A Taste of History

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Step back in time with Chef Walter Staib and
A Taste of History. From Berlin to Baltimore explore old world cuisine in a new world way.

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Speed Through History From The Driver’s Seat. When it comes to cars, every make and model tells a story.

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Growing Bolder: James Patterson's The Black Book

James Patterson returns to Growing Bolder and discusses his newest release THE BLACK BOOK with hosts Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer.

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THE BLISS OF BEING AN ADULT LITERACY VOLUNTEER

Teaching students has helped them and helped her, too
Every day while driving to my job at the newspaper where I was a reporter, I passed a billboard with a photo of an elderly man saying how wonderful it was to finally learn to read. It made me want to volunteer for the program where he was a student (or one like it), but I didn’t have the time.

MEDITATION FOR PEOPLE WHO THINK THEY CAN’T MEDITATE

Reaching a state of mindfulness can be as easy as taking a few deep breaths
If you’re harried and distracted, meditation can help calm your mind and body. But that’s the rub. Some say they’re so harried and distracted that they can’t possibly meditate to quiet the mind, regain focus and ease anxiety. Within moments, they’re ruminating on the noise of extraneous thoughts or uncompleted daily to-do lists.

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How to Care for a Loved One After Same-Day Surgery

Not all caregiving for loved ones is a long-term commitment. With the growth of outpatient or same-day surgery, caregiving may now mean a commitment of several days or just one evening. Over the past 40 years, modern medicine has made remarkable advances transforming common surgeries — tonsillectomies, hernia repairs, gallbladder removals and knee surgeries —…

The Retirement Crisis Facing African Americans

There’s a saying: When white America catches a cold, black America catches pneumonia. So, if there is an impending retirement crisis in America, what does that mean for African Americans? The answer to that question is discouraging. There is a huge gap in retirement preparation of African Americans compared to white Americans, generally speaking. According…

Why Older Adults Are So Susceptible to Financial Fraud

Innovations in technology, medicine and public health have resulted in longer life spans for Americans. In 1950, the average American could only expect to live to age 68; the average has since jumped to 78. Longer life spans have led to a burgeoning older adult population, in sheer numbers as well as in percentage of…

5 Things Your Teeth May Be Saying About Your Health

The impact of poor oral health on general health and quality of life is enormous, especially for vulnerable older adults. Millions live with untreated cavities, tooth decay, gum disease, oral pain and tooth loss due to limited, or no, access to basic dental care. Recent studies have shown oral health issues may be associated with…

How I Finally Found the Right Volunteer Experience

In 2011, social entrepreneur Nancy Lublin had an aha moment: Millennials don’t dial into help lines when they’re in crisis because they hate speaking on the phone. Two years later, Lublin launched the Crisis Text Line, a 24/7 crisis-intervention hotline that enables people to reach out for free help via text messaging — a communication…

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