Life

Personal Care

Save Your Sight

Are you noticing changes to your vision with each passing year—nearsightedness or cloudy or blurry vision? Some of this is…

Food

Help! I Can’t Cook

I really am not a great cook…and I am not good at planning meals in advance. That means we often…

Pets

Nutritious Treats for Dogs and Cats

To our pets, food means love, security and reinforcement…and delicious treats can be a great tool for training our furry…

Pets

Is Your Pet’s Skin Problem Really an Allergy?

Patchy fur and itchy red skin often are the first and most obvious clues that a dog or cat has…

Home

How to Brighten Up Any Room

Is there a room in your house that feels chronically, depressingly dim? Perhaps you’ve added lamps, maybe even given it…

Food

Meal Kit Services

If you’re looking for cooking inspiration, look no further than the ­proliferation of meal-kit services in recent years. These offer…

Hobbies

How to Grow Veggies in Small Spaces

Who doesn’t love garden-fresh produce? But if all you have is a deck or balcony, you may think you can’t…

Hobbies

Lessons From Golf to Help You Master the Game of Life

Golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course,” said legendary golfer Bobby Jones, “the space between your ears.” Every sport…

Common Threads

Please Don’t Let the Music Die

Music soothes…music heals…music inspires…music is simply magical. And yet, based on several conversations I’ve had this week, I fear that…

Money Savers

15 Fuel-Saving Driving Strategies

The recent run-up in fuel prices is straining budgets and making some drivers wonder why they bought gas-guzzling SUVs and…

Personal Care

Getting Those Zzzs

I used to have such a wonderful relationship with sleep. I would get in bed at night, read for a…

Self-Improvement

5 Things You Can Do Today to Keep Your Brain Sharp

By now, you likely know about the go-to tips touted by experts for maintaining your memory as you age—doing crossword…

Food

The Secrets to Making Sushi at Home

If you’ve ever sat at a sushi bar and watched the skill of the chef, you might be daunted at…

Exercise & Fitness

Yes… You Can Get Fit Even After 60

"I’m too old to get back in shape” is a common excuse for expanding waistlines and withering muscles—but the evidence…

Self-Improvement

How To Answer The Interview “Salary” Question

The interview is going great. Then the interviewer asks the big question—”What salary do you expect?” Say too high a…