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November 4, 2017

This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section. 

Whether it’s Veterans Day or any day, our veterans always deserve something special that lets them know we remembered. Here are some gift ideas to show your favorite veteran how much you value his or her service.

1. Military...

November 4, 2017

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This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section.

Visitors to the nation’s capital might wonder why there is no museum memorializing World War II. That’s because it’s located in New Orleans. The National WWII museum claims to be the No. 1 attraction there and the second-h...

October 14, 2017

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This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section.

If you have been shopping around for an independent living community lately, you have probably noticed that many are transforming their dining programs.

They are moving away from traditional dining room meal-a-day plans to...

October 14, 2017

This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section. 

There are so many convenient ways to listen to music, at home and on the go. You’ll be happy to know that the technology is getting simpler and less expensive too. Here are some gadgets that will allow you to play your musi...

September 16, 2017

This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section. 

How much would you pay to never lose your keys again? What about your phone? Misplacing things cost money, wastes time and is just plain maddening. Fortunately, GPS, Wi-Fi and cellular technology allow us to electronically...

September 16, 2017

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This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section.

Alexa, what time is it?

Maybe it’s time to get a voice-activated assistant like the Amazon Echo or Google Home.

These hands-free, voice-activated, internet-connected speakers are as appealing to the Greatest Generation as t...

August 26, 2017

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This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section.

Long before it became trendy to retire to a college town for the culture, activities and intergenerational milieu, retirees have been attracted to Evanston.

For decades, the picturesque lakefront city at Chicago’s northern...

August 26, 2017

This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section. 

Dogs and cats require and deserve a lot of loving care from you, their human parents. Fortunately you can do a lot of this at home with the many specialized products designed to maintain a pet’s health and grooming regimen....

June 17, 2017

This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section. 

In the age of digital cameras and smartphones, does anyone print their photos anymore? They sure do, and these new-style printers are part of the reason why.

1. Kodak Dock & Wi-Fi 4 x 6 Photo Printer
This highly-rated photo...

June 17, 2017

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This story was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Prime Time senior living section.

The guidelines for when and how often to get common cancer screening tests such as colonoscopies, PAP smears, PSA tests and mammograms have changed over the last few years. It’s important to talk to your doctor about when...

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