Rick Pettigrew has his sights set on some pretty big travel goals for 2020 and he wants to take you with him.
Ever wonder how Halloween would fare in a time machine? These mysteries are revealed when the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library features a display of Izo Milano’s antique postcards and memorabilia this month.
Scams are in abundance, from free trial offers, door-to-door sales pitches, price gouging and everyone’s most annoying nightmare — telemarketing.
\If you’re age 65 or older, you face an increased risk of falling down: one out of four fall every year. After falling once, your chances of falling again doubles. Falls can cause serious injury — to the brain or hip — and significantly impact mobility. Each year, 2.8 million people over age…
Last month, we helped explain the different levels of continuing care available through independent and assisted living, as well as in memory care, adult foster homes and retirement communities.
A good motivator can inspire aging older adults to chuck off stereotypes about getting older, tossing the canes and walkers – and having a good time in the process.
You know it’s important to never stop learning, but recent research has shown it can actually improve your brain’s cognitive abilities.
Experiencing and managing chronic health conditions can be very hard and is sometimes overwhelming. Unfortunately, there are no quick solutions, leaving one wishing for a superhero to come save the day,
Have you considered being a volunteer mentor in a classroom, helping children read? Here’s the experience of one volunteer who signed up through Metropolitan Family Services.
Preparing your house to move takes a lot of effort, especially when you have accumulated items for many years. Downsizing experts can help you through the process.
Caring for a loved one with dementia can be challenging and at times, overwhelming. Currently, more than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Salem resident and former caregiver Susan Jones cared for her partner Elizabeth for 12 year…
We have all been reminded how important it is to see your doctor every year for your annual physical exam. The truth is, it’s even more important as you grow older.
Many of us dream of having the time to paint and explore our artistic side when we’re no longer working full-time. It’s part of our desire to keep mental acuity as we age.
Step inside Abbey Creek Vineyard and Winery, and you’ll notice right away this isn’t your typical experience – hip hop music plays in the background, family pictures are posted on the wall, and you’re greeted by Bertony Faustin, Oregon’s first black winemaker.
In 1926, The Elsinore Theatre opened in downtown Salem as a silent film house and vaudeville venue, and for yearly 100 years has provided a variety of artistic opportunities to the Salem community. Did you visit The Elsinore to see a blockbuster movie, a silent film, a touring dance company …
With summer around the corner and the warm temperatures we experienced earlier this month, keeping cool will be a priority. While heat-related illness is preventable, many people get sick, and even die, from extreme heat each year.
The idea to return to my hometown brought an uplifting feeling. This journey of 400 miles to Southern Oregon felt right. A road trip has always been full of mystery and wonder for me. Remembering the places, people, neighborhoods, special relationships, seasonal sites, and variety of events …
For anyone living with a chronic disease, whether it’s cancer, an auto-immune disorder, pain issues or any other health problem, it is imperative that you optimize your intestinal health.
- ‘Time’ travelers
- Antique Halloween: Corvallis resident shares a peek into his colorful, spooky collection
- Get updates on the latest scams and how to avoid becoming a victim
- Home again and ready to help alzheimer’s families
- Identify the risks of falling and how to prevent them
- In-home care vs. Home health care: Why it’s important to understand the difference
- Toss the stereotypes: Rose Villa’s wellness director practices what she preaches
- Be careful with your DNA
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