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August Peaches

August is Just Peachy!

August in the South is hot enough to be almost unbearable. So Mother Nature, in her infinite wisdom, chose to grace us each August with the region’s signature fruit: peaches! Although they’ve been available to purchase and enjoy throughout the summer, August’s “last hurray” as the kids head back to school,  ice cream socials, picnics […]

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“Simplify Your Life” Week.

The first week of August was “Simplify Your Life Week,” which, ironically, is an often daunting task for Baby Boomers who have spent a lifetime organizing, planning, working and scheduling.  Did you miss it?  We did too; indicating it is time to simplify. Fortunately, celebrating this week (in any week) can have a positive impact […]

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Celebrating Senior Atheletes

All eyes have been on London over the past week, as athletes from around the globe compete for medals and a sense of achievement for themselves and their respective countries. Athletes come in every shape and size, from the diminutive gymnasts – who float gracefully across floors, beams and uneven bars – to the towering […]

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Can You Hear Me Now?

There are certain things we prefer to ignore as we reach “a certain age” (which varies by individual). Among these are wrinkles (“laugh lines”), hair loss (“bald is the new sexy”), decreased vision (“arms getting too short”) and hearing loss (“what did you say?”). While “fixing” these issues may be a priority to the individual […]

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Sunroom in ranch home

Interior Design in a Whole New Light

Sure, everyone may be reading “Fifty Shades of Grey,” but its title should certainly not be taken as an inspiration for interior design! In fact, with the “graying” of the US population, attention to color palette and other interior design features is becoming more important, not only for aesthetic reasons, but for health reasons as […]

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OLLI Career Expo July 26th

Over 50 and need a new career? Career Training Expo set for July 26th at KSU Center If you have spent any time looking for a job lately, you know the challenges of finding work in this economy – especially for individuals over 50. Career training is essential and Kennesaw State University is the place […]

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July Celebrates the Sandwich Generation

We usher in the month of July with a bang, celebrating Independence Day with fireworks, family and fun. But did you know that July also celebrates a growing segment of the US population? That’s right, the Sandwich Generation, defined as “Three Generations Bound by Caring,” consists of adults – often Boomers – who care for […]

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Clean the Clutter, Make Millions?

Looking for a way to make a little extra cash while cleaning out some of your clutter? Looking for a new hobby or possibly even a new career? Look no further, eBay may be your solution! The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the College of Continuing and Professional Education at Kennesaw State University can […]

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Great Social Gatherings – Book Clubs

Whether you’re traveling this summer or enjoying the weather at home on the porch swing, one of the must-have items is a good book – or several, depending on how fast you read. Of course, finding a small, local bookseller to offer recommendations is one way to find your next favorite story, sharing it with […]

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Writing the Book on Aging in Style

The Boomer Generation has truly written the book on aging in style, with retirement being viewed as a new, exciting chapter, full of opportunities and excitement. Unfortunately, certain health problems didn’t get the memo, including stroke. Stroke is defined as a failure of blood circulation to the brain, that occurs either by a blockage of […]

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