From the monthly archives: December 2012

Having just gotten back from a family vacation, I was once again reminded how easy it is to avoid exercise when traveling or avoid even starting while at home when you are older!  When you are not in your regular routine or having not started a regular exercise routine it’s just too easy to do […]

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Do you ever catch yourself humming or singing a favorite tune?

Music, or the simple production of sounds, has always served as the most fundamental part of human communication. It is also a form of self-expression and a tool for managing our emotions. From sitting in traffic to when we’re feeling isolated or lonely, we […]

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Passion for the Rails

On December 19, 2012 By

Do your warm memories of the holidays include a model train circling the base of a tree? Did you visit hobby shops as a child and watch in awe as model trains endlessly looped a tremendous model town? If so, you are not alone. Model trains have a long and storied past. They continue to […]

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Why should you review it?  Here are three reasons.

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months.

A credit report contains information on where you live, how you pay your bills, […]

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2012 Tech Gifts for Seniors

On December 14, 2012 By

The more things change, the more they are the same, only cheaper. 

The 2011 list of tech gifts for seniors is still pretty accurate in terms of categories – tablets, eReaders and eBooks, game-related and music-related.  But be thankful at this time of year, the world of tech keeps on keeping on. There are more variants […]

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Introduction by Aaron Young, Managing Director of the Fulton Theater, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Theatre is a vibrant art form that asks us regularly to see the world in a different way. Each year, the Fulton Theatre hosts an annual trip to London (the second largest center of live theatre in the world – behind New York […]

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Late Blooming Bloomers

On December 10, 2012 By

 

Almost everyone loves lists – lists that enumerate the best of (fill in the blank), the top (fill in the blank), the worst of (fill in the blank)…you get the idea.

Today’s list helps us reaffirm that “It is never too late to be who you might have been” (George Eliot – and remember, […]

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The term “geriatric fiblet” was coined at the 2000 World Alzheimer’s Congress as “necessary white lies to redirect loved ones or discourage them from detrimental behavior.”  I have found the concept useful in analyzing my own actions as a Senior Move Manager.

The Senior Move Management industry is guided by a code of ethics that defines […]

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Senior Solutions

On December 5, 2012 By

“SENIOR SOLUTIONSSM” is the name of the US FIRST® Robotics FIRST Lego League® competition which is intended to challenge young students to provide solutions to improve the quality of life for seniors by helping them continue to be independent, engaged, and connected in their communities.

In the 2012-2013  SENIOR SOLUTIONS FIRST Robotic Challenge, over 200,000 […]

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