COVER STORY: Making Your Medical Wishes Known

Thinking about potential medical issues and end-of-life care can be a bit daunting, but it’s important. There are legal documents, such as an advance healthcare directive, in which one can specify one’s preferences.

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COVER STORY: Have Books, Will Travel

Liz Richardson has always loved books and always wanted to help people, so she knew her career choice from an early age.

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COVER STORY: Jack of All Trades, Master of Many

Visitors to historic Cornwall Iron Furnace in Lebanon have the opportunity to learn all about the Revolutionary-War-era forge from local history buff-turned-tour guide Pat Freeland.

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COVER STORY: Astronomy on the Susquehanna

We live in a modern age awash in light. It’s inside our homes, on our streets, and on our computer screens.

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COVER STORY: Earlier Conversations about Alzheimer’s Warning Signs Needed

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer’s Association, together with advocates in the early stages of the disease, are encouraging families to talk about memory and cognition concerns sooner.

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COVER STORY: A Fighting Chance

When someone you love is struck with a neurological disease, such as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s, life can undoubtedly become a trial for both the caregiver and the patient. Because of the slow but steady progression of these diseases, maintaining morale can also be a challenge.

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COVER STORY: On Wings and Waves, His Life’s Path Led to Pa.

As he jumped from the plane and floated through the air, wind blasting his face and brown-and-green squares of New Jersey farmland rushing up to meet him, Stephen DeBock thought, “Wow, I’m finally flying like Superman!”

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COVER STORY: Senior Scams Evolve: Ploys Continue to Defraud Older Adults

Last October, my family members received a phone call from a company dubbed Utility Savings Expert, whose website (utilitysavingsexpert.net) features the tagline, “We are here to help you,” but omits the second half of the sentence: “… separate you from your money.”

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COVER STORY: Preserving Middle-Class Life in Early America

Like many retirees, when Margaret Sidlick left the workforce in fall 2015, she decided she wanted to volunteer.

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