The Savvy Senior: Best Bicycles for Aging Baby Boomers

By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I are interested in getting a couple of bicycles for leisurely exercise and fun, and would like to get your recommendation. We’re both approaching 60 and are a little overweight, and it’s been a while since we rode. Easy...

Lee Lynch’s Amazon Trail: A Tenth Anniversary at Sea

By Lee Lynch We had every intention of being homebodies this year. No travel at all, just a year to save our pennies and get grounded. It’s been delicious. After several months of staying in our little coastal home, my mind is sharper, my sleep schedule is approaching...

One Thing or Another: Straws and Camels

It’s always One Thing or Another … a lighthearted look at aging, life, and the absurdities of it all. By Mark McNease There are shadows overhead for all of us, and we sometimes live our lives as if those shadows will suddenly grow larger and darker as something...

The Savvy Senior: How to Hire a Home Helper

By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to hire a personal assistant/home helper for my mom to assist with some simple household chores like house keeping, errand running, driving her to the doctor, and keeping her company. But mom doesn’t require...

Book Review: The Ada Decades, by Paula Martinac

By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez “The Ada Decades” by Paula Martinac c.2017, Bywater Books    $15.95 / higher in Canada 165 pages Tick. Tick. Tick. Your grandmother used to warn you not to wish your life away. The years pass quickly enough, she said, so hold...