From the monthly archives: January 2012

Not to be a spoilsport…but ‘age-friendly cities’ aren’t. US News Money ran an article this week about ‘aging in place’ – what a great idea, but…  Adding the ‘but’ is a correct assessment — senior-friendly communities don’t really resonate as two words in the same sentence, although I suppose that is depending on whether […]

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Our first article in our Music and Passions Series features  Meg Hazeltine-Wolfe and Anna Culling .  Enjoy this video of them performing “Slavonic Dance” by Antonin Dvorak, a piece written for piano four hands.   Piano four hands is a specific form of duet for a single piano with two players. (A duet with the players playing separate instruments is a piano duo.)


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Who hasn’t thought of traveling in retirement?  Anyone can pack their bags and take off for planned or even unplanned destinations but, what if you want something more bold and daring?

Exciting examples of ways to live a “traveling retirement” are found in a Forbes.com article titled “The Most Bizarre and Unusual Retirement […]

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If you’re a caregiver and have problems sleeping, notice your moods vary or that your anxiety is a bit high…..you may not be getting enough exercise!  Regular exercise doesn’t just improve your frame of mind; research also confirms it decreases anxiety, improves rest and raises ones self-esteeCarem.  According to the American Senior Fitness Association, […]

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After 15 years of National and International powerlifting competitions with training 3 to 4 days a week, 2 to 3 hours a day, 50 weeks of the year, I am convinced recovery over 50 is the key to enjoyment, performance and exercise longevity!

If you are just starting to exercise or a seasoned veteran […]

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Music and Passions Series

On January 12, 2012 By

Welcome to our ongoing musical series.  Our goal is to open the eyes and ears of everyone to appreciate music and musicians of all ages.

The musicians featured in our articles have been asked the same 11 questions.  We will  post their responses along with photos and video as it becomes available.  The list appears […]

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Republican presidential debates have been going on for awhile now.  In fact, eighteen debates have aired in the past year, and the questions keep coming.  More debates are around the corner as the primaries and general election comes closer.

In hopes of lifting the level of debate, Mark Miller, on his site RetirementRevised, asked top […]

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…from the Lovin’ Spoonful to:

“And you know something is happening
But you don’t know what it is”… Bob Dylan

The wonderful magic of Universal Design is unanticipated corollary benefits. Closed captioning is a really clear example. Including those with hearing difficulties to mainstream media was the intended outcome. Reading TV in bars and airport […]

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