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Boomers & Beyond

West Virginians Report Signs of Cognitive Decline

New data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found 10 percent of those age 45 and older in West Virginia report they are experiencing confusion or memory loss that is happening more often or is getting worse (i.e., subjective cognitive decline) and 54.8 percent said ...

Exploring Creative Pursuits

When summer’s afternoon thermometer reaches the 80s and 90s, Elmhurst residents find creative activities to test their talents in the comfort of air conditioning. Recently, the residents of the Wheeling senior living complex tested their skills at flowerpot decorating, painting beach ...

TAKE THE GRANDKIDS

July 20-Aug. 20 — Nature Quest, Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 20-Aug. 20 — Paint Your Own Pottery, Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 20 and July 27 — ...

Welty Residents and Guests Enjoy Summer Garden Party

There’s nothing like a garden party with family and friends, great food and live music. On a beautiful warm night, Welty Home residents and their families enjoyed a summer garden party hosted by the Welty Home staff. More than 60 guests joined Welty’s 52 residents and dozens of staff for ...

Planning for Mineral Rights in Your Estate Plan

Mineral rights provide the opportunity to create substantial income for your family. The big unknown, however, is when the substantial income is going to begin. With the uncertain nature of the oil and gas industry, you could be weeks, months or even years away from development and the ...

Best Bicycles for Aging Baby Boomers

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I are interested in getting a couple of bicycles for leisurely exercise and fun, and would like to get your recommendation. We’re both approaching 60 and are a little overweight, and it’s been a while since we rode. Easy Riders Dear Easy, If ...