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New food pantry program for seniors – Breaking News, Newspaper …

The Louisiana Community Food Pantry is now offering its patrons who are sixty years of age or older the opportunity to receive more food items every month. The St. Louis Area Foodbank, in partnership with the USDA and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, is offering a box of food which is designed […]

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Summer Travel

By Mira Rowe Newhall Community Contributor   Travel is a magical word. Everyone loves to travel. Young, old, rich, poor, or disabled people. The young can travel on the cheap and can rough it up, while others prefer, or need comfort. My husband and I are in the sunset of our lives. We can only travel […]

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Manatee seniors upset that SHINE’s light may go out

SHINE, a free program that helps seniors make their prescription drug choices during Medicare open enrollment as well as answer questions regarding other Medicare issues, is being threatened with elimination. Last week, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would eliminate federal funding for Florida’s SHINE, which stands for Serving Health Insurance Needs […]

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Hanover Hiring Community Nurse

Hanover — Hanover is advertising a part-time community nurse position in hopes of filling some health care gaps in town, especially among seniors who wish to remain in their homes. “It’s really incumbent upon towns and churches — any really decent-sized community — to appoint someone to oversee and coordinate health care needs,” Joyce Hinsley, […]

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Elizabeth Wettlaufer, Nurse Who Killed 8 Seniors, Found Guilty Of Professional Misconduct

TORONTO — The actions of a nurse who killed vulnerable patients in her care were the “most egregious” Ontario’s nursing regulator has ever seen, the body said Tuesday as it revoked Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s certification and found her guilty of professional misconduct. But the College of Nurses of Ontario defended itself when asked if it could […]

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Internet goes brick-and-mortar with Expedia-based full-service travel agency in Bay Ridge

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New food pantry program for seniors

The Louisiana Community Food Pantry is now offering its patrons who are sixty years of age or older the opportunity to receive more food items every month. The St. Louis Area Foodbank, in partnership with the USDA and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, is offering a box of food which is designed […]

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Tucker County Senior Center News – July 26, 2017

TRAVEL NEWS We are continuing to take collections for the Myrtle Beach trip in September and the Christmas trip to Louisville in November. We still have some spaces available for both trips. If you are interested in either of these trips, please call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423. The next payment is due Thursday, August […]

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Capture all-in-the-family vacations – The Spokesman

Exploring Europe this summer, 72-year-old Penny Moore of Spokane also will pack along three of four grandchildren. A granddaughter, 22, will join two cousins, boys ages 15 and 17, all going with Moore to see London, Paris, Rome and sites. Moore, who travels through Corbin Senior Activity Center’s tours, is looking forward to a gondola […]

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Blind woman told she couldn’t join a travel tour without a companion

A band of newly arrived travelers gathered in a hotel in Cairo for a luncheon to kick off what promised to be a once-in-a-lifetime two-week tour of Egypt. Then someone in charge called out JoAnn Becker’s name. When they got behind closed doors, the man told Becker: “I’m sorry but you have to fly back […]

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Help seniors get to appointments

Rides for Health is a service where volunteer drivers take folks to medically necessary appointments. The passengers don’t need to be elderly although the majority of them are. It was originally started by the Cancer Support Center and is being administered by Aitkin County CARE because they had the staff on hand to answer the […]

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Wichita State basketball coaches evaluate prospects close to home

By Paul SuellentropThe Wichita Eagle BEL AIRE (TNS) — Wichita State’s basketball recruiting summer is all about numbers and miles. The Shockers lose six seniors in 2018. Their needs are many. Coaches are traveling to the top summer tournaments across the country to check out prospects this month. The addition of assistant coach Donnie Jones […]

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A senior moment: Traveling as we age: plan, adapt, enjoy! – Chico Enterprise

This is the first of four columns on senior travel. Do you have the urge to travel? It wouldn’t be surprising. A 2014 study from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies showed that 36 percent of Baby Boomers want to travel when they retire, and on average, they spend about $11,000 yearly for their trips. […]

