By JUDY A. TOTTS
Right off the bat, I have to say that unless you want the grandkids to get an early education about the enhancement of certain personal body parts, The Baby Boomer Retirement Game isnâ€™t for them. While not any more offensive than the commercials on prime time TV, there is material on …Read More
By ANGELA HUSTON
Special to The Gazette
In a recent column, John Gladden put his perfect spin on cell phones, about which I, too, have strong feelings: their indiscriminant use has invaded every aspect of our lives. Safety purposes aside, for me they mostly represent a perverse need to be in touch with somebody, anybody, all the …Read More
By JULIANNE KECO
The City of Brunswick has purchased a Wii game system for the senior program. Watch for details on the Celebrity Bowling Challenge coming soon.Â It will be a way for the seniors to see the game in action before the Wii Bowling League starts.
The Medina County Health Department will give flu shots 9 …Read More
By LORRAINE BARNETT
Common Sense Kitchen
Welcome to the Common Sense Kitchen. Itâ€™s time to reach for your coffee mug, pencil and notepad. Itâ€™s that time of year again when we want to cozy up in the kitchen to eat some comforting and warm foods. So today we are cooking up a quick, easy and inexpensive One …Read More
By BRIAN SCHWARTZ
The basic concept of a car really hasnâ€™t changed since the beginning. You have four wheels, an engine that burns fuel, seats, a steering wheel and pedals. The basic concept of the car is still there, but technology has changed how we look at it for entertainment, safety and comfort. This monthâ€™s article …Read More
Books taking place in the Victorian era have been popular for many years, starting with literary giant Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries. What do readers find so appealing about Victorian stories? One of the main themes is the contradiction between the â€œproper behaviorâ€ accepted by the society of the time and real …Read More
By NANCY LIKENS
Wadsworth Center for Older Adults
There wonâ€™t be a shortage of things to do to keep you entertained and informed this fall. The Wadsworth Center for Older Adults has a terrific lineup of programs, events and activities planned just for you.
Autumn in Ohio means leaves will begin falling, so take advantage of our …Read More
By LORRAINE BARNETT
Iâ€™ve always had a fascination with functional herbs. Many are not only pest-free, edible and useful for everyday cooking and baking in the kitchen, but also wonderful for aromatherapy. As I grow more in the understanding of the plants, itâ€™s clear to me culinary herbs should be a larger part of my …Read More
By ROBERT FENN
About half of all first-time marriages in this country will end in divorce. If you are divorced, you should know how a divorce affects your Social Security entitlement.
Here is a quick overview of Social Security rules concerning divorced spouseâ€™s and widow or widowerâ€™s benefits:
o If you are divorced, you potentially are …Read More
By DEBRA RADECKY
Medina County Office for Older Adults
Plan now to attend our annual Fall Festival. This Oktoberfest program will be offered Oct. 17. Call our office to register. Admission is $5 and includes lunch, entertainment, door prizes and more.
Our office is now helping with the 2008-09 Home Energy Assistance Program. For details on how …Read More