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Singing Seniors: More on Encore

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 18, 2013 0 Comments

In yesterday’s post, I discussed Jeanne Kelly’s motivation for starting Encore Creativity for Older Adults. Here’s a snippet from one of Encore’s recent rehearsals—a sneak peek of what… Read More »

Staying Active Through Song

In Cruises, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 17, 2013 0 Comments

A month after I launched this blog, I came across an article (in the “New Old Age” blog on the New York Times website) about community chorus groups… Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 2): Will Perry, Senior Hotel Executive

In Hotels, Interviews w. Interesting People, Travel Prep Resources On November 21, 2013 0 Comments

Any trip requires preparation, and when one of the travelers is an aging parent who might have mobility issues or other needs, some extra preparations may be required…. Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 1): Will Perry, Senior Hotel Executive

In Gadgets, Hotels, Interviews w. Interesting People, Travel Prep Resources On November 19, 2013 0 Comments

Mom’s mobility has decreased in recent years (during our last couple of trips together, she had to rely on a wheelchair for any long-distance travel), so when planning… Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 2): Dr. Zeiger, Travel Medicine Specialist

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People, Travel Prep Resources On October 31, 2013 0 Comments

Welcome to the second part of my interview with Dr. Douglas Zeiger, a travel medicine specialist! (See part 1 of our interview here.) I’ve found his medical advice invaluable… Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 1): Dr. Zeiger, Travel Medicine Specialist

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On October 29, 2013 0 Comments

I recently received this question from a reader: “What is a travel medicine specialist, and why should I see one?” A visit to a travel medicine specialist (also… Read More »