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Aging

How to live to 100. Athens’ Elizabeth King Celebrates!

How does one become a centenarian? Running up and down a basketball court, coaching girls’ basketball for decades is probably a good start, and,...

Money Follows the Person: A program to help avoid long-term institutional care

In recent years, Georgia has created a program to increase the use of home/community-based services to help people avoid long-term institutional care. It’s called Money...

Keep going and going and going

For most of us, freedom and mobility are inextricably linked, and baby boomers have always shown that they will accept nothing short of freedom....

Healthy Us – January 2018

Medicare Part B price increase Are you expecting a raise in your Social Security check? Not so fast. Chances are high that Medicare will eat...

Body Rolling and Other Tips for Joint Care

Several years ago, I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis, and then I had knee surgery in 2013. My doctor had little advice to offer except...

Keep Moving Without a Car

The fact is that most people outlive their ability to drive. Therefore, maintaining mobility also requires you to assess the environment in which you...

Healthy Us – Fall 2017

Free Hearing Screenings The UGA Speech & Hearing Clinic is offering free screenings on Friday, Nov. 3. State-of-the-art services are provided by graduate students under...

Keep Moving

On a bright morning in May, a little white Corvette with the license tag “OLDLDYZ” sped down Prince Avenue. It raced right past a...

Healthy Us – Summer 2017

Heart Attacks Have Beginnings Heart attacks have early signs and symptoms that when recognized can be treated before any damage to the heart can occur....

A Lonely Heart

I’d been telling myself for months that I should go down to Florida to visit her. But between working and graduate school, a free...

So you want to publish your memoirs

Publishing a book used to be so much simpler, and so much harder. While the 21st century has democratized the process of publishing— it’s...

Bloom Where Planted

OLLI @UGA remains strong during pandemic When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Athens in March, the University of Georgia’s closure of in-person classes, lectures and activities...

Just a Thought

“This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson Knowing what to...

FYI: Need to Know, Good to Know, Fun to Do!

Need to Know Dementia Friends Georgia In Georgia, 140,000 people are living with dementia and continue to be vital members of their communities, shopping, dining, working...