Monthly Archives: April 2012

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE!

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER – BAXTER FITNESS SOLUTIONS – Sam is almost always my last client in the evening before we close. Even if the gym is empty, I would never close up early as I know that Sam … Continue reading

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STUFF THAT KONG, PART 1

YOUR PET’S BEST FRIEND – CHRISTINE MALLAR– There are very few toys out there as useful to the dog owner as the traditional Kong toy. Many people own one, but very few use them to their best advantage.  Getting stuff … Continue reading

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VITALITY 103 – STAYING HEALTHY AFTER MENOPAUSE

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – For those who are going through menopause and would like to avoid hormones there are many things that may help. Here are some suggestions for how to deal with the problems that I call … Continue reading

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IT’S RAINING!

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY – You find yourself footloose and fancy free in the big city. But, uh oh, it’s raining. Where do you go? Most major cities around the world have great botanical gardens and most have indoor … Continue reading

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GARDENING ON THE CHEAP, PART 2

OPEN FORUM – KAREN DARLING – In my last post, I shared how I had moved to a new area of the Pacific Northwest, and had to learn new things about my favorite pastime as a retiree.  I also had to … Continue reading

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VITALITY 102

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – In 2002, the Women’s Health Initiative study found that the risks of Premarin and Provera treatment for menopause outweighed the benefits. Since that time, women have been looking for alternative ways to treat … Continue reading

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ASSISTANCE FROM THE VA

HOUSING OPTIONS – BRITTANY WEILER – Aid & Attendance is a pension benefit that has been in place for Veteran’s & Surviving Spouses since before the Indian Border Wars. So you can see it has been available for quite some … Continue reading

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BRAIN FITNESS – THE HEART OF AGING WELL

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. JOHN KALB – It takes more than just doing crossword puzzles to keep your brain fit and healthy. Many people forget that the brain is a very sensitive organ that depends upon high levels of fuel and … Continue reading

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MEDICARE (MEDIGAP) SUPPLEMENTS

Seniors should routinely review their current health insurance plans to see if a Medicare supplement policy would be a good idea. If you have retired, and have insurance through your previous employer; you are often times finding that your current policies are frequently changing – and, not always for the good. Continue reading

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YOUR FIRST RETIREMENT DECISION MAY BE THE TOUGHEST

If you are one of the 10,000 baby-boomers that are reaching retirement age today, odds are that the first decision you need to make, when to retire, will be the toughest. That’s the premise of a well-researched story by Kathleen … Continue reading

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