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Baldwin School senior Sara Syed is Main Line Student of the Week

+1  A senior, Syed was invited to sit on the inaugural board of TechGirlz and, after winning a grant from the National Council for Women in Technology, initiated a program to bring technology education to the Overbrook Educational Center called “G.E.T. Coding – Girls Exploring Technology and Coding.” Syed was one of 30 girls worldwide […]

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Five California places to visit that cost $10 or less — from bread to yoga classes

Where can you go for $10 or less if you’re on a road trip or just want a new travel experience? Here are five places in California with a cultural payoff — and the price is just right. Learn the history of the L.A. Angels on an Angel Stadium tour. (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) […]

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News from the Dover Council on Aging

Here’s the latest from the Dover Council on Aging. Some events require reservations. Please call 508-315-5734 to reserve a space, or go to www.doverma.org and click on Council on Aging in the “Dover’s Quick Links” section. Questions? Call the COA and speak to Janet Claypoole, director. Town Hall will be closing at 1 p.m. on […]

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Individuals rally to improve accessibility

Disability advocates crowded the sidewalk on the corner of Bigelow Boulevard and Forbes Avenue Wednesday, Sept. 20, to spread information on three key issues they want to reform. These three initiatives — distributed to passersby on multi-colored flyers — focused on problems with accessibility in the Oakland and Greater Pittsburgh area, primarily taking issue with […]

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News from the Dover Council on Aging

Here’s the latest from the Dover Council on Aging. Some events require reservations. Please call 508-315-5734 to reserve a space, or go to www.doverma.org and click on Council on Aging in the “Dover’s Quick Links” section. Questions? Call the COA and speak to Janet Claypoole, director. Town Hall will be closing at 1 p.m. on […]

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Falcons travel to MPSF Invitational

Sept. 20, 2017 Weekly Release  THIS WEEK: Air Force (1-5) travels to Los Angeles, Calif., for the annual Mountain Pacific Invitational, Fri.-Sun., Sept. 22-24. The Falcons will face No. 1 ranked California (8-0) in the first game of the tournament on Friday, Sept. 22, at noon PT. The remainder of the tournament’s schedule will be […]

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Keenagers: The youth of senior citizens

They say paradise is a state of mind, but when you’re living on island time it becomes a reality. The Isle of Palms Recreation hosts a program called “Keenagers” which is technically for senior citizens, but don’t let them fool you, they live a lifestyle that’s more active than most teenagers. On the first Wednesday […]

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Seniors Are Less Happy in Retirement Than Ever Before. Here’s How to Avoid a Similar Fate

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Prep roundup: Spears has career night in St. John volleyball win

Staff report Sophomore setter Savannah Spears tallied a season-high 43 assists in a four-set victory for the St. John Lutheran volleyball team Tuesday over Oak Hall at home. St. John (7-1, 5-0 2A) defeated Oak Hall 3-1, (23-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-19) behind Spears’ career-best night. The sophomore also tallied 11 service points in the win. […]

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Tennessee 2018 schedule features key rivals in pair of back-to-back showdowns

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s 2018 football schedule doesn’t seem to offer much relief from what Coach Butch Jones has dealt with his first five seasons. The SEC portion of the Vols’ schedule is downright brutal. The league office has assigned Tennessee back-to-back September games against Florida (Sept. 22) and then at Georgia (Sept. 29). The […]

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News from the Dover Council on Aging

Here’s the latest from the Dover Council on Aging. Some events require reservations. Please call 508-315-5734 to reserve a space, or go to www.doverma.org and click on Council on Aging in the “Dover’s Quick Links” section. Questions? Call the COA and speak to Janet Claypoole, director. Town Hall will be closing at 1 p.m. on […]

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On a travel budget? Five California places to visit that cost $10 or less

Where can you go for $10 or less if you’re on a road trip or just want a new travel experience? Here are five places in California with a cultural payoff — and the price is just right. Learn the history of the L.A. Angels on an Angel Stadium tour. (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) […]

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Girlguide badge to tackle elderly loneliness

19 September 2017 07:56 More than half of over-75s live alone Manchester’s Girlguides are being urged to help the elderly with a new badge incentivising youngsters to tackle senior loneliness. The pilot badge has been going around nine months, and sees the girls visit sheltered housing schemes and homes for older people to keep them […]

