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Local tastemakers offer a glimpse of their personal style
Celebrating the holidays with both vaccinated and unvaccinated friends and family.
Consistent brain fitness connected to improved memory, reasoning and processing.
Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?
Positive relationships with peers offer happiness and security.
Local health officials say it's important to get both flu and COVID vaccines, and CDC says they can be given at the same time.
As students return to in-person learning while social distancing and mask mandates are less in evidence, local health officials are urging residents to get a flu shot to prevent an uptick in the number flu and COVID-19 cases.
A minimalist design allows the landscape to take center stage.
If you drive about an hour and a half west of Arlington, through winding roads lined with trees that create a kaleidoscope of changing tree leaves, you’ll reach the village of Syria, Virginia and an idyllic vacation home curated by designers from The Nest Egg.
Seniors and retirees can stay active and have a positive impact on the community.
Every Tuesday this summer, Esther Rosenberg has welcomed two elementary school-aged students into her Potomac, Md. home.
Marymount professor and student join ‘Heat Watch’ effort.
Enduring dangerously high temperatures, Marymount University student Bader Hakami and biology professor Susan Agolini spent a day working as community scientists.
Small changes in home accessories can transform a space.
When it comes to interior design, attention to even the smallest of details took on new importance over the past year.
Balancing the need for athletic achievement with emotional wellbeing
Practicing with her club track team three days each week, training with a private coach on the other four days and balancing a challenging academic workload led to a stressful school year for Alexandria high school senior Alexis McCormick.
New choral program gives those with Alzheimer’s and other memory impairments the gift of music
When Peter Midgley and his wife went on their first date, they discovered their mutual love of music.
Increased safety protocols result from climate change-induced extreme temperatures.
Some of the area’s youngest aspiring thespians are spending part of their summer honing their craft at Arlington’s Encore Stage & Studio’s camps.
Angst, readjustment as employees return to the office
More than one year after the emergence of COVID-19 and the subsequent, work-from-home mandates, many employees are heading back to the office.
Creating livable spaces that balance the security of family with the need for independence
When June Joyce’s husband died two years ago, she was lonely living alone in the sprawling Alexandria family home where the couple raised their four children.
Seniors who are 95 and older reflect on life and offer advice to younger people.
95-year-old Howard Eisenberg says he was carded recently and asked to provide proof of his age as he boarded a train on his way to visit his 80-year-old girlfriend.
Parents face a dilemma: give much needed mental break vs. boosting skills
As camps, swimming pools and simply spending time with friends were cancelled last summer and then followed by a tumultuous school year filled with uncertainty, parents are left to grapple with how to walk the fine line between catching up academically and tending to the overall well-being of their children.
Designers see uptick in requests for porches and other outdoor spaces
A longing to spend more time outside after a year-and-a-half spent inside is driving a trend in home design, including an uptick in requests for projects like screened porches and patios.
How a belief in a higher power helped some people cope with pandemic
As she experienced the emotions and uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic, Bracha Goetz turned to the tenets of her faith.
Vaccinated Seniors plan vacations, trips to reunite with family
Sifting through photos of rafting trips through Labyrinth Canyon on the tranquil waters of the Green River and hiking in the Needles district of Utah’s Canyonlands National Park, Arlene Richter recalls her past travels as she begins planning for new adventures.
Importance emphasized in context of recent discrimination and hate crimes.
Educational videos and online trivia questions, organized by the school's Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Committee, are giving Montgomery College students an opportunity for reflection, while food, music and film offer students at Marymount University in Arlington a glimpse of a different culture.