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Travel Brands Shift Their Attention To The Millennial Market

Millennials are a hot target for travel and hospitality brands. Shutterstock The travel and hospitality industry has long been focused on older generations. Historically, individuals with established careers or upcoming retirements were prime targets for brands in the travel industry. Although these demographic groups are still an important focus for brands who thrive on consumers’ […]

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Spock’s advice for Congress

By Sue Roy Contributing Columnist Live long and prosper! Buckeyes are taking Spock’s famous advice to heart. Over the past three decades, Ohioans’ life expectancies have increased in every county. They can thank healthcare programs like Medicare Part B for these increases in longevity. Part B helps seniors pay for lifesaving medicines, such as chemotherapy, […]

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Reader’s View: Better calculate cost-of-living adjustments | Duluth …

Some time ago, I had a chance to speak with Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan. Many seniors depend on Social Security for basic living needs. Payments are increased based on a cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA. Lately, the amount hasn’t been increased. While the costs of basic things like food and clothing have risen, they have […]

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Elizabeth Wettlaufer, Ex-Ontario Nurse, Gets Life In Prison For Killing Seniors In Her Care

WOODSTOCK, Ont. — A former Ontario nurse who murdered eight seniors in her care was sentenced Monday to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for 25 years. Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleaded guilty last month to eight counts of first-degree murder, four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault. Her crimes, which […]

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North Dakota ranks first in the number of seniors living alone

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UTC women’s basketball team will travel to Canada

Aryanna Gilbert, left, and sister Keiana are the… Photo by Robin Rudd /Times Free Press. The 2017-18 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team went from experienced to youthful in a matter of weeks. Entering a season with usually high expectations, a team lacking on-court experience could use a bonding experience. That opportunity has […]

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Reader’s View: Better calculate cost-of-living adjustments

Some time ago, I had a chance to speak with Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan. Many seniors depend on Social Security for basic living needs. Payments are increased based on a cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA. Lately, the amount hasn’t been increased. While the costs of basic things like food and clothing have risen, they have […]

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Bonding between children and seniors at Grand-Friends celebration

submitted photo Third grade teachers Rob Williams and Beth Lundgren. submitted photo Rippleside Elementary third graders sing to their Grand Friends. Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017 5:00 am Bonding between children and seniors at Grand-Friends celebration by Betty Jacobs, Aitkin County CARE MessAge Media | 0 comments Third graders at Rippleside Elementary in Aitkin ended the […]

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Correna’s Savvy Seniors: Pitfalls await off the path in life and in our spiritual life

Greetings! Sure hope you’ve turned your air conditioning systems and fans on, full blast! As my little great granddaughter said: “Whewee! It sure was hot today!” My heart was troubled this past week, regarding the young man that ventured into North Korea on his sight-seeing travels. How sad and tragic for him and his family. […]

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China’s seniors enjoying second youth

Late last year, a 63-year-old woman from Zhengzhou in Henan Province made headlines with a brief ad in search of “a female travel companion aged 19-24.” The lady was planning a trip to Sanya, on the island of Hainan, which is often referred to as “China’s Hawaii.” With her only daughter having moved to Canada and her […]

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Silver Creek’s 66 seniors enter next phase of their lives

Full of Black Knight pride, the 66 seniors strode onto the stage to tune of the Senior High Band’s processional, conducted by staff member Kiersten Roetzer. The ceremony got under way with a warm welcome by Class President Dariann Russo. “We would like to thank all of our families, friends and teachers who have helped […]

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Whispering Creek is built for the next generations of seniors

Driving up to Whispering Creek, it doesn’t look much different from any other neighborhood in the metro, but it was planned and built for seniors. Inside the wrought iron gates, a large clubhouse is a hub for activity. You may find a yoga class in session for those in the neighborhood who enjoy working on […]

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Graduation ceremony for Copiague high seniors, minus a few …

advertisement | advertise on newsday The graduation at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School was held Thursday, June 22, 2017, lacking several dozen seniors who were barred from the ceremony in connection with vandalism at the high school. (Credit: Newsday / Scott Eidler) The graduation at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School was held Thursday […]

