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Celebrating 50th college reunion with a memorable keepsake

Celebrating 50th college reunion with a memorable keepsake

Julie Blow volunteered to create 50th reunion memory book and picked up tech skills along the way.

Taking on a creative project is a great way to pick up new computer skills.
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Thursday, October 30, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (5)/Comments (-)/
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Fats and Salts and Sugars, Oh My!

Fats and Salts and Sugars, Oh My!

Why it's important to reduce fat, salt and sugar in your diet, and how you can start today

There are plenty of easy ways to steer clear of foods with too much salt, sugar and fat.
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014/Author: Shelby Schroeder/Number of views (134)/Comments (-)/
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For some, our best happens after 50!

For some, our best happens after 50!

Wellness with Cindy

Poet Max Ehrmann's most successful works were written after he was retired.
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Monday, October 20, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (121)/Comments (-)/
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About those labels

About those labels

When purchasing groceries, be sure to check the fine print.

Those nutrition labels might be hard to read, but it's worth learning how to decipher what they mean.
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Monday, October 20, 2014/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (371)/Comments (-)/
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Grandma was a "model" citizen

Grandma was a "model" citizen

Not everyone can say they have a lingerie model for a grandmother

A look into the past reveals secrets worth exploring.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014/Author: Anne Heinrich/Number of views (163)/Comments (-)/
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Being SMART about fitness plan makes success attainable

Being SMART about fitness plan makes success attainable

Wellness with Cindy

When starting a new exercise routine, it's a good idea to take a serious look at your goals and your definition of success.
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (446)/Comments (-)/
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Deciding you are going to make healthy changes is the first step

Deciding you are going to make healthy changes is the first step

Easy ways to get started on your path to fitness

 The best way to get started with living a more healthy lifestyle is to be intentional.
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Friday, October 03, 2014/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (355)/Comments (-)/
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Taking a step back in time is a great reason and way to learn technology

Taking a step back in time is a great reason and way to learn technology

Wellness with Cindy

Looking into your ancestry is even more fun and effective with technology.
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Friday, October 03, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (291)/Comments (-)/
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Healthy habits are CATCH-ing

Healthy habits are CATCH-ing

It's never too early or too late to choose healthy living

Adults 50+ have many competing interests and demands on their time. Many are seeking volunteer opportunities that are the right fit, and they’re taking steps to create or maintain a healthy lifestyle. Is it possible to do both? All at once? The answer is YES.
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Friday, September 26, 2014/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (403)/Comments (-)/
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Bread baked the old-fashioned way is worth the wait

Bread baked the old-fashioned way is worth the wait

Wellness with Cindy

Who doesn't like fresh baked bread? Whether baked from scratch or crafted with a little help from the store, nothing brings people around the kitchen better than a loaf of hot bread.
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Monday, September 22, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (230)/Comments (-)/
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Tutoring is time and energy well spent

Tutoring is time and energy well spent

Janet Westbrook finds joy in helping children improve reading skills and confidence.

Volunteering with the OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring program is great way to reach a child who needs a boost and a friend.
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Thursday, September 18, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (546)/Comments (-)/
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Older adults are prime targets for fraud and scams

Be on the lookout for people trying to take advantage

Older adults can be easy targets for scam artists. The best way to fend off fraud is to recognize it and help others do the same.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014/Author: Anne Heinrich/Number of views (481)/Comments (-)/
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A tight fit leads to new lease on life and health

Wellness with Cindy

Shopping for new clothes can be fun, but when you are struggling with weight gain, the experience is really depressing. The best way to change what we see in that three-way mirror is to start making healthy choices.
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Monday, September 08, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (458)/Comments (-)/
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Social connections are more important than ever as we age

OASIS founder Marylen Mann shares a story from a chance meeting

A conversation at a wedding reminded me how much we all need to be connected. The father of the bride asked me if it was true that I started OASIS. I answered, and then he said, "I want to thank you for keeping my father alive for the last 20 years of his life."
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Friday, August 29, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (624)/Comments (-)/

How to stop and enjoy the world around you? Try birdwatching

Wellness with Cindy

“Alert! Alert!” several of them chirped as others gathered in groups to discuss the intruder. The bird cacophony was directed at the uninvited guest that sat perched on the telephone pole. In this fast paced world, take time to stop and experience nature. Bird or butterfly watching is a simple and relaxing hobby.
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Wednesday, August 06, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (729)/Comments (-)/
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