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This Thanksgiving, Look and See if There’s A Problem

Visiting loved ones over the holidays offers a great opportunity to spot any red flags that may have popped up since the last time you saw them. 530 more words

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Norway is the best country in the world for seniors

Looking to retire? Norway is now at the top of the list that measures life quaity for seniors in 96 countries. HelpAge Internatonal measures the social and economical welfare of people over 60 years old. 145 more words

Editors commentary: A different race

 

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I was visiting an older couple who had come along to one or two church events.

They told me a little of their own life in business and their travels. 622 more words

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“Are You Here for the Frogs? Because You Can’t Have Them. They’re All I’ve Got.”

Short fiction by

 Christina L. Rozelle

It felt colder in the room that day.

Lucy knew they were trying to kill her, and freezing her was one of the many ways they tried to do it.

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86-year-old dies in Wallingford car crash

WALLINGFORD, CT (WTNH) — An 86-year-old man has died after his car crashed into another car in Wallingford on Friday afternoon.

Police say Thomas Gambino, 86, of Wallingford, was driving his 2008 Chevrolet Impala on North Cherry Street, just south of the Silk Street intersection when he collided with an unoccupied Nissan Altima. 91 more words

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Intelligence

Educators seem to like to downplay the role of intelligence, albeit behind closed office doors or over a few drinks off campus. (Then, the venting begins.) It is very politically incorrect to say that some students don’t have the intelligence to accomplish certain goals, regardless of grit.  1,075 more words

Turning 65 and getting ready for Medicare?

The Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare begins October 15th. Are you ready? If you or someone you know has questions about Medicare, call SHINE!

SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) volunteer counselors through West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. 185 more words

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