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Remember when: Disneyland opens

Disneyland, the brainchild of Walt Disney, opened in Anaheim, California, on July 17, 1955. Construction for Disneyland began July 21, 1954, on 160 acres next to the Santa Ana Freeway (I-5), and one year later, Disney’s $17 million “magical little park” was ready to open. When the park opened, there were 18 attractions, 15 of which are still in operation.

OHSU needs participants for new study

Can sustained social interaction, even through a web-based computer interface, prevent or slow cognitive decline in seniors?

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LIFE AT 100 – they’re loving it

Duane Goodma claims the secret to making it to the century mark is just to “keep breathing in and out.” Goodma, a mere 93, promises to do just that to catch up with his friend, Bertha Erby, who turns 100 on April 14.

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ORDER UP: How local stores meet you where you’re at

Hungry, but no time to roam the aisles of the grocery store? Local grocery outlets are now offering ways for customers to shop without coming into their stores.

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Sew perfect: At 101, Dorothy Wallace Foisy still is sewing baby blankets

Dorothy Wallace Foisy sews baby quilts — a lot of them. Often, two a day. In fact, since September, she has sewn 50 blankets. But as she sits among the blankets, folded neatly on the bed by her daughter Lynn Walker, Foisy picks up a blanket, unfolds it, strokes the pink fleece and comments, “Who made these?”

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Remember when: Disneyland opens

Disneyland, the brainchild of Walt Disney, opened in Anaheim, California, on July 17, 1955. Construction for Disneyland began July 21, 1954, on 160 acres next to the Santa Ana Freeway (I-5), and one year later, Disney’s $17 million “magical little park” was ready to open. When the park opened, there were 18 attractions, 15 of which are still in operation.

OHSU needs participants for new study

Can sustained social interaction, even through a web-based computer interface, prevent or slow cognitive decline in seniors?

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LIFE AT 100 – they’re loving it

Duane Goodma claims the secret to making it to the century mark is just to “keep breathing in and out.” Goodma, a mere 93, promises to do just that to catch up with his friend, Bertha Erby, who turns 100 on April 14.

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Community video: Marion County Fair

Scenes from Marion County Fair

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Community video: White House Conference on Aging

The Boomer and Senior News stops by a once a decade event held in Lebanon, Oregon: The Oregon White House Conference on Aging.

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Community Video: Boomer and Seniors have dance fever!

Boomers and Seniors show off their dancing skills.

Opinion

ANOTHER VOICE: Four reasons the corporate grocer liquor takeover is bad for Oregon

In 2011, grocers got their way with a ballot measure that privatized Washington’s liquor sales.

From the pages of the Hood River News

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Who would you vote for? Sound off in our polls!

Who would you vote for in the presidential election?

New Breakthroughs In The Drive For Peace In The Middle East: Changing Public Opinion

Through Interfaith Unification

Houston, TX, June 8, 2015