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Miming her business

AmyBeth Parravano has been entertaining audiences since she was a child.  The Cranston native is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, piano player and host of her own cable television show. Parravano, 63, says her age has not slowed her down. Her enthusiasm for entertaining, and music especially, is evident in her varied accomplishments over the … [Continue Reading]

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William F. Flynn, Jr.

Find meaning at coalition confab

The Senior Agenda Coalition’s Seventh Annual Senior Conference and Expo will be held on Oct. 24 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick. Its theme is “Aging with Purpose, Meaning and Dignity.” We will present topics that seniors have told us they want to hear about. For example, since “old age is not a disease,” […]

Scott Sanborn

RIHCA recognizes outstanding workers

Though I’ve worked in health care for more than 30 years, I’m continually overwhelmed by the unsung heroes that work with daily dedication to elevate the quality of care in our skilled nursing centers. Once a year, I’m proud to be part of a forum that highlights the accomplishments of some of those special people. The […]

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Senior Center calendar of events for October

Attleboro Senior Center 25 South Main St. (774) 203-1900 Oct. 3 -- New session of watercolor classes with Ben Macomber begins and runs to Nov. 7; 9:30-11:30 a.m.;   call the center to sign … [Read More...]

William F. Flynn, Jr.

Find meaning at coalition confab

The Senior Agenda Coalition’s Seventh Annual Senior Conference and Expo will be held on Oct. 24 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick. Its theme is “Aging with Purpose, Meaning and Dignity.” We … [Read More...]

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Musical opens 2014-15 run

The Community Players theater company will open its 2014-15 season with the “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Directed by Christopher Margadonna, the play is scheduled for Oct. 17, … [Read More...]

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Get in the know with cup of joe

The schedule of October Friday coffee hours at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., Pawtucket, has been announced. For more information, call (401) 728-7582. The schedule is: • Oct: 3: … [Read More...]

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October moments in time

• On Oct. 1, 1962, Johnny Carson takes over from Jack Paar as host of the late-night talk program "The Tonight Show." Carson went on to host "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" for three … [Read More...]

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Strange but true

• It was French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte who made the following sage observation: "Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." • Given the notoriety Las Vegas enjoys as a place … [Read More...]

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October’s trivia quiz

1. GEOGRAPHY: The Yakima River flows through which U.S. state? 2. TELEVISION: What was the theme song to the sitcom "Friends"? 3. MUSIC: What pop music group had a hit album in 1969 titled "The … [Read More...]

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Sell off collections a little at a time

Chances are that at some time in your life, you took an interest in collecting something. People collect for all kinds of reasons, including the love of a particular genre of objects, as an investment … [Read More...]

Todd McLeish

Some urban settings are for the birds

Usually when people think about birds that live in cities, they first envision pigeons, starlings and house sparrows, the prototypical city birds. None of the three are native species, and all are … [Read More...]

Portia Little

Fall into delicious entrees, desserts

How do you mend a broken pumpkin? Why, with a pumpkin patch, of course. Adding to autumn’s vibrant color scheme, bright orange pumpkins are now sitting pretty on roadside stands, perching in … [Read More...]

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Making age transition triggers ambition

During frequent conversations with peers, we compare the process of aging it to a "double-edged sword." With one foot stuck behind and the other moving forward, this new and curious time of change can … [Read More...]

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Salute to Seniors

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Serving children & families

Rhode Island Family Court Chief Judge Haiganush R. Bedrosian accepts her Salute to Seniors citation from “Senior Digest” Publisher and Editor Paul V. Palange during a presentation at the J. Joseph … [Read More...]

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Bedrosian loves solving problems

When Haiganush R. Bedrosian graduated from Brown University in Providence in 1965 with a political science degree, she wanted to further her education to become a lawyer. She was told, however, that … [Read More...]

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