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© kit8net, Bigstock.comWill Your Banker Save You in the Next Crash? - Elected representatives need strength and fortitude to stand up for consumers, helping them avoid financial ruin.
© Chinnapong, Bigstock.comHomework Can Pay Off for Caregivers - As a family caregiver, doing some homework can pay off in terms of improving your well-being and that of the person you care for.
© Mint Images, elements.envato.comJigsaw Puzzles, Penguin Madness, and Fun - Jigsaw puzzles are great for low-cost fun, improving your short-term memory, and solidifying your disdain for penguins.
Movie Review: Soul by Disney Plus - The creative folks behind Soul chose a primary character that would show how African-Americans have been connected to jazz history.
© Digitalista, Bigstock.comStudy Links Repeated Negative Thinking to Dementia - A University College London study found that persistently engaging in negative thinking might raise the risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.
© Koldunov, Bigstock.comHumor: Words Matter in Medical Updates to Family and Friends - I learned to pay more attention to medical terms and stop confusing my wife with my mispronunciation of words. Words matter.
Radio Recliner: Become a DJ at a Pirate Radio Station - By DEBBIE BURKE The classic film American Graffiti features legendary DJ, Wolfman Jack, who broadcast rock and roll from a secret location, supposedly in Mexico, flouting FCC restrictions by exceeding the watts allowed by law. Wolfman was a pirate folk hero revered by Boomers and emulated by aspiring DJs. If you missed your opportunity in… Read More »Radio Recliner: Become a DJ at a Pirate Radio Station
Image courtesy Montana Historical SocietyDialogue About MT Women History - In Montana, the Historical Society has helped fill the gaps in history with their Women’s History Matters website.
Digitalista, Bigstock.com.Hacks for Tired People: Eight Ways to Fight Fatigue - Experiencing fatigue & digestive problems? Pharmacist Suzy Cohen says focusing on mitochondria in your gut is key to reclaiming your energy.
Photo courtesy Bill Wiemuth and Laura SableCharting Their Own Course: Couple Creates Virtual Cruises - Sidelined by the pandemic, yet with songs to sing and stories to tell, this couple created an innovative virtual cruise experience.
© yalcin.sonat, Bigstock.com.Zoom In: Keeping In Touch with Video Conferencing - People rely on Zoom video conferencing to stay connected with like-minded groups—for quiz get-togethers, music rehearsals, classes, and more.
© morrbyte, Bigstock.comFeed Your Addiction to Golf in the Off Season - I’ve been denying my true addiction to golf for many years, but, as I grow older, it seems to be coming to light.
© Rabbitti, Bigstock.comFiddlesticks and Foul Words: Giving it Up for Lent - By LYNN WALKER GENDUA (SENIOR WIRE) Lent 2021 begins on Wednesday, February 17. And by the time Easter gets here, my church is going to receive a rather large donation of cash! I am a southern Methodist girl who wasn’t raised believing it was a law that I must fast or make a sacrifice for… Read More »Fiddlesticks and Foul Words: Giving it Up for Lent
Online Event: Community Conversations About the Golden Years - Planning for the golden years or caring for an elderly loved one? Join these monthly online lunch-&-learn sessions — Community Conversations.
Barb Brant Makes Magic with Foolish Blooms - Folks turning passion into successful businesses are lucky in life. Barb Brant, the creative force behind Foolish Blooms, certainly is lucky.
Photo courtesy of Getty Images.Classic Dish for Celebrating Lunar New Year: Pork Dumplings - Food is an integral part of many celebrations around the world. Try out this Lunar New Year recipe to kick off this season's festivities.
© New Design Illustrations, Bigstock.comMedicare Phone Scam—Calls to Update Your Medicare Information - On Medicare? Be aware of a reported Medicare phone scam, where callers claim to be Medicare calling to update information over the phone.
© iknikpo, Bigstock.comSteelhead: A Fish for Fanatics - Steelhead anglers cast all day in frigid temperatures to MAYBE catch one fish, thinking it's worth it, frozen extremities notwithstanding.
Letter from the Publisher: Tell Your Story - Tell your story to your family, your caregivers, and the young. You have the ability to influence the next generations ahead of you.
Photo by Suzanne WaringThe Old and New Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook - When the pandemic struck, it was time to dust off the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbooks to make nutritious meals.
© Fyletto, Bigstock.com.Ammonite: The Jurassic Jewel - I’m a rocker. Not the rock-and-roll kind, the geo-kind—a rockhound, an amateur collector of Earth’s past. My jurassic jewel is an ammonite.
In Memory of Rosella Whitehead: From Youngest Postmaster to Oldest USDA Employee - Hauling a bull to South Dakota? A heifer to Hawaii? You'd have needed approval from Rosella Whitehead, export certification specialist.
Photo by Betty KuffelValkyrie’s Flight: Tail of a Plane Crash Rescuer - If you hear “Flight of the Valkyries,” recall the plane crash rescue dog named after folklore of Valkyries carrying dead heroes to Valhalla.
© BAZA Production, Bigstock.comMarijuana—Not Just for College Kids - In Montana, 42 percent of medical marijuana cardholders are over 51. Legalization of recreational use will likely reduce the attached stigma.
© Rawpixel.com, Bigstock.comMaking Online Connections - During the Pandemic, many of us are missing cherished, in-person relations. Now might be the right time to make some online connections.
Civilizing the West with Printing Presses - The arrival of the first printing press in frontier territory marked the moment that the region passed into “civilization.”
Photo courtesy the Owl Research InstituteNight Watchers: Montana’s Owl Research Institute - For more than 30 years, the Owl Research Institute has gathered data to help understand and protect these night watchers.
Southwest – Deer Lodge County - Find critical assistance for seniors in Deer Lodge County, MontanaFind critical assistance for seniors in Deer Lodge County, Montana