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Girlguide badge to tackle elderly loneliness

19 September 2017 07:56 More than half of over-75s live alone Manchester’s Girlguides are being urged to help the elderly with a new badge incentivising youngsters to tackle senior loneliness. The pilot badge has been going around nine months, and sees the girls visit sheltered housing schemes and homes for older people to keep them […]

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Lady Panther netters win on senior night

Kendra Maples came back to win a thrilling No. 1 singles match to help the Palmyra girls tennis team secure an 8-0 shutout over Mexico. TRAVIS DAVID For the Courier-Post Kendra Maples found herself on the brink of a loss on the No. 1 singles court Monday evening against Mexico’s Grace Wortman. The Lady Panthers […]

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Carlisle field hockey bounces back with home-opener win

Carlisle’s field hockey team had a slower than normal start to the season. Playing just their fourth game of the year, the Chiefs played at home for the first time on Monday, and took care of business, defeating R.J. Reynolds 4-1. The Chiefs were coming off of a disappointing showing in Virginia Beach last weekend […]

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Boomers and Beyond

The following programs will take place at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester St. For information, call 617-730-2770 or brooklineseniorcenter.org. Alzheimer’s Walk and Campaign: The 2017 Alzheimer’s Walk will be held on Sunday morning, Sept. 24. Everyone knows someone with Alzheimer’s. Help fund research on this disease by signing up for the Brookline Senior Center […]

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Do I Need to Have 10 Times My Income Saved for Retirement?

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Driverless Shuttles Could Help Seniors Get Around in Rural Japan

On March 30, 2017, SpaceX did something no space program had done before: They relaunched an orbital class rocket from Earth that had successfully achieved lift-off just a year earlier. It wasn’t the first time Elon Musk’s company broke new ground: In December 2015, it nailed the landing on a reusable rocket—the first time that […]

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Senior news Sept. 17, 2017

Zumba Gold returns for series of fall classes The fall session of Zumba Gold is set to return to the Keene Rec Center on Washington Street from Sept. 12 through Nov. 9. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Pam Durkin. Basic Latin movements will be taught at a […]

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Demons sweep Sailors to stay perfect under Rust

Hosting the Steamboat Springs Sailors Saturday afternoon inside Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium, the Glenwood Springs Demons’ girls volleyball team rolled to a three-set sweep by scores of 25-21, 25-16 and 25-16, marking the second time this season the Demons swept the Sailors on home court. In the last matchup, Glenwood won the Demon Invitational championship in two […]

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What’s up for the weekend? Lobsters, surfing and old-fashioned reminiscing

From surfing and lobsters to provocative films, international culture and old-fashioned reminiscing — a fascinating weekend is on the way. Palm Springs Thought-provoking films about family, prejudice, gender refugees and humanity run during Cinema Diverse: the Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival. The films come from India, South Africa, Puerto Rico, Germany, Iran, Syria, Netherlands, France […]

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Marine City’s Washington Life Center celebrates seniors

Members of Washington Life Center in Marine City were celebrated during the center’s annual appreciation day earlier this month. More than 170 St. Clair County seniors gathered at the center Sept. 8 to participate in organized programs, such as drum fit, pickleball, billiards, rock painting, ladderball, bean bag, Wii sports, bingo and line dancing. “This […]

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Historic WF building becoming affordable senior housing – KAUZ

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) – A historic building in downtown Wichita Falls is set to receive a $6 million makeover. It is making way for the building to eventually re-open as affordable housing for seniors. On Tuesday city council will vote on putting $300,000 of 4B funds towards the work. In February the city showed […]

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Golf teams win on Senior Night

Senior Night worked out well for the Vinton County golf teams on Thursday evening at Franklin Valley Golf Course. The boys and girls teams both defeated Gallia Academy, with the Lady Vikings winning by just one stroke. Eight players celebrated their Senior Night at the Vinton County host course: Noah Waddell, Shawn McCarty, Cameron Hamon, […]

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US Embassy Memos Offer a Glimpse Into the “Devastated” Lives of Refugees Rejected by the Travel Ban

