As we age, we all fear that we might fall victim to dementia, Alzheimer’s or a stroke. Neuroscience research is ongoing, looking for causes. A few revelations provide helpful pathways for maintaining and even stimulating “brain health.”
Fifty years ago, just as the establishment of Fort Lawton took many years of tug-a-war among various interests and individual wills, so did the undoing of it when the property and buildings were surplused in the 1960s.
If the essence of living is activity, then it’s especially vital for the elderly. As a member of the elder-care profession, I observe an unfortunate reality during the winter months: We inexplicably lose seniors who are frail and suffering from poor health.
More than 15 years ago, the process was started that gave Magnolians a
major gift of written history in “Magnolia: Memories & Milestones,”
written and published by a dedicated corps of volunteers.
It’s tax season again. Seniors face some tax issues related to their age.
The phrase “downsizing for retirement” is popular with baby boomers, the youngest of whom turned 50 last year.
Eighteen years ago this month, the “New Year’s Mudslide” damaged the Magnolia Bridge, closing it for four months.
In the world of orthopedics, hip and knee replacements are “routine.”
In reality, joint replacements are major surgical events demanding
diligence in both preparation and follow-up.
On Queen Anne, the issue of parks has always brought out the
community in its attempts to balance development with preservation.