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Indiana Auto & RV turns 20

It's been 20 years since the first issue of Indiana Auto & RV rolled off our presses.

Food safety with food preservation!

Enjoying food at its best quality is the ultimate in fine dining. The challenge is keeping food safe for an extended time.

Implantable defibrillators lead to decrease cardiac arrests

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators account for one-third of the decrease in cardiac arrests caused by ventricular fibrillation in North-Holland, according to research in “Circulation,” an American Heart Association journal.

Open enrollment for Medicare begins Oct. 15

A portion of people who have Medicare will be excited to know that Medicare’s Fall Open Enrollment Period, known as the Annual Coordinated Election Period begins this month.

Identity theft, retirement, Extra Help questions answered

What can I do to protect myself against identity theft?

Fashion: stylish and eccentric seniors

“Respect your elders and let these ladies and gents teach you a thing or two about living life to the fullest,” writes Ari Seth Cohen, author of Advanced Style, who believes personal style advances with age.

Overeating associated with MCI?

If you have mild cognitive impairment, you may be aware your memory or mental function has “slipped.” And your family and close friends may also notice a change. But generally these changes aren’t severe enough to interfere with your day-to-day life and usual activities.

Has my 'smeller' failed me? part 2

Each month Senior Life will be printing a short story by Woodworth which relates to days gone by. This is the second of two parts on the chapter titled “Has my ‘smeller’ failed me” from the book “Growin’ Up Poor.”

Fall is in the air

I like living in northern Indiana where the seasons change and our locally grown food choices are also seasonal. It is the time of year many of us change what we are eating, how we prepare our food and what we wear. I

Running a lifelong passion

Despite his interest, Jerry Byrd, 71, of Warsaw, did not participate in track and field until he was 10 years out of high school and starting college at a branch campus of Ohio State.

Tofu and spinach, Mennonite cooking has changed

The very first Mennonite cookbook by all accounts appeared just a year before I was born in 1950. The foods we ate were quite simple and boring by today’s standards and I don’t recall my mother ever serving spinach, either cooked or fresh.

Cheers

Those having friends who are senior citizens 65 years or older who will be celebrating birthdays or anniversaries soon may send their names and addresses to include them in the Cheers Report. Also, know people listed in this column? Then send them cards to remember them on their special day.

What are sugar alcohols?

People occasionally ask me about sugar alcohols. They have seen this term on a food label and are confused.

Concerns about browning evergreens

We’ve had numerous calls concerning the continued browning of evergreens in our area, especially arborvitae.

Group combines ministry, love of horses

When it comes to ministry, one local organization likes to "horse" around - literally. Members of the Northern Indiana chapter of Cowboys for Christ meet once a month.