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Greenhouse Gardening Allows Head Start On Season

Gus and Mary Picardo have been eating their own homegrown lettuce since February. By mid-March, they had tomatoes growing on more than four dozen healthy plants.

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Cohousing Communities Examine Shared Values, Relationships

Tensions were running high at PDX Commons, a cohousing community for adults 55 and older in Portland, Oregon. Several people wanted to keep visitors off-site until all 35 residents were vaccinated. Others wanted to open to family and friends for the first time in a year.

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Helping Hand More Popular Among Older Adults

New research published in the journal Psychological Scienc is the first to show how behavior intended to benefit others changes as people get older.

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Skin Care Tips For Warm Spring And Summer Months

As days are getting longer and temperatures are heating up, people are enjoying more time outdoors and this requires updating skin care routines for the months ahead.

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Time To Try Growing Some Vegetable Or Flower Transplants

If you’ve never grown your own transplants for your garden, perhaps this is the year to do it. It’s economical, it allows you to grow varieties you might not be able to buy as transplants, it’s satisfying and it’s easy.

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Dear Normal: Were You Really That Great In The First Place?

Everyone wants you back. It seems every day of this late-stage pandemic era is marked with someone wistfully talking about Normal: going back to you, starting new with you. It’s all about norms and normalcy. All about you.

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