MAINTAIN EYE & VISION STRENGTH

As the saying goes: Take care of your eyes—you only get two! Some of us are cursed by genetics and the rest of us are cursed by time. But there are more than a few ways you can help to safeguard your vision and even detect issues early on. Learn Continue reading

MINI LEMON TARTS

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or more to taste 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to Continue reading

RETIREMENT MADE LGBTQ FRIENDLY

Having only lived in their new home for a matter of weeks, Ed Ploegar and Rick Hahn decided to make their way to their community’s biweekly movie night for some entertainment and maybe to meet some of their new neighbors. To their pleasant surprise, the film shown was GLAAD Media Continue reading

TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL DATA ONLINE

These days, you’re much more likely to give out your personal information—like your full name, date of birth, address or even credit card number—in exchange for goods and services online. If you’ve created a Facebook account, downloaded a free app or purchased an item on Amazon, you’ve divulged some of Continue reading

FIND THE BEST FITNESS TRACKER

A fitness tracker is a great way for people of all ages and levels of activity to set health goals for themselves and keep track of their progress in real time. The variety of brands, bells and whistles varies by each band’s capabilities and price. It can be a little Continue reading

CLASSIC DEVILED EGGS

INGREDIENTS: 1 dozen eggs 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 Tbsp minced shallot or onion 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce Salt and pepper Paprika DIRECTIONS: Steam the eggs to hard cook them:See how to steam hard boiled eggs. Fill a saucepan with an inch of water and insert a Continue reading

RETIREMENT IS RIPE FOR ENTREPRENEURS

With newfound time on their hands and a wealth of knowledge and passion to focus on, retirees are becoming entrepreneurs and small business owners at an exciting rate these days. Not only is this path a great way to learn more about yourself, it’s a viable option for secondary income Continue reading

UPDATE YOUR SLEEPING HABITS

Your sleeping behavior will change multiple times throughout your life based on your lifestyle. As we age, there are some guidelines to consider when aiming for healthy sleeping habits: Commit to a Bedtime: If at all possible, try to stick to a regular bedtime and wake up time every night Continue reading

SLOW COOKED CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE

INGREDIENTS: 1 corned beef brisket (3-4 lbs) 1 onion 3 cloves garlic 2 bay leaves 2.5-3 cups water 2 lbs potatoes, peeled & quartered 2 large carrots, chopped 1 small head of cabbage, cut into wedges DIRECTIONS: Chop onion into large chunks and place in the bottom of a 6 Continue reading