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Wrong words at a bad time

We’ve all experienced the death of someone close to us, and a time when family, friends and acquaintances congregate to observe the rituals of a funeral.

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?

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.

Only one Curmuddy Award for 2015

In every January issue of this column since its inception, I have awarded my mud-pie statuette called a “Curmuddy” to those individuals and groups who have said or done some especially outrageous, absurd or downright stupid thing during the previous year.

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.

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

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

‘Share the Care’

It is not a provocative issue such as gay marriage or illegal immigration, yet the importance of what we do—or don’t do—regarding health and care needs of our seniors may have more economic, physical and moral relevance for families than any other problem before us.

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.

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Down with dynasties

From 1988 to 2008, the president of the United States has been named either Clinton or Bush.

Fit friends

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

Homage to my father

The last time I wished my father dead, I meant it.