In internal memos, American embassies in Jordan and Ethiopia detailed how refugees there were “devastated” by January’s U.S. executive order barring travel from predominately Muslim countries. The memos back to State Department headquarters tell of the desperation of asylum-seekers who had their hopes of getting into the United States dashed by the order — including a […]

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Gridley seniors ready to defend Harvest Bowl hardware

By David VantressSports/News Reporter The Gridley Bulldogs have won the past four Harvest Bowl matchups with area rival Live Oak. That means the Bulldogs’ current crop of seniors have never lost to the Lions. And this year’s group of 12 seniors has no intention of letting that tradition expire on the gridiron at the Boneyard […]

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The financial crisis created a precariat army of RV-nomad seniors who serve as Amazon’s seasonal workers

The “Camperforce” is a 2000+ strong army of retirees in RVs, a choice most were forced into when the value of their homes and pensions was wiped out in the 2008 crisis — as many of them neared literal starvation and destitution, they began to travel from Amazon warehouse to Amazon warehouse, serving as a […]

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Timeless Travelers

Photo by Soft Light/Bigstock We see it plastered across magazines, commercials and billboards everywhere we go: the human desire to travel. However, we frequently see travel as a representation of adventurers portrayed as young, single people who possess the fitness necessary for such physically demanding travel. Obviously, people in their twenties aren’t the only ones […]

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Undeterred by Fears of Terrorism, Most ‘Generation Z’ College Seniors Want to Work Abroad, Driven by Personal …

DENVER, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A strong majority of today’s college seniors—the first class of Generation Z to enter the workforce—are interested in working abroad despite perceived global volatility. According to a new survey by Cite Research for Graebel Companies, Inc., 81 percent of U.S. college seniors want to work abroad and 75 percent […]

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News from the Dover Council on Aging

Here’s the latest from the Dover Council on Aging. Some events require reservations. Please call 508-315-5734 to reserve a space, or go to www.doverma.org and click on Council on Aging in the “Dover’s Quick Links” section. Questions? Call the COA and speak to Janet Claypoole, director. Town Hall will be closing at 1 p.m. on […]

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Senior Bulletin Board

MEALS ON WHEELS MENU Monday, Sept. 18: Closed. Tuesday, Sept. 19: Honey baked chicken, brown rice pilaf, mixed beans, tossed salad, corn muffin. Wednesday, Sept. 20: Ham hash w/ cheese egg bake, homemade cinnamon roll, cranberry salad, fruit compote, fruited yogurt. Thursday, Sept. 21: Meatloaf w/gravy, smashed potatoes, broccoli carrot blend, tossed salad, cupcake. Friday, […]

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Local travel company accused of swindling teens

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio-area travel company is accused of accepting money from young people across America, then failing to book the trips they paid for. The business has multiple names, including EB Worldwide and Exhibit Travel, but it’s accessed by the public through the website SeniorGradTrips.com. The site promises “safe, fun-filled vacations with […]

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Undeterred by Fears of Terrorism, Most ‘Generation Z’ College Seniors Want to Work Abroad, Driven by Personal …

College seniors are so eager to work abroad that most are willing to make significant personal sacrifices, including: 66 percent of interested respondents who would postpone buying their first home 60 percent who would put off having children 44 percent who would postpone marriage Instead of career advancement or financial gain, they want to work […]

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Where dreams come true: Cowgirls travel to tourney in Orlando, Disney World

In 2017, head coach Julie Green and the Coppell volleyball team elected to take a different approach to the non-district season. Rather than compete in local tournaments they have annually participated in the past, including the prestigious Pearland Tournament, the Cowgirls competed in just one pre-district tournament in Texas. Instead, Coppell departed for Orlando, Florida, […]

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Alamosa Seniors: Join seniors for fun events

The Alamosa Senior Citizens have some fun things planned for the weeks ahead! * Intro to line dancing with Karen Stills takes place on Monday, September 18th at 10 a.m. Come and join Karen in preparation for the regular line dance class which begins on Tuesday, October 3rd. Steps taught include 2 step, side touches, […]

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Many senior citizens don’t know where their next meal is coming from

