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Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8 a.m. Morning Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30-9 Kids ISHPEMING noon Meal 1:30 p.m. Tai ...

SENIOR PROM

MARQUETTE — Senior proms aren’t just for high school seniors. And attendees of Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Support’s special senior prom happy hour event had a chance to experience that firsthand earlier this month. The prom, held Sept. 13, was complete with live ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: NOON-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 A.M. GWINN: 8 A.M. Morning Exercise 8:30 A.M. Aerobics 9:30 A.M. Yoga 10 A.M. Aerobics/chair NOON Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 P.M. Bridge Club 3:30-9 Kids ISHPEMING: NOON Meal 1:30 P.M. Tai Chi LOST ...

Playing a part in history

MARQUETTE — Imagine this scenario: a large-scale feature film production comes to the Upper Peninsula and you’re selected as an extra, giving you the opportunity to rub elbows with famous actors, see behind-the-scenes action, and collect stories to tell for decades to come. For area ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8 a.m. Morning Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 2 p.m. Class in Big Rm 3:30-9 Kids ISHPEMING: 9 ...

Caring for caregivers

MARQUETTE —A little respite can make a big difference for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease, as over 16 million family members and friends provided 18.5 billion hours of care to loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in 2018, according to the ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM Labor Day Holiday: CLOSED GWINN Labor Day Holiday: CLOSED ISHPEMING Labor Day Holiday: CLOSED LOST CREEK Labor Day Holiday: CLOSED MARQUETTE Labor Day Holiday: CLOSED MUNISING Labor Day Holiday: CLOSED NEGAUNEE Labor Day Holiday: CLOSED SKANDIA Labor ...

On the horizon

ISHPEMING — Understanding the mind-body connection is crucial toward reducing stress and becoming a healthier person overall. That was one of the messages stressed, if you want to call it that, during a Friday session of the Horizon Project at the Ishpeming Senior Center. The Horizon ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 6 a.m. Mackinac Island Bus Trip 7:30 a.m. Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST ...

Development targets independent seniors

MARQUETTE — New and exciting things are happening near the Harlow Farms Conservation Community in Marquette. The developers of a new independent senior living housing development expect the units included in the first phase of construction to be open for occupancy in June of 2020. ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 7 p.m. Lion’s ISHPEMING 9 a.m. GICOA MTG ...

Giving credit

MARQUETTE — For many seniors, a tax refund can make a big difference. Due to this, local leaders gathered together Aug. 8 at the Marquette Senior Center to discuss Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed increase of the Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit from 6% to 12% and urge lawmakers to show ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Legal Clinic 10 a.m. Day ...

Something for everyone

MARQUETTE — Friendship. Art and theater. Recreation and exercise opportunities. Health and educational programming. Meals in a sociable setting. Information and resources. All of this and much more can be found at the Marquette Senior Center, which is nestled in the lower level of Marquette ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST CREEK noon-Senior ...

Serving those who served

MARQUETTE — “It’s just helping people and doing the best you can.” These words by Grace LaValley, who has been honored with the Senior Volunteer of the Year Governor’s Service Award by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission, perhaps epitomize ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 1 p.m. Bridge Club noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST CREEK noon-Senior ...

Planning ahead

MARQUETTE — A little planning ahead can make a big difference in a crisis situation. For this reason, the importance of medical advance directives was discussed at the Transitions of Care Marquette County meeting held Tuesday afternoon at UP Health System-Bell. The group, which includes ...

Beating the Heat

MARQUETTE — After a cool spring, a wave of hot temperatures is hitting the Upper Peninsula, with high temperatures in the Marquette area expected to reach the mid-80s today, with a potential for temperatures to reach low 90s Friday. Beyond high temperatures alone, the humidity is expected to ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN Charter to Toonerville Trolley/Tah Falls 7:30 a.m. Morning Aerobics 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal ISHPEMING noon Meal LOST ...