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Research released earlier this year reveals that older adults who live in Life Plan Communities tend to have greater emotional, social, physical, intellectual, and vocational wellness than demographically similar people who don’t live in senior living communities. 

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Wasted Effort

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A customer at a local carwash recently found an unwelcome guest in their vehicle, leading to an arrest for disorderly conduct and trespassing.

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Imagine the ability to explore the bottom of the ocean, fly through the sky, or float through space without leaving the comfort of your home. Thanks to virtual reality systems, you can. Virtual reality (VR) is a digitized world that inserts the user into a new reality through an HMD (head-mo…

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Agnes C. Poore and her friend Lynette Jaramillo still had day jobs at a home healthcare business when they decided to open up their own hospice company, so they spent a lot of weekends and evenings working. It was at the end of one of these long nights that Poore came home to the two younges…

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A driver in Oro Valley seen by police using his cell phone went home with drug charges after an officer smelled marijuana in his car.

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One Tucsonan ended up with a variety of charges after a cracked window led to a records check, and the discovery of an outstanding warrant.

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If you’re looking for ways to help your home “age well”—or to make a new home suit your style—start with your favorite furniture. Believe it or not, you can refresh your décor using antiques, family heirlooms, or beloved favorites.

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An Oro Valley Police Department officer responded to the Canyons at Linda Vista Trail apartments just before 11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 after a woman reported her boyfriend “being aggressive” towards her, according to the police report. 

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A pair of Ironwood Ridge High School students were busted for smoking marijuana off-campus after being caught trying to get back into school.

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One amazing trip to Greece was all it took for Diana Madaras to realize her true calling. Picking up the paintbrush and walking away from her professional career, Madaras opened a gallery and began painting her own masterpieces. 

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Having a well-rounded approach is the key to helping someone recover from an injury or maintain an active lifestyle, said Todd Lutz, Get Fit program coordinator at Splendido at Rancho Vistoso.

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With a full year of outdoor-friendly weather, it’s no wonder cyclists, joggers and other health conscience residents can be found taking advantage of the region’s many trails, parks and outdoor facilities. The towns of Marana and Oro Valley are taking advantage of the kind weather and beauti…

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Hiking in the heart of the Sonoran Desert is a blissful way to spend your free time, regardless of the season. Luckily for those living in Southern Arizona, there are plenty of locales offering some of the nation’s finest trails, with a seemingly-endless array of scenic and physical variatio…

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A Real Stuffed Shirt

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A multitude of research shows that those who spend time planting or cultivating a garden can end up reaping a variety of health benefits for the mind, body, and spirit. This is good news for avid gardeners in the Tucson area, many of whom are transplants themselves from the Midwest, East Coa…

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Tis the season… when many of us will gain unwanted weight from all the holiday parties, home-baked gifts, and irresistible goodies everywhere. “Between Thanksgiving and the New Year, people can gain weight that sticks with them the rest of the year,” says Mary Teresi, Pastry Chef at Splendid…

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Dabbing Dorados

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The residential real estate market in Southern Arizona continues to churn unimpeded, according to research collected by Bright Future Real Estate Research. 

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A man was cited for driving under the influence after he allegedly smoked two bowls of marijuana during his lunch break and decided to drive, which resulted in him running a red light and crashing into another car, according to an Oro Valley Police Department report. 

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Placement, price and perception are three factors to consider when selling your home. If you are looking to make your next move, consider some of these helpful tips.

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Many of us struggle with exercise, either starting something like a Pilates class and then stopping. . . or buying a treadmill and letting it collect dust. One way around these stops and starts is to set exercise goals. With workouts, as with other aspects of life, setting realistic, specifi…

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Before the early morning sun emerges, Theresa Mudd wakes up to her alarm clock at 4:30 a.m., heads to the gym for a workout, drops off her young kids at school and then heads to work at Washington Federal’s Grant and Craycroft branch. 

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When you think of retirement benefits, not having to work, catching up on reading, golf and other leisure activities often come to mind. But for SaddleBrooke Ranch, one of those benefits will include having a brewery in the community. 

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Hola Hemp tamales are not medicinal edibles. Let’s get that cleared up right at the start. The notion that any item containing hemp will get you high is based on disinformation and basic old-fashioned preconception.