September is fruit and veggies “more matter” month. It is pretty common knowledge that a eating a balanced diet can help to maintain good health and resilience. However, older adults with significant financial restraints may find that following the healthy food recommendations to be unattainable. Feeding America reports that in 2015 2.9 million (8 percent) […]

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News from the Dover Council on Aging

Here’s the latest from the Dover Council on Aging. Some events require reservations. Please call 508-315-5734 to reserve a space, or go to www.doverma.org and click on Council on Aging in the “Dover’s Quick Links” section. Questions? Call the COA and speak to Janet Claypoole, director. Town Hall will be closing at 1 p.m. on […]

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Field hockey preview: New leadership, no problem for Walpole

There might be a new coach on the sideline, but Walpole’s strong field hockey tradition looks to continue this fall. Jen Quinn has taken the reins from veteran Porkers coach Marianne Murphy, and her Walpole roots run deep. A former player and an assistant and coach under Murphy, Quinn will look to lead the defending […]

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Abington Heights boys soccer coach excited about team’s potential

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights head soccer coach Frank Dyska took a lot of positives from his first season at the helm last year. The Comets finished with a 12-0-2 league record, won the Lackawanna League Division 1 championship and advanced to the semifinals of the District 2 Class 3A playoffs. Dyska believes that, […]

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BC Budget 2017: Here Are The Winners And Losers

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s fledgling New Democrat government released its interim budget after taking power in July. Here is a look at some of the winners and losers: Winners: Students and teachers: The government announced $681 million over three years for the education system, including hiring 3,500 teachers and ensuring smaller classrooms. The NDP government […]

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2017 Field Hockey Preview: Lots of new players on the field this year – Glens Falls Post

Whenever Will Springstead posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Article source: http://poststar.com/sports/field-hockey-preview-lots-of-new-players-on-the-field/article_5c93ef4b-d285-5722-a35b-cebf48432930.html

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UNI athletics: Panthers travel to face Cyclones Tuesday

Whenever Jim Nelson posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Article source: http://wcfcourier.com/sports/college/uni/soccer/uni-athletics-panthers-travel-to-face-cyclones-tuesday/article_b71f06c2-cab6-5472-8b42-841fb4fd527b.html

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Masted majesty on a Star Clippers itinerary

On the first morning of my Star Clippers cruise, dawn found us on the leeward side of an island. I went topside to take in the calm water and soft breezes as the sun gradually lit the peaks onshore. The sails pushed us slowly in the light air. One difference between sailing and motor cruising […]

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Safer cars can help seniors drive longer

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> More than three decades ago, I fell in love with the first minivan I spotted parked in my Brooklyn neighborhood. Though I was never a “soccer mom,” I travel as if there were no stores at my destination, and here was […]

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Virtual reality goggles let Norton seniors experience travel adventure

NORTON Within an hour one recent Thursday, a group of senior citizens nearly completed a world tour. They walked with elephants in Africa, looked for gorillas in the shaded forest, survived a stampede of cows in the Midwest, kissed deer and horses. They walked the cliffs of Yosemite, entered a volcano in Hawaii and scaled […]

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Senior news Sept. 10, 2017

Senior lunch slated in Chesterfield The Chesterfield Senior Lunch will be held Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 12:30 p.m. in the Chesterfield Town Hall. A ham and bean dinner will be served. Suggested donation is $5. For reservations please call Joanne at 363-8348. The HCS nurse will be available before lunch to check blood pressure. Zumba […]

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Seniors to receive free entry, food at Lee College volleyball game Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:00 am Seniors to receive free entry, food at Lee College volleyball game Tuesday Submitted story Baytown Sun | 0 comments The Lee College Senior Adult Travel Program invites senior adults – particularly those impacted by Hurricane Harvey or hard at work helping their affected neighbors – to enjoy a night […]

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National Senior Center Month

September is slated National Senior Center Month, and with a tidal wave of baby-boomers turning 65 years old at the rate of 10,000 a day, these centers are extremely important for a healthy, independent, and aging generation. One fourth of those seniors will live past the age of 90, and without an active lifestyle, they […]

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The trolley’s a real trip in San Diego

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SACRED HEART FOOTBALL: A little help from their friends

