Savings on the sea: One local couple’s seafaring retirement

October 4, 2017 0

The average senior would likely think of retiring on a sailboat as an impossibility. But for Gary and Genie DiDonato, both 74, it was merely an extension of the lifestyle they had already been living and loving. The DiDonatos moved from their hometown of Denver to Burlington, Vermont, with their [ . . . ]

Cold War workers may qualify for benefits

October 4, 2017 0

They may not have been soldiers, but men and women who worked in the nuclear weapons industry are still suffering the long-term effects of the Cold War. And they may not know they’re entitled to government benefits if their illnesses can be traced directly to their employment in the nuclear [ . . . ]

Library levy would lighten load

October 4, 2017 0

Imagine your local library was open every day of the week. Imagine it had all the materials you need, when you need them. Imagine its Bookmobile was a regular presence in the area. Voting yes on a proposed increase to the Montrose Regional Library District (MRLD) mill levy would turn [ . . . ]

A women’s group for cancer patients, survivors

October 4, 2017 0

A cancer diagnosis is life changing, knocking “normal life” on its ear. So many difficult decisions loom, followed by months of treatment like chemo, radiation and surgery. The goal? Recovery. But when treatment is finished and patients get the word that they are cancer-free, what then? For many, this is [ . . . ]

A big BEACON thank you!

October 4, 2017 0

Montrose-Delta BeaconFest 2017 was a day of good fun and practical information for the boomers and seniors in our community. Thanks to our entertainers, seminar speakers and the 50+ local businesses who set up booths; and most importantly, you, our guests, the event was a tremendous success. More than 1,300 [ . . . ]

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