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Traveling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic brought many things to a grinding halt, and one of the industries hit the hardest was the travel and hospitality industry. With several counties, states, and countries locked down, people couldn’t travel, whether that was to the beach or to the far-flung corners of the world. Thankfully, through the efforts of people […]

Camping Tips for Seniors

Camping has always been a popular trip option. After all, there’s nothing quite like getting into the great outdoors, and this is true now more than ever in a COVID world. Whether you’re not vaccinated yet, or you’re just not comfortable going on vacation to a crowded tourist destination, camping is an excellent COVID-safe vacation […]

COVID-Safe Ways to Stay Connected with Your Grandkids

The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for many people for many different reasons. Many of us have lost loved ones or jobs due to the illness. Others have had to cancel dream trips or lifelong plans. Social isolation and loss of intimate family relationships are some of the most common casualties of the pandemic. One […]

All About Community Gardens

Whether you’re gardening as a healthy hobby or for the delicious products of your labor, it’s a great way to spend your time. If you have concerns about starting a garden on your own or simply want a way to bring your local community together, a community garden could be a wonderful idea. Not only […]

Why It’s OK to Be Sad Sometimes

Every now and again, we all feel sadness. This may be because we’ve lost a friend, our sports team let us down, or our plans fell through. Sadness runs the gamut of intensity. When we begin to feel really sad, it’s tempting to try to avoid those negative feelings. It’s not fun to feel sad […]

What to Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

Good news! The availability for a COVID-19 vaccine, whether that’s a two-shot dosage like the Moderna or Pfizer or a single shot like the Johnson & Johnson, is growing exponentially each day in both supply and appointment openings. Soon, the vaccine should be readily available to most adults. Once you’ve gotten your full vaccination (both […]

The Benefits of Unplugging

Technology has always been ubiquitous, touching every part of our lives. After all, your car is technology. Your appliances are technology. The wheel is technology. The ability to harness the power of technology is one of the main things that separates humans from animals. But in the last few decades, technology has seemed to get […]

Start Your Green Thumb with a Windowsill Garden

You’ve wanted to get into gardening for quite some time. Maybe you read our article Why Gardening Makes Seniors Happier & Healthier. Maybe your neighbor or sister has a beautiful and fertile little vegetable garden that you’ve always been jealous of. You’ve just never had the time, knowledge, or space to grow your own garden. […]

Living with Visual Impairment

Weakening eyesight can be a terrifying and deeply inhibiting loss. Sight is the primary way we make our way through the world, so with it impaired or gone, it’s easy to feel trapped or lost even in your own home. With the numerous conditions that can cause vision impairment or blindness, it’s no wonder so […]

5 Ways to Get Dual Citizenship

We recently discussed why you may want to claim dual citizenship if it’s available to you. It’s all well and good to know why it’s worthwhile, but how do you go about getting dual citizenship? There are multiple ways that you can become a multinational, though some paths may not be available to you. Depending […]