Tag: fitness

Gardening Made Easy for Boomers

Gardening Made Easy for Boomers

As you get older, don’t let your interest...

You’re a baby boomer. Your green thumb, and your knees and back, seem to bend with more effort. (Was 1968 really 50 years ago?) Don’t let your interest in gardening wane — gardening is important to physical and mental wellbeing as you get … read more

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10 Doctor-Recommended Healthy Habits

Are you looking for tangible ways to improve your health? Not sure where to start? Consider the top recommendations from the American Medical Association (AMA). “From time to time, it’s important to consider your personal goals, and how you can make positive health … read more

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Kayaking

Finding Peace Paddling in the Rain on Liberty Bay

Have you heard the sound of raindrops on calm water? It has a soothing effect on the soul, and when you add the sound of kayak paddles gently dipping and purple martins twittering above, one gets a sense that all is right with … read more

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Runners and support personnel pause in East Bremerton during the Flame of Hope hand-off from the joint running team of the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office/Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office to Bremerton Police Department during the 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Law Enforcement Agencies to Carry Special Olympics Torch across West Sound June 1

Seventeen years ago, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, together with other local law enforcement agencies, formed Kitsap Officers Supporting Special Olympics. Today, under the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Campaign organization, local law enforcement officers, executive staffs and others have arranged their schedules … read more

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Memory and Aging

Memory and Aging: Misconceptions and Realities

Must we resign ourselves to a poor memory as we age? Research emphatically says we do not. Actually, the opinion of many in the brain health field is that severe mental decline is usually caused by disease and most age-related loss related to … read more

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Gig Harbor Street Scramble

Gig Harbor Kicks off the Start of Summer with Annual Street Scramble

The Gig Harbor Street Scramble returns to Skansie Brothers Park (3207 Harborview Drive) in downtown Gig Harbor on Saturday on May 23 beginning at 10 a.m. This free, family event marks the official kick-off for summer and outdoor fun in Gig Harbor. The … read more

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Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup

Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup Returns on April 11-12

The Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup returns to the Gig Harbor waterfront on April 11 and 12. The annual event will feature competitive paddle racing for kayaks, canoes and SUPs, as well as outriggers and paracanoes. Proceeds benefit the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak … read more

Hearing Problems In the Workplace

Hearing Problems In the Workplace

There is a lot of evidence out there to remind people to stay active, moving and socializing. Physical fitness immediately comes to mind when thinking of staying active, but staying mentally active is equally as important, if not more so, for long-term health … read more

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