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Reader Travel Tales: A Journey to Normandy in Remembrance of the D-Day Invasion

In Europe, Guest Posts On July 8, 2014 Comments Off on Reader Travel Tales: A Journey to Normandy in Remembrance of the D-Day Invasion

Last November, a reader named Deb Wood sent the following note in to the Travel with Aging Parents website about a trip she was hoping to take in… Read More »

Adventure + Learning with Road Scholar = A Great Combination

In Interviews w. Interesting People On April 10, 2014 Comments Off on Adventure + Learning with Road Scholar = A Great Combination

INTERVIEW: Ruth Schick, Road Scholar (Part 2) Established as Elderhostel in 1975, Road Scholar has been offering learning and travel programs for nearly four decades! This is a… Read More »

Featured Traveler: A Lifelong Learner recommends Road Scholar

In Interviews w. Interesting People On April 8, 2014 Comments Off on Featured Traveler: A Lifelong Learner recommends Road Scholar

INTERVIEW: Ruth Schick, Lifelong Learning with Road Scholar (Part 1) Last December I wrote about Road Scholar, a travel program that has “Lifelong Learning” as its motto and… Read More »

Stay Active, Seniors!

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 19, 2013 Comments Off on Stay Active, Seniors!

Earlier this week, I shared my conversations with Jeanne Kelly and Jeffrey Dokken about their experiences conducting for Encore Creativity for Older Adults. This inspiring chorus program welcomes… Read More »

Singing Seniors: More on Encore

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 18, 2013 Comments Off on Singing Seniors: More on Encore

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 Comments Off on Staying Active Through Song

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 »