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Haims column: Managing cancer therapy side effects
Haims column: Managing cancer therapy side effects

May 7, 2019

There are many types of cancer treatments. Some are quite taxing on the mind and body and others, perhaps less. Cancer poses many known and unknown challenges — the disease alone can be daunting to...




Sports clinic brings disabled vets to Hot Springs Pool
Sports clinic brings disabled vets to Hot Springs Pool

April 13, 2019

As part of the annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village recently, participants were able to enjoy soaking time at Glenwood Hot Springs Resort after fun-packed days on the slopes. After a...











Meet Garfield County’s ‘Super Seniors’ – Part 1
Meet Garfield County’s ‘Super Seniors’ – Part 1

September 1, 2018

Editor’s note: Starting today and continuing on consecutive Sundays through Sept. 23, the Glenwood Springs Post Independent will run profiles on the “Super Seniors” of Garfield County aged 80 and older who were nominated online...



RSVP program is helping Rifle seniors

March 28, 2018

“It’s as easy as changing a lightbulb…” but what if changing a lightbulb or shoveling your driveway isn’t easy? As a Code Enforcement Officer whose responsibilities include enforcing snow removal, weed maintenance and other municipal...


Successful Aging: 100 Club promotes fellowship, exercise
Successful Aging: 100 Club promotes fellowship, exercise

April 18, 2016

A recurring theme in my columns is the importance of physical activity in healthy aging. Besides keeping one’s body as healthy as possible and staving off heart disease, diabetes and joint problems, exercise is essential...


How are creativity and longevity connected?
How are creativity and longevity connected?

December 16, 2014

Spending a day at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe this fall inspired me to take a fresh look at creativity and longevity. O’Keeffe (1887-1986) was a force in American art for longer than...