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Need To Know Spring 2019

Can’t drive? Now you have an option. Wheels of Hope, a new nonprofit is teaming with realtors at Upchurch Coldwell Banker to provide rides for...

Healthy Us Spring 2019

FDA proposes new changes to mammography regulations The US Federal Drug Administration recently proposed the first new rules on mammography in 20 years. If approved,...

Fun To Know Spring 2019

Arts in Bloom The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art in the Buckhead community will be exhibiting...

In This Issue Vol. 3, No. 2

I continue to meet contemporaries who just keep keepin’ on, which I can affirm, having launched Boom...

Fun to Know

Madison Antiques Show and Sale The Madison Morgan Cultural Center will host the 18thAnnual Madison Antiques Show & Sale on Feb. 22 – 23. Browse...

Good to Know

Find part-time work Now there is a job search site that focuses on experienced workers. The AARP Job Board makes it easy to scan job...

Need to Know

Returning home After being in a hospital or nursing home, you may not know where to start if you want to return home. A state-certified...

Healthy Us

New dry mouth treatment, New drugs to treat sexual health in women, The critical test doctors never order, Turn off the TV!, Heart attacks have beginnings, Heart attacks have beginnings, Check your inflammation levels.

In This Issue Vol. 3, No. 1

It’s so nice to have four seasons – I can’t imagine living in Florida. So, here we are in the middle of winter, and...

Artistically Designed Bus Shelters in Athens

Here's a sample of the latest art shelters funded by the SPLOST program and administered by the Athens Cultural Affairs Program.

OLLI classes continue online

It is, or at least it was, easy to take everything around us for granted – our favorite restaurants, our walks, our routine. Sometimes...

Governor signs senior care safety bill

In a special summer session, the state legislature unanimously passed HB 987, which provides more safeguards for seniors in assisted living and personal care...

Stuck On A Cruise Ship and Other Stories of Sudden Change

Athens resident Wendy Bartels flew out of Atlanta on Feb. 29 for a two-week cruise along the coast of South America with her sister,...

Nursing Home Model In Trouble

Life and Death in Senior Living Facilities Senior Wire Getting older in American will never be the same, after the astonishing death toll in nursing homes...