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    Seniors Can Protect Themselves from Latest Fraud...

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    According to AARP, seniors age 60 and older lose almost $3 billion a year to financial abuse.  Financial fraud can take many forms, from fake sweepstakes to telemarketing…

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    28 Years of Teaching … and Counting

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    In June 2012, Cynthia Simmons retired from teaching after 28 years. For a few months, she enjoyed what many would consider the perks of retirement – more free…

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    What to Do With All Those Veggies!

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    This is a great time of year in Indiana for fresh garden vegetables. But there’s a catch. These vegetables are often ripe all at the same time. Gardeners…

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    Stay in Touch with Feathered Friends

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Seniors who are bird watchers and enthusiasts can continue their hobby into their later years thanks to the new Mr. Canary® Direct service. For a monthly fee, customers…

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  • Harold Thompson's gardens at his home on the north side of Indianapolis.

    A Re-Focused Life

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    When Harold Thompson, 62, envisioned his retirement he did not see himself retreating to the couch and sitting in front of a TV all day. He also didn’t have…

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    Go ALL-IN!

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Indiana Humanities has launched a new a digital competition that challenges Hoosiers “to think, read, talk and do.” The best part about the challenges is that they are…

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Chapter Two Blogs & Articles

Simmonsphoto2

28 Years of Teaching … and Counting

Thursday, September 4, 2014

In June 2012, Cynthia Simmons retired from teaching after 28 years. For a few months, she enjoyed what many would consider the perks of retirement – more free…

Harold Thompson's gardens at his home on the north side of Indianapolis.

A Re-Focused Life

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

When Harold Thompson, 62, envisioned his retirement he did not see himself retreating to the couch and sitting in front of a TV all day. He also didn’t have…

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Starting “Sweet” Business after Retirement

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Dave Barrickman, 67, was a chief engineer at Delco-Remy in Anderson, Ind., who enjoyed beekeeping as a hobby.  But after retiring in 2003, he decided to turn his…

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Opportunity for Volunteer Advocacy

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Be a voice for the unheard.  The Center for At-Risk Elders is currently accepting applications for upcoming Volunteer Advocates Program Training Classes.

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Journey to the Mini

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

My daughter Nicole has a knack for talking me into doing things I don’t want to. Raise kittens when I never had even had a cat before –…

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Ruth Rusie: Senior Volunteer Keeps Giving Back

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Ruth Rusie raised three children, worked as a reading specialist, served on numerous community boards and traveled the world. One might think she would be ready to slow…

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