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Wichita State basketball coaches evaluate prospects close to home

Wichita State’s basketball recruiting summer is all about numbers and miles. The Shockers lose six seniors in 2018. Their needs are many. Coaches are traveling to the top summer tournaments across the country to check out prospects this month. The addition of assistant coach Donnie Jones — former head coach at Central Florida — flavored […]

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Meals on Wheels faces potential federal budget cut

On March 16, President Donald Trump released his 2018 federal budget proposal, which would eliminate the Community Development Block Grant and the Community Services Block Grant. The money from these grants goes toward state social welfare programs, including Meals on Wheels, a program dedicated to providing nutritious meals to the elderly who can neither afford […]

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National parks increase price of senior citizen lifetime pass

<!– –> National parks raising price of… A head’s up to any senior citizen who may be looking to visit our national parks in the future. Senior Lifetime Passes for the National Park Service will be going from $10 to $80 by the end of August. Last year, Congress passed legislation raising the price of […]

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National park passes in high demand among seniors before price … – KABC

There’s a rush by seniors to buy lifetime passes to national parks before the price goes up eight times. Since 1994, anyone 62 years old and older could buy a senior lifetime pass for just $10, but that deal is coming to an end. On Aug. 28, the price is going up to $80. “Just […]

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Where’s all ‘free’ time seniors have earned? – Quad

Many senior citizens have “earned” their free time. They have worked many years at jobs and/or taking care of a family. As retirees they should now be able to fulfill dreams or aspirations. Time to garden, read or write a memoir; learn a new hobby or travel: raise bees or animals; sleep late; sew; fish; […]

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State baseball: Despite turnover Marquette qualifies for second straight year

Buy Photo Peter Ahn is one of just two starters who returned from Marquette’s 2016 state runner-up team.(Photo: Michael Sears / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)Buy Photo Peter Ahn wasn’t in the mood to look ahead. Marquette’s baseball team had just suffered a 2-0 loss to Menomonee Falls in the state championship game last season, and the […]

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Seniors share memories through Creative Aging Writer’s Workshop in Millersville

Jenny Hillh, left, reads the introduction to We Remember during a gathering of the Creative Aging Writer’s Workshop at the Millersville Senior Center. Article source: http://lancasteronline.com/features/together/seniors-share-memories-through-creative-aging-writer-s-workshop-in/article_ce3571fc-6dfa-11e7-873d-9738a5f217d9.html

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Super Senior Connection Reaches 10000 Facebook Likes

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Super Senior Connection is an online community geared toward bringing seniors together who want to live life to the fullest. With over 600 active community users and now 10,000 likes on Facebook, Super Senior Connection is a free and easy way for people to chat with others, expand their […]

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Roadside attractions: 50 things to do when traveling State Road 50

Florida’s highways are rife with roadside attractions dating to pre-Disney days, and State Road 50 has no shortage of destinations worth the drive. The highway stretches 115 miles almost from coast to coast. It is bookended by rocket launches to the east near Kennedy Space Center and mermaids to the west at Weeki Wachee Springs […]

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GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Noodel-Haywood enjoys summer travel

Caption Close Edwardsville junior forward Myriah Noodel-Haywood, right, goes up for a shot over East St. Louis defender Nia Mccaskill in the third quarter of Tuesday’s game in Collinsville. Edwardsville junior forward Myriah Noodel-Haywood, right, goes up for a shot over East St. Louis defender Nia Mccaskill in the third quarter of Tuesday’s game in […]

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National park passes in high demand among seniors before price hike – KABC

There’s a rush by seniors to buy lifetime passes to national parks before the price goes up eight times. Since 1994, anyone 62 years old and older could buy a senior lifetime pass for just $10, but that deal is coming to an end. On Aug. 28, the price is going up to $80. “Just […]

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Seniors grind out win against Wilber

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Institute taps seniors for lifelong learning

