11/08/19 8:00am

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This week, Mr. Lomuscio discusses the importance of safety for seniors.

As I was looking through some home safety tips for older adults last week, I was reminded of a fall I took at home some 14 years ago. I was not even an “older adult” back then when I fell down the stairs. 

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10/21/19 2:00pm

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This week Mr. Lomuscio discusses the importance of senior health awareness.

A great deal of the information that I’ve read about the aging process points to the mid-70s and beyond as the time we might develop challenging health conditions.

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09/06/19 8:00am

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Mr. Lomuscio explores the secrets behind living for a century.

We tend to think of end-of-life issues when we plan for our retirement. Will I have enough cash to last me until the end? Will I have enough to take care of me in my dotage? Will I need to move from my house?

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06/14/19 8:00am

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Runners hit the pavement during the 2018 Shelter Island 10k.

The race begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.

As of early this week, there were 1,450 runners and walkers signed up to participate in Saturday’s 40th Annual Shelter Island 10k Run/5k Run/Walk with many more expected to register before the race is started.

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06/13/19 4:30pm

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Fuel up for the run with Ms. Robey’s carb-filled recipe.

Vigorous exercise is a good excuse for eating well, so the Shelter Island 10K is a highlight of my summer. My husband started training for and running the 10K in 1992. At the time, I was pregnant with our second child, and my spouse and I were gaining weight at about the same rate. Twenty-five years later, he is still running, this year alongside the son I gave birth to back then. 

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