The rules are simple in Cyndi Dorber's line-dancing classes.
Show up. Move. Have fun.
Dorber, a professional dance instructor, has found a niche teaching older students at senior centers and retirement communities ...Read more
TAMPA - John Voelpel took his first University of South Florida class, a course on environmental ethics, for no credit in 2002. He liked it, so he stuck around. For 15 years.
Sometimes the twentysomethings in his classes...Read more
From Model Ts to jet airplanes, Noble Brewer has lived 106 years with life in motion.
Brewer celebrated his birthday recently, receiving a tribute during a music program at Garden Plaza of Post Falls, where he's lived ...Read more
CHICAGO - Hazel Fisher-Gable, 76, loves her independence.
But the Lincoln Park resident recently had eye surgery, which means she can't drive for a couple of months. Friends help out, but they are not always available. ...Read more
It is a surprise to many that the human lifespan has almost doubled since the beginning of the 20th century, which started on January 1, 1901. Back then, the average lifespan of an American was less than 50 years old - 47...Read more
AUSTIN - The oldest living man in America wakes on his couch at 4:25 a.m. and wonders if it's still raining. On May 11, he turned 112, "And I have no pains, no aches."
The blinds of his home are drawn shut. The...Read more
Cooking dinner one night in March, Mark Frizzell sliced his pinkie finger while peeling a butternut squash and couldn't stop the bleeding.
The 51-year-old businessman headed to the emergency room at Sutter Health's ...Read more
The battle against opioid addiction in the United States got a new weapon Wednesday, in the form of a pill to help patients manage symptoms of withdrawal.
The Food and Drug Administration said it gave its seal of approval...Read more
Penny Properties 101 for DummiesTracy Phillips
If you always wanted to get into real estate investing but did not have the money. This book will show you how to do it.
This book shows you how to negotiate the best possible terms with the real estate owned (or REO) department of a bank or lender, including ...
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives, the White House and several states on Wednesday settled a lawsuit over appropriations for the 2010 health law, resolving years of fighting over the balance of powers between the ...Read more
We are becoming a nation of better Boy Scouts, whose motto is "Be Prepared." In its latest annual assessment of the nation's day-to-day readiness for managing health emergencies, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says ...Read more
Opioid medications, commonly called narcotics, are derived from the poppy plant. Some opioids are available as prescription medications. They are regulated as controlled substances by the Drug Enforcement Administration. A...Read more
On an episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," curmudgeon Larry David has an "incident" on a city bus: Taking public transportation, he successfully navigates a transfer for the first time. He then refuses to be seated and, as ...Read more
Dear Amy: Over the last year, my husband has been watching out for an older homeless man, "Bill," that he sees around his office building each day.
My husband brings him a bag lunch almost every day, and has also given ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently heard about a new treatment for erectile dysfunction using shockwave therapy. Has there been enough research to know if it works? Can you comment on this and any other treatments besides pills? -...Read more
DEAR ABBY: Due to some unfortunate family circumstances, I was devastated to discover that nearly all of my boxes of cherished recipes had been destroyed. I'm now starting over from scratch to collect special recipes I can...Read more
My husband and I, 68 and 61, were thrilled to become grandparents two years ago. We are enjoying our first years of carefully planned retirement in our home on the East Coast.
The problem is our sons, who...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: My wife thinks I'm spending too much time at the gym. I go there most days for a couple of hours (usually after work), but what's wrong with that? God wants us to take care of...Read more
Every day, a school bus drops off as many as 45 children at a community eye clinic on Chicago's South Side. Many of them are referred to the clinic after failing vision screenings at their public schools.
Clinicians and ...Read more
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis on Tuesday met with 34 Chilean bishops in the Vatican to discuss a clergy sex abuse scandal that has plagued their national Church.
On the first day of the three-day meeting, the pope "handed ...Read more