“I think it’s a very important point that this is what the university does,” he said. “It provides educational opportunities not just for students who are coming in and paying tuition and stuff like that, but for the entire community. It is part of UNT’s mission.” The Osher Institute offers a range of classes. Patti […]

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Women’s soccer seeks redemption in fall semester – Texas State University

Star File Photo The women’s soccer team starts its 2017 season in August, and it is ready to get back on the field. The Bobcats will start the season Aug. 11 with an exhibition match against UTSA. The team finished ninth in the 2016 Sun Belt Conference. They were one team away from an automatic […]

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National Park Service raising rate for senior lifetime pass to parks

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) The Senior lifetime pass gets anyone over 62 years of age into all of the National Park Service sites for just $10. But soon seniors will start having to fork over $80 for the exact same pass. So far so good along the Blue Ridge parkway for Erin and Don Saba. “Love […]

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Judith Clinco: In-home caregiving offers work opportunity for retirees

Judith Clinco, R.N., B.S.N., founded Catalina In-Home Servies Inc. in 1981. Contact her at judyclinco@gmail.com Article source: http://tucson.com/news/opinion/columnists/guest/judith-clinco-in-home-caregiving-offers-work-opportunity-for-retirees/article_45685c0e-aea3-5c42-bb08-37329695a4e5.html

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Jim Henson’s Most-loved Puppets Are Coming to New York City

Fans of Jim Henson’s work probably know him best as the creator of some of the best-loved puppet characters, including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and Elmo. Other fans might know him as one of the creative minds behind the cult classics “Fraggle Rock” or “Labyrinth,” the latter featuring David Bowie. A new permanent exhibit […]

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Morris tri-sport athletes keep busy in summer

Morris’ Kameron Dransfeldt hauls in a pass during a 7-on-7 game against Joliet West on friday. Dransfeldt will also play basketball and baseball for the Redskins this year. Morris’ Tyler Spiezio drives to the basket in a game against Carterville in the 32nd Annual Morris Shootout. Spiezio is one of the many Morris seniors that […]

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4 Things Retirees Should Know About Buying Travel Insurance

For example, when Sandberg flew to Costa Rica with his family, they arrived on time, but the bag that had everyone’s bathing suits, flip flops and sunscreen didn’t. “It was the bag that, if it was the only one that arrived, we would have been fine,” he recalls. Flights were infrequent so it was going […]

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Warning over ‘stalling’ life expectancy | World First Travel Insurance

Med diet staves off dementia 18 July 2017 People following a so-called Mediterranean diet rich in oily fish, fresh vegetables and nuts have a lower risk of suffering dementia. [more…] Article source: https://www.world-first.co.uk/home/travel-insurance/seniors/warning-over-stalling-life-expectancy$117460.aspx

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Verona-Cedar Grove Times, Seniors, 7/20/17

Senior exercise classes Mondays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Cedar Grove Community Center. July 20, 24, 27 and 31 and Aug. 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24 and 28. $70 per person. Classes instructed by Olimpia’s Fitness Training. W.T.C. Travel Club Everyone over 55 years of age is invited to join […]

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Senior lifetime parks pass to jump from $10 to $80 on Aug. 28

The cost of the America the Beautiful–The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase by $70. COURTESY PHOTO Time is running out on one of the best travel deals around for seniors: On Aug. 28, the cost of a lifetime pass to U.S. national parks for those 62 and older will jump […]

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Liberty students, staff mourn deaths of two seniors in crash

Dean Narciso The Columbus Dispatch @DeanNarciso For the second time in the last eight months, the Olentangy Liberty High School family is in mourning. Two rising seniors at the school died July 17 in a two-vehicle crash on Africa Road near Berkshire Middle School. According to the State Highway Patrol, Gavin D. Schlotterbeck, 17, of […]

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Buy your senior federal recreation passes now and save

KINGMAN – If you are one of the many active seniors 62 years or older who like to travel and visit our many national parks and recreation areas in America, now is the time to purchase your lifetime pass for just $10. On Aug. 28 that same pass increases to $80. The new one is […]

