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Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

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 3:30 p.m. Youth Room ...

New staff in town

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior Center is welcoming new faces this spring. The senior center director position held by Jane Palmer until her retirement was recently restructured into two positions, with Maureen Sullivan named as the senior services manager and Tristan Luoma hired to be ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: NOON-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 am GWINN: 7:30 A.M. Morning Aerobics 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 ...

Seeing the sights

MARQUETTE — For those who are looking for a group getaway in the coming year, the Negaunee Senior Center is hosting informational sessions Wednesday about upcoming travel opportunities through the center. Attendees of Wednesday’s interest sessions will have a chance to learn firsthand ...

Preventative care

MARQUETTE — Foot care is an important part of regular health and hygiene routines. But as people age, it can become more difficult to take care of their feet due to more limited flexibility or mobility. When a person can’t regularly take care of their feet, ingrown toenails, dry skin, ...

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 ...

New faces

By CECILIA BROWN Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — At Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marquette, new faces have joined familiar ones to serve the facility’s families and residents, as well as the surrounding community. Jennifer Huetter, who was Brookridge’s ...

Staying at home longer

MARQUETTE — Home health care services can help many people stay in their homes longer. However, many people may not realize they qualify for the services or fully understand the scope and purpose of home health care. To address this, UP Health System Home Care and Hospice is spreading ...

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 ...

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 ...