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My Son.......the Veterinarian

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      14 comments

One Sunday, in counting the money in the weekly offering, the Pastor of a small church found a pink envelope containing $1,000. It happened again the next week! The following Sunday, he watched as the offering was collected and saw an elde... Read more

A Seat In Church

Tuesday, February 12, 2013      13 comments

A few minutes before the church services started, the congregation was sitting in their pews and talking. Suddenly, Satan appeared at the front of the church. Everyone started screaming and running for the front entrance, trampling eac... Read more

Catholic Lipstick

Monday, February 11, 2013      15 comments

According to a news report, a certain private Catholic school was recently faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning to use lipstick and would put it on in the bathroom. That was fine provided it was of a natura... Read more

What's Keeping You From Losing Weight?

Sunday, February 10, 2013      9 comments

It's most important to track your daily intake of: a. Fiber b. Carbs c. Fat d. All of the above Answer: a. Fiber. The majority of weight-loss research has found that the exact number of carbohydrate or fat grams you take i... Read more

What Is Your Favorite Motivator?

Saturday, February 09, 2013      9 comments

What's the best way to motivate yourself to be physically active after age 40? a. Join a gym b. Adopt a dog c. Cut out a photo of first lady Michell Obama's biceps d. Hire a personal trainer Answer: b. In a recent Canadian ... Read more

How To Improve Your Bone Health

Friday, February 08, 2013      14 comments

If you're a woman 40 or older and worried about improving bone health or avoiding falls, you might want to take up: a. Running b. Soccer c. A cane Answer: b. Scientists in Denmark recently had one group of sedentary adult wome... Read more

How To Add Years To Your Life Span

Thursday, February 07, 2013      9 comments

If you're physically active and sociable, you can expect to add how many years to your life span? a. 0.8 b. 1.5 c. 3.6 d. 5.4 Answer: d. According to a major 2012 study in the British Medical Journal, people 75 or older who... Read more

Have You Thought Of Volunteering?????

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      13 comments

As you age, volunteering can: a. Decrease depression b. Improve your sex life c. Both of the above Answer: c. It's well established that middle-aged and older people who spend time volunteering are less prone to depression, bu... Read more

How To Feel Younger

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      12 comments

True or False: To feel younger, just open your window blinds. Answer: True. Looking out a window onto natural, outdoorsy scenes may reduce blood pressure and other markers of stress, several new studies show. More remarkably, in a 2009 ... Read more

Is It Ever Too Late?

Monday, February 04, 2013      13 comments

True or False: If you're middle-aged and have spent the past 20 years smoking, avoiding exercise, or otherwise being unhealthy, it's too late to change now. Answer: False. Recent research shows that people who quit smoking by age 40 gain... Read more

How To Add Time To Your Life

Sunday, February 03, 2013      13 comments

Which of these two habits could shave the most time off your life? a. Watching TV b. Smoking Answer: a. According to a surprising new analysis of health records published in October, every hour that an adult over 25 spends sitting... Read more

Do Your Knees Talk???

Saturday, February 02, 2013      14 comments

What's the best treatment for creaky, arthritic knees? a. Sitting down b. Taking glucosamine supplements c. Doing tai chi d. Taking shark cartilage pills Answer: c. In controlled experiments, glucosamine and shark cartilage... Read more

Live Longer and Better

Friday, February 01, 2013      9 comments

Which of these is most likely to improve your memory after age 50? a. Solving crossword or Sudoku puzzles b. Going on regular walks c. Taking ginkgo biloba supplements Answer: b. Human brains typically shrink with age, impair... Read more

We Are Not Alone

Thursday, January 31, 2013      14 comments

Julie Andrews on turning 79: To commemorate her birthday, actress/vocalist, Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall for the benefit of the AARP. One of the musical numbers she performed was "My Favorite Th... Read more

Murphy's Other 15 Laws

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      13 comments

1. Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. 2. A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well. 3. He, who laughs last, thinks slowest. 4. A day withou... Read more


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