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Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

Retirees are drawn to a college town in South Carolina

By MOLLIE R. SIMON The Greenville News AP Member Exchange CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Shari Jung spent nearly five decades living in Dallas before moving to Clemson 2 1/2 years ago. “I decided to come to Clemson for the love of my life,” said Jung, whose husband, Mac Wood, is a Clemson ...

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 3 p.m. GSPAT Mgt 1 p.m. Bridge Club ISHPEMING 9 a.m. GICOA Mtg ...

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 Trip ...

Top model

MARQUETTE — While around four million Model A Fords were produced from 1928 to 1931, only 240,000 remain today. With just a fraction of the classic cars remaining around 90 years after their production, clubs across the nation have dedicated themselves to preserving the Model A and helping ...

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 ...

Food and fun

MARQUETTE — Congregate meals have officially arrived at the Marquette Senior Center, which held its first meal held June 4. The second congregate meal offered by the senior center was held on Tuesday, which drew the most attendees yet and gave them a chance to socialize while enjoying ...

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 10-3 AARP Drive Class noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Youth Room ...

Compassionate care

MARQUETTE — What can medicine do for those who have a life-limiting diagnosis? What should medical care do if it can’t save a person’s life? This topic was discussed during an Ask the Doctor presentation on hospice by Dr. Michael Grossman, a family practitioner at UP Health System-Bell ...

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 10 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Youth Room Open ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Legal ...

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 10 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Youth Room Open ISHPEMING noon CAAM ...

DNA test uncovers D-Day love story 75 years later

LUDRES, France — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he’d likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to identify the U.S. serviceman who had fought his way across France after the D-Day landings, ...

Serving Veterans

MARQUETTE — There are nearly 30,000 veterans in the Upper Peninsula, comprising roughly 10% of the area’s population. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Marquette County Senior Provider Network, attendees had a chance to learn about resources available for veterans in the area, as well as a ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM Closed Memorial Day GWINN Closed Memorial Day ISHPEMING Closed Memorial Day LOST CREEK Closed Memorial Day MARQUETTE Closed Memorial Day MUNISING Closed Memorial Day NEGAUNEE Closed Memorial Day SKANDIA Closed Memorial Day TUESDAY GWINN 7:30 a.m. ...

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 10 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Youth Room Open 7 p.m. Lions ...

Improving memory

MARQUETTE — Can memory and recall be improved in those who are aging? Researchers from Northern Michigan University’s Behavior Education Assessment and Research Center, or BEAR Center, have been working to find the answers. For the past several months Ashley Shayter, a board-certified ...

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 10 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Youth Room Open ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Legal ...

Food feedback

MARQUETTE — Congregate meals could potentially be coming to the Marquette Senior Center this summer. Local seniors had a chance to visit the Marquette Senior Center Tuesday to enjoy a congregate meal and provide feedback about the possibility of the center becoming a site for congregate ...

The gift of time

MARQUETTE — Local volunteers age 55 and older donate thousands of hours to their communities each year through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, giving the gift of their time to agencies and individuals across Marquette County. Because of all the work RSVP volunteers do in the ...

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 10 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Youth Room Open ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Caregiver ...

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 10 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 2:30 p.m. Archery-Gym ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Caregiver ...