In college I didn’t give a hoot about exercise.
Hardly anybody in my social stratum did in the late 1960s. And so I arrived at Navy Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, as a cigarette-bumming, beer-chugging kid with the muscle tone of a dish rag. (more…)
One of the great fears of senior citizens is to take a fall. We’ve all heard the horror stories and justifiably dread the possible results of a fall.
At 84, my father was a healthy individual who slipped in his home and broke his hip. He did not last long after that.
Our aging bones are not up to the resiliency necessary to survive the trauma of a fall. Also, the shock to the body of a elderly individual after a tumble can have deleterious psychological effects. (more…)
I just heard from Senior Citizens Foundation vice-president Judy Daniels that the Senior Smarts Program will sponsor a workshop entitled “Needlepointing Christmas Ornaments” on Thursday, December 7 at the Senior Center.
The workshop will go from 9:30 am until noon and the cost is $5 to cover the needlepoint kit. Space is limited so call (631) 268-5723 to register. (more…)