Want to hear history as it was made in the 1960’s? This collection of magnetic reel and cassette tapes contain over 2000 pieces, many available to view, read or hear free online. The collection contains interviews and musings of Allen Ginsberg from the 1950’s through the 1980’s. The Voices of the Beat Generation The recordings […]
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How senior adults are at higher risk from climate change, natural disasters and loss of electricity. Unless you have restricted mobility or care for someone who does, you may not realize the multitude of challenges senior adults living alone face, sometimes multiple times a day. When natural disasters strike or summer temperatures rise, older adults […]
Getting Enough Iron in Your Diet Iron is a natural mineral present in many foods. Iron is also added to many food products, and is also included in multi-vitamins and as a dietary supplement. According to the National Institute of Health Anemia in the U.S. is uncommon but not unheard of, and in seniors “unexplained […]
James Cromwell Sentenced to Jail for Refusing to Pay an Environmental Protest Fine. The actor was charged with obstructing traffic during a protest in 2015. Cromwell refused to pay a $375 fine for obstructing traffic when he and other protesters, held a sit-in at a natural gas power-plant protest in Wawayanda, New York. The site […]
I first saw Leon Russell in 1970 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. It was the Joe Cocker, Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour and I wasn’t yet thirteen years old. The counselors for the “youth group” my parents had sent me to with the intention of pointing me in the direction of growing up to […]
Seniors are often eligible for free or discounted gym memberships through their Part-2 Medicare Supplemental plan. Learn what your options are to stay active, meet other seniors and stay healthy by taking advantage of free or low-cost exercise and classes.
A wonderful and timely hour-long talk from Ram Dass (formerly Richard Alpert) about senior citizens place in our culture, aging in our society, and loss of power as we age.
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I love tiny houses. I LIVE in a tiny house, 416 square feet, right now! I’ve lived in many curious dwellings like a 16-foot airstream trailer without electricity, a Quonset hut, a pup tent for three months in a meadow near Mt. Shasta