Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 2:30 p.m. Archery -Gym 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING noon CAAM ...

Enlisting our elders

MARQUETTE — The Retired Senior Volunteer Program held an open house event Feb. 20 to allow current and prospective volunteers to meet the program’s new director, Mary Harris. Attendees of the open house got a chance to chat with Harris and others involved with the program while ...

Research: Depression may speed brain aging

WASHINGTON —î Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that declineî and finding some worrisome clues. Depression has long been linked to certain cognitive problems, and depression late in ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 2:30 p.m. Archery -Gym 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING 9 a.m. ...

Ready to retire?

MARQUETTE — Encore Financial Marquette is hosting a series of workshops called Preparing for Retirement Transition every Thursdays, with the exception of today, Valentine’s Day, til April 4 at the Thrive Community Center in Chippewa Square in Marquette. “This workshop is open to all ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 2:30 p.m. Archery -Gym 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING 9 a.m. GICOA ...

Companies are also flunking retirement planning

Plenty has been written about American workers’ failure to plan adequately for retirement. Their employers seem to be doing an even worse job. Only 1 in 10 large employers offers a formal phased-retirement program that lets workers cut back their hours or responsibilities before they ...

Incredible Stories

MARQUETTE — Many people of note have lived and worked in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula — and over 40 of these individuals are discussed in local author Sonny Longtine’s book “U.P. People: Incredible Stories about Incredible People.” Attendees of a Northern Center for Lifelong ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 2:30 p.m. Archery -Gym 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Legal ...

Ask the doctor

MARQUETTE — Most people probably have a number of questions they’d like to ask a doctor. To address this, Brookridge Heights Assisted Living in Marquette held the year’s first Ask the Doctor presentation at the facility, as U.P. Home Health & Hospice has collaborated with ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 2:30 p.m. Archery -Gym 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING noon CAAM ...

Crafting Culture

MARQUETTE — Residents of Marquette’s Mill Creek Assisted Living Community had an opportunity to celebrate their ancestral history while learning about the many cultural backgrounds represented at Mill Creek during the community’s Heritage Week, which took place the week of Jan. ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING noon CAAM Congregate Meals-485-5527 for ...

For future generations

MARQUETTE — The Forsyth Township Clubhouse — an early 20th-century building in along Maple Street in Gwinn that houses the Forsyth Township Senior Center amongst other services — has seen some major changes over the past several years. Renovations to the kitchen, meeting spaces, the ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING 9 a.m. GICOA Meeting noon CAAM ...

Dayton O. ‘Hawk’ Hyde

Editor’s note: This story is reprinted with permission of the Klamath Falls Herald and News By LEE JUILLERAT For the Klamath Falls Herald and News CHILOQUIN, Ore. — Dayton O. “Hawk” Hyde hadn’t lived in the Klamath Basin for more than 30 years, but he returned to his ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Legal Clinic noon CAAM ...

Senior Events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Yoga Chair 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Teen Room Open ISHPEMING noon CAAM Congregate Meals-485-5527 for ...

‘Matter of Balance’

MARQUETTE — For those who are looking to improve their balance in the new year, the Negaunee Senior Center will be offering a class starting Jan. 14 that aims to help older adults gain the tools, strength, and confidence to do so safely, organizers said. “The ‘Matter of Balance’ ...

Bulletin Board

Legion in Little Lake fish fry set LITTLE LAKE — American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will have a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Friday. The choices on the menu are all kinds of fish or chicken and fries as a substitute. Everyone is welcome. Call 346-6000 for more information. Marquette lion ...