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Road Scholar Launches Groundbreaking Boomer Debate Series at Cornell University
3 weeks ago

Road Scholar Launches Groundbreaking Boomer Debate Series at Cornell University

By  •  Travel

Did you compete in speech and debate in high school or college? Do you appreciate a hearty exchange of ideas from people who hold a dramatically different viewpoint than your own? If the answer to these questions is yes, do you have an outlet (other than the Thanksgiving table) to debate some of the more controversial issues of our time? Now you do! Read More

What’s New in Your World? September 2, 2018
2 months ago

What’s New in Your World? September 2, 2018

By  •  News

Hi everyone! Here are the biggest news stories for September 2, 2018 along with a few of my own thoughts. I also have a fascinating question to ask all of you about what you do with your old clothes.  I hope that you will join the discussion! Read More

I Just Called to Say How Much I Care! Group Makes 1.6-Million Calls to Lonely Seniors
2 months ago

I Just Called to Say How Much I Care! Group Makes 1.6-Million Calls to Lonely Seniors

By  •  News

We all know that there is a big difference between being alone and feeling lonely. But, even those of us who enjoy living by ourselves often crave social interaction – even if it is just a call from a friendly stranger. Read More

Want to Know More About Heart Health? Let’s Start with the Basics
2 months ago

Want to Know More About Heart Health? Let’s Start with the Basics

The heart has long been considered the most important organ in the body.

In the fourth century B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle believed that our intelligence stemmed from the heart. During the Renaissance, the heart was seen as the center of emotion. Read More

Did You Love Bewitched? Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Crazy Facts About the Show!
2 months ago

Did You Love Bewitched? Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Crazy Facts About the Show!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a young woman, I was always on the lookout for female role models. There were not a lot of them on television in the 1960s. In fact, I remember my first real exposure to TV was Bonanza where four guys dominated the screen. I didn’t let this stop me from identifying with who I thought was the most handsome, interesting and clever. Adam of course!  Read More

What’s New in Your World? August 7, 2018
3 months ago

What’s New in Your World? August 7, 2018

By  •  News

Hi everyone! Here are the biggest news stories for August 7, 2018 along with a few of my own thoughts. I hope that you will join the discussion! Read More

This Nightclub for Seniors is Way Over the Top… and That’s Why We Love it!
3 months ago

This Nightclub for Seniors is Way Over the Top… and That’s Why We Love it!

By  •  News

Quick quiz! What activities pop into your mind when you think the words “senior citizens?” Chances are, even if you are a dynamic, well-rounded older adult yourself, activities like “bingo,” “pinochle,” “knitting” and “scrapbooking” were probably on the tip of your tongue.

Activities like “going to a rave,” “dancing the twist,” “drinking fancy cocktails” and “attending black-tie events” probably weren’t at the top of your list. To be honest, they weren’t at the top of mine either! Read More

Grey’s Anatomy Actor, Patrick Dempsey, Warns Fans of Sneaky Scam Using His Name
3 months ago

Grey’s Anatomy Actor, Patrick Dempsey, Warns Fans of Sneaky Scam Using His Name

By  •  News

We trust our doctors for a good reason; they have spent decades learning how to keep us alive and healthy. Our lives, quite literally, rest in their hands. Celebrities, perhaps, do not deserve our trust, but, for some reason, we give it to them anyway. And, TV doctors? Well, apparently, they are in a category all of their own! Read More

What Do You Love About Medicare? What Would You Change?
3 months ago

What Do You Love About Medicare? What Would You Change?

With approximately 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every single day, Medicare is facing an uncertain future.

Will the country be able to continue to run the program as the ratio of workers to non-workers decreases? Read More

Restaurant Noise Got You Down? Seniors Rejoice… There’s an App for That!
3 months ago

Restaurant Noise Got You Down? Seniors Rejoice… There’s an App for That!

By  •  News

For most of my life, I had two criteria when it came to choosing a restaurant – great food and acceptable service. Now, as a get a little older, I find myself adding a third criteria to the list – a reasonably quiet room so that I can actually enjoy the company of my friends and family. Read More