This quote from the last scene of the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” illustrates friendship is a precious commodity as well as a vital part of healthy living. People who have a vibrant social network are healthier and happier and live longer. Some people are natural social butterflies. They walk in a room and people… Read More


The moment the first song of the robin is heard it seems the endorphin’s start rolling. Take advantage of the energetic pull of spring and indulge in activities bringing joy. Here are a few to get you going. Capture the Season with Your Camera – It doesn’t matter if you use your phone, tablet or… Read More


Before asking someone to be your Valentine check the condition of your heart first! February is American Heart Month, a time when heart health is highlighted. Considering every year 635,000 or more people in the United States experience their first heart attack, it’s an excellent focus. The Golden Years do not change your heart health.… Read More


According to the Pew Research Institute 27% of adults over the retirement age of 65 now own a smart phone. Over 80% feel it is a “freeing” experience. Seniors still tend to only use their smart phones for a limited range of purposes. Those who choose to broaden their horizons find a world of practicality,… Read More


And just where is Grandma Gertrude’s sugar cookie recipe? Is it possible to recreate her specialty? Interesting how much life parallels the art of baking cookies. We all look for the perfect recipe and muddle through the journey of trial and error until we either throw our hands up in frustration or reach a heavenly… Read More