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Graduation ceremony for Copiague high seniors, minus a few

The graduation at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School was held Thursday night, lacking several dozen seniors who were barred from the ceremony in connection with vandalism at the school and days after some made last-minute pleas to walk. In the 90-minute ceremony, scant mention was made of the missing students. Valedictorian Tomasz Solecki appeared […]

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Beatrice Seniors fall at home to Fremont

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Transit authority serves seniors and the disabled

By Cynthia Stead I saw an interesting chart this week. The senior population in Barnstable County is roughly twice that of Suffolk County in Boston, where decisions on services and transportation are made. The chart was on the wall behind Tom Cahir, director of the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority. Cahir was announcing progress on transportation […]

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Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults – and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision. Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is the leading cause of […]

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Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors – WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and …

By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults – and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision. Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is the leading cause of […]

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Packer Weekly

Suppa and Schreiner met their French exchange students last spring, and now plan on continuing the friendship by visiting them in Paris. Last year, French students Hortense Roques and Sonia Malou visited Suppa and Schreiner respectively, and were able to notice several differences between the two countries, including the ability to wear hijabs in school […]

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Fun Club chit chat – York News

The Fun Club has two outstanding trips on our schedule for 2018 and both of these tours will be discussed at our Travel Show next Tuesday afternoon, June 27, at the Chances R Beer Garden. The “Pacific Coast Adventure” will be the subject of our 1:30 p.m. show. This tour is a year away on […]

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Transit Authority Announces New Senior Transportation Initiatives

HYANNIS –Officials with the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) held a presentation on Tuesday to announce several new senior transportation initiatives. They are a result of a year-long discovery tour between the CCRTA and Council on Aging (COA). The new initiatives include increased transportation supports for seniors, improved senior travel safety and better communication […]

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‘Gery Magic’ takes his game to State Senior Tournament

Coming off his team’s recent third-place finish at the National Senior Olympics Games at Birmingham, Ken “Grey Magic Mink, the world’s oldest college basketball player now heads to Tennessee State Senior Games at Franklin, Tennessee. Mink, now 82, will play for the Chattanooga Bombers team June 27 at the Battle Ground Academy just out of […]

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Graduating East Hampton High School Seniors Reflect On Trip To Malawi For BuildOn Project

Jun 20, 2017 3:05 PM By Jon Winkler Seniors at East Hampton High School will graduate to the next phase of their lives on Friday, taking their high school experiences along with them wherever they go. For a few that will include laying concrete and digging up dirt to help children in Africa receive an […]

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Advice on traveling with seniors and those with special needs

Sandwich Generation: Traveling with a senior Article source: http://www.kare11.com/life/family/sandwich-generation/expert-advice-on-traveling-by-airline-with-seniors-and-those-with-special-needs/450597663

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Girls Athlete of the Week: Hunter Hand ends senior season at South Side at state final after big game in semis

For a few senior student-athletes, the distractions that come with their last year of high school can be so successfully put aside that the spring season even extends beyond graduation. That happened for the softball team at South Side this year as the seniors graduated on June 8 before the team’s final two games. They […]

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Monthly highlight from School District 622 – June, 2017

On May 31, 390 senior citizens from across the area kicked up their heels at the 21st annual Golden Prom. This exciting event featured live music from the Big Band era performed by the Golden Tones. View a video of this year’s Golden Prom event. Originally started as a collaboration between 622’s Community Education’s Senior […]

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Commentary: California Single-Payer Bill Would Hurt Clients, Businesses, Seniors

By Colleen Callahan The California single-payer health care bill, Senate Bill 52, passed the state Senate and is now in the General Assembly. It is sad so many of the state senators simply followed the herd and voted mostly along party lines. Since the vote, the highly-controversial bill has received a great deal of attention. […]

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How’d they get here? Transportation Station explores travel in Smokies

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How solo travelers can beat the high cost of going it alone – The …

It’s no secret that many cruise lines, tour operators, all-inclusive resorts and even hotels charge considerably lower prices to those who travel in twos. And even if a single traveler is willing to take a chance and bunk with a stranger, most travel companies don’t offer any help in finding a partner. But the scene […]

