Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 6 a.m. Mackinac Island Bus Trip 7:30 a.m. Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST ...

Development targets independent seniors

MARQUETTE — New and exciting things are happening near the Harlow Farms Conservation Community in Marquette. The developers of a new independent senior living housing development expect the units included in the first phase of construction to be open for occupancy in June of 2020. ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 7 p.m. Lion’s ISHPEMING 9 a.m. GICOA MTG ...

Giving credit

MARQUETTE — For many seniors, a tax refund can make a big difference. Due to this, local leaders gathered together Aug. 8 at the Marquette Senior Center to discuss Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed increase of the Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit from 6% to 12% and urge lawmakers to show ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Legal Clinic 10 a.m. Day ...

Something for everyone

MARQUETTE — Friendship. Art and theater. Recreation and exercise opportunities. Health and educational programming. Meals in a sociable setting. Information and resources. All of this and much more can be found at the Marquette Senior Center, which is nestled in the lower level of Marquette ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST CREEK noon-Senior ...

Serving those who served

MARQUETTE — “It’s just helping people and doing the best you can.” These words by Grace LaValley, who has been honored with the Senior Volunteer of the Year Governor’s Service Award by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission, perhaps epitomize ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 1 p.m. Bridge Club noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST CREEK noon-Senior ...

Planning ahead

MARQUETTE — A little planning ahead can make a big difference in a crisis situation. For this reason, the importance of medical advance directives was discussed at the Transitions of Care Marquette County meeting held Tuesday afternoon at UP Health System-Bell. The group, which includes ...

Beating the Heat

MARQUETTE — After a cool spring, a wave of hot temperatures is hitting the Upper Peninsula, with high temperatures in the Marquette area expected to reach the mid-80s today, with a potential for temperatures to reach low 90s Friday. Beyond high temperatures alone, the humidity is expected to ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN Charter to Toonerville Trolley/Tah Falls 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST ...

Retirees are drawn to a college town in South Carolina

By MOLLIE R. SIMON The Greenville News AP Member Exchange CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Shari Jung spent nearly five decades living in Dallas before moving to Clemson 2 1/2 years ago. “I decided to come to Clemson for the love of my life,” said Jung, whose husband, Mac Wood, is a Clemson ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 3 p.m. GSPAT Mgt 1 p.m. Bridge Club ISHPEMING 9 a.m. GICOA Mtg ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Legal clinic 10 a.m. Day Trip ...

Top model

MARQUETTE — While around four million Model A Fords were produced from 1928 to 1931, only 240,000 remain today. With just a fraction of the classic cars remaining around 90 years after their production, clubs across the nation have dedicated themselves to preserving the Model A and helping ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST CREEK noon-Senior ...

Food and fun

MARQUETTE — Congregate meals have officially arrived at the Marquette Senior Center, which held its first meal held June 4. The second congregate meal offered by the senior center was held on Tuesday, which drew the most attendees yet and gave them a chance to socialize while enjoying ...

Senior Events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10-3 AARP Drive Class noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Youth Room ...

Compassionate care

MARQUETTE — What can medicine do for those who have a life-limiting diagnosis? What should medical care do if it can’t save a person’s life? This topic was discussed during an Ask the Doctor presentation on hospice by Dr. Michael Grossman, a family practitioner at UP Health System-Bell ...