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  • Can word games make us smarter?

    Fun ways to keep elderly minds sharp When older generations complain about reading and writing skills among today’s youth, they point accusingly at technological advances, said award-winning author and college teacher Daniel L. Wick. But…

  • Health tips to navigate Year 2 of pandemic

    After months of unfamiliar restrictions and guidelines, pandemic fatigue is affecting how some Americans protect their health. However, experts warn that diligence is still extremely important because new mutations and variants of the virus that…

  • This is Liam’s Story | Luckily with autism, an early diagnosis can make a huge difference

    By Elizabeth J. Anderson We often hear and read about Autism, seemingly more so today than at any other time in history.  While its cause is still unknown, many parents have done their own research and…

  • Shamrock Shake

    Ingredients 3 large scoops vanilla ice cream (about 1/4 c. each) 1/4 c. ¼ c. heavy cream 1/2 tsp. ½ tsp. peppermint extract 6 drops green food coloring Whipped cream, for topping Maraschino cherry, for…

  • March Fun Facts and Tidbits

    March, in like a lion, out like a lamb, or so the saying goes. That’s not the only saying attributed to the moody month. For the Northern Hemisphere, March ushers in spring. That was even…

  • Best Foods for Your Colon

    Your colon needs the right amount of omega 3-fatty acids, vitamin D, calcium and flavonoids to prevent tumors from growing. Dietary fiber is also essential as it promotes regular bowel movement and helps limit bacteria…

  • Super Foods for a Nutritious Diet

    The health community has long praised the benefits of vitamins and nutrients derived from natural sources. For those looking to improve their health or take preventative measures, these 10 natural super foods can be incorporated…

  • Daylight Saving Time 101

    Why daylight-saving time exists—and is so unpopular The time shift started as a way to maximize limited daylight hours, but its benefits are debatable. About 70 countries around the world practice daylight saving time. Find…

  • WHY ISN’T EVERYDAY, NATIONAL GOOD SAMARITAN DAY

    National Good Samaritan Day is Saturday, March 13 that recognizes the unselfish actions of those who provide help when needed. The day is also known as Good Samaritan Involvement Day and celebrates kindness in all…

  • Learn the Joy of Gardening by the Phase of the Moon

    By Carole Biancardi If you’ve seen the pages of The Old Farmer’s Alamanac dedicated to planting by the moon’s phases and thought it was interesting but not for you, think again. Nicole Anderson Schelling of…