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Heartache for Those Unable to See Their Newborn Grandchildren

Concerns about travel and COVID-19 are prompting new ways to connect and provide support


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The New Back-to-College Shopping List, For COVID

Air purifier, masks, pulse oximeters should now be among items packed

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8 Smartphone Safety Apps That Could Save Your Life

Emergency apps can be your guardian angels, providing alert and medical tips

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Wave of Older Americans Pick Up Musical Instruments

More time at home provides new opportunities to learn how to play

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Pickling, Canning, Fermenting: Make Your Garden Bounty Last

Updated, easy techniques for preserving fruits and vegetables

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Rain Lilies Unite Family Members Across Miles

From a gift of beloved flower bulbs, blooms of kinship sprouted

Stay-At-Home Activities

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New Rules for Golf, Tennis and Pickleball During Coronavirus

The outbreak is a game changer, but players say they can mix fun and safety

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Try 'Birding' as Your New Hobby

How and where to enjoy this lofty, affordable and suddenly booming pastime

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Keep Your Hands Busy with Crochet, Macramé or Rattan

At-home hobbies are booming and helping people stay active and engaged during the pandemic

Frog Puzzle

Rediscovering a Love of Puzzles in Tough Times

Jigsaws sales have skyrocketed and provide multigenerational fun

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Sales of E-Bikes Heat Up During the Pandemic

You don't have to be super-fit to enjoy cycling with a battery-powered boost

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Tell Us How You Are Staying Busy

Share how you are coping with social distancing during the pandemic

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