Area services and volunteers enable senior citizens to ‘age in place’ — safely, comfortably and where they most want to be

By Lynn R. Parks | Photographs by Carolyn Watson
From the April 2019 issue

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Ellen Jinx Jenkins suffered a serious stroke in 2013. While she eventually recovered to the point that she could return to her home, she still had trouble going up and down steps. And difficulty with balance meant that she had a tendency to fall.

 

Thousands of tulips will brighten Lewes this month as the city celebrates its heritage and the eye-catching arrival of spring

By Jeanne Shook
From the April 2019 issue

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The tulip has been celebrated since its origin in the 16th-century Ottoman Empire. Sultans considered this flower a symbol of wealth, sometimes sporting one on their turbans as a sign of prosperity. In the late 1500s, Turkish traders introduced tulips to Holland, where the bulbs were cultivated, and proliferated, in large numbers.

 

Bethany’s wood-carved Indian is part of a nationwide series of statues honoring Native Americans

By Bill Newcott | Photograph by Keith Misener
From the April 2019 issue

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First of all, Peter Wolf Toth wants you to know it’s not a totem pole. That’s not a minor point. For years, whenever I visited friends in Bethany Beach, rather than tell me to turn inland at the intersection of Routes 1 and 26, they’d say, “Turn at the totem pole.”