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A TIME TO TALK

December 31, 2015 MARQUETTE — Imagine having to make a medical decision regarding a loved one when an emergency arises. That’s not exactly the optimum time to make such a decision when emotions are running high. more »»

Senior events

December 31, 2015 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 Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

100

December 24, 2015 Charles Downs, a resident of the Marquette County Medical Care Facility, celebrates his 100th birthday. Downs was born in Marquette but worked for the Ford Motor Co. in Detroit. more »»

Gatekeepers a tether for seniors in need

December 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Letters piling up in a mailbox, garbage not being thrown away properly and a person appearing confused are clues for which the Gatekeepers are trained to notic. more »»

Senior events

December 24, 2015 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 Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

Learning art basics

December 17, 2015 ISHPEMING — Studio 320 is an art class offered at the Ishpeming Multi-Purpose Senior Center. The instructor, Kathrine Savu, provides an informal setting for the seniors to explore their creative side. more »»

Benefit breakfast set in Rock

December 17, 2015 ROCK — The Rock Lions monthly Third Sunday, all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Rock Lions Club along M-35, in Roc. more »»

Senior events

December 17, 2015 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 Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

Changes in diet, changes in life span

December 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — As far as living to a ripe old age goes, it might have been better to live in Victorian England than modern-day society. Dr. more »»

Senior events

December 10, 2015 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 Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

Block party

December 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — Take a few wood blocks, colorful paper, scissors and a ruler, and you can get a one-of-a-kind holiday decoratio. more »»

Senior events

December 3, 2015 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 Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

Teal Lake Senior Living Community open

November 19, 2015 NEGAUNEE — Imagine having the opportunity to eat an ice cream sundae for dessert while looking over Teal Lake. Residents at the newly opened Teal Lake Senior Living Community, located at 290 . more »»

Senior events

November 19, 2015 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 Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

Creating Confident Caregivers

November 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — Taking care of a relative with Alzheimer’s Disease is not the same as giving that person two aspirin and sending them to bed. more »»

Senior events

November 12, 2015 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 Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

Virtual memories

November 5, 2015 MARQUETTE — Being a prisoner of war can leave many a bad memory. However, for the late Vernon Gottleib, World War II brought out a great sense of empathy for places obliterated during the battles. more »»

Senior events

November 5, 2015 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 Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

More than half of health law’s co-ops are closing

November 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of the health care law’s nonprofit insurance co-ops are closing, the Obama administration said this week even as it defended the troubled alternative to mega-insurers. more »»

Community for a Lifetime

October 29, 2015 MARQUETTE — Jerry Irby of Marquette is impressed with what the city of Escanaba has done — and is doing — for its aging population. more »»

 
 
 

 

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