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Athletes of all skill levels welcome to participate in senior games Spring into the great outdoors this season Ashton Applewhite fighting aging stereotypes Healthy aging is all about attitude Finding fulfillment, giving back Autobiographical writing is good therapy Study finds U.S. unable to fill housing needs of aging American Workers strive to bridge generation gap
 

Athletes of all skill levels welcome to participate in senior games

This June, hundreds of athletes will converge upon Springfield College to participate in a multitude of sports including track and field events, basketball, swimming and tennis among others.

Spring into the great outdoors this season

Although it’s tempting on the first nice day to go out and play 18 holes of golf, jog several miles or tackle your entire yard clean up, experts advise starting on the slow side, even if you have been working out inside all winter long.

Ashton Applewhite fighting aging stereotypes

We marched in the 60s; now we’re all 60. It’s time to use those same voices to make change.

Healthy aging is all about attitude

While much of the advice given on healthy aging comes from doctors, nutritionists and other health-oriented professionals, sometimes it’s the patients and customers that inspire.

Finding fulfillment, giving back

“In the corporate world, it was about profits; now it’s time to do good,” Dan Suratt said. “I had a need for intellectual challenges and stimulation and a need for social interaction.

Autobiographical writing is good therapy

As people get older they’re dealing with a number of losses or new problems, illnesses, new ways of living … by writing about those things, people could express it.

Study finds U.S. unable to fill housing needs of aging American

The need to adapt homes for the older years comes at a time high housing costs are already causing many Americans to cut back on necessary food or medications.

Workers strive to bridge generation gap

A preconceived notion that younger workers have a sense of entitlement is exacerbating the gap.

Finding purpose when the workday is done

27 April 2015

it may be a relief to step out of the “rat race,” and leave behind tightly scheduled work weeks, many people still appreciate having a sense of purpose.

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Every day is Memorial Day for a Gold Star Mother

27 April 2015

Karen Lounsbury of Cambridge is comfortable interacting with military families. She’s the daughter and sister of veterans, and was a military wife.

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Town’s oldest resident proves optimism can lead to a long, happy life

27 April 2015

When people wonder whether attitude or a healthy lifestyle is more important for a long life, they only need to meet Littleton resident Hazel Plummer to be convinced that it is the former.

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England’s Lake District filled with charm and history

27 April 2015

When I arrived in the northwest corner of England which prompted poets and other writers to wax so eloquently, it didn’t take long to understand why.

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Joining the digital world: Embracing new technology

27 April 2015

At 92 years young, Cache Valley native Dorie Thorpe is diving head-first into 21st-century technology. On her iPad, she might read the news or e-books.

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An apple a day may not keep the doctor away

27 April 2015

Apple eaters had more education and were less likely to smoke than apple shunners. Apple eaters were slightly less likely to use prescription drugs, but the study lacks information on use of over-the-counter medication and alternative medicine.

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