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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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Seniors Benefit Local Children Each Month
Seniors Benefit Local Children Each Month

Retirees, working professionals and anyone age 55 and older are invited to gather monthly to benefit low-income children ages zero to 18 throughout Davidson County at Book'em, a non-profit children's literacy organization.

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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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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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Nashville's Volunteer of the Month: Ndume Olatushani
Nashville's Volunteer of the Month: Ndume Olatushani

As people grow up, it becomes easy to look back on "lost" time. Getting older in a prison cell makes it even easier to lose track of that time - of days, months and years.

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Smyrna Senior Center to Host Wine, Craft Beer Tasting
Smyrna Senior Center to Host Wine, Craft Beer Tasting

The Smyrna Senior Citizens Center will host its second annual Wine Tasting on Friday, Oct. 14 from 5 until 9 p.m., located 100 Raikes Street in Smyrna.

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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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Elder Law Q & A: September 2016

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

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Don't Throw Away Your Waist!

BMI, Body Mass Index, is the most commonly used method for classifying individual weight categories related to health risks; however, don't stop there!

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Live Fresh with Andy Frisch: That's What I SAID

Listen up, because this month we're going to have a talk. In the age of information, there are too many people saying things about health and fitness.

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Vailes Receives Centenarian Award
Vailes Receives Centenarian Award

La Vergne Mayor Dennis Waldron recently presented Mrs. Jane Vailes with the La Vergne Centenarian Award in honor of her 101st birthday last month.

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Takacs Named to 2017 'Best Lawyers' List
Takacs Named to 2017 'Best Lawyers' List

For the 11th year in a row, Timothy L. Takacs has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers of America 2017 in the field of elder law.

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Super Picker: Meet Cracker Barrel Antiques Guru Larry Singleton
Super Picker: Meet Cracker Barrel Antiques Guru Larry Singleton

Sequestered in the midst of Lebanon, Tennessee, lies hidden perhaps the most fabulous antique store in America, and not one lick of it is for sale.

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Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Fiesta Cheese Ball
Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Fiesta Cheese Ball

The weather has been so hot that my thoughts are turning to cooler weather and fall events. What better way to spend an autumn day than to visit Granville?

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Transportation Fuels Conversations About Community Needs
Transportation Fuels Conversations About Community Needs

Transportation continues to be a hot topic across Middle Tennessee. As Music City and the surrounding area continue to grow, so does the need to find a solution for safe, reliable, accessible and affordable transportation for all residents.

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Voices of Experience: Clear the Way Home with Susan Gardner
Voices of Experience: Clear the Way Home with 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 ...
Kissinger, Capers ...

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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Exercise Your Whimsy
Exercise Your Whimsy

My bucket list seems more like a sand pail. A friend sent a broadcast e-mail of his summer in a wisteria-draped villetta he rented in Tuscany from which he pedals out for two-day bike rides in the countryside. That's a bucket.

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Voices of Experience: What Will Be YOUR Legacy?
Voices of Experience: What Will Be YOUR Legacy?

Another life suddenly cut short! Whether it happens on the news or in your family, we feel a sadness for the untoward violence, accident, or disease.

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Selectively
Selectively "Senior": When Do You Consider Yourself a Senior?

What is it about the passing of years that gives us a love/hate approach to life? We talk about aging as a derogatory term, but isn't living longer a wonderful chance to truly embrace life to its fullest?

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Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Frozen Banana Salad
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!

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Nashville's Volunteer of the Month: David Tuchman
Nashville's Volunteer of the Month: David Tuchman

David Tuchman is known for his volunteer work with filmmaking, specifically to support non-profits and raise awareness for a plethora of social causes. Filmmaking is one of Tuchman's greatest passions that developed into a hobby for helping others.

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Live Fresh with Andy Frisch: What, Not Why

Quick! How much protein do you eat in a day? Is it enough? Oh, carbs! What about those? Slow digesting or fast? Sugars or starches? What?? You don't track your food?!?

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Preventing Fitness Plateaus and Rolling Hills

Only in Tennessee can we truly appreciate the beautiful rolling hills and plateaus the landscape has to offer! In an automobile, these are easy to maneuver - as part of our fitness regime, however, not so much.

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