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Senior events

October 9, 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 »»

A toast

October 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — Bill Bowers of Marquette celebrated his 99th birthday last Wednesday, but he’s not showing any signs of slowing down. “I can’t wait to be 100,” he said. Why? “It’s a goa. more »»

Pay homage to humble mailbox

October 2, 2014 Have you ever noticed mailboxes as you travel down a country road? Simple things like that intrigue me because mailboxes say a lot about people. more »»

Senior events

October 2, 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 »»

A quiet resolve

September 25, 2014 MARQUETTE — Tyler Leightner’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease two years ago at the age of 43 — and, already, has progressed into its severe late stages. more »»

Senior events

September 25, 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 »»

Summer chores and melting paraffin wax

September 25, 2014 Here it is late September and I’m looking at all my unfinished summer chores. I had great plans to get this place in tip-top shape. more »»

Road trip!

September 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Chocolay Senior Drop-in Center recently took to the road, enjoying a picnic at the boardwalk in Marquette, located next to the ore dock and Hampton Inn. more »»

Senior events

September 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 »»

A shopping challenge in every aisle

September 18, 2014 Sneezing is almost a daily occurrence for me because I’m allergic to cats and dust, both of which inhabit my living quarters. more »»

Virtual Dementia Tours:

September 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — Imagine stumbling into an unfamiliar room to accomplish a list of five simple tasks, but there’s a twist: you’re wearing glasses that obscure your vision, gloves that compromise your... more »»

Senior events

September 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 »»

9/11 was one man’s journey to victory

September 11, 2014 When most of us hear the date 9/11, our mind takes us back to Sept. 11, 2001. As with any major catastrophe, it’s easy to recall where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news. more »»

Staying engaged

September 4, 2014 MARQUETTE — Veterans at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette are getting their hands dirty, creating ceramic art and painting in a program started by Medical Director Larry Skendzel with hel... more »»

Old cowbell rings in many memories

September 4, 2014 The other day I was rummaging in the wellhouse and came across an old cowbell hanging on a rusty nail. The bell was in good shape as if Dad had just taken it off the lead cow. more »»

Senior events

September 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 »»

In-home care

August 28, 2014 MARQUETTE — When Marquette resident Maxine Hill, 91, had to give up her car five years ago, “that’s when things started to go downhill,” she said. more »»

Senior events

August 28, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: No Senior Dining GWINN: Senior Center closed ISHPEMING: Senior Center closed LOST CREEK: No Senior Dining MARQUETTE: No Senior Dining NEGAUNEE: Senior Center closed SKANDIA: No... more »»

What does it take to make a house a home?

August 28, 2014 Sometimes when I don’t feel like doing anything, I relax on my favorite leather chair and turn to Netflix. Netflix is inexpensive, reliable, informative and entertainin. more »»

T-minus 2 weeks

August 21, 2014 MARQUETTE — Two weeks from today, Upper Peninsula Honor Flight will be flying its seventh mission. In its first six missions, U.P. more »»

 
 
 

 

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