Category: Aging

Easton Town Meeting approves new pickleball courts engineering

Last night, Easton Town Meeting attendees voted to approve CPA spending of $38,000 for engineering work for 6 new dedicated pickleball courts. Next steps are to acquire construction bids and obtain final approval. If all goes right, construction can begin June 2020.  

A little Cape Cod R & R

Getting away with my honey for a couple of days to recharge the old batteries and get some of that clean ocean air in the lungs…

My pickleball court testimony before the Community Preservation Committee

Easton Pickleball for ALL ages…

The Easton Pickleball Club, started in 2014, continue to have fun and enjoy great exercise 3 days a week through the winter at ForeKicks in Taunton. In this photo, former Oliver Ames girls tennis coach, Claire Planeta, teamed up this week with pickleball whiz…

The 14 Healthiest Vegetables on Earth

Vegetables are well-known for being good for your health. Most vegetables are low in calories but high in vitamins, minerals and fiber. However, some vegetables stand out from the rest with additional proven health benefits, such as the ability to fight inflammation or reduce…

70 Is The New 40 (For People Who Stick With Exercise)

Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger When the running and aerobics boom hit in the 1970s, a lot of smart people took up an exercise habit and have stuck with it ever since. Those people, some now in…

Ames Free Library, Honor a Vet – Help Make A Warm Quilt

From the Ames Free Library: We are assembling quilts for disabled veterans, and need your help! Please pick up a quilt block kit from the Circulation desk here at the Library. Once you finish your block, it will be combined with others’ quilt blocks and assembled into…

All about the the “Silent Generation”, those born in the 1930’s and 1940’s

I guess I just make it, I was born in 1949 but feel like a product of the 60’s. This was sent to me by Lee Williams, a friend in his 80’s… Born in the 1930s and early 40s, we exist as a very special age…

TIME: New Study Says Low-Carb Diets May Help You Lose Weight. But Are Carbs Really So Bad For You?

A new study suggests that low-carb diets may help people keep weight off and even drop extra pounds, adding to the confusion about the health benefits — or detriments — of carbohydrates… http://time.com/5456022/are-low-carb-diets-healthy/

Easton Preservation committee (CPA) discusses senior citizens request for 6 pickleball courts

November 16, 2018 – Last night a group of Easton senior citizen residents turned out at the Community Preservation Act Committee (CPA) meeting to hear the initial discussions concerning a CPA request to build 6 new dedicated pickleball courts at the Union Villa field…

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