President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed June 14 to be Flag Day in 1916, commemorating the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by the Second Continental Congress on that day in 1777.
- Written by Abby Stokes Abby Stokes
I know that old habits die hard, but sometimes it’s worth the trouble to let the old be replaced by the new. The calendar app on your smartphone and tablet is one of these worthwhile temptations.
- Written by Family Features Family Features
Summer is a time for playground fun, camping, boating, swimming, biking, and other outdoor activities.
The second Sunday in May was officially proclaimed “Mother’s Day” by President Woodrow Wilson in 1914, but it had a long history before then.
- Written by Jacqueline Burch Jacqueline Burch
When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty, and there were few programs to meet their needs.
- Written by Dr. Lori Verderame Dr. Lori Verderame
My parents both suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and required specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alzheimer’s care, nor am I trained to give medical advice.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
Do you know of any golfing gadgets or equipment that can help older golfers? My dad loves to play golf, but arthritis in his hands makes gripping the club difficult.
- Written by Megan Joyce Megan Joyce
If your clubs are already cleaned and polished, you may want to polish your golfing technique, too, before you set foot on the green.