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Coping with memory loss: Local organization can help

June 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Help for at-home caregivers is a service that may soon see expansion on a national level — given rising costs of in-patient care for those struggling with Alzheimer’s Disease — and the... more »»

Garage sale allure hard to resist

June 12, 2014 Yard sale time is here. I can’t wait to spend the change I’ve been saving all winter to purchase stuff I don’t need and will most likely never use. more »»

Senior events

June 12, 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. more »»

Snyder announces initiatives for Michigan senior citizens

June 5, 2014 LANSING — New initiatives to improve services for Michigan seniors will include a “one-stop shop” website for aging information, Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday. more »»

Invasion of the moles a major issue

June 5, 2014 It’s hard to believe a creature as small as a mole can wreck havoc on a half acre lawn, but since the snow melted, I’ve discovered the disaster in my yar. more »»

McCain, Sanders push for VA health care deal

June 5, 2014 By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA... more »»

Senior events

June 5, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. more »»

More stress caring for spouse than mom

May 29, 2014 WASHINGTON — You promise “in sickness and in health,” but a new poll shows becoming a caregiver to a frail spouse causes more stress than having to care for mom, dad or even the in-laws. more »»

‘Climb the mountain’ enthusiasm

May 29, 2014 Climb the mountain,” the hiking instructor yelled, and I thought to myself, “it’s only a steep hill, but I kept quie. more »»

Senior events

May 29, 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 »»

Good samaritan

May 22, 2014 ISHPEMING — There are, perhaps, a great many seniors today who feel as though the younger generations have lost sight of certain values; they lack compassion, and aren’t willing to extend a helping... more »»

Hair affair: To dye or not to dye

May 22, 2014 My first silver hair appeared when I was 29. At that time, I lived in Dearborn and worked at the City-County Building in downtown Detroit. more »»

Senior events

May 22, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: No Senior Dining GWINN: Senior Center closed ISHPEMING: Senior Center closed LOST CREEK: No Senior Dining MARQUETTE: Senior Center closed NEGAUNEE: Senior Center closed SKANDIA: No... more »»

The doctor will see you now ... via webcam, smartphone

May 15, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Matulaitis holds out his arms so the Parkinson’s specialist can check his tremor. more »»

Overtreating Medicare patients may cost billions

May 15, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — A new study suggests that in a single year, up to 42 percent of Medicare patients got at least one medical procedure they didn't need — overtreatment that cost as much as $8 billion. more »»

I’m lucky to have had the life I’ve had

May 15, 2014 Not many people in this world are as lucky as I’ve been. When I was in high school, I had an English teacher who told me I was a good writer, so I set out to become a writer myself. more »»

Senior events

May 15, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM:Senior Dining, 12 N, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. more »»

Negaunee Senior Citizens Center honors volunteers

May 8, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Senior Citizens Center honored its volunteers May 1 with a special breakfast at the center. more »»

We all have to live with who we are

May 8, 2014 The other day, I was riding the crosstown bus in New York City. There were about 14 other people on the bus and I didn’t have anything to read so I began looking at them. more »»

'Face of the campaign' mired in health law snag

May 8, 2014 CHICAGO — Celeste Castillo, a Guatemalan immigrant, was invited to a news conference with Illinois Gov. more »»



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