No more excuses, Republicans

Too often, Washington puts the concerns of the politically connected before those of ordinary Americans.Imagine this scenario. A man who works a secon...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: The inconvenience of the good, old days

Thank goodness the month of December is over! My relief, however, is unrelated to the holiday season just celebrated. The last month of 2016 presented...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Seniors need to take care of themselves during winter

“Oh baby, it’s cold outside,” is a suitable phrase for the season and fitting for the extreme freezes we’re experiencing acros...

January 6th, 2017 |  



Changing Obamacare may mean higher costs, less coverage

Lori Eng, a 62-year-old office manager who works in western Nebraska, sent an email not long ago telling me she was “terrified” she might ...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Elections and polls: Who cares who’s ahead?

Elections and polls: Who cares who’s ahead?

Why do voters need to know who is winning or losing a political campaign before the votes are counted?In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in t...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Delivering results in 2016

Delivering results in 2016

Ohioans are tired of Washington gridlock and want to see things getting done that will help them and their families. That’s how I feel. We don&#...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Grow and be inspired in 2017

For all the hoopla generated, there is really little visible change as one year melts into the next. Oh, the occasional new calendar page pops up here...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Isolation can be problem for seniors

Social isolation occurs when an individual lacks connection and exchange with other people. Isolation is not the same as feeling lonely. When isolated...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Out-of-network ER docs may charge big bucks

Surprise medical bills spell big trouble for consumers, especially those who find themselves in an emergency room. Such “surprises” have s...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Ring in healthy year with pork, sauerkraut

Ring in healthy year with pork, sauerkraut

Question: I want to serve our traditional pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day, but my teenage daughter is discouraging me, saying she wants to...

December 29th, 2016 |