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Travel briefs: Things to do not too far from home

Wagon rides, crafts set for nature fest Speigel Grove, the Fremont estate of 19th President Rutherford B. Hayes, will host GroveFest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.   The theme of this year’s free family event is Nature at the Grove. Visitors can enjoy crafts and games, live animals and free horse-drawn wagon rides. Food will be […]

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West Orange High School Seniors Learn About Dorm Fire Safety from SHU Survivors

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School seniors were captivated by a recent visit from Shawn Simmons and Alvaro Llanos, two well-known survivors of the infamous Seton Hall University dorm fire on Jan. 19, 2000. The fire began on the third floor of the Boland Hall freshmen dorm at approximately 4:30 a.m. following a SHU […]

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TRAVEL SOFTBALL NOTEBOOK: Newtown Rock Elite rolls to tournament title

Listening to members of Newtown Rock 18U Elite tell it, their squad shares a pretty special camaraderie. “We’re literally all sisters,” recent Neshaminy graduate Devan Masciulli said. “Everyone on that team just means so much to me. “I can talk to them about anything; they make me laugh. We’re always around each other because it’s […]

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Marin Voice: DIY volunteerism embraced by Marin’s seniors

“Sometimes when you want something done, you have to do it yourself.” Seniors throughout Marin County are taking this expression to heart and joining the Village Movement, as members, volunteers or both. With Marin County leading the way as being the oldest and quickest-aging county in the state, while facing the dearth of services for […]

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Competitors hit the bull’s-eye at Senior Games

John Dawson jokes with George Ruh, left, on Friday, June 16, 2017, at the Missouri State Senior Games electronic darts competition. “Ten years ago, I was in a wheelchair, and I had a lot of anger. I wanted to prove to myself I was more than this, went to college and raised four children,” Dawson said. […]

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Seniors pick up three wins in last week’s action

    It proved to be a fruitful stretch for Imperial’s Senior Legion team last week as they picked up three wins in five games.     After suffering a 17-8 loss here to Holdrege on Tuesday, June 6, the seniors went 3-1.     Their first win came at Hershey Thursday, June 8 when they defeated Hershland […]

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New road for senior transport program

‘Without transportation, we could not run our adult day program … this is why I am desperately trying to see where I can get at least short-term funding.’ There are some changes coming to how senior citizens travel back and forth to Riverdale Senior Services, but the head of the organization taking over transportation for […]

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Protect seniors against financial abuse

Bill Moak(Photo: Submitted) Financial exploitation of seniors is heartbreaking and tragic, and it happens every day. Occasionally, you’ll read about it in the news or see it mentioned on social media, but these reports usually are about large-scale crimes. Most incidents happen outside the glare of the public spotlight. More: Dish Network case results in record telemarketing […]

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New van will provide free transportation for seniors in Columbia County

Contributed photo New van for senior citizens Columbia County’s Office of the Aging has purchased a 12-passenger van that will be available for seniors age 60 and over. The van was purchased using a donation from the Hudson Home for the Aged Board of Directors. Posted: Friday, June 16, 2017 5:30 pm | Updated: 5:32 […]

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FSCJ offers new route to work for Duval County seniors … – Florida Times

A white ball of string left Jaylen Johnson’s hands, flew through the air and plopped perfectly in his classmate’s grasp. For that moment, unfolding in an auditorium at Florida State College at Jacksonville, the string represented a line of communication between Johnson and Peter Sok. It encouraged them to remember the very first time they […]

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Fulbright Program awards grants to graduating seniors, alumni and graduate students

Eighteen Stanford students and alumni will pursue special projects next year with funding they received from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They will travel to 11 countries, including Australia, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Tajikistan and Zambia. The Stanford affiliates are among the more than 1,900 students, artists and young professionals who have been offered grants to […]

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FSCJ offers new route to work for Duval County seniors – Florida Times

A white ball of string left Jaylen Johnson’s hands, flew through the air and plopped perfectly in his classmate’s grasp. For that moment, unfolding in an auditorium at Florida State College at Jacksonville, the string represented a line of communication between Johnson and Peter Sok. It encouraged them to remember the very first time they […]

