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'Superfood' trend combines fresh foods, common-sense choices

Practically every celebrity, TV show and magazine related to food or health has come out with a list of "superfoods" we all should be eating. These lists began to appear a few years ago, highlighting common foods that pack a nutritional punch, like sweet potatoes and blueberries. Now, we're told...

  • A study of contrasts in two of Hawaii's major islands

    A study of contrasts in two of Hawaii's major islands

    Luau. Check. Pearl Harbor. Check. Diamond Head. Check. Spectacular resorts, golf courses, and beaches. Check, check, check. If you feel like you've been there, done that, and are looking for something different on your next Hawaiian vacation, the two contrasting islands of Oahu and Hawaii Island...

  • Approaching midlife, GenX cautioned to watch spending

    Approaching midlife, GenX cautioned to watch spending

    They are well educated with good full-time jobs and are socially and environmentally conscious. These descriptions make Generation X sound like they have the recipe for a successful retirement. But they don't tell the bigger picture of what the generation looks like headed for middle age. Gen X...

  • Luxury retirement communities provide 'the good life'

    Luxury retirement communities provide 'the good life'

    High-end continuing care retirement communities offer all the amenities of an upscale resort plus the security of knowing that future needs can easily be met. Steve Dorfman lives at University Village at Thousand Oaks, a CCRC northwest of Los Angeles. He moved there about four years ago from a...

  • Have the time and experience? Give back to the arts community

    Have the time and experience? Give back to the arts community

     There's no use in sitting alone on a shelf. Agreed? Certainly those who contribute their time and talent at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa couldn't agree more. The Center is known for its Broadway, dance, jazz and chamber music series as well as hosting performances by seasoned performers...

  • Graphic novel stresses purpose-driven life in retirement

    Graphic novel stresses purpose-driven life in retirement

    How do you transition to a satisfying retirement? Can you successfully cope with the death of a loved one? What is the secret to keeping vibrant in old age? Just ask a dung beetle. Specifically, one named Winston, created by author, entrepreneur and University of Michigan School of Public Health...

  • Yucatan's capital a vibrant city and cultural hub

    Yucatan's capital a vibrant city and cultural hub

    Mention Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, and most people conjure up mental images of lush emerald jungles and awesome Mayan pyramids. That preconception is what makes a visit to Merida, the capital city and cultural center of Yucatan State, such an eye-opener. In this sophisticated colonial city, visitors...

  • 2014 senior community award winners

    2014 senior community award winners

    Many prestigious national awards are bestowed on senior communities each year for star-quality service and lifestyle, but they certainly don't get the attention of the Oscars or the Emmys. There may be an award-winning senior living community near you, and you might not even know it. So we've decided...

  • Summer products for when its hot, hot, hot

    Summer products for when its hot, hot, hot

    Summer. Sometimes you're too hot and sometimes you're too cold if the air's cranked up to Arctic. We found some products — from a misting fan to cooling shirts — that will help you manage your own personal heat index and make summer living a breeze. Zero Rules Short Sleeve Shirt Men and women can...

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