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UGA professor uses art to persuade

Amitabh Verma, associate professor in the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design, recently turned his talents to creating pandemic posters. Instead of...

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,...

Assisted Living Residents Get Creative

Experiencing the pandemic in community-living facilities For those in community-living situations – including independent and assisted living facilities – the onset of the pandemic has...

Senior trade group finds silver lining in COVID crisis

Members of the Athens Senior Resource Network held their regular monthly meeting today through the meeting platform Zoom. Thirteen members representing home care agencies,...

ACCA meal costs up $12,000 a week

The Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) reports that meal delivery during the COVID-19 crisis has expanded to serve 509 new clients in addition...

COVID19: 10 WAYS TO BE A SMART AND SAFE BOOMER RIGHT NOW

There’s an article making the rounds on Facebook about adult children who are freaking out because their Boomer parents are not taking the present...

Moving Their “Retirement” Home – All 300,000 Pounds.

  While many boomers are downsizing their living space or are planning to do so, Tom and Beth Allen have enlarged theirs. In fact, they...

Home Ec Revisited: More Than Cooking and Sewing

  Boomer boys took shop and auto mechanics in junior and senior high. We young ladies studied Home Economics. We were introduced to kitchens and...

Uber and Lyft

The money can be very good; the hassles mostly minor, and the hours totally flexible, say some of the boomers driving locally for the...

Genealogical Surprises! Love Letters Reveal a Mother I Never Knew

I retired from the UGA departments of romance languages and women's studies in 2011 after a lifetime of studying and teaching. And for all...

The Acquisitive Generation Begins to Downsize

Teresa Howard, 59, and her husband, Dallas, 63, are anxious to sell their 4,200 sq.f. house in Lawrenceville to move closer to their daughter...