Monday, July 30
Are you an Elvis Presley fan? Visit Memphis this summer and walk in his footsteps.
Yoga and Pilates are both great mind-body awareness tools, but what is the difference between the two and which is best for me?
Is being a grandparent turning out to be a little tougher than you thought? Here are a few tips on what not to do when disciplining your grandchildren.
Friday, July 27
How to avoid motion sickness includes choosing the right aircraft seat, eating wisely before flying, using the aircraft cooling fan, not reading and putting pressure on your wrist.
If you are looking for a way to give back, consider adopting a family, and do your part to help struggling folks in your own community.
Women aged 62 and over receive 60 percent of Social Security benefits paid in the US.
Wednesday, July 25
Becoming a home health aide is an excellent second career choice with plenty of job opportunities expected for the future.
Are you concerned about social media and identity theft? Learn what you need to do in order to protect your privacy on Facebook.
A simple way to improve your eating habits is to choose darker colors when you shop; colorful foods are nutritionally better for you.
Monday, July 23
Wholesale club stores do not only offer great deals on things to buy in bulk, but they also have everyday low prices on other items you may use that are not sold in bulk quantities.
If you’re thinking of taking a vacation to a national park, safety should be your first concern. Check out our list of dos and don’ts for national park safety.
Learn some of the most prevalent myths about growing old and the true facts behind issues like senility, loss of hearing, and maintaining healthy body weight.
Independence and aging well is something we all hope for as we grow older, but things like healthy vision are often taken for granted until they are lost or impaired. Baby boomers ― those born between 1946 and 1964, represent a rapidly aging population unprecedented in the history of this country. Unfortunately, this group is susceptible to a host of vision risks.
As women enter their 40s and 50s, it’s inevitable. Menopause will begin. And so will the hot flashes.
Do you carry a deep appreciation for soldiers of past and present wars, but aren’t quite sure how to show it? There are a number of ways, big and small, to express your support that can directly affect the life of a veteran in a positive way.
Friday, July 20
Are your headed to Paris this summer? Avoid the lines at the Eiffel Tower and explore the catacombs underneath the streets of the city.
Three tips to help you increase the performance of your spam blockers and anti-spam programs. How to cut down on unwanted email noise by taking advantace of FTC email solutions.
Research is being conducted to determine if high protein levels could result in a greater risk of prostate cancer. Learn more about fascinating development.
Wednesday, July 18
Find out what the most common social security theft scams and keep yourself alerted to the actions of those who’d seek to defraud you.
Perhaps your dog would make a great volunteer for animal-assisted healing therapies. The following tips will help you decide if your dog is right for a therapy dog training program.
Do you need a little help around the house? Hiring a cleaning service just might be the answer. Here are a few tips on how to do it right.
Monday, July 16
If Sudoku intimidates you, check out our quick list of tips to help get you started. Sudoku can be a fun, mentally challenging game that keeps your noodle sharp.
Sometimes, paying for vision insurance plan may be a waste of money – especially if you won’t be using it. Learn some of the pros and cons of vision insurance.
Early summer marks the beginning of the California grape season. These bite-size treats are the perfect snack — crisp, sweet and only 90 calories per 3/4 cup serving. Grapes are also very juicy, making them a welcome source of hydration as outdoor activities and temperatures increase.
Summer’s almost here. This month we asked Kristian Seemeyer to check out some cool getaways around our state. What she came up with is a fabulous list of 10 cool and not necessarily well-known spots to cool off as the temps rise. They’re cooler than the Valley, awash in beauty and have plenty of history. They’re interesting, visual knockouts and they reek of the past — in a good way!
Bigger isn’t always better in the real-estate world, and what’s more, it’s not always possible. With more baby boomers downsizing from McMansions to smaller, more manageable houses, and a growing number of people opting to rent rather than buy, many families are looking for new ways to decorate, design and work with smaller spaces.
Cause of graying hair can be genetic, natural hydrogen peroxide buildup, pituitary/thyroid problems, or luck. Various gray hair treatment options exist.
Friday, July 13
If you’re visiting Baja Mexico on an RV road trip, be sure to brush up on some of the best places to go and how to handle yourself while you’re there.
Setting up a home wireless network is not complex, time intensive or costly. Just follow these three basic steps: Physical wireless router connection, Wireless network configuration and Connecting wireless devices.
Do you enjoy gardening? Be sure to stay safe this summer by following these simple tips.
Wednesday, July 11
Losing your passport while traveling abroad can be scary, but there are steps you can take to get an emergency replacement. Find out what those are.
Is your computer acting funny? Find out what some of the signs are that can tell you if your computer has been taken over by a potentially destructive virus.
Getting along with adult stepchildren can require years of work, but can be rewarding. Begin with friendship and respect.
Monday, July 9
Are you looking for an exercise routine that's easy on your joints while giving you a good, diverse workout? Consider martial arts.
Recent studies indicate that the connection between alcohol consumption and breast cancer are more dangerous than suspected, especially for women over 50. Even a single cocktail or glass of wine each evening is actually enough to increase the risk of developing breast cancer.
Age is not a factor to dating for romance, sex, or companionship. Relationships are different. Decide which kind makes you happiest.
For years, medical studies have shown that lifestyle and dietary changes could provide long-lasting protection against Type II or Adult Onset Diabetes, but doctors weren’t sure for how long. Now, in a study just published in The Lancet journal, the longest follow-up of patients from the Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group provides more clarification.
Question: When I was in the hospital, I was visited by a “hospitalist.” What exactly is a hospitalist?
“If everybody took an attitude of shared sacrifice, we could solve our deficit and debt problem next week.” So said President Barack Obama.
Friday, July 6
Use the Internet, colleges and universities, local environmental non-profits and green job boards to find eco-friendly employment opportunities.
Find out what you can do to prevent from developing serious back issues as you age, and what kinds of exercises will help chase existing pain away.
Sunglasses should be more than just stylish. Read our tips on how to look good this summer while protecting your eyes.
Wednesday, July 4
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women in America. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce the risk of breast cancer that all women should be aware of so that they can make the effort to stay healthy. It is also a smart idea to be aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer so that you can get an early screening if needed.
Is food a key part of any vacation for you? Make sure to visit at least one of these restaurants when visiting San Francisco.
It’s possible to eat your way to improved memory. Find out what five of the most effective memory improving foods are.
Monday, July 2
Retired workers are not the only ones who can collect Social Security benefits. Disabled workers, spouses and dependents may also be eligible. Learn more about benefits.
New to the game of blackjack? Learn a few of the basic rules of playing blackjack, including how to double down and split your bet.
Use Feng Shui design in the bedroom to fire up your love life. Simple decorating techniques use Feng Shui for love enhancement and set the stage for romance and excitement.
President Obama’s recent remark that “the private sector is doing fine” has become a magnet for criticism. Opponents have, and rightfully so, exploited the President’s “out-of-touch” view toward the U.S. economy, asserting that his big government approach to 8 percent unemployment centers only on the public-sector.
mag·net \'mag-nət\ n. 1. An object that is surrounded by a magnetic field and that has the property, either natural or induced, of attracting iron or steel.
Dear Old Bag: You know, lady, I’m so tired of this thing you stated in one of your advice answers (Lovin’ Life After 50, June 2012). They were only looking for illegals that break the law?