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QUICK VIEW  Sorted by category, post date (newest to oldest) and title
Click on Category name to expand details within category, or on item title to view article

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Aging, General

 115 records found

Make Peace with the Past by Ken Potts

Agers Anonymous by James N. Watkins

Are You In Your Flow? by Richard Bergstrom

Nature Versus Nurture by Barbara Greenleaf

'I Don't Have Time' is Not the Real Problem by Darius Doroux

There are 110 more items in the category Aging, General...See the whole list

Arts & Entertainment

 88 records found

Respect, the Movie by Rusty Wright

Academy Award Afterthoughts by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Week Away Musical by Rusty Wright

The Envelope Please by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Remembering a Lesser-Known Carroll by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 83 more items in the category Arts & Entertainment...See the whole list


 13 records found

The US Constitution Revisited by Dan Seagren

We Cry for Justice by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Were You Part of History? by U.S. Census Bureau staff

What Matters More: The White House or Our House? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

'Twas the Night Before Voting by James N. Watkins

There are 8 more items in the category Citizenship...See the whole list


 30 records found

English Spelling is Ridiculous by Sally Davies / Aeon

Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation by Marcel Schwantes / Inc.

Don't Be a Bad Listener by Stephanie Vozza / Fast Company

America Isn't Awkward Enough by Adam Kotsko / Zocalo Public Square

Simplicity by Dan Seagren

There are 25 more items in the category Communication...See the whole list


 19 records found

Picture Dorian Gray by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Rain, Rain, Go Away by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Day a City Shook by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Out of Africa by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Haunted by the Headlines by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 14 more items in the category Disaster...See the whole list


 28 records found

The Sunday School of Grandma and Grandpa by Barbara Greenleaf

Narrowing One Gap by Stu Johnson

Oh, the Places You Will Go by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Learning from Others by Dan Seagren

Graduations by Dan Seagren

There are 23 more items in the category Education...See the whole list

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 189 records found

Listening for Aslan in Everyday Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Season of Harvest by Leona Bergstrom

On Each Continent We Worship by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Tending the Family Tree by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Cross is Our Ground Zero by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 184 more items in the category Faith, Religion & Spirituality...See the whole list


 48 records found

New Loan Options for Seniors and Low-Income Homeowners by Lew Sichelman

Giving Money to Adult Children by Barbara Greenleaf

Scams that Prey on the Elderly By Miriam Cross

Wealth by Dan Seagren

Social Security Perspective by Dan Seagren

There are 43 more items in the category Financial...See the whole list


 127 records found

The Last Post by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Challenges and Chances of Change by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Civil Civilizations by Dan Seagren

An Abbreviated World Census by Dan Seagren

Where Are My Keys? by Dan Seagren

There are 122 more items in the category General...See the whole list

Government & Politics

 132 records found

Who Uses the Social Safety Net? by U.S. Census Bureau staff

Liz Cheney's Not Lon Chaney by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Fabric of Democracy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Inauguration Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

You Want Me to Pray for Whom? by James N. Watkins

There are 127 more items in the category Government & Politics...See the whole list

Health & Wellness

 104 records found

Friluftsliv from Stylist / Making the Most

8 Balance Exercise Examples by Francesca Krempa / Well+Good

Normal? by Leona Bergstrom

The Staggering, Exhausting, Invisible Costs of Caring for America's Elderly by Anne Helen Peterson / Vox

Overcoming Depression by James N. Watkins

There are 99 more items in the category Health & Wellness...See the whole list


 67 records found

World War Eleven submitted by Charlie Matthews

A Tale of Two Hughs by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Hope Amid Horror by James N. Watkins

A Score Recalled by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Symphony Heard Around the World by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 62 more items in the category History...See the whole list


 2 records found

Hobby Therapy by Connie Schultz

First, Check His Track Record by Bill Nichols


 277 records found

Hope and Humor and Halloween 2021 by James N. Watkins

America Once Beautiful by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Happy Fourth of July! by Barbara Greenleaf

A Prodigal Father's Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Celebrating Juneteenth by Pocket editors

There are 272 more items in the category Holidays...See the whole list

Housing and Living Options

 6 records found

COVID Upending Housing Plans by Ellen James Martin / Smart Moves

Is Your House Aging-Ready? Reported by Stu Johnson

Where We Live Reported by Stu Johnson

Millennials, Boomers and Housing Reported by Stu Johnson

Senior Home Sharing by Susan Diddle / submitted by Stu Johnson

Exploring Cohousing by Stu Johnson


 14 records found

Olympic Office Events by James N. Watkins

Kale is the Holy Grail—This Week by Barbara Greenleaf

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures by Barbara Greenleaf

Welcome Summer by James N. Watkins

COVID and the Cone by George Garrison

There are 9 more items in the category Humor...See the whole list


 30 records found

Dare to be Ordinary by James N. Watkins

Sam the Olympic Eagle and You by Leona Bergstrom

7 Fiction Books That Change the Way You Think by Darius Foroux /

Finding Your Spark by Richard Bergstrom

How to Be Thankful for Your Life by James Clear /

There are 25 more items in the category Inspiration...See the whole list


 1 record found

Let the Little Children Come by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Life Events

