In The Wake Of The Mighty Thompson
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In The Wake Of The Mighty Thompson

Tracing the grueling steps of Canadian fur trader proves exhilarating for life-long outdoorsman. A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Steve Flawith set out on a once-in-a-lifetime trip through the Canadian wilderness. He would join nearly 200 people who would follow in the footsteps, or should I say the path of the paddle, of…

Fluid Intake Recommendations For Seniors
Heath & Wellness

Fluid Intake Recommendations For Seniors

Reader Question: How much water should I drink while exercising? Should I be using a sports drink? Susan’s Answer: Whether you are an athlete in training or just starting a fitness program for the first time keeping your body hydrated is very important to the function of our body’s cells and our performance in our sport. When you are…

The Early Retirement Factor
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The Early Retirement Factor

Throughout the last part of the 20th Century most people retired between 60 and 64. Now the average retirement age is actually rising. With the growing economic uncertainty, some people may think that early retirement is bad for society; that those who retire, especially those who decide to retire early, will not be pulling their…

8 Tips For Using Email Safely
Lifestyle

8 Tips For Using Email Safely

I am a digital kind of gal, so I have no fear of privacy or protecting myself online, but I know many of my 50-something friends do! Whether you are worried about privacy breaches on social media or being hacked through your email there are steps you can take to protect yourself. Heck even the…

Forever Running Together: Dick & Rick Hoyt
Fitness

Forever Running Together: Dick & Rick Hoyt

There are some stories that are more amazing than others and this one is a story of perseverance, love and overcoming obstacles at any age. For years they have been making things happen that they were told could not be done all the while leaving a trail that lets others know that anything is possible…

Kathrine Switzer: A Running Pioneer
Heath & Wellness

Kathrine Switzer: A Running Pioneer

Kathrine Switzer has made history pioneering running for women, but she does not reside in the past. She is passionate about health, and wants the best for every individual. She is an Emmy award-winner, has been named Female Runner of the Decade by Runner’s World Magazine, and this past year, she was inducted into the National…

How To Senior Proof Your Home
Elder Care

How To Senior Proof Your Home

Through my work with a senior home care agency, I have become more aware of the struggles our elders have. All too often, I hear of our elders fallen down, breaking a bone, or sometimes a much more severe accident will happen. So I think it’s important to focus attention on safety in our later years…