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Professional View: helping our aging parents

The last "Professional View" article I wrote titled “How can I age at home safely?” was well received and I was delighted with positive feedback about in-home ...

How equity gains can eliminate mortgage insurance

I don’t know about you, but my brain pays much more attention to stocks and retirement funds when they are doing well. The same holds true for the value of my residence. I li ...

Fitness View: Don’t confuse active with fit

When it comes to excuses for not exercising, we have probably about heard them all. Sometimes the excuse is self-inflicted: “I don’t have the time.” Other times ...

Learn to play like a Globetrotter

It’s a bit of a promotion, but then that is what the Harlem Globetrotters do. Two 24 Hour Fitness centers will feature the basketball wizards in a couple of clinics schedule ...

You might be ready to go fishing, but is your boat?

I find it totally amazing. In the spring, it doesn't matter where I take my boat, whether it be on a river or some lake, I wind up towing some very high-priced boats back to th ...

Professional View: antioxidants and your skin

Vitamin C, Coenzyme Q10, lycopene, zinc ... an alphabet soup makes up the group of compounds we call antioxidants. Antioxidants are touted as miracle ingredients that save our body ...

Dealing with grief: It's OK to ask for help

Question: “I lost my husband a couple of weeks ago and am just now feeling as if my grief is coming to the surface. I read your column about grief a couple of months ago and ...

Fitness View: how to stop craving the wrong foods

We wake up each morning with every intention of eating “good” today. We’ll skip the drive-thru line on our way to work. We will refuse to get fast food with co-w ...

Couples and money: the love triangle

As a financial planner working with couples, we often wear many hats. No two individuals have the same attitudes and predispositions toward money. There is the quintessential spen ...

Roseville rappers keep it real

Whatever happened to those rap groups that were only about the music? The small crews that didn’t put all their effort into their image, or care about what other people think ...

Film Review: ‘Lego Movie’ not just for kids

We are barely into the new movie season, and "The Lego Movie" has come out of nowhere to become one of the most imaginative, witty, surreal and utterly enjoyable movie ex ...

Roseville’s funny little secret

Sitting outside Shady Coffee and Tea, in Roseville, is Andrew Ouellette. A bearded, stocky man, he sips his coffee slowly as a I walk up and join him, coffee firmly in my hand ...

Cremation a growing trend in funeral industry

Question: “I keep hearing about the increase in families choosing cremation. Is that true? ” Helen, Roseville   Answer: That’s a true statement, Helen. M ...

Health in View: love for your heart

Many of us look forward to February for its emphasis on love and friendship. As physicians, we like to take that sentiment one step further and share information about how to maint ...

Professional View: What causes chronic disorganization?

If the normal remedies for disorganization in your workplace have not worked for you, there’s a reason. Chronic disorganization can have multiple causes that are not so obvio ...