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Blazing the Trail

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Blazing the Trail

By Lauren Searson A trail blazer is defined as a person who makes, does, or discovers something new and makes it acceptable or popular. It is a term used to describe Virginia Norton and Hal Bean. Not only are they examples in planning early for a secure retirement, but they are among the first individuals joining Goodwin House at Home. The program is designed for independent adults who wish to remain in their homes as they age with just the […]

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Forever Dancing

Forever Dancing
By Lauren Searson When family and friends reflect on Ava Marie Kennedy’s life, one word comes to mind: dance. “She loved dancing,” said her daughter, Lynne Kennedy. “She taught my father[...]

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Knowing When to Ask for Help

Knowing When to Ask for Help
By Lauren Searson It is not always easy to ask for help. For some, this stems from a desire to maintain an independent lifestyle or a hesitancy at the thought of burdening others. Linda and Chuck[...]

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Their Place in the World

Their Place in the World
By Mark Clark Carolyn and Richard Egan took off for parts unknown and full of adventure once their children were grown. Tiger safaris in Nepal, orangutans in Borneo, lemurs in Madagascar and polar[...]

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An Inspiring Collaboration

An Inspiring Collaboration
By Lauren Searson It is often said that it only takes one person to make a difference. So what happens when four proactive women at the Quadrangle, a continuing care community (CCRC) in Haverford,[...]

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Living Green

Living Green
By Christy Brudin Going green has never been more in. Living green, on the other hand, is not a fashion statement. It is about making genuine and pervasive lifestyle changes to protect and preserve[...]

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Leading the Good Life

Leading the Good Life
By Christy Brudin Gladys Hane is leading the good life—and leading is certainly the operative word in that statement. She is the president of her church’s chapter of the Lutheran Women’s[...]

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Care and Companionship

Care and Companionship
By: Christy Brudin When Bob and Sandy Kabat bought their house in Northern Virginia, it was still under construction. Through the years, the couple worked hard to make what was a nondescript[...]

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A Natural Inheritance

A Natural Inheritance
By Michele Berardi In 1681, William Penn specified that settlers coming to the lands granted to him by English King Charles II (Charles called it “Pennsylvania”) must preserve one acre of trees[...]

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