There are some new faces around the huddle of the Sacred Heart School football team this fall thanks to a half-dozen additions that will travel to practice each afternoon from nearby Rising Tide Charter Public School in Plymouth. David Wolcott dwolcott@wickedlocal.com @DavidWolcott1 KINGSTON – There are some new faces around the huddle of the Sacred […]

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Why Traveling Solo Might Be the Best Thing a Woman Can Do

One summer I had an internship in Denver, so I packed up my car in Berkeley, California, and made the drive alone. I stayed in a few motels along the way, kept my own schedule, and listened to a Nora Ephron book on my iPod. I loved it. I was traveling alone, with no one’s […]

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Seniors helpful tips to use their electronic gadgets

WINCHESTER — “How do I attach pictures to emails or to texts?” That’s one of the most common questions Laurie Way gets when she teaches seniors on how to get the most out of electronic devices. Her class “iPhones/iPads: Talk to your family through text or Facetime” is designed to show seniors how to easily […]

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Levi Knight puts Wilburton over the top

Wilburton hosted Quinton at Seldon D. Taylor Field Friday night as both teams looked to bounce back after season-opening losses the previous week. In the end, Wilburton prevailed with a 36-12 win in the team’s home opener. “It’s big, we needed to bounce back show everybody that we’re better than everybody thinks,” Wilburton senior Tyler […]

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How Florida’s Millions Of Senior Citizens Are Preparing For Hurricane Irma

She and her husband live in Deerfield Beach, Florida, about four miles from the ocean on the southeastern coastline. The storm’s trajectory is unpredictable, but they’ve done everything they can to prepare: shopped for extra food, stocked up on medicines, and checked to make sure their independent living facility is equipped with a generator and […]

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Travelling with the extended family is a growing trend

Exploring Europe this summer, 72-year-old Penny Moore will also pack along three of four grandchildren. A granddaughter, 22, will join two cousins, boys ages 15 and 17, and Moore to see London, Paris, Rome, and sites. Moore is looking forward to a gondola ride with her family in Venice and all of them attending a […]

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Cowboys beat Titans, travel to Holyoke next

Meeker High School senior Elijah Newman, a 6’4”, 210-pound defensive tackle for the Cowboys positions himself to block a pass about to be thrown by Coal Ridge quarterback Oscar Salazar (5). Newman finished with four tackles, two pass deflections and his defense only allowed the Titans one touchdown. Bobby Gutierrez Photo MEEKER | In the […]

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Volleyball rallies in first game after losing key seniors

Ann BasuLeaving A Mark: Kate Kiser ’21 came out strong with a 3-1 win against USM on Wednesday despite losing four key seniors. The Bowdoin volleyball team opened its season with a hard-fought 3-2 win over the University of Southern Maine (3-1) on Wednesday. The exciting five-set matchup put an end to the Huskies’ three-game […]

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Another project hoping to attract retirees files plans in west Lawrence; looking at whether local Gap store will close

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Vallejo Sister City Association looking for players to travel overseas

Ten local girls basketball players will get a chance to play basketball on an international level next summer. The Vallejo Sister City Association is hosting basketball tryouts from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Jesse Bethel High School on Friday as well as Sept. 15. There is no cost to try out. The team will travel […]

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Taking the Kids — On a River Cruise

by Tribune Content Agency and Eileen Ogintz, Taking The Kids, September 7, 2017 Take their three kids on a river cruise in Europe? “I don’t want to be on vacation with a bunch of old people!” Josh Blumental told his wife, Amy Wolfe. But she persisted — the Salt Lake City mom had friends who […]

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Senior News: Sept. 8, 2017

Holiday bus trip planned for seniors SIDNEY —The Tri-County Seniors will travel to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in New Jersey on Tuesday, Nov. 14, for A Playhouse Christmas 2017 holiday music revue and luncheon. The show features an ensemble cast of multi-talented performers celebrating Christmas in song and dance with traditional carols, classic and contemporary Yuletide […]

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Notre Dame And #24 Ohio State Set For Home-And-Home Weekend Series

