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Elvis rocked big screen

For many, the title “King of Rock and Roll” is reserved for one man: Elvis Presley. Had he lived, the King would have celebrated his 80th birthday on Jan. 8. Unlike most departed singers who are remembered largely for their music, Elvis lives on through a phenomenal number of appearances in scripted motion pictures -- 31 in all -- beginning … [Continue Reading]

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Audette makes giving top priority

You see him everywhere. Like the “energizer bunny,” sporting gray whiskers and a plump belly, semi-retired Pawtucket businessman Paul Audette has always been an advocate for the “voiceless” in the City of Pawtucket and surrounding communities. Watching out for the elderly, he became a volunteer ombudsman for the Alliance for Better Long-Term Care. He even served […]

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Coalition: Shift Medicaid expenditures

For more than 10 years, the Senior Agenda Coalition has focused on achieving a better state long-term care system that promotes “aging in the community” and keeps seniors out of nursing homes for as long as possible. We have never suggested that we don’t need nursing homes. We also know that moving back into the […]

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Correction

A story about events at EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side, Providence, on page 8 of the December issue of “Senior Digest” was published with the incorrect photo of the Stephen Collins … [Read More...]

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Stadium has more 1964

The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre in Woonsocket will be the setting for a musical journey back to a legendary era in rock history. Leading the trip on Jan. 17 will be 1964 The Tribute, which … [Read More...]

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Calendar of events for December

Attleboro Senior Center 25 South Main St. (774) 203-1900 Dec. 9 -- Balance and chair yoga with Barbara Slade; 10:30-11:15 a.m.; $2 per class. Dec. 11 – Movie, “A Christmas Carol;” 1 … [Read More...]

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Village to shine for gift show

Enjoy the holiday spirit at the Sparkling Snowflakes Annual Gift Show at the Village at Waterman Lake, 715 Putnam Pike, Greenville, on Dec. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop for unique gifts at … [Read More...]

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Horoscopes – January 2015

ARIES (March 21-April 20) Real estate ventures will be to your advantage. Rethink your motives and make the necessary changes to yourself. You can make changes to your living quarters, but not … [Read More...]

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Strange but true for January

• It was feminist and social activist Gloria Steinem who made the following sage observation: "Logic is in the eye of the logician." • Some historians claim that Moses had a stutter. • If … [Read More...]

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January’s trivia quiz

1. MATH: What is the Arabic equivalent of the Roman numerals MMDLVII? 2. LITERATURE: Who wrote the story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"? 3. TELEVISION: What superhero pops up repeatedly in … [Read More...]

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Update appraisals older than 5 years

Every day folks come into my shop with items to sell, and they frequently refer to an old appraisal or offer they got as testimonial to the value of their pieces. Based on those old valuations, in … [Read More...]

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You blue? Look for a woodpecker or two

Almost any time I glance out my window at my bird feeders, I’m mesmerized by the comings and goings of the tiny songbirds – chickadees, titmice, goldfinches and several varieties of sparrow. But … [Read More...]

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Simple resolutions might yield big results

January gives us all a fresh start, regardless of age. There’s a universal feeling that turning the page of the past year holds promise for the future. You may not literally list out New Year’s … [Read More...]

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Advisory groups aid chief administrators

First, I want to wish you a very happy new year. To kick off 2015, I am going to address family councils in long-term care facilities. A family council is an independent, self-determining group of … [Read More...]

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Salute to Seniors

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Audette makes giving top priority

You see him everywhere. Like the “energizer bunny,” sporting gray whiskers and a plump belly, semi-retired Pawtucket businessman Paul Audette has always been an advocate for the “voiceless” in … [Read More...]

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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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