— For 18 years, Ted Holum spent 45 weeks out of each year on cruise ships performing stand-up comedy. He saw the Greek Islands, China, Australia, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico and many more. Now, he just wants to be able to do one thing- stay put. “I got to see the whole world which was wonderful, but now it’s nice to sleep in my own bed,” said Holum, age 65. And now that he is better rested, he is seeking new …

— Former English teacher Margery Marcus is embarking on a new journey as she takes the idea of a recurring book club into new territory by giving it an added intention: tackling ageism. Marcus’s journey is inspired by AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins’s call to action in her newly published book Disrupt Aging, which encourages people 50+ to live boldly and to reframe the dialog of aging. Doing just that, Marcus and her book club friends have converged at Northwest Focal …