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How solo travelers can beat the high cost of going it alone

It’s no secret that many cruise lines, tour operators, all-inclusive resorts and even hotels charge considerably lower prices to those who travel in twos. And even if a single traveler is willing to take a chance and bunk with a stranger, most travel companies don’t offer any help in finding a partner. But the scene […]

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15 things that are cheaper in retirement

by: Sally McDonald Updated: Jun 15, 2017 – 5:02 PM “; var imageDivId = “#”+”firstImageDisplayModal_533953134″; if ($(“.reveal-modal-bg”).length == 0) { $(“#wrapper”).after(“”); } if ($(imageDivId).length == 0) { $(“#wrapper”).after(contentText); } Life isn’t cheap and saving for retirement isn’t always easy. But once you hit that magical age, you can begin to relax and reap the benefits […]

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Senior luncheon

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> HARTLAND — The next meeting of the Johnson Creek Seniors will be at noon Wednesday, June 21 at Hartland Fire Hall, 8945 Ridge Rd. Lunch will be a picnic and members are asked to bring their own table service and a […]

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Belmont Seniors, Save Yourself A Trip To The MBTA Office

BELMONT, MA – Sen. Will Brownsberger will sponsor a Senior CharlieCard Day on Monday, June 26 in Belmont to save seniors a trip to the MBTA offices in Boston. Seniors 65 and older may apply for a Senior CharlieCard at the event. Staff from Sen. Brownsberger’s office will be on hand to take photos and […]

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Saline senior’s 6th-grade letter to self: Win state title for Scott Theisen

Buy Photo Saline’s Sean O’Keefe, left, tags Warren DeLaSalle’s Bryce Bush on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the MHSAA Division I baseball championship game at Michigan State University in East Lansing.(Photo: Salwan Georges/Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo Sean O’Keefe keeps his promise to Scott Theisen in the back pocket of his baseball pants. Theisen, Saline High […]

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‘Time travel’ PGP theme revealed

On Sunday, June 11, Wilton High School’s entire senior class received hand-delivered invitations to this year’s Post Graduation Party (PGP). The theme, which is one of Wilton’s most closely guarded secrets, was revealed to be “Mission: Time Travel.” Since Wilton High School’s last day of senior classes one month ago, the PGP Committee has been […]

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UVM students introduce Chinese to BTV kids after school

x Embed x Share CLOSE Lots of kids in the Old North End are multilingual and took to learning Mandarin with ease. NICOLE HIGGINS DeSMET/Free Press UVM senior, Ian Reilly, finishes his last few credits with a Chinese practicum at Sustainability Academy. He teaches elementary students how to say, “I love” in Mandarin on June […]

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SOFTBALL: End of the line for Bristol seniors

ALLENTOWN — For the three starting seniors on the Bristol softball team, Monday’s PIAA Class 2A semifinal loss to Minersville wasn’t just the end of a season. It was the end of their careers as Bristol Warriors. Bristol fell 15-0 in four innings at Parkland and Tianna Brewington, Tiana Nelson and Bryanna Vearling each played in […]

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SOFTBALL: End of the line for Bristol seniors

ALLENTOWN — For the three starting seniors on the Bristol softball team, Monday’s PIAA Class 2A semifinal loss to Minersville wasn’t just the end of a season. It was the end of their careers as Bristol Warriors. Bristol fell 15-0 in four innings at Parkland and Tianna Brewington, Tiana Nelson and Bryanna Vearling each played in […]

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How a Low-Fee Fund Can Be a High-Cost Mistake

Everyone knows that keeping investing fees and expenses to a minimum is one of the keys to building a retirement nest egg. After all, every dollar that stays in your account instead of going toward a fee can grow for your future. SEE ALSO: 6 Answers to Your 401(k) Questions However, the cost of investing […]

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UVM students teach kids Mandarin for ‘I love dumplings’

x Embed x Share CLOSE Lots of kids in the Old North End are multilingual and took to learning Mandarin with ease. NICOLE HIGGINS DeSMET/Free Press UVM senior, Ian Reilly, finishes his last few credits with a Chinese practicum at Sustainability Academy. He teaches elementary students how to say, “I love” in Mandarin on June […]

