Marty on the set of an independent film

Second Acts: Boomers launch new careers and new lives

From singer to actor: Originally from Nebraska, Marty Winkler is the ninth of 14 children. From the beginning she was destined to stand out from the crowd, performing her own work in public
Nancy McNair in the 80s

Activism Then and Now, Part 2

Nancy McNair, 81, grew up in a Quaker household in Swarthmore, Pa., so activism came early for her, even in the conservative 1950s. “My mother had converted to Quakerism and was very committed to peace...
Susan Brown and her brother Patterson

Caregiving: Where to start

Megan Vogt is immersed in the issues of caregiving. As program manager for the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at the NE Georgia Area Agency on Aging (AAA), her office at AAA is...
Connie and Art Crawley

Two of our favorite restaurants

Urban Food Explorers My wife, Connie and I, call ourselves Urban Food Explorers, and we stay on the hunt for family-owned and operated eateries, American or international. We have often discovered these hidden treasures in...

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Healthy Us


Healthy Us Spring 2019

FDA proposes new changes to mammography regulations The US Federal Drug Administration recently proposed the first new rules on mammography in 20 years. If approved, they would require: * Mammography centers to notify women whether they...




Lifelong learning for all

Throughout our life we play different roles and wear different masks depending on our relationships. We are child, employee, parent, co-worker, team-mate, boss, grandparent....

AARP offers great resources for your future

We know that the idea of retiring at 50 is not on the radar for mostpeople. In fact, research has shown that many adults...
Spring 2019

In This Issue Vol. 3, No. 2

Betsy Bean, BoomAthens Editor I continue to meet contemporaries who just keep keepin’ on, which I can affirm,...
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