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VNA offering senior medical alert service

Donna Sorge of VNA Private Care displays Philips Lifeline’s GoSafe model.(Photo: Sara Almond)   VERO BEACH — To help seniors age safely in their homes, the VNA of the Treasure Coast has teamed up Philips Lifeline medical alert devices. Philips Lifeline medical alert devices will summon help; allow patients to talk to a Philips Lifeline response associate through […]

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Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia

Black-and-white striped angelfish glide past Mary Spencer as she scuba dives for the first time in her 84 years. Above, the sun glows white at the top of the Thai sea. Below, a school of bright orange fish darts by. “Oh, it’s a beautiful blue ocean,” the Orlando native said. “There goes a diver. He’s […]

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Fisherman’s Wharf hotel plans target millennial tourists

Plans to demolish the former Tower Records building near Fisherman’s Wharf and build a 75-room tourist hotel targeting millennials are slated for review on Thursday at the Planning Commission. Developer J Street Hospitality is seeking to replace the former music store at the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Jones Street with a Moxy Hotel from […]

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Federal parks access for seniors going from $10 to $80

HARLINGEN — One of the most popular senior benefits in the Rio Grande Valley is about to become a lot more expensive. Once they hit age 62, U.S. citizens or permanent residents can purchase a Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass for $10, allowing free entry to wildlife refuges, national parks and more. But due to […]

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Beatrice Seniors sweep triangular

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GIRLS BASKETBALL | Denham Springs’ Maia Robinson embracing leadership role heading into senior season

The summer basketball honors may be becoming a regular thing for Denham Springs’ Maia Robinson, but that doesn’t mean she wasn’t a little stunned when she learned of her latest accolade. Robinson, who will be a senior for Denham Springs for the upcoming season, was selected as a member of the Premier Basketball All-American team while […]

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Federal parks access for seniors going from $10 to $80 | Local News …

HARLINGEN — One of the most popular senior benefits in the Rio Grande Valley is about to become a lot more expensive. Once they hit age 62, U.S. citizens or permanent residents can purchase a Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass for $10, allowing free entry to wildlife refuges, national parks and more. But due to […]

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Cleveland, once called the mistake on the lake, is on the cusp of cool

While in the neighborhood, I recommend checking out the wild metal curves of the Frank Gehry-designed management school building at Case Western Reserve University, and indulging in French cheese and a glass of Bordeaux on the patio of L’Albatros Brasserie, on the school’s campus. Architecture buffs will also want to take a peek at the […]

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Pricey Passes: Federal parks access for seniors going from $10 to $80

HARLINGEN — One of the most popular senior benefits in the Rio Grande Valley is about to become a lot more expensive. Once they hit age 62, U.S. citizens or permanent residents can purchase a Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass for $10, allowing free entry to wildlife refuges, national parks and more. But due to […]

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Correna’s Savvy Seniors: Thoughts of years past

Greetings! Gee, the mail man handed me a handful of birthday cards today, with each one wishing me a happy eightieth birthday! I noticed some were from my family, and I know they know how old I am, but goodness, surely, I’m not eighty-years old! By Correna Wilson Pickens Greetings! Gee, the mail man handed […]

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TRAVEL SOFTBALL NOTEBOOK: Rock Gold-Aspinwall to Nationals

Rock Gold-Aspinwall to Nationals Competing at a high level is nothing new for Rock Gold squads, and Rock Gold-Aspinwall earned a bid to ASA 18U Gold Nationals at a qualifier in Voorhees, New Jersey, earlier this month. The squad will be competing this week in the tournament in Clearwater, Florida. “It’s really exciting because a […]

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Nancy Loeffler agrees that unpacking once is a bonus. On the “If this is Tuesday, this must be Belgium” type of …

This is the first of four columns on senior travel. Do you have the urge to travel? It wouldn’t be surprising. A 2014 study from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies showed that 36 percent of Baby Boomers want to travel when they retire, and on average, they spend about $11,000 yearly for their trips. […]