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CHP sees plenty of cars that didn’t make it. Use these tips to keep yours rolling

I can’t wait to jump in my car and head to the Central Coast. I look forward to taking my beach chair out after the long drive and putting my toes in the sand. Summer is here, and for many of you, this means vacation time. If last week’s temperatures are any indication of how […]

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East Peoria softball makes lasting impact on Express travel team

Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron EAST PEORIA — Life seemed to go full circle for East Peoria softball players Saturday when they looked into the stands at EastSide Centre and saw young East Peoria Express travel players looking on. “It’s pretty unbelievable, honestly, because that was me,” senior catcher Remi Ferguson said. “I […]

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Tech Revolution Benefits the Aging

Imagine your frail father dons a virtual reality headset so he can “attend” his grandson’s graduation and feel as if he’s really there. Or your mom, forgetful about her medicine, swallows a teensy sensor encased in medication that will relay the time she took the pill and the dosage to her smartphone. SEE ALSO: Technology […]

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Va. students say they were scammed out of $1,300 by travel website …

Posted: Jun 09 2017 11:44PM EDT Updated: Jun 09 2017 11:44PM EDT 2 PHOTOS n n CHANTILLY, Va. – Some graduating seniors at Westfield High School in Virginia say they each paid more than a thousand dollars to go on a weeklong trip to the Bahamas. But now, the students tell FOX 5 that the people at […]

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Va. students say they were scammed out of $1300 by travel website after booking graduation trip

Posted: Jun 09 2017 11:44PM EDT Updated: Jun 09 2017 11:44PM EDT 2 PHOTOS n n CHANTILLY, Va. – Some graduating seniors at Westfield High School in Virginia say they each paid more than a thousand dollars to go on a weeklong trip to the Bahamas. But now, the students tell FOX 5 that the people at […]

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New audit finds more faults with Baton Rouge Council on Aging

The Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs has dinged the East Baton Rouge Parish Council on Aging for four practices revealed in a new audit, which board members reviewed Friday while they game-planned for a June 14 Metro Council meeting that’s crucial to the agency’s financial future. Council on Aging Executive Director Tasha Clark-Amar presented the […]

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Imagine a road trip in this beauty. Museums and car shows can inspire and entertain

The history of Southern California is the history of cars, and the two cultures overlap like hands in prayer. “L.A. and cars were both born about the same time,” Petersen Automotive Museum chief curator Leslie Kendall said. Were it not for the car, he noted, Los Angeles would have grown up instead of out, with […]

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Tech Revolution Benefits the Aging

Imagine your frail father dons a virtual reality headset so he can “attend” his grandson’s graduation and feel as if he’s really there. Or your mom, forgetful about her medicine, swallows a teensy sensor encased in medication that will relay the time she took the pill and the dosage to her smartphone. SEE ALSO: Technology […]

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156 seniors graduate in Morro Bay — off to college, the military and volunteer service

Two days after more than $181,000 in local scholarships were awarded to Morro Bay High School seniors at the school’s Senior Tribute, 156 graduates were honored at the school’s annual commencement on Thursday. This year’s valedictorian is Katrina Siems, and the salutatorian is Zainab Bhatti. Members of the Class of 2017 will be attending California […]

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Gazebo concert series July 13th will start our popular Summer Gazebo Concert Series on the Village Green. Concerts are held every Thursday at 7:15 pm so bring a blanket or a lawn chair and join us! We will have the following performers: July 13 – Nassau Pops July 20 – Neal Stuart and the Empire […]

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National-parks senior pass price hike coming – AZCentral.com

x Embed x Share CLOSE There are 22 sites under the control of the National Parks Service in Arizona Weldon B. Johnson/azcentral.com Wochit The Grand Canyon from the South Rim near Mather Point on May 16, 2016.(Photo: Weldon B. Johnson/azcentral.com) Folks age 62 and older who love America’s national parks and monuments can purchase a lifetime […]

