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  • It takes villages: Boomers' new retirement communities

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Where do retired recreational vehicle enthusiasts go when they get too old to hit the road? Some are parking - permanently - at the Escapees Care Center, an adult day-care center in Livingston, Texas, where they can live in their RVs...
  • Medicare Advantage payments won't be cut next year

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration reversed itself on Monday, announcing that private health plans that provide Medicare benefits will receive a slight increase in government payments next year, rather than the reduction that was proposed earlier....
  • Community & Clubs: Kudos to the local Kiwanis

    Forty-six members of the 99-student Circle K Club of Orange Coast College attended the 60th annual convention of the California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Circle K International in Burbank from March 21 to 23. They joined 750 students from colleges and...
  • Gay rights 'anti-bullying' activists: The biggest bullies of them all

    Hey, gay rights activists: Why are you doing your best to make everyone hate you? I'm talking about the forced resignation of Mozilla Corp. CEO Brendan Eich. Because six years ago as a private citizen -- I repeat, six years ago as a private citizen --...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hop Meadow Country Club Welcomes Home Simsbury Native Joe Cordani, Jr. As New Head Golf Professional

    Hop Meadow Country Club, the private, full-service country club located in Simsbury, announces Joe Cordani, Jr. as head golf professional, according to Club President, Peter Zummo. "We are very excited to have Joe join our team. He's a hometown guy with...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Charter Oak International Academy (COIA) Cultural Celebration

    Charter Oak International Academy (COIA) families and students had good reasons to come to school on a Saturday. On March 22, parents, grandparents and children had a morning filled with hands-on activities that celebrate the International Baccalaureate...
  • This year's Pritzker prize opens a new door

     This year's Pritzker prize opens a new door
    Some thoughts on this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize, sponsored by Chicago's billionaire Pritzker family and awarded Monday to Japanese architect Shigeru Ban: •This was an inspired, inspiring pick, even if the agenda of the Pritzker jury was to...
  • Vegan menus hit mainstream

    Vegan menus hit mainstream
    While veganism may be considered a hip and progressive trend in modern dining, the practice of abstaining from animal products is a centuries old practice, dating to the ancient civilizations of India and Greece. And yet, only in the past decade have...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Medicare reform redux: How Ryan's new plan squeezes seniors

    (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) CHICAGO (Reuters) - Imagine a Medicare reform plan that boosts your premiums 50 percent. If you like your doctor, you won't be able to keep her. The wealthy will subsidize...
  • Insurers Squeezed By Federal Cuts To Medicare Advantage

    The health care industry is roiling over a protracted shift in Medicare policy that means insurers are paid less per person to manage federally funded Medicare Advantage health plans for millions of Americans. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...