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Men can age gracefully too

When men grow up healthy, there’s a sense of being invulnerable. Most men, typically, well into their 40s, go through most of their life doing what is required to be a man: get a job, find a partner, buy a house, have children.

Six-time cancer survivor rides the Pan Mass Challenge 20 times…and counting

By Jane Keller Gordon Assistant Editor Hudson - Howie Davidson’s numbers are great. He has survived six bouts of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; biked the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC)...

Adults inspired to continue education at Regis College program

Adult learners participate in classes and special lectures as part of Lifelong Learning at Regis College. Photo/submitted By Zenya Molnar, Contributing Writer Learning is an ongoing process...

Cabaret entertainer earns Lifetime Achievement Award

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Arlington – New England Entertainment Digest praised Carol O’Shaughnessy as a “powerful singer, brilliant actress and zany comedienne.” A...

UMass Medical School wins AARP worker recognition

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) has joined previous honorees DentaQuest of Charlestown, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge on AARP’s 2011 list of Best Employers for Workers Over 50.

‘Granny Nannies’ pitching in with grandkids

Though this seems an ideal setup, grandparents, who provide childcare, may find that some things have changed since they were busy raising their own children.

Chair yoga instructor helps seniors with physical and emotional balance

Nearly 10 years ago, Joanne Laubacher was at a crossroads of sorts. Like many women, she was juggling a career while taking care of her family which included her three children and her mother, who was facing serious medical challenges. As she visited her mother in the different facilities where she was being treated, Laubacher was struck, she said, by many of the other seniors she met who were “vibrant, eager to learn something new and very funny.”

Age no barrier in enjoying life to the fullest

These individuals are examples of people who’ve found ways of making the second half of their life as rewarding, if not more exciting, than the first.

Exploring the Czech Republic’s villages – Part 2

A view of the Czech Republic countryside Photo/submitted   By Victor Block Part two of a two-part series Last month, we visited the majestic city of Prague, one of...

There’s help for older adults suffering mental illness

For some battling mental health issues, it’s all about taking those tiny steps. For older individuals, the challenges can be greater.