Annual Wreath Laying In D.C. For Police Week

I.U.P.A. Local Prince William County Police Association has a wreath laying ceremony every year at the start of Police Week at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Every year, they lay wreaths in honor of fallen officers with members of their families. This year, attendees included the Prince William County Police Department Chief of Police [...]

May 30th, 2023|

Proper exercise important for senior health

Many area septuagenarians, and at least one 91-year-old, regularly run area road races and many bicycle more than 50 miles in a day. Most seniors need to maintain fitness to avoid injury, maintain muscle mass and cardiovascular fitness. Starting slow is a key, said Ashtabula County YMCA Fitness Coordinator Bonnie Konczal. “I always urge my [...]

May 30th, 2023|

Oldest police officer in Arkansas retires at 93

What do you see yourself doing at 93 years old? If you thought you’d still be working, you have a lot in common with L.C. “Buckshot” Smith. The Camden Police officer is known as Arkansas’ oldest law enforcement officer, and he’s made the news nationally and even internationally. But the time has come to move [...]

May 25th, 2023|

5 tips to improve communications with your family

Once you recognize your hearing loss and you’ve addressed it with hearing aids, your next step to better hearing is better communication—especially with the people you are around everyday. Not only does it take time for you to adjust to wearing hearing aids, but it will take your family some adjustment time as well. However, there are [...]

May 8th, 2023|

PTSD Bytes: Older adults and mental health apps

In this episode of the PTSD Bytes podcast, host Dr. Colleen Becket-Davenport talks about older adults (age 65 and over) using mental health apps with Dr. Christine Gould, clinical psychologist at the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at VA Palo Alto Health Care System. Listen here: Mental health concerns in older adults Older adults (age 65+) tend to experience [...]

May 1st, 2023|

How to Save Money on Flights

Aspen Evans, a photographer based in Atlanta, has spent more money than she anticipated on the four flights she’s booked for the upcoming year. She’s noticed a big increase in the cost of airline tickets for flights around the U.S. when compared to her experience of booking travel in previous years. “It’s ridiculous. Right now [...]

May 1st, 2023|
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