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Sunshine in December

December 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — A sing along group of ladies known as the Sunshine Girls are out to spread some joy this holiday season. more »»

Anyone up for having lunch?

December 18, 2014 Recently a friend invited me to lunch at Sacy’s Restaurant at the Bay Mills Resort and Casino. Friday’s soup and salad bar is buy one get one free, and you know us senior citizens. more »»

Senior events

December 18, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Area senior centers take in holiday dance performance

December 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — Students with New Attitudes Dance Studio in Marquette held two performances for senior citizens Monday to help spread a little holiday cheer. more »»

Christmas without a fruitcake?

December 11, 2014 Say what you will, but I like fruitcake, my version anyway. I bypass all the candied, sulfite-riddled, sticky peel and go straight for dates and nuts. more »»

Senior events

December 11, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Knittin’ mittens

December 4, 2014 ISHPEMING — One west Ishpeming woman has made an effort for the past several years to help a number of young students stay warm during the cold winter months by sending them handmade mittens made... more »»

Senior events

December 4, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Month of Christmas dishes in store

December 4, 2014 Every December, I get out my collection of Christmas dishes. Over the years I’ve purchased miscellaneous sets from various places. In a previous post, I mentioned dishes are my weakness. more »»

Hitting the century mark

November 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — Not everybody will live to be 100 years old, and even fewer can say they knew it was going to happen. more »»

Junk drawer jumble reveals treasures

November 20, 2014 When you can’t find what you’re looking for, check the jumbled mess in your kitchen junk drawer. We all have one, that special drawer where we throw things when we don’t know where else to put them. more »»

Senior events

November 20, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Time to get out the butter knife

November 13, 2014 As autumn winds blow into November, it’s time to batten the hatches and hunker down. Unlike many snowbirds, I lack the desire to head south. more »»

Senior nutrition: Eat Smart Live Strong’

November 13, 2014 GWINN — A new senior nutrition education program, called “Eat Smart Live Strong”, started last week at the Forsyth Township Senior Center in Gwinn. more »»

Senior events

November 13, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

New director in town

November 6, 2014 GWINN — Brian Veale lives three houses down from the Forsyth Township Senior Center in Gwinn, where he was recently appointed as director. more »»

Rules are here to assist us — let’s love them

November 6, 2014 Life void of rules would be a chaotic mess. Rules are wonderful systems for maintaining order, peace, and a sense of purpose. We follow rules of the road to avoid accidents as much as possible. more »»

Senior events

November 6, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Snyder’s $5 million promise assessed

October 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — When Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled his special message on aging in June, it was a call to make Michigan a “no-wait state” for in-home senior services. more »»

Time to make a list of my lists

October 30, 2014 It used to drive me crazy when Mom got out her shopping lists. She had about a half-dozen of them floating around the bottom of her purse. more »»

 
 
 

 

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