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Caregivers know they should take care of themselves. Nearly everyone they meet gives them that advice. But for some caregivers, there never seems to be enough time to eat the right foods, do their exercises and take their own medications because they are frantically busy from one moment to t…

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Grandparents and seniors can share wisdom and a lifetime of experience with the young people in their lives. Expressing gratitude for such lessons is a great way to show the seniors in your life, whether it’s a grandparent, mentor or family friend, how much they’re appreciated.

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Seniors are often targeted by criminals. Though many criminals target seniors from afar via telephone or internet scams, criminals seek to enter seniors’ homes. The Bureau of Justice Statistics offers that, between 2003 and 2013, the ratio of property crime to violent crime was higher for th…

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When Barbara McCourtney stepped on a scale and the number registered much higher than she would like, she decided it was time for a lifestyle change.

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The number of retirees is on the rise. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau points out that, by 2030, there will be 81.2 million Americans over age 65, and many of them will need help taking care of themselves.

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This year is the 16th anniversary of the Community Toy Drive in the Yacolt and Amboy area. Personnel from North Country EMS and Clark County Fire Districts 10 and 13 hold the drive in conjunction with the Giving Tree Program at schools in the area. 

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The strongest communities tend to be those in which members make a concerted effort to give as much as they get. Giving back to one’s community can foster strong relationships with fellow residents and ensure that everyone, including the less fortunate, is in a position to live happy, health…

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Driving provides an almost unrivaled level of independence. The ability to travel beyond a neighborhood or even one’s hometown without a chaperone is probably what excites new drivers so much and makes them eager to get their licenses and cars. Senior drivers also may define their independen…

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Life has been more than picking apples for Vancouver centenarian Harold McCarty. Born in Billings, Montana, in 1919, he has spent time living all over the Evergreen State, fighting in World War II and playing horseshoes with Major League Baseball star Gerry Staley at Lewisville Park.