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6 Reasons Why Gardening Is the Perfect Retirement Hobby

It’s important to look for a hobby that can be altered to fit your new lifestyle perfectly. Why should you consider gardening? Explore the health, mood, community involvement benefits, and more about this perfect retirement hobby.

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.

Experience the Variety of the Lawrence Music Scene

In Lawrence, the vibrant arts culture means you can find everything from classical to Irish to jazz to rock in a variety of music venues, clubs, and classrooms. Uncover the multi-faceted world of the Lawrence music scene!

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.

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.

Doing Good for Others is Good for You

Research shows that volunteering comes with many health benefits such as lower mortality rates, lower risk of depression, greater functional ability. And older volunteers are more likely to get the physical and mental health benefits from serving others- find out how you can help serve others.

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