Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Frozen Banana Salad

A few weeks ago, we had a family reunion in Pigeon Forge. We rented a cabin and, after winding up a long, narrow road, we reached the most beautiful view. It was absolutely breathtaking!

Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Blueberry Salad

As I have stated in previous articles, I was born and raised in Granville. And, thinking back on my younger days, I cherish those times with my friends.

Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Fruit Dessert

So, do you have your summer planned? Does warm weather make you want to take a road trip? Then what better place to spend the day - or maybe a weekend - than Granville, Tennessee?

Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Coconut Cream Pie

Calendars are marked, and the anticipation is rising! Some are marking off the days on their calendars until May 28. Some of you ask, "Why?"

Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Florence's Chess Pie

We are beginning a new theme for Granville this year as we commemorate the 1930s and all that era represented.


Of eagles, time and ice cream

It saddens me to report that the country adage, "them that has, gets," is alive and well in Franklin. I'm referring to the news reports that a nesting pair of bald eagles, our national bird, has taken up residence in our fair city.

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Shades of Grey: Early Radio Quiz Shows

About 1940, the country was beginning to emerge from the Depression, and the tall poles bearing electric wires were marching deeper into the rural areas of the country.

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Voices of Experience: Clear the Way Home with Susan Gardner

Susan Gardner
Susan Gardner

Dora turned to me and said, "I can't walk through our living room anymore without stepping on stacks of papers." I was immediately concerned about my friend's safety.

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Kissinger, Capers ...

Public domain. Courtesy: Flickr.
Public domain. Courtesy: Flickr.

Henry Kissinger, Jerry Orbach, County Kerry, capers. This is my mantra to assure myself that I'm not afflicted with "the ol' timers." There's one more, but I can't remember what it is.

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Health & Wellness

Your story? Write the best chapter now.

Everyone has a life story. It is the essence of what has happened in our lives and encompasses our entire life experience. Some stories are long, some not so long. But each is unique, and no two are written alike.

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Older Adults Need Interaction for Health

Older Adults Need Interaction for Health

Recently in a series of interviews we conducted with some of our FiftyForward members, we were disheartened by what we heard about feelings of isolation:

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The Rise and Fall of the New Year's Resolution

January the 1st, 2017. It's that time again where we promise ourselves that THIS year we will rise to do something healthy, empowering or life-changing. The first day of a new year is a perfect time for starting something new, right? The thing is, about 30 days from now is usually where we fall and abandon our grandiose resolution.

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Elder Law Q & A: September 2016

Q: What is "advance care planning," and does Medicare cover it?

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Elder Law Q & A: August 2016

Q: What is the average cost of long-term care insurance?

A: The cost of long-term care insurance will depend on the daily benefit, the elimination period, age at time of purchase and the length of the policy.

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Elder Law Q & A: July 2016

Q: What's the best way to protect a house from Medicaid?

A: There may be several options for each situation, but prudent planning prior to a placement crisis will likely yield the most favorable outcome.

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Elder Law Q & A: June 2016

Q: What is financial exploitation of seniors?

A: Financial abuse of seniors includes the taking of assets, whether illegally or improperly, which belong to the victim.

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