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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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    The Disco Ball

    Monday, July 14, 2014

    Save the date for CICOA’s 40th Birthday Bash!  Cocktails, Dinner, Dancing, Costume Contest…it’ll be Groovy!

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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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    Shop & Explore at Area Farmers’ Markets

    Sunday, June 29, 2014

      Question: Which of the following can you find at local farmers’ markets? Fruits and vegetables Meat Flowers Potato chips Chocolate Answer: all of the above. Most people…

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Chapter Two Blogs & Articles

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…

WildflowerRidgeHoney

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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Leading Through Volunteerism – Part 2

Monday, February 10, 2014

Few of us, retired or not, can find the time in our busy lives to weave volunteerism into our busy schedules. But finding something that we are passionate…

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