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More than half of health law’s co-ops are closing

November 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of the health care law’s nonprofit insurance co-ops are closing, the Obama administration said this week even as it defended the troubled alternative to mega-insurers. more »»

Community for a Lifetime

October 29, 2015 MARQUETTE — Jerry Irby of Marquette is impressed with what the city of Escanaba has done — and is doing — for its aging population. more »»

Senior events

October 29, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

MSU’s first black president talks legacy

October 29, 2015 EAST LANSING (AP) — Clifton Wharton Jr.’s career reads as a succession of pioneering achievements. more »»

Going green in Gwinn

October 22, 2015 GWINN — How can polycarbonate panels helps senior citizens in Forsyth Township connect with Gwinn schookids? Easy. more »»

Marijuana use in US adults doubles in decade

October 22, 2015 CHICAGO — Marijuana use among U.S. adults doubled over a decade, rising to almost 10 percent or more than 22 million mostly recreational users, government surveys show. more »»

Senior events

October 22, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.. more »»

Cabin boy recalls Huron Mountain Club

October 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — The wilderness of the Huron Mountain Club is in a part of the Upper Peninsula few people have or will ever see. Bill Ryan, however, is one of those privileged folk. more »»

Employers offer cash to push shopping around for health care

October 15, 2015 Paula Bennett pockets about $3,000 a year from her employer mainly for driving around 80 miles roundtrip for a deal on doses of her Crohn’s disease treatment Remicade. more »»

Understanding needed for dementia patients

October 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — As a caregiver or a family member of someone with dementia, it can be frustrating to deal with a person suffering from that condition. more »»

Customer-friendly upgrades for gov't health insurance site

October 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — The government's health insurance website is getting long-awaited upgrades that should help consumers find out whether their doctors and medications are covered, and get a better... more »»

Senior events

October 8, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM:Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Senior Citizen Expo 2015 had something for everyone

October 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — There’s a lot to think about if you’re a senior citizen. more »»

Film to mark French Canadian Heritage Days

October 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — CineArts Films at Peter White Public Library, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, in conjunction with Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. more »»

Senior events

October 1, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Norlite Nursing Center holds annual art exhibit

September 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Residents of Norlite Nursing Center had the opportunity to be art jurists during the recent sixth annual art exhibit held at the Marquette facility. more »»

‘Cat band alum takes bow at Homecoming game

September 24, 2015 John DeVoe, 94, left, of Marquette’s Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care, is recognized at Saturday’s Northern Michigan University-Hillsdale College football game at the Superior Dome... more »»

Senior events

September 24, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM:Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

National Assisted Living Week celebrated at Brookridge Heights

September 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — The rooms of some Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care residents are a little brighter this week, thanks to their ability to grasp the basics of floral design. more »»

Senior events

September 17, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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