. “The weather starts to change and we reach for the pumpkin-spice cookies, cider doughnuts and beer, which launches us into […]


Checklist for Fall Garden and Landscape Care

Checklist for Fall Garden and Landscape Care

You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear, pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are turning to preparing your landscape for winter. Those in warm climates are switching to winter annuals, while those in colder regions are fortifying their landscapes for the […]


Six Restaurants Earn First-Time Wine Spectator Grand Award Honors

Six Restaurants Earn First-Time Wine Spectator Grand Award Honors

—Plus Wine Spectator reveals coveted 2014 Restaurant Awards in August 31 Issue: Nearly 3,800 award winners— New York, NY (July 7, 2014) — Six top notch dining destinations—Clos Maggiore in London, La Toque in Napa, Nice Matin in New York, Saison in San Francisco, The Stonehouse in Santa Barbara and Studio in Laguna Beach—have earned […]


3 Red Flags That She’s Too Good to be True

3 Red Flags That She’s Too Good to be True

Avoid a Scam, or Worse, When Navigating the Dating Scene Not only have online dating sites opened up a whole new dynamic for singles looking for company—attitudes about the viability of these sites have become more positive. The Pew Research Center recently published the following survey results: Almost 60 percent of Americans say online dating […]


5 Tips to Guarantee a Lousy 2014

5 Tips to Guarantee a Lousy 2014

Was 2013 a lousy year for you? Is 2014 starting out any differently? For those who consider last year as lousy, motivational speaker and author Shawn Anderson offers five tongue-and-cheek tips to guarantee that this year will be the same. TIP #1: Set less than spectacular goals. Set your sights low. Who needs goals…right? TIP […]


American Red Cross Blood Services is Seeking Volunteers

American Red Cross Blood Services is Seeking Volunteers

Salt Lake City, March 18, 2013 — Volunteers are an integral part of our country’s fabric.  Their dedication is felt in thousands of communities, from small towns in central Utah to the Wasatch Front.  Nationwide, the American Red Cross relies on 500,000 committed volunteers who represent 94 percent of our workforce. And that doesn’t even […]


Communal Living Attracting More 60-Something Women

Communal Living Attracting More  60-Something Women

Author Says Women are Choosing to Age with the Support of Friends Some say the ‘60s hippies are going back to the commune. Others call the growing number of female Baby Boomers rooming together “‘The Golden Girls’ phenomenon.” Author Martha Nelson, who at 65 is on the leading edge of a tsunami of retiring Boomers, says […]


10 Ways to Save on Pet Care

10 Ways to Save on Pet Care

According to a recent article in USA Today, Americans spent approximately $50.8 billion on their pets last year, up from $10.1 billion just four years earlier. That’s a lot of money for Max or Fluffy, but still nothing compared to the unconditional love they shell out for you every day. As the proud owner of two Labrador-Australian […]


7 Tech-Friendly Recommendations for Baby Boomers

7 Tech-Friendly Recommendations for Baby Boomers

The older I get, the more I appreciate the body of my youth. As a Baby Boomer dealing with hearing loss (too much rock music), memory loss (not enough Gingko), and unbending knees (too much biking), I appreciate every bit of senior assistance. That gratitude extends to manufacturers developing products tailored for those with reduced […]


When I Was Your Age

When I Was Your Age

This summer I have been spending a lot of time with my two granddaughters, ages 8 and 11. Because I am able to work from home and their parents aren’t, they are often dropped off here for the day. They spend endless hours in front of screens. The TV screen (Grandma, is it my turn […]


‘Planning is Key to a Healthy and Happy Retirement, MU Expert Says’

'Planning is Key to a Healthy and Happy Retirement, MU Expert Says'

Married couples should anticipate changes in health status and daily routines COLUMBIA, Mo. –Retirement is often viewed as a time to relax, travel, participate in leisurely activities and spend time with family. However, for many older adults, chronic health problems and poor planning often hinder the enjoyment of retirement. Now, a University of Missouriresearcher has found […]


Home | Lifestyle

Home | Lifestyle

UGH! DATING AGAIN “I’m single again and I don’t remember how to go on a date!” “We spent the whole dinner talking about my ex-husband and his late wife. Needless to say, we didn’t exactly spark.” “What do women want these days? I haven’t dated since 1985!” Sound familiar? If you are over 40 and […]


The Sandwich Generation–Caring for the Caregivers

The Sandwich Generation–Caring for the Caregivers

In addition to the tag “baby-boomers” we are also referred to as the sandwich generation. Your parents are older now and require much of your attention. They need to go shopping, to the doctor, the pharmacy–the list goes on and on. Another tag that has attached itself to our generation is “boomerang” children. Our offspring […]