Mukilteo Beacon - Your Hometown News Source

Articles written by Beth Bond

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 14 of 14

 By Beth Bond    News

Loneliness and the threat to your health

New, scientific studies are showing an actual difference in cell activity in those people who are depressed. Steve Cole, professor of medicine at UCLA, relates this surprising... — Updated 3/19/2020

 By Beth Bond    News

Dollar stores do have deals

Thank goodness for the dollar stores! Or maybe not. We all want the best value for our money, and this month, when Valentines and candy were to be exchanged, why not visit the... — Updated 2/21/2020

 By Beth Bond    News

On writing the 'Thank You' note

So the packages have all been opened, wrapping thrown away, and decorations are stored. All that's left is the pine needles on the floor to remind us of Christmas. Even the holiday... — Updated 1/22/2020

 By Beth Bond    News

Who needs 'stuff?' Give the gift of adventure

How do you wrap an adventure? Well, the calendar says it's December, and the hustle and bustle of Christmas will soon be upon us. But some seniors have learned how to celebrate the... — Updated 12/18/2019

 By Beth Bond    News

A lifetime of music

It's been said that music has the power to soothe the savage beast, and maybe so. Music touches our lives from birth to death. In fact, the use of calming music can influence the... — Updated 11/20/2019

 By Beth Bond    News

Long-term care insurance; Do you need it? Can you get it?

Long-term care insurance. What is it really? Do I need it? Can I still get it? It is a fact of modern times that we need insurance to protect our home, car and possessions from... — Updated 10/16/2019

 By Beth Bond    News

Prime Living: Looking good is feeling good

“Keeping Up Appearances” is more than the title of a televised British sit/com. It really means maintaining the minimum physical appearance that our friends and family expect.... — Updated 7/19/2019

 By Beth Bond    News

Retirement, is that what you really want?

“What would I do if I wasn’t doing what I am doing?” This question, heard often, can be interpreted as humorous, challenging or even fearful. Make a plan now and be prepared... — Updated 6/25/2019

 By Beth Bond    News

Your legacy as a storyteller

Writing the great American novel is not a “skill-set” for everyone. A more realistic approach may be to re-tell snippets and incidents in a life well lived. How many times, in... — Updated 7/25/2018 Full story

 By Beth Bond    News

Dealing with the ‘BIG’ dinner

Ahhh … The aroma of a roasting turkey has filled the house with eager anticipation for Thanksgiving dinner. Sweet potatoes topped with browned marshmallows are Aunt Betty’s... — Updated 11/16/2017

 By Beth Bond    News

Seniors and drinking: Let’s toast the good news

Seniors and drinking? It’s not all bad news. If you’re confused about “social drinking” and “moderate drinking,” you are not alone. By a certain age, and experience, we... — Updated 9/15/2017

 By Beth Bond    News

Seniors, pets face special challenges, enjoy special bonds

Pet ownership is growing each year, but the surprise is, many of these owners are seniors. In fact, some senior housing facilities now allow guests to move in with a small pet.... — Updated 8/17/2017

 By Beth Bond    News

Skip the gimmicks; buy that grandchild a memorable gift

When is a “toy” not just a toy? When it offers a chance to learn something, too. Webster’s Dictionary defines a “toy” as a trifle for amusement, or entertainment. But pare... — Updated 6/21/2017

 By Beth Bond    News

Creative Age Festival

The theme of this year’s Creative Age Festival is “Imagine,” and with 25 inspirational workshops offered, improving your health and well-being is just the beginning. Imagine h... — Updated 4/20/2017


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Mill Creek
Beacon Magazine Mukilteo Edition
Beacon Magazine Edmonds Edition
Beacon Magazine Millcreek Edition

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2022