Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

California counterculture

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — They were two small-town Kentucky boys who went to study literature at Stanford University. They ended up at ground zero of California’s emerging counterculture with beatniks, hippies, rock ‘n’ roll and psychedelic drugs. Read “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM Closed New Year holiday GWINN Closed New Year holiday ISHPEMING Closed New Year holiday LOST CREEK Closed New Year holiday MARQUETTE Closed New Year holiday MUNISING Closed New Year holiday NEGAUNEE Closed New Year holiday SKANDIA Closed ...

Crafting for a cause

MARQUETTE— Mill Creek Senior Living Community staff and residents are fighting Alzheimer’s disease through various fundraising efforts. Recently residents created snowmen from donated wine bottles, that are available for purchase as gifts for $10 each while supplies last. “Every ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM Closed for Christmas GWINN Closed for Christmas ISHPEMING Closed for Christmas LOST CREEK Closed for Christmas MARQUETTE Closed for Christmas MUNISING Closed for Christmas NEGAUNEE Closed for Christmas SKANDIA Closed for ...

Acting troupe gives Christmas performance

MARQUETTE — After weeks of preparation, the Great Pretenders acting troupe of the Negaunee Senior Center displayed their talents while spreading holiday cheer during their annual Christmas performance Wednesday afternoon at the senior center. The group, which began in 2016, performs a ...

Senior events 12/13/18

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

A Night of Christmas Lights

MARQUETTE — For seniors who wish to explore their towns and communities while viewing the light displays of their neighbors during the holiday season, the Ishpeming Senior Center is holding its annual Christmas light color tour on Monday evening. The tour will give area seniors a chance to ...

Senior events 12/6/18

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

Connecting with Resources

MARQUETTE — A new resource is available for those who are looking to learn more about programs available for older adults in Michigan, as “A Guide to Services for Older Adults” was released earlier this month by the Aging & Adult Services Agency under the Michigan Department of ...

Senior events 11/29/18

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

WWII vet honored

ISHPEMING — John Snyder, a 98-year-old veteran of World War II, was honored for his service in a ceremony Sunday at the American Legion Post 114 in Greenwood Location. While Snyder thought he was headed to the post to participate in its Veterans Day celebration, he was surprised to be ...

Senior events 11/15/18

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m.-Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, CAAM 1 p.m. Bridge Club 6:30 p.m. Game Night 7 p.m. Gwinn Lions ISHPEMING noon CAAM Congregate Meals-485-5527 ...

Decades of design

MARQUETTE — If you’ve lived in or around the Marquette area at some point within the last several decades, it’s likely that you’ve seen a sign hand-painted by Carl Mayer, 85, of Marquette, as his work has graced many past and present Marquette-area businesses such as Thill’s Fish ...

Senior events 11/8/18

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN Clubhouse Closed for Veterans Day noon CAAM Meal ISHPEMING 9 a.m. GICOA Meeting 9 a.m. Legal clinic noon CAAM Congregate Meals-485-5527 for reservation 1:30 p.m. Tai Chi LOST ...

Reflecting on years of service to seniors

MARQUETTE — A longtime Marquette city employee and facet of the community will be retiring this month — Jane Palmer, who has been the Marquette Senior Center Coordinator since 2006, will retire Nov. 21 after 34 years of service to the city of Marquette. Palmer began her career in the ...

Senior events 11/01/18

MONDAY CHATHAM noon- Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m.-Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, CAAM 1 p.m. Bridge Club 6:30 p.m. Game Night ISHPEMING noon CAAM Congregate Meals-485-5527 for reservation 1:30 p.m. Tai ...

Caring conference

MARQUETTE — Physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and caregivers came together for the 2018 Upper Great Lakes Palliative Care & Hospice Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, which gave the diverse group of attendees a chance to learn about a wide variety of topics related to ...

Senior events 10/25/18

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m.-Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, CAAM 1 p.m. Bridge Club 6:30 p.m. Game Night ISHPEMING noon CAAM Congregate Meals-485-5527 for ...

‘Green’ burial

MARQUETTE — Ecologically-minded individuals and conservationists. Romanticists. Traditionalists. Economizers. Those interested in “do-it-yourself” culture. Hunters, fishers and those who love the outdoors. These groups may not seem to have much in common on the surface. However, all ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m.-Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, CAAM 1 p.m. Bridge Club 6:30 p.m. Game Night ISHPEMING noon CAAM Congregate Meals-485-5527 for ...