Monthly Archives: December 2012

REDWOOD HIGHWAY AT MOUNTAIN MEADOWS

  ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS, BY GALEN A Star is Born!  Actually a number of new stars might emerge, assuming our Mountain Meadows cast of extras will be discovered and signed to movie contracts this year.  … Continue reading

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MOVING AND YOUR PET

YOUR PET’S BEST FRIEND – CHRISTINE MALLAR– As we face the coming of yet another New Year, our thoughts often turn to new beginnings and opportunities to change things in our lives that might improve or simplify them. For many … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY–

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YES VIRGINIA, THERE REALLY IS RETIREMENT

  THINKING RETIREMENT – ANDY LANDIS-Some people don’t believe in retirement any more.  I frequently hear “I can’t retire because I don’t have $2 million…because I can’t live on Social Security…because the market is down…” and on and on.  Humbug! The … Continue reading

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“SCALE”

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY -Sometimes it is the interplay between big and little that makes a photo interesting. This photo has that and a little more. Giant gantries are at rest while the swift moving and small Coast … Continue reading

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THE DAY THAT FACEBOOK MATTERED

TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY KAYE–For more than twenty years we lived in the sleepy three hundred year old town of Newtown, Connecticut.  Even when we moved a few miles away it was still our community.  Our bank, my barber, … Continue reading

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WINDOWS 8, DOES IT MAKE SENSE FOR YOU?

TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY KAYE– Microsoft is betting its future on its new operating system, Windows 8.  This is a dramatic change from previous incarnations of Windows, and while it does have some nice features, deciding whether to upgrade … Continue reading

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VETERANS AID AND ATTENDANCE

HOUSING OPTIONS – BRITTANY WEILER-We at Care Option Resources want to take a moment to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!!    We have worked with so many amazing families of senior Veterans … Continue reading

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DON’T RETIRE YOUR MIND, PART 2

  LIVING HEALTHY – DR. JOHN KALB – As I promised in Part 1 of this blog, here are five psychological techniques scientists have discovered that increase our ability to solve problems creativity. Embrace paradox: Don’t shy away from controversy, … Continue reading

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WHAT THE SOCIAL SECURITY “RAISES” MEAN TO YOU IN 2013

THINKING RETIREMENT – ANDY LANDIS– The Social Security Administration recently announced 1.7% payment raises effective January 2013.  The raise has profound effects on you if you are retired, working, and/or an investor.  Here’s a roundup of how the changes will … Continue reading

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