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2020—What A Year!

Frankie endured so much during 2020 but seems to be managing like a trooper. Here is her message concerning our Pandemic life: “I live in a community that has so much to offer and all of a sudden we’re having a problem. I always had something to do or somewhere to go every day and […]

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February 2021—American Heart Month

It’s February—American Heart Month —a time when the nation spotlights heart disease, the number 1 killer of Americans. President Lyndon B. Johnson, among the millions of people in the country who’d had heart attacks, issued the first proclamation in 1964. Since then, U.S. presidents have annually declared February American Heart Month. This year, the federally […]

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Pants On Fire!

by Matilda Charles The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has put out a timely warning about fire safety, especially for seniors. The main statistic is grim: We seniors make up about 16 percent of the population, but account for a whopping 77 percent of all clothing fires. Cooking heads the list of dangers, with fires […]

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My Pet When I Die?

by Barry KuKes I met with a 92-years young lady the other day regarding how she wanted to protect her cat if she should pass before the cat. She strongly suggested that my next column educate readers about the options available in this situation, so here we go. The first step is to contact an […]

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What’s In The Stars

Aries (March 21 to April 19) Single Lambs looking for romance could find Cupid. Paired partners also find their relationships benefiting from the churby cherub’s attention. Taurus (April 20 to May 20) Keep your keen Bull’s eye focused on your target, and shake off any attempt to turn your attention elsewhere. You should get some […]

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Homestead Tax Exemption & Protection

Homestead in Florida has several meanings. The best-known benefit of homestead is the real property tax exemption. The tax office regularly monitors homestead exemptions. If the exemption is not valid, it will remove the exemption, and issue fines and liens, even for prior years. If a person moves in with family or moves into a […]

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Valentine’s Day Candy Hearts

Special to Seniors Today Conversation hearts are known for being part of the many Valentine’s Day celebrations. They use different names to discribe the cute little candies such as Necco hearts, candy hearts, and sweethearts. Everyone enjoys reading the messages, but not many really want to eat the candy. Some compare it to the candy […]

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With Your Pet Until The End

by Barry KuKes A friend who lives in the In- dianapolis area recently lost his little Yorkie, So-phie, after having her for 12-years. She was the love of his life and was always in his lap looking for love and attention. He mentioned that due to COVID, he could not be with Sophie as she […]

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Stay Safe, Avoid Scams As We Continue Pandemic Fight

As we mark nearly a year of navigating the global pandemic that’s affected so much of our lives, we’ve learned a lot, things keep evolving, and vaccines are being administered. Despite progress, we can’t let our guard down: We need to remain vigilant because criminals continue to take advantage of this health crisis, finding new […]

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Forget A Cruise: Get In The Life Boat

by Mitch Booth In my last article entitled: Let’s Take A Cruise, I invited our community to join us on a cruise, not on the pandemic Titanic, but on the Love Boat. Now with current po-litical and societal unrest combined with a new COVID variant invading our psyches, it is paramount that we all grab […]

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