Category: Features

In Passing

Kathy Amorosi After a long journey living with Alzheimer’s disease, Kathy Amorosi, 79 passed into the hands of our Lord on January 4, 2016. She was with her husband at their home in Sun Lakes, Arizona at the time of death. She leaves her beloved husband, Lou, of 57 years, her two sons, Louis and…

The Perfect Place – a social destination for seniors

Our clients enjoy the piano playing of Donna Anderson when she visits monthly!

Donna Anderson plays the piano and we usually listen but now we sing along. Our participants have become so comfortable with Donna’s monthly visits they croon right along to her tunes. From holiday favorites to hits of their past there is singing, clapping and memories. It is amazing to hear the lyrics come from participants…

Life Beyond the Teabag

Diane Eddy Yes, some love affairs do last a lifetime. The way of tea is a romantic journey filled with great love affairs, betrayals and intrigue, or as Henry Fielding says in Love in Several Masques, “Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.” More than just a beverage, tea offers us amazing love…

Spotlight On Advertiser: Mountain Park Senior Living

Trained staff at Mountain Park Senior Living can help your loved one maintain normal daily activities.

Although hesitant at first, many claim that after making the move into a retirement living community, their top reason for staying is the availability of services provided and the abundance of choices offered. Retirement living communities are no longer the institutions of the old, but are growing into more vibrant communities full of daily activity,…

Sun Lakes Posse member

Ron Young

Phyllis Swanson Ron Young moved to Sun Lakes In January of 1993 from the San Francisco Bay area. Ron became a member of the Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse in September 1993 which means he has been a member of the Sun Lakes Sheriff Posse for 22 years. Ron has served in various office positions and…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane With many veteran organizations in Chandler and Sun Lakes there are many deserving veterans that should be recommended for the Veterans Hall of Fame. How do you nominate someone for this honor which is given to only about 20 veterans a year out of 650,000 for their service after they leave the service?…

Speaking of Art

Bev Walter works on a mural at The Center Against Family Violence.

Susan Plouzek Here it is, February. The month of love. We send valentines, greetings and well wishes to those we care about. There is one among us who deserves our well wishes. Beverly Walter has recently released her stewardship as founder and chairperson of Art at the Lakes. This is the only venue I’m aware…

Word of the Month: Intoxicate

David Zapatka Reader and fellow Wisdom Seeker book club member, Sandy Goldschein, suggested our word for this month after reading about bliss in the December issue; intoxicating. Intoxicate /inˈtäksəkāt/ verb; of alcohol, a drug; to make (someone) unable to think and behave normally; to excite, please or elate (someone) to the point of enthusiasm or frenzy. Origin of…

Communication Today: Tech Talk

Q: What is Orbitel’s home WiFi service? A: Your neighbors at Orbitel make it easy for you to enjoy the benefits of WiFi , also known as wireless, in your own home! A WiFi network uses a signal instead of wires to connect devices such as computers, laptops, tablets, smart phones and printers to the…

Pause = Paws

Don’t miss Rover’s Rest Stop’s monthly adoption event!

So they are big and small, webbed, wide and dainty and you see them every day. Do you know why there are certain paws that belong to certain breeds? Here are some fun facts about your dog’s feet. The pads of your dog’s paw are largely made up of fatty tissue, which is why their…