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Diversity—A Pleasure and a Privilege

By Frances Kolarek — At a time when racial tension is at a fever pitch, I am so very grateful to Collington for the opportunity given me to make friends…

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Kissing the Car Goodbye

By Frances Kolarek — “Hell, Jack. this is more painful than my first divorce.” Overheard as two men agonized over giving up their cars. Giving up driving and parting with…

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Tired

By Frances Kolarek — “Give in to fatigue,” is a most unfortunate figure of speech. It implies that we should ignore fatigue, and go right on pushing ourselves. I beg…

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Loneliness — A Killer

By Frances Kolarek — When an authority on poverty like Mother Theresa says, “Loneliness is the most terrible poverty,” it’s time to take notice. Then along come some experts with…

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Falls

By Frances Kolarek — Overnight, Ebola has vanished from headlines to be replaced by falls as the hazard to be avoided at all costs. Indeed, as the years pass, falls…

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Collington: The Great Escape -- Movie Plan

  By Richard Zorza — All of us at Collington have a lot of fun comparing the weird things that people say to us when they hear that we live…

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Exercise — All Kinds

By Frances Kolarek —  The gyms that thrive today under the patronage of our Boomers are a far cry from the exercise rooms provided by fancy European spas in the…

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Staying Happy

By Frances Kolarek — Exercising our brains, our bodies and maintaining social ties will help us stay happy. The Brain Game Once upon a time we sharpened our wits with…

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Just wait until 75 — and then really, really start to enjoy life

By Frances Kolarek — One of the things I hope to accomplish by this blog is to reassure those in terror of aging that life in the upper years can…

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