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From aging in place to comprehensive care, the right choice depends on the senior.
by Shari Held
There’s no place like home…there’s no place like home…
Dorothy’s not alone. Northwest Indiana seniors will brave frigid winters, resisting the allure of sunny climates and proximity to family members rather than move.
“The No. 1 reason older adults move is to be near family, but three-quarters of …Read Full Article
The Gulf Coast offers options for travelers of all kinds, no matter what experience they seek.
by Elizabeth J. Musgrave
Is there anything more disheartening than spending the time, money and effort planning a vacation and arriving to find the location is nothing like you expected? Looking for a quiet preserve for quality bird watching only to find you are in a college weekend hangout? …Read Full Article
Habitat for Humanity chief and former mayor says now’s not the time to slow down.
by Michael Puente
Being the mayor of any city, large or small, can come with its own unique benefits and, of course, headaches. Dan Klein knows this firsthand. “When I was mayor of Crown Point, I always did what was right for the community,” Klein says. Klein served as mayor …Read Full Article
Truths worth knowing so your dog or cat can lead a happier, healthier life.
There is nothing better than spending some quiet time with a loving dog or cat. Unfortunately, myths about pets can interfere with this relationship. Here are the truths behind a few common myths.
Myth 1: Good dogs will do what you ask without training.
Truth: All dogs need training. The most …Read Full Article
Mid-Century Modern, holiday pops and the beloved leg lamp.
by John Cain
South Shore Arts is traveling back in time to a more glamorous age with Mid-Century Modern: Style in the Age of Mad Men. The term “Mad Men,” while associated today with the AMC cable television drama, was actually a slang expression coined in the 1950s by advertising executives working on Madison Avenue to …Read Full Article
Seniors who fled turbulent stock investments a few years ago are slowly returning.
by Jerry Davich
When the stock market began taking a nosedive in late 2008, retirees generally reacted in two ways while looking for a financial parachute to soften their crash. Those seniors who opted to stay in the turbulent market gravitated toward high-quality, dividend-paying stocks. Those seniors who fled looked instead to …Read Full Article
Planning for retirement is not just about money. One of the most important things to consider is your purpose during your retirement years.
by Jacqueline von Ogden
A thought process begins when people think about planning for retirement. We all have these thoughts of “what am I going to do?” or “how will this work?” Many times, the thoughts focus on the financial aspect of …Read Full Article
More businesses are delivering services to seniors over the Internet. What’s the best way to get linked into this new, digital world?
by Lauren Caggiano
Thanks to the Internet, seniors today can become more engaged and independent than in previous generations. Online dating, online banking, online shopping and basic computer skills are all part of the equation. More and more companies are marketing to the …Read Full Article
Concerts, exhibits, movies, casino shows– they’re all on the calendar of events.
Discover all there is to see and do in Northwest Indiana, Chicago, Michigan, Indianapolis, South Bend and others. If it’s fun you want, this area has it all, including concerts, art exhibits, casino events, and myriad things so you’ll never have a day of boredom. Our event calendar ensures that you won’t miss …Read Full Article
Here comes Big John, from Hartland Locomotive Works.
by Kathy McKimmie
Don’t call them toys. The Large Scale trains used in garden railroading are for serious hobbyists. Also referred to as G-scale, they are made to be tough, and many owners create an outdoor environment so natural that you cannot tell them from the real thing in a photograph.
Hartland Locomotive Works, in LaPorte, is …Read Full Article