Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Natalie Cole, you are truly unforgettable

Before the internet took complete control over our lives, there was television! As a teen growing up in the 70's, the “boob tube” was...

Stop sucking your thumb!

Judiann Wilson, 64, can’t fall asleep until she sucks her thumb. “I have been a thumb-sucker practically all of my life. I tried stopping...

How to save money on medications

It seems aging and medications go hand-in-hand.  These days medications can be very costly.  Don't be afraid to speak to your doctor, or to...

How to respond to a loved one with dementia who repeats the same questions

Cognitive diseases like Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia affects short-term memory.  If you're the caregiver of someone who continuously asks the very same...

Wrap it up! Best winter scarves for men and women

Brrr!  Baby, the hawk is out and in full effect!  When the cold wind is whipping, a good scarf wrapped around the neck is just...

I stopped playing the “Strong Black Woman”

I never saw my grandmother rest. From morning to night, she appeared to be in service: cooking and cleaning, helping and caring for others. She...

When do you officially become a senior citizen?

The question of when one becomes a senior citizen is a topic of interest to a new generation. Last year, about half of 64-year-olds responding...

Could saving with an online bank help your money grow faster?

While there’s no doubt that putting money aside with each paycheck is an essential component to a healthy financial future, it’s important to keep...

Make a difference this holiday season

This holiday season, you have the power to change children’s lives for the better. Working in 190 countries and territories, UNICEF is focused on putting children first...

We love…fried turkey! Frying safety tips and lip-smacking recipe

It seems deep fried turkeys are a holiday must these days. Believe it or not, the one-pot cooking method is not a new culinary...

Rest in power poetess Margie Shaheed…

I am still processing the surprising news that poetess Margie Shaheed is no longer with us. It had been 20 years since I last saw...

We love…poetry by Layding Lumumba Kaliba

A Mother's Song   if I were a singer of songs I’d lift my voice mountain high in praise of mothers women who give body and soul for family scrub other...

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