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GRHS business students travel to Orlando for national leadership conference

The GRHS BPA team attended the 2017 National Leadership Conference, “Spread Your Wings,” in Orlando, Fla., May 10-14. Pictured, front row from left, are team members Reed Kottke, Heather Mostoller, Marit Tverberg and Kayli Salmela; back row is Griffin Mayo. Article source: http://www.grandrapidsmn.com/schools/grhs-business-students-travel-to-orlando-for-national-leadership-conference/article_93365262-4c79-11e7-ba80-d7147dcd27cb.html

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Five West Bridgewater seniors seek media careers because of TV …

Sandra L. Churchill, Enterprise Correspondent WEST BRIDGEWATER – Senior Hannah Chadwick credited a new course in advanced media called TV Production 3 with her career decision and choice of college for the fall. Chadwick was among a dozen students to enroll in the TV Production third-year course, offered for the first time at West Bridgewater […]

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Wilber Post 101 Erupts for 19 Runs, 16 Hits in Win over Fairbury

FAIRBURY – It took extra innings for Wilber Post 101 to defeat Fairbury Post 24 the first time these two teams met this Senior Legion season. Wilber made sure to leave little doubt in this matchup. Wilber ended it early in six innings, with a 19-6 victory. Post 101 accounted for 16 hits, and would […]

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PLS Graduating Seniors

1 Posted: Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:00 am PLS Graduating Seniors The Senior and Senior Elite groups of the Pleasanton Seahawks competitive USA Swim Club have 5 seniors graduating with the class of 2017 from local high schools. All of them will go on to attend colleges throughout the country and have made commitments to […]

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Three seniors graduating from Thorp High School – Daily Record

When some classes graduate from high school, the students don’t know half of their classmates. But that’s not the case for Nick Kingham, Quannah Shields and Chloe Hamm, who are the only three graduating seniors at Thorp High School. The three seniors attribute to their success throughout high school to Thorp’s small class sizes and […]

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Here’s some of the fun stuff you may run into this summer as you wend your way through the West

This summer the West is full of fun festivals, events and places to explore, whether tied to the Wild West, cool art, dinosaurs, strange critters, Da Vinci or Disney. Better get a move on. (Some events listed here as free may have charges for related activities such as dinners or concerts.) California California State Parks […]

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Slow Travel in Retirement: Follow These 5 Tips and Save Thousands

Neither Yvonne nor Michael qualified for a pension in Canada. And so the adventurous duo decided to embark on a round-the-world trip that has seen them visit Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Portugal, Italy, France, and the Caribbean. “We cut our expenses in half,” says Yvonne of their new life on the road. “Running two cars, paying […]

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3 Money-Saving Travel Tips For Retirees

(MS) — Though a transient lifestyle is something few people aspire to during much of their lives, come retirement, the idea of staying in a place for only a short time has more appeal. According to a 2014 study from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, 36 percent of baby boomers want to spend their […]

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How to Approach Home Access for Seniors

HME Handbook: Home Access How to Approach Home Access for Seniors Falls pose a significant risk to seniors trying to continue living independently in their homes. Jun 01, 2017 For many patients, home access truly means just that: being able to access and live in the home. It is about removing boundaries and enhancing adaptability. […]

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First Annual Senior Expo

The Senior Expo, presented by Southern Maryland Newspapers and sponsored by Network of Care, the Charleston Senior Community, Regent Healthcare, Travel Leaders Waldorf, and Dr. Mullin’s Hearing Center will open at Middleton Hall on 4045 Renner Road, Waldorf, MD 20602. This event will be held on Wednesday, June 14 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. […]

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Mel Tye: Tye’s Top Tour & Travel Inc.

