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Regular Folks Give Tips on How to Succeed in Life

By Herb Weiss Throughout June, high-profile commencement speakers came to Colleges and Universities in Rhode Island and throughout the nation to give the robed 2016 graduates their unique practical tips on how one can have a rewarding personal life and professional career.  These widely-recognized speakers, many times, politicians, judges, … [Continue Reading]


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Lt. Governor McKee Commends Aging in Community Subcommittee on Release of Aging in Rhode Island Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Lt. Governor McKee joined members of the Aging in Community Subcommittee of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council this afternoon for the release of their report on aging in Rhode Island. The event was also attended by Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, Representative Eileen Naughton, Senator Maryellen Goodwin, Director of Elderly […]

News flash: Doctors make house calls.

  Okay, not the kind we remember from Marcus Welby days of yore. Even if that beloved TV doc was around today, he’d be a rare wellness road warrior. More likely, he might call on you without leaving his office. Today, more and more people are using technology to communicate with each other. We can […]

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Assist with Patient Services at Award-Winning Free Clinic

  Rhode Island Free Clinic (RIFC) seeks senior volunteers with basic computer skills to help in patient services. No medical experience is required. Work with top medical and academic … [Read More...]

Do what you like June 20 to benefit Alzheimer’s victims

The Longest Day is a signature event for the Alzheimer’s Association. Held on the summer solstice, June 20, teams across the globe honor those facing Alzheimer's disease with strength, heart and … [Read More...]

Concert will celebrate music of John Denver

  During the 1970s, John Denver was the most popular entertainer in the world. He sold more albums for RCA than any other artist in their history. But to say he was an icon would be to sell … [Read More...]

Priest’s “homily” will lift the spirits of theater patrons 

For a hilarious take on Catholicism, check out what the Rev. Patrick Aloysius Misgivings has to say at the Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) in Warwick on June 18. The good father, aka Dave Kane, … [Read More...]

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Strange but true

• It was 19th-century Russian playwright and short story writer Anton Chekhov who made the following sage observation: "Love, friendship, respect, do not unite people as much as a common hatred for … [Read More...]

April trivia test

1. GAMES: How many dots are on a pair of standard dice? 2. GEOGRAPHY: The Tropic of Capricorn crosses three continents. What are they? 3. U.S. STATES: Which state capital is the only one that … [Read More...]

Horoscopes for April

ARIES (March 21-April 20) Your intuition will be right on. Follow your feelings in matters pertaining to financial investments. It’s time to deal with institutional environments, government … [Read More...]

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“Farm-fresh Cooking that will boost your Energy! “

By Portia Little One of the delicious rites of the summer season here in New England is going to a farmers’ market. It’s a chance to pick up some locally-grown fresh produce, munch on delectable … [Read More...]

Introducing “Ask the Lawyer”

As regular readers of this column know, every month I address an area of law that I assume is of concern to our readers.  In particular, we have addressed how to protect assets from risk of loss for … [Read More...]

The great benefits of a companion

Q: Two years ago my mom passed away leaving my 82-year father on his own.  He has been doing okay overall, but when I visited him after work yesterday I saw that the house was a mess and that the mail … [Read More...]

Zika’s Impact on American Travel Plans Minimal

Zika – an illness typically transmitted by mosquitoes – has been in the news over the past year for the risks it poses to women who are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant. While this select … [Read More...]

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Salute to Seniors

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 … [Read More...]

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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