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Silver Sneakers

April 10, 2014 MARQUETTE — Seniors are getting in shape while spending time with friends and having fun at the Silver Sneakers program at Motions Fitness in Marquette. more »»

Watch out! The grass is coming soon

April 10, 2014 The grass is just sitting there, looking benign now with the residue of dead branches and junk left on it when the snow melted. more »»

Senior events

April 10, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. 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 »»

Cooking with Cara

April 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Cooking with Cara class at the Norlite Nursing Center & Rehab in Marquette has only been held three times but it has already made an impact on the residents when it comes to... more »»

Too much energy to die anytime soon

April 3, 2014 Whether living longer is good or bad was the subject of a conference of scientists, social philosophers and theologians in Philadelphia recently. I hadn’t realized there was any question about it. more »»

Alzheimer’s disease buddy program pairs patients, students

April 3, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he’s the subject. more »»

Senior events

April 3, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. 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 »»

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

March 27, 2014 MARQUETTE — April is officially Parkinson’s Awareness Month and local groups across the Upper Peninsula and the state are out in force to educate people about Parkinson’s Disease and the support and... more »»

Leaving town on a rail has advantages

March 27, 2014 No matter where we are, we want to go someplace else. The urge to travel is a sickness from which we all suffer. Our airports and their runways are so crowded that flight is a nightmare. more »»

Senior events

March 27, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. 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 »»

Services available to local seniors

March 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — As parents and other family members age, it is natural to worry about them being home alone and in need to assistance. more »»

Giving back:

March 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — It was a routine visit for therapy for employees of Norlite Nursing Center & Rehab in Marquette, but the care and compassion shown by staff inspired artist Nita Engle to donate one of he... more »»

Seniors a part of art

March 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — When thinking about retirement, people might envision fishing, sleeping late and general relaxation. more »»

Sawyer facility to host senior dance Sunday

February 27, 2014 MARQUETTE – The Black Bear Grill and Cave Fitness Center at KI Sawyer will be hosting its first-ever senior citizen’s dance Sunday. more »»

Milestone is reached

February 20, 2014 By JUSTIN MARIETTI Journal Staff Writer ISHPEMING — Lifelong Ishpeming resident Irene Vicary turned 100 years old on Sunday, and the event was celebrated by friends and family at the Marquette... more »»

Fly like an eagle

February 13, 2014 ISHPEMING – When he was young, Alan “Kalevi” Chapman wasn’t the biggest kid around. more »»

Here’s a few good words about kissing

February 13, 2014 A lady named Joy Cartier from Honolulu has written me a good, sensible letter suggesting I write something about kissing. more »»

Senior events

February 13, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. 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 »»

Job discrimination: Lack of protections worry caregivers

February 6, 2014 NEW YORK — If you don’t get a job because you’re a woman, or you get fired because you’re black, or you get transferred to the night shift because you’re gay, there’s a law for that. more »»

Finding uninsured proving to be daunting challenge

February 6, 2014 WASHINGTON — Uninsured Americans are still procrastinating about President Barack Obama's health care law. more »»

 
 

 

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