Seniors who search for a home look for walkable areas, trails, parks, outdoor activities nearby, shopping, restaurants, educational opportunities, and entertainment within a short walk or commute. In addition, they seek homes that provide the freedom to stay independent as they age are in high demand.
I was 10 years old, standing in the doorway of a small trailer. Ten wooden desks were lined in two neat rows, facing a large teacher’s desk and a chalkboard. Eight kids stood facing me, and I looked at their feet. All six of the boys were wearing boots. I wanted to find a way to hide my own feet. I wished I could go back to a few weeks before when I talked my mother into buying me a pair of black loafers.
Your hound may love to play in the snow, but cold weather can still affect your pet’s health. They can benefit from a winter wardrobe for dogs that includes boots, coats, and sweaters.
Some years ago I read that creating traditions makes for strong, healthy families. I realize creating and continuing traditions has been my familial responsibility for the last 25 years.
Helping an elderly loved one move to a new home can be hard in itself, but helping a loved one with dementia move can be an emotionally straining experience.
For entertainment, Cliff Warren eavesdropped on fairgoers as they admired, gaped, and grinned at his 692-pound, blue ribbon pumpkin during the Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot in September.
AARP recently announced the recipients of its 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including three recipients right here in Montana.
Tucked off of Main Street and within walking distance of downtown, The Calvert Hotel in Lewistown, Mont., has proved an anchor of hospitality. What was once a dormitory for early 1900’s high school students now hosts a luxury boutique hotel with reflections of the past.
In recognition of International Merlot Day on November 19, do yourself a favor and enjoy an Indian Wells 2015 Merlot produced by Chateau Ste. Michelle of Paterson, Wash.
Fall is a time of year when bat observations are common in Montana. This time of year young bats are attempting to take care of themselves, some bats are beginning long migrations to warmer climates, and some bats are grounded by disease or illness.