12/13/18 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO

I found some interesting nuggets in the most recent AARP webletter that I figured were worthwhile to pass along.

After all, we’re always interested in ways we can ensure good health and increase that longevity factor. Tips are also offered on how to avoid holiday scams and the importance of good dental health in our later years. (more…)

12/09/18 8:00am

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION Something to hope for.

There has never been a woman representing Suffolk in the New York State Senate, but that will end in the new year when Monica R. Martinez becomes a state senator.

The story of Ms. Martinez, born in El Salvador, an educator who took a pay cut from her position as a middle school assistant principal after becoming a Suffolk County legislator, is an American story, especially regarding the changing demographics of the United States. (more…)