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Blue Star seniors lean on one another to battle through tough summer

The month of July can be a make-it or break-it time in the life of a AAU basketball player. When it comes to the Blue Star U17 AAU team, coached by Kris Lovette, the 10 girls not only have one another upon which to lean, they have a nice support system to help them get […]

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Senior Nomads travel international neighbourhood, learn valuable lessons

ASTANA – Americans Michael and Debbie Campbell have found the key to a harmonious post-retirement existence. Living a nomadic lifestyle has allowed the couple to travel to more than 200 cities and 67 countries since 2013, including spending the last four months in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Cape Town. Photo credit seniornomads.com […]

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This is the first of four columns on senior travel. Do you have the urge to travel? It wouldn’t be surprising. A 2014 study from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies showed that 36 percent of Baby Boomers want to travel when they retire, and on average, they spend about $11,000 yearly for their trips. […]

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Price of National Parks’ Senior Passes increasing to $80 | The Tribune

If you’re 62 or older and frequent National Parks, make sure to buy your Senior Pass before Aug. 28 — after that, you’ll have to pay $70 more. The National Parks Service is significantly raising rates on Senior Passes — which allow holders lifetime access to 2,000 sites and parks throughout the country — to […]

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No time to delay for $10 senior lifetime pass for national parks

See more of the story The saguaro stood like sentries as far as I could see, pointing their arms in all directions. Dumbstruck by their beauty, I paused long enough to snap multiple photos — click, click, click, click, click — before heading into the visitor center at Saguaro National Park, outside Tucson, Ariz. I […]

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The Buyers: Senior Citizens, Forgotten Consumer | PYMNTS.com

Shaping the future of retail is not a concept that shoots to the top of the list when the industry thinks of senior citizens. When it comes to senior citizens, the retail industry typically has reached out to share discounts, what stocks to buy or alerting them to various scams. SNL did a skit this year that […]

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Seniors take down Crete

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Your weekend: Travel the world and through time

Travel the world and through time this weekend with events with international flair and throwbacks to previous eras. Samba Fogo Take a trip to Brazil without leaving Utah. Samba Fogo will bring the singing, dancing and drums of Brazilian samba to Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, July 17, 6:30 p.m., $12 for adults, $10 […]

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The Buyers: Senior Citizens, The Forgotten Consumer?

Shaping the future of retail is not a concept that shoots to the top of the list when the industry thinks of senior citizens. When it comes to senior citizens, the retail industry typically has reached out to share discounts, what stocks to buy or alerting them to various scams. SNL did a skit this year that […]

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Punchard’s program director retires, heads for the open road – Eagle

ANDOVER — The calendars listing all the to-do dates and times are finally gone, as are the kids. Karen Payne-Taylor, the energetic program director the last 10 years at the Punchard Center, retires on Friday but is already planning her next, Boomer-Venture, the name of one of her most popular programs at the senior center […]

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Heating up: Sky City offers drawings for cash

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. Get out of the heat for a chance at cold cash during Sky City Casino Hotel’s “$3,000 Beat the Heat, Win Cool Cash” drawings on Tuesday, July 18, and July 25 in the bingo room. Bingo players […]

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Winsett: Safety travel tips for seniors

Q. My parents are retired and enjoy travel. Their safety and security is always a concern while they travel. What tips may BBB provide? A. Retirement should be a celebration of the conclusion of a successful career and the raising of a family and afford retirees more time to spend with family and loved ones. […]

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Senior Centers to Remain open

    Despite a $433,650 cut to the Rio Arriba County Seniors Department budget in the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year, there will be minimal changes to the level of service at the County’s nine senior centers.     During budget meetings in May and June, County Manager Tomas Campos and Seniors Program Director Matilda Larranaga said the plan […]

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Hospital abuse of drug discount program leaves seniors in the lurch

To say the American healthcare system is complex is certainly an understatement. When even one healthcare program is not working, it affects us all. Seniors and lawmakers understand the importance of Medicare and work tirelessly to defend it, but we must also work to ensure that waste, fraud, and abuse have no place in the […]

