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1 05, 2019

Charles Lindbergh: The Lone Eagle

2019-05-07T08:57:09-06:00May 1st, 2019|

Ninety-two years ago: From New York to Paris, and then into history

When May 20 rolls around, look to the sky and think of Charles A. Lindbergh. 

Yes, it was 92 years ago that he made his historic flight from New York to Paris. Though there had been successful trans-Atlantic flights, none had been solo, and six others had died trying. […]

1 04, 2019

Laughter…it really is the best medicine

2019-05-07T08:33:49-06:00April 1st, 2019|

So a resident walks into our restaurant, sits down and tells a bad joke… 

Most everybody at the table groans. A few laugh. But everybody smiles. Some other things happen too. Stress decreases. Immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies get stronger. Plus, feel-good endorphins kick in.

That’s no joke. Laughter really is one of the great medicines. Life gets tough sometimes, no […]

5 03, 2019

10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia

2019-03-05T15:43:53-06:00March 5th, 2019|

Yes, changes in memory are natural and normal as we age. But the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and dementia can be more serious than the usual lapses in memory. In essence, Alzheimer’s and dementia start to affect our social activities, work and family relationships.

1 03, 2019

On the road again? Here are some summer travel planning tips

2019-05-07T08:16:04-06:00March 1st, 2019|

Hitting the road this summer? Great.

There’s nothing like travel to stimulate the mind and invigorate the spirit. Planning is part of the fun!

Flying? Google Flights is a great way to check prices. If your dates are flexible you can save tons of money and Google Flights makes it easy to see how much of a difference a few […]

1 02, 2019

The History of Presidents Day

2019-05-07T08:04:33-06:00February 1st, 2019|

Like anything involving the federal government, it’s complicated.

The high-level view is that Presidents Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. This year it’s Monday, February 18. But it goes all the way back to 1800. Following the death of George Washington in 1799, his birthday – February 22 – became a perennial day of […]

1 01, 2019

Resolved: New Year, New Goals

2019-05-07T07:51:59-06:00January 1st, 2019|

Yes, changes in memory are natural and normal as we age. But the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and dementia can be more serious than the usual lapses in memory. In essence, Alzheimer’s and dementia start to affect our social activities, work and family relationships.