The perfect gift for grandparents

October 31, 2017 0

Finding the right gift for Nana and Pawpaw can be challenging. Chances are they already have it, or don’t want or need anything else. Our readers have weighed in with their holiday wish lists over the years, and generally, topping the list is (drum roll, please)…you. Life is busy, especially [ . . . ]

Salute to veterans

October 31, 2017 0

It’s appropriate that Veterans Day and Thanksgiving are both in November. Between our everyday blessings, our veterans and our active military, we have a lot to be thankful for. Because of their bravery and sacrifices, I’ve been blessed never to have seen war. I realize not everyone is as fortunate. [ . . . ]

Eat, drink and be scary

October 4, 2017 0

No matter how old I get, I’m never too old for Halloween. I love dressing up in costume, and I always look forward to seeing what others come up with as well. I usually spend the early hours of All Hallows Eve with family at the mall or trick-or-treat streets [ . . . ]

The apple of your eye keeps the doctor away, too

August 30, 2017 0

We live in a crazy world these days, and it’s hard to be sure of anything. One thing is certain, though—older adults are living longer and getting more out of life by making their health and wellness a top priority. In a recent study, a healthy mind and body were [ . . . ]

Frightening statistics tell spooky tales

August 28, 2017 0

Mesa County has every reason to be scared, but it’s not because Halloween is on the horizon—our already high suicide rates are climbing. According to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office’s most recent report, about one-third of deaths by suicides in 2016 were those of people age 50 and older. Among [ . . . ]

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