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8 Steps to Prepare for Winter

Winter is here - time to curl up with a good book and your favorite sweater while enjoying the comforts of your home. As winter approaches, here are a few tips to help you have a safe and healthy winter season.

Warm Up to Good Books in Lawrence

As cool autumn weather takes the place of warm summer days, it’s the perfect time to grab a cup of coffee and curl up with a book. Explore why reading is important, where to meet new books, and where to read while Living the Lawrence Life.

Retiring to City Life From the Country

Living in a city makes 55% of urban Baby Boomers feel their life is more exciting and carefree- but why? Consider these five reasons for why living in town may be a good option for you.

Are Pets the Secret to a Happy Retirement?

Cheerful meows, loving barks- while these are common household sounds, could they also be the sound of a quality life? You may be surprised at the number of life-quality benefits pets can offer retirees of all ages.

3 Ways to Make Caring for an Aging Parent Easier

About 25 percent of Americans say their aging parents need some kind of help – and most of it comes from family. Here are 3 ways you can make taking care of your aging parent easier, and more rewarding, for everyone.

Top 5 Reasons to Retire in a College Town

Baby Boomers facing retirement aren’t settling for just settling down. They’re looking for an active second chapter in their lives. If this sounds like you, here are 5 reasons you should retire in a college town.

Explore Local Daytrip Treasures

In addition to our many attractions, festivals, shops, and restaurants, Lawrence is within convenient distance from many activities and historic national wonders perfect for staycations and more.

Tips for Relocating After Retirement

The idea of “settling down” after retirement is taking on a whole new meaning for many at or near retirement age. While some are content to stay in their homes, a lot of Boomers are considering a move. Do you know what you need to know about relocation?

Keeping Your Brain Healthy and Happy

In addition to keeping fit, managing stress, eating right, and being social, continual learning is part of a holistic approach to keeping your brain healthy. For Douglas County residents there are plenty of opportunities to learn something new.

The Grandchildren are Here – Now What?

It’s great when the grandkids come to visit, but sometimes keeping them entertained can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are a lot of local activities you can do with grandkids of all ages. Here’s a quick list of ideas to get you started.

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