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Tanzi’s research rocks

Ending Alzheimer’s disease by 2025: Is that possible? “I’m very optimistic,” says Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., a world-renown researcher on the dreaded disease and a Cranston native. He will explain his optimism during a talk here next month and sign copies of “Super Brain,” the New York Times bestseller co-written with Deepak Chopra. … [Continue Reading]

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Gold medalists of life opening games

A trio of dedicated and inspirational volunteers, one of whom is visually impaired, will punctuate the opening ceremonies of the upcoming 20th Annual Senior Games conducted by the Cranston Senior Enrichment Center. The parade of athletes and the lighting of the torch for 2015 Senior Games will start at 9 a.m. on Oct. 3 at Cranston […]

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Helping others heals emotional wounds

My friend Sandra’s (a pseudonym) husband died two years ago, leaving her a widow at age 70. A former nurse, she had been his caregiver for several years as he struggled with a degenerating condition. He had been able to spend his last weeks with her at home, thanks to hospice care. After his passing, […]

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Gold medalists of life opening games

A trio of dedicated and inspirational volunteers, one of whom is visually impaired, will punctuate the opening ceremonies of the upcoming 20th Annual Senior Games conducted by the Cranston Senior … [Read More...]

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Roll with Grace Thomas

Celebrate the Blackstone Valley and American Girl’s 2015 Girl of the Year with your granddaughter or daughter by traveling around the region Sept. 19 and 20 and experiencing many of the activities … [Read More...]

August Calendar of Events

August calendar of events

Cranston Senior Enrichment Center 1070 Cranston St. (401) 780– 6000   Aug. 7 -- Parkinson’s disease support group; 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12 -- Health Check: Amazing Health Benefits of … [Read More...]

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Festival’s fun for all ages

The grandchildren are coming for a visit. What can we do that’s more interesting than whatever is on the Smartphone, tablet or computer screen? The answer is easy – and varied – once the … [Read More...]

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September’s horoscopes

ARIES (March 21-April 20) Things aren't as they appear. Try to take care of the needs of those you love. Put your thoughts into action. Don't be critical or overly opinionated with dislikes; it … [Read More...]

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Trivia test

1. HISTORY: What country once was known by the Latin name of Caledonia? 2. ANIMAL ADJECTIVES: What is a group of dragons called? 3. ANATOMY: Where is the retina located? 4. TELEVISION: Who … [Read More...]

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September’s Moments in time

• On Sept. 1, 1985, a joint U.S.-French expedition locates the wreck of the RMS Titanic, 73 years after it sank after being struck by an iceberg in the North Atlantic. An experimental, unmanned … [Read More...]

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Hawks, eagles, falcons soar in September

If it seems like you’re seeing more hawks soaring through the clouds this month than usual, you’re probably right. September is the best month of the year for watching the migration of hawks, … [Read More...]

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Tanzi’s research rocks

Ending Alzheimer’s disease by 2025: Is that possible? “I’m very optimistic,” says Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., a world-renown researcher on the dreaded disease and a Cranston native. He will … [Read More...]

William F. Flynn, Jr.

Helping others heals emotional wounds

My friend Sandra’s (a pseudonym) husband died two years ago, leaving her a widow at age 70. A former nurse, she had been his caregiver for several years as he struggled with a degenerating … [Read More...]

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Use Internet to find value of keepsakes

As people get older, many individuals find that they’ve accumulated way too much stuff, so it’s natural at a point to want to simplify their lives by downsizing.  Also as they age, they start … [Read More...]

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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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