The Grove

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May 2020: Healthy Aging and Staying Mentally Active

In our spring edition of The Grove we’re introducing you to a qualified Premera expert and sharing tips to keep your mind and body in shape. View our digital magazine

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Blog Posts

Coping With Loneliness During The COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 is causing massive disruptions to our daily lives, and while “we’re all in this together” is helpful in theory, if you live alone the required social distancing can be particularly trying. “We are, by our nature, social creatures who are literally wired to connect with others, and we need that con

Sunday, March 22, 2020

New Hobbies to Consider After Retirement

After years of planning and imagining, you’ve finally retired. You may have spent time relaxing, traveling and enjoying family time, but if you find that you’re feeling bored and a bit out of touch, it may be time to explore a new hobby. Brittany Blue with Sound Generations  says it’s important for older adu

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Tips for Downsizing Your Home

We live in a “bigger is better” society – big food, big cars, big houses. But more homeowners are starting to believe less is more, and they’re choosing to downsize to smaller homes or even to condos and apartments. Linda Deppa, a Certified Professional Organizer with  Uncluttered Northwest , help

Monday, March 16, 2020

How to Get Great Shots From Your Smartphone Camera

The best camera for the job is the one in your hand. For many of us, that’s the one on our smartphones. Read on for tips for filling your albums with clear, well-composed shots. Adjust Focus and Exposure [How to get great shots from your smartphone 1 IMAGE] Although smartphone cameras can be prett

Monday, March 09, 2020

Tips for Photographing Nature’s Beauty

Have you ever been at a breathtaking natural place and gone to take a photo, only to see the image doesn’t nearly capture the majesty you’re experiencing? That’s because nature photography can be hard! There are a lot of variables that go into great landscape photography. But whether you’re shooting on a camera

Sunday, March 01, 2020