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Living the good life at 107, with a little help from friends

February 1, 2017

When you listen to 107-year-old Art Janssen talk, you have to suspend disbelief that he has passed the century mark. He’s gregarious, up-to-date on current events thanks to a daily newspaper habit, and remains socially …..

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Finding value in volunteering

January 25, 2017

On any given day in one of Sebastopol’s downtown watering holes, one can find the slim figure of local luthier Bill Iberti with a beer in one hand and his trusty pool cue in the …..

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Katherine Rinehart and Donald Edwards

Researching your roots: local genealogical resources

January 23, 2017

Who doesn’t have an intriguing family story about an ancestor’s past escapades, that sparks heated debates about its veracity at family gatherings? At some point, a family member may want to delve deeper into family …..

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Top 10 Tips for making and keeping resolutions in 2017

January 3, 2017

The types of New Year’s resolutions that we make might change as we age (not many of us resolve to climb Mount Everest but we might pledge to spend more time with our grandkids), but …..

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COA to introduce senior bistro at four more dining sites

December 28, 2016

A pilot of a new bistro-style approach to senior dining at the Sebastopol Senior Center was so successful that Council on Aging is now planning to roll out the program at its four other senior …..

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Realizing ‘aha moments’ through the power of social media

December 12, 2016

Social media involves a learning curve, especially if you didn’t grow up using it. Yet, increasingly seniors are realizing the power of online communication to reinvent their lives, communicate with family members and learn more …..

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