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Tips for traveling with seniors

Getting older doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to favorite outings, if you plan your travel right. Many older adults still love the opportunity to get out and about, even those living in nursing homes. “Life doesn’t stop just because you enter a nursing home,” said Julie Rhodes, administrator at Grace Living Center Edmond. […]

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70-year-old begs for help after grocery deliveries stop: ‘It’s very hard’

RICHMOND, Va. — Shirley Mitchell has lived in Richmond’s Hillside Court public housing complex for 18 years. The 70-year-old, who receives assistance through Senior Connections, is upset that she can no longer receive groceries delivered to her home. The non-profit agency offers home and community-based services for older adults, caregivers and persons with disabilities in […]

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Senior travel options program set

The Orchard Park Senior Center, 70 Linwood Ave., offers many programs for people older than 55 years. Contact the center at 662-6452 to register for programs. The Senior Center director is Debbie Santiago. Weekly events include bridge at 12:30 p.m. Mondays; mind aerobics at 1 p.m. Mondays; bingo at 1 p.m. Tuesdays; popcorn and a […]

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National parks Senior Pass price goes up Aug. 28

There are 22 sites under the control of the National Parks Service in Arizona Weldon B. Johnson/azcentral.com Wochit Article source: http://www.azcentral.com/story/travel/2017/07/12/national-parks-senior-pass-price-hike-aug-28/473606001/

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Spargrove sits atop Seniors’ leaderboard

Buy Photo Rick Whitacre hits from a sand trap on the 17th hole during Tuesday’s action of the Seniors Classic at Zanesville Country Club.(Photo: Brandon Hannahs/Times Recorder)Buy Photo ZANESVILLE – The length of Zanesville Country Club is a challenge to all comers. Add in a damp course with little roll off the tee, and every […]

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Can coffee help you to live longer? | World First Travel Insurance

More new cancer cases than marriages 11 July 2017 More people are diagnosed with cancer than those who are getting married each year, new research suggests. [more…] Article source: https://www.world-first.co.uk/home/travel-insurance/seniors/can-coffee-help-you-to-live-longer$117360.aspx

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Guest Commentary — Beyond the Stacks: Outreach at your local public library – Petoskey News

The following guest commentary was written by Monica Kroondyk, assistant director of the Boyne District Library. The library is located at 201 E. Main St. in Boyne City and can be reached at (231) 582-7861. Your local public library is doing its best to bring core library services out into the community. We know that […]

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Michigan sending three seniors to Big Ten Media Days

The University of Michigan football program will be represented by three senior Wolverines during the 2017 Big Ten Media Days in Chicago. The Big Ten announced on Tuesday that linebacker Mike McCray, offensive lineman Mason Cole and defensive lineman Maurice Hurst will be the Maize and Blue’s representatives for the events set to take place […]

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Commissioners travel to DC, lobby for county – Williamsport Sun

“We’re going in the hopes that we can express some concerns we have in Pennsylvania. If we can’t find a solution there, maybe we can at least plant the seed,” McKernan said. “Hopefully, we can come back with some good news.” McKernan said he would like to discuss infrastructure issues as well as the opioid […]

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Time running out on $10 national park pass for seniors

Seniors have until Aug. 27 to pay $10 for a lifetime pass to enter U.S. national parks. After that date, the price goes up to $80. The price hike was included in the National Park Service Centennial Act, signed into law by Barack Obama in December. In addition to raising the fee for seniors, the […]

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Japan’s rich diversity of services for seniors: 5 things Singapore can learn from its eldercare sector

SINGAPORE – When it comes to improving eldercare services, taking a leaf from Japan’s book is not a new concept to Singapore. Yet with the population of senior citizens in Singapore on the rise – 12.4 per cent of the population is over 65 years old, as of 2016 – Japan’s innovative ways to provide for […]

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Adopting a dog or cat later in life