 33 records found

The Changing Seasons compiled by Leona Bergstrom

Telling Your Story by Dan Seagren

When Life Becomes a Maze by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Twelve Steps by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Anniversaries by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 28 more items in the category Life Events...See the whole list


 15 records found

The Eyes of Tammy Faye Movie by Rusty Wright

Wonder Woman 1984 Movie by Rusty Wright

Your Brain on Reading by Thomas Opping

A Shepherd in Sneakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Beautiful Day Movie by Rusty Wright

There are 10 more items in the category Media...See the whole list


 28 records found

America's Most Underrated National Monuments by Ashlea Halpern / Afar

On God's Green Earth by Greg Asimakoupoulos

In Praise of the Master Artist by Greg Asimakoupoulos

True Colors Shining Through by James N. Watkins

Unmasking Our Praise for God's Green Earth by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 23 more items in the category Nature...See the whole list

News & Current Events

 308 records found

A Poetic Portrait of a Patriot by Greg Asimakoupoulos

COVID-19 Perspectives for September 2021 by Stu Johnson

Conspiracy Theories and Human Psychology by Russell Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for August 2021 by Stu Johnson

Is It a 'Life' or a 'Choice'? by James N. Watkins

There are 303 more items in the category News & Current Events...See the whole list


 185 records found

Show Me the Father Movie by Rusty Wright

Two Suggestions for Dealing with So-Called 'Conceited' People by Ken Potts

Love the One You're With by Ken Potts

Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship by Amy Fleming / The Guardian

My Father's Hands by Linda Schwartz / Reflections

There are 180 more items in the category Relationships...See the whole list


 13 records found

What DO Retirees Want? by Richard Bergstrom

Rethinking Retirment by Dan Seagren

Retirement Jitters by Dan Seagren

Retirement Challenges by Dan Seagren

Is Social Security Healthy? Reported by Stu Johnson

There are 8 more items in the category Retirement...See the whole list

Sports & Recreation

 117 records found

More Than Gold by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Coming Together in Tokyo by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Major League Baseball is Back by U.S. Census Bureau staff

A Man of Means by Greg Asimakoupoulos

COVID-19 and Sports by Rusty Wright

There are 112 more items in the category Sports & Recreation...See the whole list


 33 records found

The Lost History of the Electric Car from The Guardian

Coping with Technology by Barbara Greenleaf

Ode to Joy by Stu Johnson

Look Who Just Turned Fifteen by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Superhuman by Dan Seagren

There are 28 more items in the category Technology...See the whole list

Theater and Movies

 3 records found

Captive Movie by Rusty Wright

John Rhys-DaviesVeteran actor with heart and conviction by Rusty Wright

Return to the Hiding Place by Rusty Wright


 5 records found

Responding to Disasters: What You Should and Shouldn't Say by Bill Nichols

Your Crisis is Only Part of the Picture by Bill Nichols

Columbine Revisited by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Fifty Shades of Gray` by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Finding Courage When Tragedy Strikes by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 5 records found

Six Wheels, Will Travel by Melanie Kaplan / submitted by Stu Johnson

With Praise for Our National Parks by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Up in the Air by Dan Seagren

The Market's Mystique by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Dying for an Upgrade by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 17 records found

New Storm Rising by Richard Bergstrom

Who Do You Trust? (2021) by Stu Johnson

The Changing Image of the American Father by Barbara Greenleaf

Love and Loss Among Older Adults by U.S. Census Bureau staff

This is Us by Barbara Greenleaf

There are 12 more items in the category Trends...See the whole list


 7 records found

Helping the Needy by Stu Johnson

A Senior's Moments by Dan Seagren

Good Samaritans by Dan Seagren

Happy May Day! by James N. Watkins

Make a Difference Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Volunteerism by Dan Seagren

In Prison by Dan Seagren

Work, Employment

 11 records found

What if My Grandchild is Not College Material? by Barbara Greenleaf

Working Longer, Earning More by Stu Johnson

Income Equity USA by Dan Seagren

Umpteen Jobs by Dan Seagren

Am I a 'Feminist'? Yes and no! by James N. Watkins

There are 6 more items in the category Work, Employment...See the whole list