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Creature comforts

Living with pets can bring healthful benefits for older adults. But are those perceived benefits overblown, and will technology replace the loyal dog or cat?

Tucson author explores the magic of touch

The book deals with “love, loss, and learning.” Its protagonist is author Debra Schildhouse, but the real hero is the healing magic of human touch.

Lifelong Learners take notice

Anyone who interested in birding, hiking, the Grand Canyon, financial strategies, book discussions, the national debt, nutrition for seniors, science in the 20th century, a healthy brain or many other subjects can join New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning.

Cantus and True Concord prove love is a splendid thing

Grammy-nominated True Concord Voices & Orchestra (formerly Tucson Chamber Artists) will join with Cantus’ nine-member vocal ensemble for a concert of a cappella magic Friday, Jan. 22, through Sunday, Jan. 24, as part of the Tucson Desert Song Festival.

Aging in place—What are my options?

The long-accepted practice of sending older adults off to an institution once their abilities begin to decline is gradually being replaced by a kinder, more holistic approach to growing old known as “aging in place.”

Club Camera Tucson sponsoring photo workshops at Agua Caliente

A series of three photo workshops on improving nature, landscape and travel photography will be open to interested photo enthusiasts who want to elevate their pictures from boring to beautiful by learning simple tips and techniques that can be used with almost any camera.

More older adults are continuing to work

With her 65th birthday just weeks away, Joan Green admitted she’s still having a little trouble embracing the whole retirement thing.

Like father, like daughter

Like many people, Deana Martin took up the profession of her extended family, following in the footsteps of her dad, her Uncle Frank, and her Uncle Sammy.

How much sugar are you consuming?

Did you know the average person consumes an estimated at 150 pounds of sugar per year?

Antics, lunch and models from next door at ‘Dancing Fashions’

You could call it “Real Models of the Valley.”

The big 10—revised

The Ten Commandments are an epic set of injunctions conveyed by a lean number of words—about 122 of them.

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Ask Gabby Gayle

Recently you gave advice to a grandmother who found out that her granddaughter was gay.

One person...Six questions with Debbie Rich

“One person...Six questions” is a continuing series of columns about Tucson-area residents who have made an impact on the community. This month, we talked to Debbie Rich, CEO of Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona.

I H8 passwords

My nightmare is always the same.

Fit friends

It’s the top fitness program for older adults, but SilverSneakers is still changing with the times.