Monthly Archives: February 2013

SOCIAL SECURITY’S ON-LINE TOOLS

THINKING RETIREMENT – ANDY LANDIS– Too many of us are in the dark on the cornerstone of our retirement security, Social Security.  Ignorance or misinformation can cause costly retirement mistakes.  Social Security has upgraded its online tools to shed light … Continue reading

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SOUNDLY SURROUNDED

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY–  

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ROLE MODEL MAGIC

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM– Lately I have been feeling pretty good about my successful completion of a 24-hour solo drive in a cargo van loaded with furniture.  Although it may seem like a modest accomplishment to many, it … Continue reading

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THE EYES HAVE IT

TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY KAYE– While many consumer electronics products seem to leave those of us with visual impairments in the dust, others have made an effort to create accessibility functions that are truly useful.  One problem though is … Continue reading

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DO YOU NEED A HAPPY PILL?

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER-I see a lot of depression in my practice. My experience treating it has been similar to what is discussed in medical literature. In about 70% of patients there has been some improvement with antidepressants, … Continue reading

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THINKING OF IRELAND?

TRAVEL – TOM SMITH– It is March and all thoughts turn to Ireland.  Perched on the northwest tip of Europe, this is the one place in the world where even time getting lost will be worthwhile… With ancient myths and … Continue reading

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MICHELLE, AN INSPIRATION!

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER I started training Michelle in 2005.  An accomplished violinist and deputy district attorney, her drive and intelligence would, thought I, parlay deftly into the practice of rowing.  And they did.  Michelle became an athlete.  No … Continue reading

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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

YOUR PET’S BEST FRIEND – CHRISTINE MALLAR– Valentines Day is a day to tell everyone in your life how much you love them. Why not tell your furry family members how much they mean to you this day, by doing … Continue reading

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TO OWN OR NOT TO OWN

ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS By Galen The long-term advantage of owning your own property is still a strong motivating factor for many people in their search for a senior community, even after several years of declining … Continue reading

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PET THERAPY FOR AGING CANCER PATIENTS

OPEN FORUM- JASMINE McCARTHY Pets make people happy, and a happy heart can make all the difference when it comes to illness. That is why pet therapy, or animal-assisted therapy (AAT), can be beneficial to aging cancer patients. AAT is … Continue reading

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