Mel Tye: Tye’s Top Tour Travel Inc. Industry veteran Mel Tye has adapted his tour business to meet the changing needs of customers. Learn how he’s running more tours now than ever before in this installment of Take 5. How’d you get started in the tour business? When I was in college, I started leading trips […]

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Seniors can discover free ancestry research at Daily Post’s Generations Expo

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Travel Insurance Plans for Seniors

Travelling worldwide, to beautiful destinations is indeed a passion for people of all ages. From lovely locales to pristine areas to commercial shopping hubs and monuments, the lure of understanding the different cultures, history, food et al are simply irresistible. However senior citizens have to take some precautions while traveling outside their home-country. Canada Insurance […]

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Seniors cautioned to avoid online scams by treating computers ‘like cash’ at Generations Expo

Thomas Keogh, IV, does a nervous system check on Joanie Kleja, right, during Saturday’s Generations Expo at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth. (Photo: Karl L. Moore) Article source: http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/local/seniors-cautioned-to-avoid-online-scams-by-treating-computers-like/article_0da28792-11a0-5ace-bb93-6562d8382be8.html

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Remarkable Seniors: His diverse achievements include overcoming challenges – Florida Times

Diversity and unity are important to Ian Morales Echevarria. The recent Englewood High graduate overcame motor skills problems and frequent household relocations as a youngster. As a teen, the Puerto Rico-born student became a cultural and academic leader at his school. See Also “He has a calling to help others and is so generous and […]

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AAA, BBB offer tips for traveling seniors

Whatever time of year, getaways are always fun – but planning ahead is an important part of the process, especially for senior travelers. AAA – The Auto Club Group and Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota offer seniors some timely tips to help them stay safe while traveling and also save money. “Many […]

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Three local graduates look ahead to college, travel and careers – Sarasota Herald

About 2,600 Sarasota County high school seniors are graduating this year, most of them this weekend. Elizabeth Djinis Staff Writer @djinisinabottle High school graduation marks the start of a new era. Out come the caps, the gowns, the wave of graduation parties before the inevitable excitement and anticipation of college. This weekend marks the majority […]

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Aiken County seniors excel as they look to their futures

South Aiken High graduates and twins Leighton and Logan Varnadore have been in school together all of their lives, and next fall won’t be any different. The sisters will attend Utah State University on gymnastics scholarships. Having a study partner helped Leighton and Logan complete their high school studies a year early, and they graduated […]

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Barnwell backs bill for free senior travel

PHOTO COURTESY NYS ASSEMBLY, FILE PHOTO Barnwell backs bill for free senior travel 1 Assemblymen David Gantt, left, and Brian Barnwell want free public transit for senior citizens. Posted: Thursday, June 1, 2017 10:30 am Barnwell backs bill for free senior travel by Michael Gannon, Editor Queens Chronicle | 0 comments A bill currently in the […]

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McPherson seniors drops opener 13-1 to Bellevue

Rough start against good team for Senior legion team. By Matt ColeSports Editor MANHATTAN, Kan. — The McPherson senior American Legion Post 24 baseball team went on the road to open their season with a 13-1 loss to Bellevue West (Bellevue, Neb.). The game was played at Tointon Stadium in Manhattan, Kan. Bellevue was the […]

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Seniors can discover free ancestry research at Daily Post’s …

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Egan: Bank tells senior who got stuck in Antarctica he’s too old for …

Robin Farquhar has one of those wonderful-sounding travel credit cards, ScotiaGold Passport Visa, that comes with six types of insurance coverage — everything from burglary to lost luggage to cancelled flights. As a longtime Bank of Nova Scotia customer, imagine his reaction, a year ago, when he tried to claim for missed flights after being trapped […]

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United Offers To Send Morristown Seniors On Trip To Puerto Rico

After a heartbreaking disappointment, the news just keeps getting better for Morristown High School seniors. The students had raised $20,000 to take a class trip to Puerto Rico, but their flight out of Syracuse was cancelled. When they drove to Newark, New Jersey to catch the connecting flight, they learned United had given away their […]

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AAA, BBB offer tips for traveling seniors

“Many people deem driving to be the essence of freedom in our society,” said Gail Weinholzer, AAA Director. “AAA’s efforts are to keep seniors driving as long and as safely as possible.” Here are some ways seniors can stay safe and possibly save some cash when preparing for their next getaway: Be prepared. If you’re […]

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EGAN: Bank tells senior who got stuck in Antarctica he’s too old for …

