Celebrating Summer and Seniors In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared August 21, 1988 the first National Senior Citizens Day, a day to recognize older folks for their wisdom and achievements. Historically, older folks across the world have been valued for...
October Fun: Red Leaves, Dark Beer and Chocolate! By Michele D. Baker  I don’t know about you, but October is my absolute favorite month. The weather is finally cool, the leaves are changing to beautiful scarlets, oranges and golds, and all...
As the summer season and promise of fair-weather fun approaches, so does the risk of dehydration and heatstroke. And although it’s American Stroke Awareness Month, who’s to say that heatstroke can’t be included in that? Summer Health: 3 Tips to Avoid Heatstroke and Dehydration According to Healthline, seniors are at a higher risk of dehydration for a multitude of reasons. One of which is a lowered thirst response. https://lifestylesafter50.com/2022/05/11/summer-tips-avoid-dehydration/
Here we are in August again. The sweltering heat may be getting to some of us at this point (if I’m not in air conditioning or a body of water, I turn into a different person). But fear not—we have plenty of tips inside on how to get through the heat, stay hydrated and even enjoy the rest of the summer with tasty recipes.
Ah, finally. We’re moving into fall. I’m sure I’ve said this before, but October seems to be one of those pivotal months of the year. The weather starts changing, we move into holiday season mode, and it’s just generally a great month for finding events and festivals to keep us occupied.
By Michele D. Baker  Although Florida is primarily known for its warm, white sand beaches and perfect picnic weather, TheTravel.com recently released an article called “10 Most Beautiful Places in Florida to Visit That Actually Feel Like A Winter Wonderland.”...
May is a beautiful month in Florida - the weather is fine, the leaves are green, and the beach beckons. In May, there are also lots of celebrations, including "May the Fourth Be With You" for the Star Wars fans,...
April Showers Bring May Flowers The old adage is true: a shower of April events leads right into all the great celebrations in May, and this month is full of amazing holidays and happenings. Many people begin their April with April...
A New Year and Some New Resolutions By Michele D. Baker  January… a fresh start and a time to reflect on the past year and make resolutions for the new one. Traditionally, this is the ideal time to begin a new...
With spring well underway and summer ahead, many of us are looking to get out of the house and enjoy the season. For those who have time, volunteering is a fantastic option to get more involved with your community, make friends and explore new interests. Below are a few places you can volunteer in your area.
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