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A sweeping view of Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge on Chappaquiddick Island. Photo/Richard Cheek

Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge showcases Chappaquiddick Island’s natural beauty

By Colin McCandless, Contributing writer  Chappaquiddick Island – Nestled on Chappaquiddick Island lies a hidden gem called Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge, featuring 516 pristine acres...

5 of the best craft breweries in Central Mass. to quench any thirst

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer What is your craft beer weakness? Do you love a crisp and hoppy India pale ale (IPA)? Do you crave...

‘We must push mandates’ to end the COVID-19 pandemic

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Renowned medical ethicist and prolific author Dr. Arthur Caplan told Fifty Plus Advocate, “I don’t trust masks. Vaccination is...
Fifty Plus Advocate August 2021

Fifty Plus Advocate August 2021 Central Edition

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With some help from loved ones and professionals, people can determine the best home care option for their families.

The challenge of finding the right home care services

By Leslie Anderson, Contributing Writer REGION - Home is a place like no other. It is the place where a person’s life foundation is constructed....

Boston-based ‘friendship’ organization helps older adults avoid social isolation

By April McQueen, Contributing Writer BOSTON - At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, people of all ages suffered from isolation because of lockdown restrictions,...

Financial advice proves helpful for self-employed individuals planning for retirement

By Leslie Anderson, Contributing Writer REGION - Operating a successful business reflects long-held goals for many people. Working for oneself provides a certain satisfaction of...

New medication for early-stage Alzheimer’s brings both hope and controversy

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer REGION - Aging can bring lots of joy-filled changes: retirement, grandchildren, time to travel. But it can also be a time...

Women’s cycling group traverses Massachusetts during four-day trek

Fitness and Friendship - Women's group achieves goals, stays fit though cycling By Debra Roberts, Contributing Writer NORTHBRIDGE – On a cold, January day, amid the...

Paddleboarding enthusiasts say it’s good for both the body and soul

By Peg Lopata, Contributing writer REGION - The temperatures are in the nineties. There’s hardly a breeze. You could hide out in the air conditioning,...