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Screenings are good for your health

Screenings are good for your health

The best way to detect health problems early is to schedule regular screenings

Take charge of your health and schedule necessary screenings today.
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Thursday, January 22, 2015/Author: Michele Dinman/Number of views (80)/Comments (-)/
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Skype translator is a game changer for communications

Skype translator is a game changer for communications

Real-time machine translations breaks new ground for instant communication between those who don't speak a common language

 Skype Translator offers the stuff of sci-fi: real-time (or as close as possible to real-time) translations of a voice conversation in two different languages. When one user speaks, a computerized voice speaks the translation to the other user, and vice versa. A running transcription of the original and translated words appears in a sidebar, ensuring that any misunderstanding from the machine is obvious to the speaker.
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015/Author: Ken Charvoz/Number of views (183)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Technology
Recalling an instrument of peace--Martin Luther King, Jr.

Recalling an instrument of peace--Martin Luther King, Jr.

Guest blogger Linda Nance recalls hearing grownups talk about a "bright young man"

Linda Nance remembers hearing her parents and uncle talk about a bright young man named Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Sunday, January 18, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (456)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
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I'm not smoking--I'm "vaping"

I'm not smoking--I'm "vaping"

The truth about e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are one way to kick the smoking habit, but it's important to know the facts.
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Thursday, January 15, 2015/Author: Shelby Schroeder/Number of views (226)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Health
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Being the new kid on the workplace block--at 57

Being the new kid on the workplace block--at 57

Guest blogger Mary Calhoun shares career survival instincts that are timeless

Looking for a job as an older adult can be daunting, but finding the right job is worth the hunt.
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Monday, January 12, 2015/Author: Mary Calhoun/Number of views (217)/Comments (-)/
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Power walking that exercises the body and the mind

Power walking that exercises the body and the mind

Guest blogger Betty Higbie shares how her walking group inspires accountability and curiosity

Power walking doesn't have to take place on a track or in the mall. For one OASIS group, the walking is simply a good way to explore.
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Thursday, January 08, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (425)/Comments (-)/
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Social engagement: a key to successful aging

Social engagement: a key to successful aging

OASIS continues to meet a growing need

The OASIS mission to promote successful aging remains crucial to to our country, as the number of adults age 65 and older increases dramatically over the next 20 years.
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Monday, January 05, 2015/Author: Marcia Kerz/Number of views (397)/Comments (-)/
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Happy Commitment Day!

Happy Commitment Day!

In pursuit of realistic goals, I have a whittled back a long list of potential resolutions for 2015 down to two, and one depends on the other.
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Thursday, January 01, 2015/Author: Janice Branham/Number of views (499)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Savvy Living
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Keeping New Year's resolutions realistic

Keeping New Year's resolutions realistic

Wellness with Cindy

There are some easy ways to stick with those resolutions we make at the beginning of each year.
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (596)/Comments (-)/
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Thanking the old-fashioned way with a handwritten note

Thanking the old-fashioned way with a handwritten note

With gifts come the need to thank properly

Handwritten thank you notes are considered old-fashioned by some, but in some circles, it's a must-do.
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Friday, December 19, 2014/Author: Anne Heinrich/Number of views (740)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Savvy Living
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Getting technology help from family members

Getting technology help from family members

Guest blogger Cassidy Morgan finds her family the best resource on technology

 Family members are often a great resource for questions about technology.
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (607)/Comments (-)/
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The Gift of Christmas

The Gift of Christmas

As families grow and change, so do celebrations and traditions

One of the best gifts we can give our grown children is the chance to create holiday traditions with their own families.
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014/Author: Jeanne Foster/Number of views (956)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Life after 50
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Volunteering can be the gift of a lifetime

Volunteering can be the gift of a lifetime

Holidays might be the perfect time to explore volunteering

In the season of giving, the most valuable gift might be your time and your talents.
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Monday, December 15, 2014/Author: Shelby Schroeder/Number of views (1219)/Comments (-)/
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Generation gaps can get in the way of valuable common ground

Generation gaps can get in the way of valuable common ground

Wellness with Cindy

Generation gaps often get in the way of good conversation in the workplace and families, but it doesn't have to be this way.
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (1026)/Comments (-)/
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Is it time for a screening?

Is it time for a screening?

Colorectal cancer is best detected early with colonoscopy

 One of the best ways to detect colorectal cancer is to have regular screenings.
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Monday, December 08, 2014/Author: Michele Dinman/Number of views (1103)/Comments (-)/
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