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American Red Cross Encourages Donors to Make a Blood Donation Before the Holiday Season

American Red Cross Encourages Donors to Make a Blood Donation Before the Holiday Season

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make a point to give blood before the busy holiday season arrives. Blood donations often decline between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day as people become busy with holiday festivities. Donors are needed in the weeks leading up to the winter holidays to […]


A Moment of Truth

A Moment of Truth

A forgotten Vietnam Veteran’s sacrifice receives unexpected honor when he meets an active-duty soldier. Find your moment at www.Moments.org.


Boomer Values Realignment Study Reveals Consumerism is Giving Way to Relationship Building

Boomer Values Realignment Study Reveals Consumerism is Giving Way to Relationship Building

Findings Suggest Baby Boomers Gravitate Toward Companies, Goods and Services That Reflect the Values and Lifestyles to Which They Aspire LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 – Baby boomers – the most influential generation due to its sheer size at more than 77 million – are rethinking their values that will likely have wide-ranging impact on […]


Grandparents: You May Be A Drug Supplier This Summer, Without Even Knowing It

Grandparents: You May Be A Drug Supplier This Summer, Without Even Knowing It

Studies show that more teens start using drugs during the summer months – while unsupervised and with more free time. With the end of the school year approaching, children look forward to a long break – and a lot of time at home alone. When teenagers are released from school for long break periods such […]


What were they thinking?

What were they thinking?

Have you ever wondered why our great grandparents all had such fond memories of their youth? Well… I’m surprised they remembered anything at all ! Forget Tums & Tylenol. Forget Aleve & Benedryl. Look at the cool stuff they had back then! A bottle of Bayer’s  ‘Heroin’. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a […]


Best Dam Bike Ride

Best Dam Bike Ride

25th Anniversary Bike MS: Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride June 25-26 Accept the Challenge! Be a part of the historic 25th Anniversary Bike MS: Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride and join thousands of cyclists as they pedal throughout beautiful Cache Valley the weekend of June 25-26. The annual event benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter […]


Special Interest

Special Interest

IS 29 OVER-THE-HILL FOR WOMEN? Retired Executive Challenges New Study  | Darlene Quinn, a former retail executive who forged a new career as a novelist when she was in her 70s, is distressed by the new study that concluded women feel like they’re getting old when they’re a mere 29, while men don’t feel their […]


Special Interest Articles

Special Interest Articles

CHILD OBESITY: 5 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT IT by Jennifer Kelman Kids in America are continuing to grow and grow, and not in the way that make us proud.  Our kids are becoming fatter and fatter and not enough is being done to prevent it.  As families face increase pressures due to the […]


Special Interest Articles

Special Interest Articles

BRINGING SHAME OUT OF THE CLOSETt: WHY IT’S PAST TIME TO TALK ABOUT THIS TOXIC EMOTION…AND HOW TO GET THE CONVERSATION STARTED Chances are, there’s something in your life that you’re ashamed of and that you try to hide from the rest of the world. According to Dr. Anne Gross, shame-driven behavior is more common—and […]


Viet Nam

Viet Nam

Comments November issue Honoring Our Viet Nam Vets page 16-18 Editor, I was initially pleased to see the “Honoring Our Vietnam Veterans article featured on the front page of Utah Boomers Magazine. I say initially because as I read the article I was more than a little disappointed that irrespective of the author’s intent, it was […]