Another one to add to the list of reasons why you’re not exercising regularly: it’s too cold and dark to exercise. Here’s a bit of motivation for you.
What we eat and drink can have a huge impact on our health. If you’re trying to improve your diet, these recipes may help get you on your way.
When World War II ended, Alma Thomas was living and working in New York City. While she didn’t witness the iconic picture of the sailor kissing the girl in Times Square, she says everyone was celebrating and hugging each other. She moved from New York to Maine and later traveled around the world with her late husband. Now Alma is 96 and back in Maine with lots of stories to share with us.
Maine has one of the highest percentages of veterans in the nation. Many who are over 65 are living alone or with aging spouses and feel isolated from the community. Vet to Vet Maine matches volunteers who are themselves veterans with veterans who are experiencing loneliness and isolation. It makes a huge difference.
In the Spring a young man’s fancy may lightly turn to thoughts of love, but it’s also the season that many of us are fancying maple syrup. Especially here in New England. Maine Maple Sunday is always the fourth Sunday in March. Just around the corner!
You can’t live too long without learning a life lesson or two. By the time you hit 60 and beyond, it’s likely you’ve learned quite a few. Start off the new year with some words of wisdom from the people I interviewed this past year for my Conversations About Aging podcast.
Potato latkes are a staple at Hanukkah celebrations and we’ve got a delicious, easy-to-make recipe from Maine author and goat farmer Margaret Hathaway.
She may be tough, but at 60, there are some things that Kathy McInnis-Misenor can’t do. She was diagnosed with a debilitating form of arthritis as a child but has still managed to achieve a lot and isn’t about to quit. She now has a highly trained sidekick to help her maintain her independence.
It may be a cliché, but life does have its ups and downs. That’s certainly been true for Loring Newcomb, who prefers to be called Bob. He says if he could go back in time, he might change a few things. He’d change some things right now, too. At 94, he’s pretty active, but he says he’s often lonely. Hear Bob’s story in the latest episode of Conversations About Aging.
I have a recipe for you that is delicious and healthy, along with good things to know about a Mediterranean diet AND what I learned about pomegranates.