Keeping the “Happy” In the Holidays

Keeping the “Happy” In the Holidays

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” or so the song says. And it really is, when you consider not only the joyful religious implications of the holiday season, but the opportunity it brings for family and friends to join together in the warmth of hearth and...
Going, Going, There! Travel Is Good For the Soul

Going, Going, There! Travel Is Good For the Soul

With winter coming, our moods and minds can go to cold and gloomy places. But for retired people, often unencumbered by work schedules, schoolchildren and other responsibilities, escaping to different climes is easier than ever – and infinitely healthy. According to...
The art of aging gracefully starts with paint, clay or paper

The art of aging gracefully starts with paint, clay or paper

You’re never too old splash paint onto paper and make art. Think of Grandma Moses, who didn’t pick up a brush until her late seventies or Pablo Picasso, who was still creating masterpieces—including the monumental sculpture in Chicago’s Daley Plaza—into his late...