The Style Guide for Writing Your Life’s Story

bible crown webWhen you see the acronym “CMOS,” what comes to mind? If you are into electronics, you may think of Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor. If plant science is your passion, you might picture what happens when you look at the north side of a tree. The former hippie thinks (If he can still think at all), “Cool, Man! Outta Sight!” The overworked mother may hear the refrain, “Come, Make Our Supper!”
The weary reader may now be thinking, sans acronym, “Get to the point already!”

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Beware of Pressure Tactics During Medicare Annual Enrollment

Medicare Black Senior Couple webMedicare Annual Enrollment is coming. It officially begins on October 15th, but like Christmas ads, promos for annual enrollment seem to start earlier each year. You will likely see the usual suspects: Joe Namath, JJ Walker, and even good ol’ Bill Shatner. They are pushing the Medicare Advantage program. It’s not that Advantage plans are bad—it’s the fact that the ads can be misleading, and the salespeople can be pushy, urging people to switch plans when switching plans may not be appropriate.

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Things to Do with Grandkids - Fall 2022

john levan colebrookdale resizedColebrookdale Railroad offers multiple exciting excursions, and invites you to “Ride in our Deluxe-Coach, Dining, Garden Cafe, First-Class Parlor or First-Class Lounge and bask in the colors of the season or take in the crisp fall air on our open-air car, available to all passengers throughout the ride.”  Station located in Boyertown. 610-367-0200 colebrookdalerailroad.com.

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The Style Guide for Writing Your Life’s Story

bible crown webWhen you see the acronym “CMOS,” what comes to mind? If you are into electronics, you may think of Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor. If plant science is your passion, you might picture what happens when you look at the north side of a tree. The former hippie thinks (If he can still think at all), “Cool, Man! Outta Sight!” The overworked mother may hear the refrain, “Come, Make Our Supper!”
The weary reader may now be thinking, sans acronym, “Get to the point already!”

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Enjoy Life at Lehigh Valley Active Life!

LV Active Life promo photo webWhat comes to mind when you hear the words, “senior center”? If you only think of a run-down building that smells like cabbage and is occupied by lifeless people with walkers—you have not been to Lehigh Valley Active Life (LVAL)!
I had the pleasure of touring the center with Executive Director Rick Daugherty. His pride and passion for working with seniors are infectious. When we finally sat down, I learned why LVAL is so popular.

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Loneliness: The Overlooked Epidemic

lonely senior womanHow many people suffer from this overlooked epidemic? I never realized this until it affected me. In as many ways as there are life situations, the COVID-19 pandemic deeply affected our lives. My husband died from COVID-19 and my whole life changed forever. Thank God that I am surrounded by family and friends. I feel compassion for people who do not have these connections.

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