Monthly Archives: July 2012

ATTENTION PET PARENTS!

YOUR PET’S BEST FRIEND – CHRISTINE MALLAR– Hello all – I’m writing to you today to make sure you’re aware of a very serious problem for pets in this country. Thousands have been sickened or killed from simply eating Chinese … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN ARIZONA

PLACES TO RETIRE – ARIZONA RETIREMENT – Part 3 of 3 – Lake Havasu City, Yuma, and Bullhead City. LAKE HAVASU RETIREMENT Lake Havasu City, with a population of 52,527 as of the 2010 census, was established in 1963 as … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN ARIZONA

PLACES TO RETIRE – ARIZONA RETIREMENT – Part 2 of 3 – Flagstaff, Sedona, Jerome and Prescott retirement FLAGSTAFF RETIREMENT Flagstaff is a vibrant town of 62,745 people filled with students attending Northern Arizona University (NAU). Its climate boasts cool … Continue reading

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IRONMAN – THE FINISH PART 3

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY– Some finished early and some never made it.

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VOLUNTEERING – WHERE OH WHERE TO BEGIN?

VOLUNTEERING – SALLY MELTON-Taking the first step in any endeavor seems to be the most challenging for many of us.  Getting started volunteering isn’t any different.  It’s a little like entering a shoe store and being overwhelmed with the choices, … Continue reading

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FAMILY CARE GIVING;BURNOUT AND LACK OF SUPPORT CAN LEAD TO ELDER ABUSE

SENIOR LIVING – CHERIE HENRY– Newspaper stories of elders being physically, mentally and financially abused by their family caregivers are often tucked away in short columns in the back of the paper. For those of us who passionately work in … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN ARIZONA

PLACES TO RETIRE – ARIZONA RETIREMENT – Retirees will find that Arizona contains all the varied puzzle pieces of the contemporary Southwest, from the spires of Monument Valley to the upscale nightlife of its cities, to the cool college environments … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN SOUTH CAROLINA

 PLACES TO RETIRE – SOUTH CAROLINA – South Carolina is the beginning of the Deep South. From the silvery sands of the Atlantic Coast, the state climbs westward from the Coastal Plain and up through the Sand Hills, the Piedmont, … Continue reading

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SOCIAL SECURITY SPOUSE BENEFITS

THINKING RETIREMENT – ANDY LANDIS– I’ve always been the home-maker in our family.  Can I get Social Security?  Yes.  Even without a ten-year part-time work history of your own, you can qualify as the spouse of a worker.   You … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN KANSAS

PLACES TO RETIRE – KANSAS RETIREMENT – Kansas, not actually as flat as popularly thought, actually has an elevation rise of 3,000 feet between the eastern and western ends. But this transition is so gradual that it’s almost imperceptible. Kansas … Continue reading

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