Robin Farquhar has one of those wonderful-sounding travel credit cards, ScotiaGold Passport Visa, that comes with six types of insurance coverage — everything from burglary to lost luggage to cancelled flights. As a longtime Bank of Nova Scotia customer, imagine his reaction, a year ago, when he tried to claim for missed flights after being trapped […]

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Free transportation for seniors, veterans

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United Airlines Is Reaching Out To Morristown Seniors Over Trip

United Airlines says it’s reaching out to Morristown High School seniors about their ill-fated class trip to Puerto Rico. On Tuesday, we reported the class raised $20,000 to make their dream vacation a reality. However, their flight from Syracuse was cancelled. When they drove to New Jersey to catch the connecting flight, they learned United […]

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These Shoes Are Changing The Lives Of Single Mothers And Seniors In Colombia

The artisans craft each shoe from the natural fibers that come from the fique plant in Colombia. They produce the raw material, treat it, dye it and then weave it into the espadrilles. The shoes are sent to the Colombian capital, Bogotá, for quality control and then Soles for Change ships it to a U.S. […]

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Gateway to Summer a success at Norwell Senior Center

Norwell held a Gateway to Summer event for seniors with low-cost lifetime park passes and tips on recreation and travel opportunities during the summer months ahead. Sue Scheible The Patriot Ledger @sues_ledger NORWELL – Some 200 seniors took advantage of a one-stop opportunity Wednesday to apply for and receive low-cost lifetime passes to state and […]

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Travel Tips for Seniors

Travel Tips for Seniors Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 by Tracy Layden   I’m not sure traveling ever gets old – even if we do. One thing I do know is that as older adults, we deserve a well-planned trip that doesn’t involve our bodies feeling their age. With that in mind, here are my tips […]

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9 bucket list items before starting college: Travel, ask out your crush – and don’t forget Fido

CINCINNATI — Shane Beers has his stuff together. A 17-year-old senior at Cooper High School in Burlington, Kentucky, he has earned a scholarship to Bucknell University in Pennsylvania – the school he’s always wanted to attend. He recently went to his senior prom, and he knows exactly what he needs to do in his last […]

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Some Sask seniors ‘stuck’ as result of STC closure

Seniors travelling to Saskatoon for medical reasons will have to “beg and borrow” for rides from their families after the Saskatchewan Transportation Company closes and the loss may result in more people missing important appointments, according to senior advocates and health care professionals. “It’s going to impact people financially, emotionally and medically,” said Prince Albert Seniors Advocacy Centre project […]

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China’s Seniors Will Reshape the World – Bloomberg

For decades, Nestle SA has tried to get its infant milk powder into the hands of China’s new mothers with promises of brighter, healthier babies. Now it’s trying to do the same for the elderly. Last week, the company launched “Nestle YIYANG Fuel for brainTM senior milk powder,” a formula designed to help China’s seniors […]

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China’s Seniors Will Reshape the World

For decades, Nestle SA has tried to get its infant milk powder into the hands of China’s new mothers with promises of brighter, healthier babies. Now it’s trying to do the same for the elderly. Last week, the company launched “Nestle YIYANG Fuel for brainTM senior milk powder,” a formula designed to help China’s seniors […]

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Healthy Aging: Travel tips for the seniors among us

By Sharon Johnson for the Mail Tribune As I write this column, we are on the final leg of a long-planned holiday. I refer to it as our European adventure. My husband calls it “the trip.” If you have a vacation in your sights this year and want a little insurance that your adventures will […]

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Baby boomers with travel bucket lists bring big business to Hawaii …

The busy summer travel season is about to kick into high gear, and when it does, expect to see a lot more seniors enjoying our Hawaiian sunshine. Miami Beach, Las Vegas, and Bora Bora are favorite destinations for young summer travelers, but when it comes to seniors, Hawaii is no ka oi. According to AARP […]

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No more seniors fare on bus

Transit in the South Okanagan is doing away with the age-based rates for travel and replacing it with local and regional rates, along with a fare hike on BC Transit buses. Penticton city council approved the hike on Tuesday, with other municipalities in the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen also signing their support for the fare changes, which […]

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