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Tucson Prunes prove there’s no withering after age 50

“Commitment” is a word that resonates with the members of the musical revue Tucson Prunes.

REO Speedwagon caters to fans’ every whim

REO Speedwagon vocalist Kevin Cronin knows his band is “required” to play certain songs during its set or else the musicians are bound to meet an angry mob outside of their tour bus.

Ms. Senior Arizona sings her way to crown

Crowned in late March, Jessica Klebanow has yet to wrap her head around the title “Ms. Senior Arizona.”

Technological Assistance

From helping with hearing and managing diabetes to training at the gym or in the kitchen, new apps for the 50-plus set are taking off.

Paradise found on the north shore of Oahu

The drums pounded and so did my heart. Five Maori warriors moved in unison to the pulsating beat of the Haka war dance as their vessel glided down the tropical river.

Garden of good decisions

Beatitudes residents cultivate more than just veggies

Lowell Bailey Jr. figures he’s made a few good decisions in his life. One was marrying his wife, Joannie, four years ago. Another one was moving to Beatitudes Campus in Phoenix.

Vaccines and stem cells: Weapons against lung disease

Every fall, the billboards and TV commercials urging you to get a flu shot start appearing. Many people have reservations about the flu vaccine. However, the statistics strongly support the flu vaccination over trying to tough it out, especially for the elderly.

Foreigner owes its success to ‘master craftsman’ Jones

Foreigner is sort of showing its modern-rock appeal by touring with Kid Rock later this summer, and rhythm guitarist/saxophonist Thom Gimbel said there’s a simple reason why the band is still relevant.

Sun Health Senior Living building new residence for people who need assistance with daily living

Grandview Terrace Health and Rehabilitation by Sun Health is transforming an existing skilled nursing space into an upscale 20-suite residence for people who need assistance in daily living.

Music, comedy show benefits veteran groups

When U.S. Marine Corps serviceman Victor Pinzon returned from his tour of Vietnam, he felt like a “lost sheep.”

A world-class event in a world-class city

The elevator rises; my stomach drops. Zooming upward at 15 miles an hour, it takes only 58 seconds to reach the observation deck of the CN Tower in Toronto, one of the world’s tallest buildings.

Spring Book Sale benefits Oro Valley Public Library

Thousands of books will be available for purchase during the Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library’s Spring Book Sale at the end of April.

Sliver of Sky

I knew ahead of time the exact route I’d take that evening. I needed no GPS or verbal directions to the restaurant where a group of writers were meeting to critique each other’s work.

Challenging the status quo with stem cells

Looking back on history, we reflect on a time when women didn’t have the rights that they do now. Prior to 1919, women didn’t have any way to express their thoughts and desires through public policy.

Advice Column for the Over 50 Crowd

Dear Gabby Gayle: I recently took care of a loved one who was on hospice. I am writing you because I have trouble believing the rudeness of some visitors.

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Serving no time for doing the crime

“Equal justice under law” is a phrase engraved on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

Grandparents can help pay for college

Next month my son will graduate from high school and move on to the University of Arizona. Go Cats! My wife is busy getting his senior pictures taken, the announcements put together, and party plans drafted.

Let me introduce myself

Hi! I’m Bill Straus and I’ve been invited to provide a monthly column for Lovin’ Life After 50.

Beating Uncle Sam with tax-free growth

As a CPA, I have spent the last three decades helping people to pay the least amount of taxes legally allowed by law.

A taste of the Land of Enchantment

Red or green? Or perhaps Christmas? It took me a minute to realize that the waitperson was asking me what chili sauce I would prefer. Just for the record, I opted for Christmas.

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