Sept. 7, 2017 Notre Dame Notes By Robby Hamman NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The Irish and Buckeyes were forced to call an audible on Wednesday, as plans to travel to the Coastal Carolina Classic in Conway, South Carolina, were thwarted by the threat of Hurricane Irma. With both teams having an open weekend, Notre Dame and Ohio […]

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Huge demand for seniors’ lifetime national park … – Washington Post

It’s become a common sight at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia: People drive up to the entrance station, buy a pass and then turn around and leave, not bothering to even enter the park. “I’ve been with the Park Service since 1998 and this is the first time that I’ve seen it like this,” says […]

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Chargers travel to improved Polk County team – The Daily Post

McMinn Central High School is preparing to face a Polk County team that is returning to form. The Chargers (0-3) will attempt to extend their three-game winning streak against the Wildcats (1-2) when the teams face off in Benton on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. From 2009 to 2013, not only did Polk dominate the […]

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Prep Football: Mountainburg at home as others travel – Van Buren Press Argus

Week 2 high school football preview. GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL Mountainburg remains at home for Week 2 as the rest of Crawford County heads out of town. The Dragons open 2A-4 Conference play hosting Hackett while the Pointers head over the river to face Northside. Alma travels to Springdale and Cedarville takes on Waldron in Scott […]

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Senior Citizens Face Big Challenges In Preparing For Hurricanes

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Big storms like Harvey and Hurricane Irma are terrifying to anyone in their path. They can be especially frightening for seniors, the elderly. We’re going to hear now about how older Americans and their families can prepare. Brian Mann reports. BRIAN MANN, BYLINE: Everyone looking down the barrel of a hurricane or […]

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Area travel experts offer affordable, fun and short vacations for a quick escape

Everyone needs to get away from home occasionally to rest, recharge and rejuvenate. Whether it’s a Saturday overnight trip or a weekend junket that fits the bill, folks in Southeast Missouri have many options when it comes to finding a great city that is only hours away. The first choice to be made is mode […]

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Olney Cancer Patient Will Travel to Nation’s Capital to Urge Congress to Make Cancer a Top Priority

Olney Cancer Patient Will Travel to Nation’s Capitalto Urge Congress to Make Cancer a Top Priority OLNEY, Ill. – Sept. 5, 2017 – Next week, Polly Sulcer, from Olney, will join more than 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district in Washington, D.C., as part of […]

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Seniors plan excursion to Europe

ASHEBORO — The Randolph County Senior Adults Association (RCSAA), in conjunction with Premier World Discovery, has planned a trip to Holland, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg March 21-29, 2018. The highlights of the trip are seven nights in Valkenburg, the Netherlands; windmills and wooden shoes visit; Henri Chapelle U.S. Cemetery in Belgium; Maastrict, the Netherlands; Clervaux, […]

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Folsom ranch pairs senior cats with senior adults in new program

<![CDATA[]]> Folsom‘s Big Sky Ranch/Catnip Foundation is a wedding and event venue, an animal sanctuary, an organic farm, a retreat, and a camp for kids and adults. But now it’s also something brand new – a senior living facility – for cats. The senior cat facility is part of the “Seniors for Seniors” program. Seniors […]

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Kayak trip to travel Saranac River in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — The Town of Plattsburgh Parks Recreation Department is offering a kayak trip to all Town of Plattsburgh active adults and seniors from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 7. The group will start on Pine Street in Saranac Lake at 10 a.m. and travel down the Saranac River for approximately 2 hours. […]

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Senior’s shine at the Positive Ageing Fair – Far North

Senior PLO Maj-Lis Dalton working the room at the Positive Ageing Fair and checking out the Dragon Boating Club If you had ever wondered what services are available for Seniors in Cairns, then the Positive Ageing Fair held on August 18 was the place to be. Stallholders from a variety of clubs and services around […]

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The Daily Pennsylvanian | Penn volleyball’s new age begins with …

Senior captain Kendall Covington was one of the main contributors for Penn volleyball in their season-opening weekend. Photo: Carson Kahoe A new era for Penn volleyball is underway.  The Red and Blue kicked off their season under new coach Katie Schumacher-Cawley at the George Mason Invitational this weekend, winning two out of their three matches […]

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Seniors plan South America trip

