Blogs

  • When All Else Fails, Talk About the Weather

    Well, the number one story for a good part of this summer has been the weather. Oh yea, there was also some talk about the debt crisis. [details]
  • Gosh, I like this FullLife website!

    I sure hope he is paying attention to some of the services it offers, especially that ITNGreaterCincinnati. My God, he scares the living daylights out of me when he backs out of his driveway. [details]
  • I take care of my Mother who lives a few blocks from me

    I was looking on the internet when I discovered this FullLife website. [details]
  • Osama This Osama That

    Thank God we won't have to hear about this turkey any more! They finally got him, and it's about time! It took 10 years, a lot of work, and too many lives, but they got'em. [details]
  • The Forgotten War

    First, let me say that I would not want to take anything away from our WWII vets. Those boys set the bar that our country is measured by. [details]
  • Homage to a Hero

    A Memorial Day Poem I came across from an Air Force Colonel [details]
  • Hooked on Celebrity

    I was reading the paper and came across a story about Kim somebody who recently became engaged to her boyfriend who plays for the New Jersey Nets basketball team. [details]
  • The Grinch Who Tried to Steal Mother's Day

    Have you guys ever read the book How the Grinch Stole Christmas? [details]
  • Moneybags Years

    Moneybags Years, or so the proverb goes, are years with repeating digits like this year. [details]
  • Keep your hands off my Social Security!

    Have you been following the all the racket our congress in Washington and a few state legislatures are stirring up? [details]
  • President's Day... It's embarrising!

    You know, I would be embarrassed if I was a president. [details]
  • West Virginia Memories.-Uncle Jack

    I was born in a little coal town called Valley Camp in West Virginia, about 12 miles east of Wheeling, West Virginia, if my memory serves me [details]
  • More Uncle Jack . . .

    Stepping through the jungle of miniature, flowering goal posts and into Uncle Jack's home in Benwood was like stepping back in time. [details]
  • The Old Curmudgeon closing thought on Valentine's Day

    I don't have anyone to give a Valentine Card to any more. My best friend and Valentine Sweetie for 46 years died on Thanksgiving, 2001. But that isn't why I am writing. [details]
  • Baby Boomers Fear of Outliving Medicare

    The first baby boomers will be old enough to qualify for Medicare Jan. 1, but fear they will outlive Medicare... [details]
  • WSJ Article Discusses a New Generation of Elderly Drivers

    Baby boomers caused trouble with their muscle cars in the 1960s and '70s. Now, they're leading a surge in the numbers of older drivers that's stirring a new generation of safety concerns. [details]
  • Readying Your Home for Aging in Place

    Solutions for "aging in place" can vary significantly in cost, time and effort. [details]
  • By Any Other Name

    What's the proper term for the group of people over a certain age? [details]
  • Proof Positive: Anxiety over Falls Increases Likelihood

    A new study indicates that seniors who worry more about falling are more likely to fall. [details]
  • Grow old at home, safely

    A recent edition of NPR's "Talk of the Nation" discussed the issue of helping seniors grow old at home with a representative from AARP. [details]
  • Number of Seniors Using Social Media Doubles

    A recent report indicates that the number of seniors using social media web sites has doubled in the past year. [details]
  • Accommodating Older Retail Workers

    Most stores are not designed to accommodate the needs of older retail workers. Designers and store planners have many new issues to take into consideration. [details]
  • NPR highlights Aging at Home

    Universal design accommodates physical limitations, allowing seniors to remain in their homes. [details]
  • Pharmacist to Join Your Health Care Team?

    A recent article in the New York Times [linked] put the spotlight on the increased role that your local pharmacist will play in your health care. Pharmacists have the education, expertise, free time and plain-spoken approach to talk to patients at length about what medicines they are taking and to keep tabs on their well-being. [details]
  • New Report on Well-Being for Older Americans

    The Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics recently published "Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being," [linked], a study of individuals age 65 and older. [details]
  • Tools from Top Health

    Worth checking out: Top Health's "Well Connections" offers several convenient online tools and resources, helpful for both Seniors and Caregiver [details]