Selecting a financial planner is one of the most important decisions you’ll make — and one of the most important business relationships you’ll ever have. It pays to make sure you select one you can have a good relationship with from the start.
OLLI is one of several lifelong learning programs in Lane County for active seniors who want to continue being curious. Lane Community College’s Successful Aging Institute now partners with more than 40 diverse nonprofit, governmental and business organizations to meet its mission of enhancing the lives of older adults. All of the local park and […]
Saving for the future is easy with a 401(k), but there are some things to think about. What happens to the money if you change jobs? What are your options if an employer doesn’t offer a 401(k)? What is a 401(k), anyway?
Joint replacement, along with organ transplants, is one of the greatest medical advancements we’ve made. Surgeons today can take a damaged or arthritic joint and replace it, decreasing pain and increasing function in the ankle, elbow, knee, hip or anywhere two bones are connected.
Having to turn down the volume on a squealing hearing aid was an uncomfortable fact of life for many people with hearing loss—these devices were in no way discreet. Thankfully, hearing aid technology has advanced significantly within the last 10 years.
Most fossils are hidden. They are buried under our homes and roads, embedded in the stony hills around us. Some fossils, however, are right out in the open, where we can walk past them every day. One of those is Metasequoia glyptostroboides, a tree known as the Dawn Redwood. One of these trees thrives at […]
It’s nice to imagine that a hiking trail, once cleared, stays cleared. But in fact, publicly accessible hiking trails in wilderness areas require regular, ongoing maintenance in order to stay usable. It’s also nice to imagine that the United States Forest Service has a well-paid crew to take care of these repairs, but again, that’s […]
Celebrating Flag Day may not hold as much social cache as a Fourth of July picnic or Memorial Day parade, but that holiday has more pomp and circumstance behind it than any other.
If the word “cohousing” makes you think back with unpleasant memories about sharing your cramped college dorm with a noisy, messy roommate, wipe that notion from your mind.
It’s a sad fact that as we age, our ability to take care of ourselves diminishes. Some people may need only a little help throughout the week, perhaps assistance driving to the grocery store or doctor’s appointments. Others need daily care. And in addition to household management, help with personal needs and medication, some people […]