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Refresh with Indoor Plants

Poisonous compounds released by furniture, carpets and building material pollute the indoor air you breathe. The best antidote --especially in buildings with closed ventilation...

Senior Safety: Ways to keep a loved one safe from a potentially devastating fall

Falls are the leading cause of injuries among seniors. They threaten not only their health, but also their independence and ability to care for themselves.

Spring-Cleaning Musts

We all put a few spring-cleaning chores into the “out of sight, out of mind” category, but some tasks are vital to a healthy...

Making Scents with Essential Oils

Pure essential oils have been used for centuries to heal and beautify. Here are ways to incorporate aromatherapy into your daily life. By Brigitte Mars Aromatherapy is...

A Look at Today’s Mattress Industry

Mattress Matters By Eli Wallace It only takes a few sleepless nights on a lumpy mattress before you’re begging for new bedding. Living with a bad...

The Green Plate Special

Some of the earliest healthy-eating advice I can remember—at least when it came to green, leafy vegetables—I received not from my mother, but rather...

Back in the Saddle

The local horse community contributes to the flavor and face of Boulder County. By Karen Mitchell When Sheila Ranegar heard about a horse that was for...

To Tea or Not to Tea

’Tis the season for tea. If you’re a newcomer to tea, here’s a primer. By Ainslee Kellogg Mac Naughton A steep hour-and-a-half hike up a mountain...

TRU PACE offers coordinated care for elderly

Thanks to the new TRU PACE program offered by Lafayette’s TRU Community Care, eligible Boulder County seniors 55 and older can receive coordinated care