ASHEBORO — Randolph County Senior Adults Association (RCSAA), in conjunction with Collette, has planned a trip to South America April 5-16, 2018. The highlights of this trip are Santiago de Chile, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tango Show, Estancia Lunch and Gaucho Show, Iguazu Falls, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Copacabana Beach, […]

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8 Helpful Tips for Traveling with Seniors

Go all-inclusive Merfin/ShutterstockOne stop resorts are fantastic for traveling with seniors, as they offer so many programs, accommodation styles and dining options that can please the entire family. Think they’re too pricey? Check out these incredible and affordable all-inclusive resort options. “Seniors can enjoy cooking classes while kids splash in the pool and parents hit the nightclubs […]

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CMR’s Hogan primed for senior season

Buy Photo C.M. Russell’s Kelsey Hogan moves upfield in a game last season. The senior is one of four team captains for the Rustlers this season.(Photo: TRIBUNE PHOTO/JULIA MOSS)Buy Photo Following an accident several years ago, Kelsey Hogan was blinded in her left eye. But the C.M. Russell High senior’s vision is superb on the […]

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Penn volleyball’s new age begins with two wins from three at travel tournament

Senior captain Kendall Covington was one of the main contributors for Penn volleyball in their season-opening weekend. Photo: Carson Kahoe A new era for Penn volleyball is underway.  The Red and Blue kicked off their season under new coach Katie Schumacher-Cawley at the George Mason Invitational this weekend, winning two out of their three matches […]

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TTC’s Community Bus Pilot to Enhance Service on Two Routes

During the pilot, buses on those routes will operate more frequently and stop at more locations along the routes. The pilot aims to increase ridership by providing customers with more convenient and accessible travel options for getting around their neighborhood. Community Buses use the same type of vehicles as Wheel-Trans, and stop at the front […]

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15 Everyday Discounts for Retirees

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Senior news Sept. 3, 2017

Zumba Gold returns for series of fall classes The fall session of Zumba Gold is set to return to the Keene Rec Center on Washington Street from Sept. 12 through Nov. 9. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Pam Durkin. Basic Latin movements will be taught at a […]

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How to vacation with your parents for less

By Holly JohnsonTravelPulse   As my parents have grown older, my desire to haul them around to far-flung places has only grown. Since my dad turns 75 this year and my mom turns 70 the next, I know our time together could easily come to an end in the next five-to-20 years. So, of course, […]

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Scouts Travel for a ‘Totality’ Awesome Weekend

Lebanon, TN – What’s a Boy Scout supposed to do when he does not live in the path of totality for Eclipse 2017? Drive 882 miles and 14 hours from Sparta to Boxwell Scout Reservation in Lebanon, Tennessee, of course. Six scouts from Troop 95 joined 3,500 other interested skywatchers at Boxwell Scout Reservation from August […]

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Senior passes sell out at national parks

Whenever Irene North posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Article source: http://www.starherald.com/news/local_news/senior-passes-sell-out-at-national-parks/article_c59d0559-0bc1-569c-90da-893cd2a66dfa.html

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Martial Arts Grand Master offers free senior safety, self-defense symposium

Grand Master Clifford Thomas, right, CEO of We Lead By Example Inc. — Tae Kwon Do Ramblers Self-Defense Systems, blocks a punch by student Edwin Hernandez with a cane during a demonstration for senior citizens during an Annual Senior Safety and Self Defense Symposium held at the Bladensburg Community Center Aug. 22. Article source: http://www.dcmilitary.com/andrews_gazette/news/martial-arts-grand-master-offers-free-senior-safety-self-defense/article_df71e5ea-e4ed-5394-a006-fb34c06bd472.html

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Green Oaks Senior Living opens on former Jamaican Gardens property

A new senior living facility is now open in Green Oaks on the 15 acres previously occupied by Jamaican Gardens, which went out of business nearly seven years ago and experienced a fire more than four years ago. The 200,000-square-foot campus located at 14595 W. Rockland Road wraps around lakes and includes nearly 200 apartments, […]

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Seniors share difficulties with finances, fraud and healthcare at Gillibrand forum in Batavia

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> BATAVIA — An audience at the Genesee County Office for the Aging applauded as Juanita Brooks described herself as a “91-year old lady who has traveled across every bridge in New York City.” There was only one issue with the resulting […]

