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A Special Homecoming

By Elaine Marze  I have a very special praise these days.  My mother-in-law, Inez Dowden Marze, woke up in her own bed in her own home instead of a hospital, rehab or nursing home for the first time since Christmas Day, 2020.  She said...

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Spring Break Senior Style

  By Elaine Marze When I was young and heard “older” people say they were not going to snow ski or roller-skate because they might “break a leg” I swore I would never be one of “them.” I hear readers...

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Body, Don’t Fail Me Now

By: Elaine Marze When I was younger I took my body for granted; assuming it would breathe, move and function the way it was meant to do.  But now that I’m in my late 60’s … I don’t take anything for granted. Each morning...

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Vertigo

By: Elaine Marze                 There’s one good thing that comes from being afflicted with some ailment (the numbers of which increases with age), and that is that...

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May 2020 Message

It’s no surprise to anybody that we are living in a different world from a couple months ago, hopefully a temporary situation, but perhaps for a long time to come.  In order to protect clients and staff, Blake made the decision to allow...

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The Best of Times

Since 2001, The Best of Times has been Northwest Louisiana's only monthly publication serving the needs of "those of us 50+" by providing timely, accurate, and beneficial information. Since 2002, we have also hosted a weekly...

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Get Creative During the COVID-19 Pandemic

My friends and I figured out a way to lunch Pandemic style. We bring our own lunch, drink and lawn chair and meet in a driveway socially acceptable distances from each other and visit that way.  Gets us out of our pj’s, and provides some...

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