Senior centers rev up physical activities

By Siyao Long Senior centers are no longer about Bingo for the 80-year-olds.  As more younger seniors in their 60s are coming in, North Center Satellite Senior Center added  Zumba dancing, line dancing and more physical activities to the programs. Helen Tubog seeks out Zumba rather than Bingo at the senior center.

VIDEO: Pets enjoy massages at pet resort

By Siyao Long Paradise 4 Paws, a Chicago-based pet resort, offers Spot or Kitty massage therapy with handmade scents at $27 for 15 minutes and $47 for 30 minutes.  Pet owners say the therapy provides flexibility and eases the aches for aging pets. According to the American Pet Products Association, Americans spent $55.7 billion on their pets […]

VIDEO: Where does all that snow salt go?

By Siyao Long While snow salt does its job, some people worry about the lingering pollution of the white residue it leaves behind.  The salt ends up in the sewage system and goes to water treatment plants. But there’s no special treatment process to remove the salt, according to Antonio Quintanilla, who works for the Metropolitan […]