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GO GUIDE: Travel back in time

Looking for something to do? King Richard’s Faire opens this weekend in Carver Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar. THURSDAY Jazz guitarist Dan Rose will play a show at 7 p.m. at Jones River Landing, 55 Landing Road, Kingston, to benefit […]

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Soul Purpose: Seniors With Strong Reasons To Live Often Live Stronger

After making it through the maelstrom of middle age, many adults find themselves approaching older age wondering what will give purpose to my life? now that the kids have flown the nest and retirement is in the cards. How they answer the question can have significant implications for their health. Over the past two decades, […]

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Lions travel to Poteau to open 2017 campaign tonight

For just the second time since 2010, the Durant Lions will start a gridiron season on the road as they travel to Poteau tonight for the 7:30 p.m. opener. Durant’s only other road tilt during that span was an epic 43-42 double-overtime thriller also at Poteau in 2013 as the Lions came out on the […]

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A "spike" in popularity is helping "set" volleyball teams up for success – WJHG

BAY COUNTY, Fla (WJHG/WECP) – Volleyball; it’s a sport that’s spiking in popularity on the prep level. And the talent in our area is steadily rising, but why is that? “I will tell you 98% of the kids that try out as a freshman in high school play travel ball,” Michelle Mask, Mosley volleyball coach […]

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GO GUIDE: Travel back in time

Looking for something to do? King Richard’s Faire opens this weekend in Carver Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar. THURSDAY Jazz guitarist Dan Rose will play a show at 7 p.m. at Jones River Landing, 55 Landing Road, Kingston, to benefit […]

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Senior Notes: Aug. 30, 2017

Town of Plattsburgh to host kayak trip on Saranac River PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Parks Recreation Department will be offering a kayak trip to all active Town of Plattsburgh adults and seniors from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. The trip will begin at the Saranac Boat Launch (Bowen Road) at […]

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GO GUIDE: Travel back in time

Looking for something to do? King Richard’s Faire opens this weekend in Carver Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar. THURSDAY Jazz guitarist Dan Rose will play a show at 7 p.m. at Jones River Landing, 55 Landing Road, Kingston, to benefit […]

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Cony volleyball squad benefits from travel league experience

AUGUSTA — The city of Augusta is far from a barren wasteland. But if you broke out a map of schools with high school volleyball programs in Maine, Cony may as well be right next to Santa’s Workshop in the North Pole. Most of all Class A and Class B programs reside in the southern […]

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Got An Hour A Month?

By MELODY BROWN-PEYTONOf The Record Staff Meals on Wheels in Dunn needs volunteers to deliver hot food to area seniors. Volunteers are asked to commit one hour a month on a weekday between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and noon. Each weekday, seniors are provided with a hot meal and are greeted by friendly volunteers […]

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Telehealth Extended to NY Adult Centers; Schools May Come Next

By Eric Wicklund August 29, 2017 – New York’s governor has signed legislation extending telemedicine and telehealth to seniors in care centers, and could soon be extending the platform to schools and day care centers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week signed into law A1464, which adds certain adult care facilities to the list of originating sites […]

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Canada’s Seniors Are Independent. They Shouldn’t Be Isolated, Too

In Ottawa, a House of Commons Standing Committee is presently hearing evidence about whether there should be a National Seniors Strategy. There are two reasons why this is long overdue and should be a priority for all MPs. First is demographics: by 2031 roughly one in every four Canadians will be aged 65 years or […]

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Getting ahead: Stillwater High School students now able to take concurrent college classes at the high school

Stillwater High juniors and seniors wanting to earn college credits now don’t have to travel any further than down the hall. Oklahoma State University has partnered with the high school and currently offers a college-level U.S. history and psychology class at a discounted rate. For many years, Stillwater High School students have traveled to OSU to […]

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ALONE ON A FOGGY MOUNTAIN WITH WINE ON MY MIND

Wine leads to some of the best things in life. That’s how I found Schoodic Mountain near Donnell Pond in Hancock County. I’ve been hiking the peaks of Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island (MDI) since the 1970s when my sons were little boys. Since MDI was the destination, for many years I was […]

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