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New study shows declining life span for some US women

March 7, 2013 NEW YORK — A new study offers more compelling evidence that life expectancy for some U.S. women is actually falling, a disturbing trend that experts can’t explain. more »»

WWII veteran enjoys life of art

February 28, 2013 MARQUETTE — Joe Drobny was born in Dr. Robbins Hospital in Negaunee on June 18, 1926. “That was on Main Street in Negaunee. The building is still ther. more »»

Senior events

February 28, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. Alzheimer’s Memory Group, 1 p.m. more »»

World War II picture has special place in area veteran’s heart

February 21, 2013 MARQUETTE — The photo was taken nonchalantly one day in 1944, when four Marquette High School friends crossed paths in Florida after joining the military right after graduation during World War II. more »»

Senior events

February 21, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Scrapbook supreme

February 14, 2013 NEGAUNEE — There were exclamations as the ladies looked at the photographs and newspaper clippings in front of them. “There’s Olivia in that photo... I remember that day... Look, there’s me. more »»

Senior events

February 14, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Gum wrapper ball is career memento

February 7, 2013 NORTON SHORES — When William Bolema wants to conjure up memories of his career at the former Naph-Sol Refining Co. more »»

Senior events

February 7, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

NY City rental units shrinking as population grows

January 31, 2013 NEW YORK — Sam Neuman jokes that he doesn’t casually throw off his coat when he gets home at night — it would take up half his apartment. more »»

Tax filing assistance available for seniors

January 31, 2013 MARQUETTE — Tax season is here and senior citizens can find some assistance through their local senior centers. more »»

Senior events

January 31, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Flu shots for the elderly

January 24, 2013 MARQUETTE — The flu season so far has been brutal in the central Upper Peninsula — especially for senior citizens. more »»

Senior events

January 24, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Edna Ayotte Hocking a lifelong Forsyth Township stalwart

January 17, 2013 MARQUETTE — Edna Ayotte Hocking has been proud to be a resident of Gwinn for most of her 89-plus year. more »»

Senior events

January 17, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

New You helps seniors achieve improved health, lifestyles

January 10, 2013 MARQUETTE — The thing about New Year’s resolutions, for most people, at least, is that they are difficult to keep. more »»

Senior events

January 10, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Positive steps to support Alzheimer’s patients, families

January 3, 2013 MARQUETTE — Sometimes people in all sincerity will ask the caregiver of an Alzheimer’s disease patient, “How can I help?” “People will ask that and mean it,” said Ruth Almen, regional director of th... more »»

Senior events

January 3, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. Alzheimer’s Memory Group, 1 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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