Companion animals bring great joy to their owners. The unconditional love cats and dogs provide appeals to people of all ages. While many people associate pets with kids who cant wait to welcome the first cat or dog into their homes, pets can benefit aging men and women as well. Its not uncommon for seniors […]

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Allen Among Nation’s Best Players

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How this Triangle senior basketball team won a national title

Steve Duty knows the day will come when he can’t play basketball. His knees or his ankles, maybe a shoulder, will be injured or perhaps his health will deteriorate. Maybe there will come a day when he just doesn’t like basketball anymore. Duty, 62, doesn’t see that day happening any time soon. He admits that […]

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Competitions a pastime for Manitou Beach octogenarian

Dmitriy Shapiro Daily Telegram Staff Writer @lenaweeshapiro MANITOU BEACH — For 80-year-old, longtime Manitou Beach resident Jerry Underfer, staying active and participating in statewide and national athletic competitions is just a way to pass the time. A retired University of Toledo professor, Underfer has taken part in numerous state athletic competitions for seniors in both […]

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Western Carolina Volleyball Releases 2017 Slate

July 10, 2017 CULLOWHEE, N.C. – The Western Carolina volleyball program will once again host 12 home matches in 2017 while hitting the road for 17 announced head coach Karen Glover. The Catamounts open the season for the third-straight year hosting the Catamount Volleyball Classic with Charleston Southern, Jacksonville State and Towson coming to town. […]

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Lance, David City shutout York

Newsroom Classifieds (402) 367-3054 Article source: http://columbustelegram.com/banner-press/sports/lance-david-city-shutout-york/article_bf7f89c3-5fc4-5342-8354-038be3083e49.html

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This professor knows how seniors like to travel

Kathy Black, a University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee gerontology professor and the director of Age-Friendly Sarasota, recently returned from the Institut Paul Bocuse, where she joined tourism experts and delivered a lecture to hospitality students on aging and tourism. Black has visited the college in Lyon, France, every year since the school first contacted her […]

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WWU helps grads tread life’s ‘grand highways’ – Walla Walla Union

‘+ ‘ ‘+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.title,85,’…’)+’ ‘+ ‘ ‘+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.summary,iTextTrun,’…’)+’ ‘+ ‘ Article source: http://www.union-bulletin.com/local_columnists/wwu-helps-grads-tread-life-s-grand-highways/article_6ed64b50-6427-11e7-85ba-fb32d99c5ae5.html

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Summer Athletes Series: Volleyball rarely stops for Jackson’s Benson

Andy Harris The Suburbanite.com assistant editor JACKSON TWP.  Varsity volleyball takes a break, but volleyball itself rarely does for Sarah Benson. The Jackson senior doesn’t practice or play with her high school teammates year round, but she’s on the volleyball court consistently no matter the time of year and a recent trip to Minnesota with […]

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Art of Aging conference Aug. 26 at Blue Chip Casino

Article source: http://www.nwitimes.com/lifestyles/seniors/art-of-aging-conference-aug-at-blue-chip-casino/article_b9aa72ec-763d-58d7-ac4c-978ba1aa7072.html

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Those bad LA drivers? That’s not a surprise

I’m not surprised by Chris Erskine’s article that says L.A. drivers are among the worst [“It’s Official: L.A. Has Some of the Worst Drivers in the Country,” June 28]. I’m a professional driver, testing prototype vehicles for various manufacturers, and I’m out there every day, cameras, data acquisition electronics, computers and all. I’m also a […]

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Review: 1872 traveling can be fun(ny)

From left, Stephanie LaVardera, Nick Wheeler, Courtney Wood, Doran Hamm and Lara Foy in Lost Nation Theater’s “Around the World in 80 Days.” Jim Lowe / Staff photo Review: 1872 traveling can be fun(ny) By Jim Lowe Staff Writer MONTPELIER – In Jules Verne’s classic “Around the World in 80 Days,” Phileas Fogg traverses the world, […]

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Going Places with Senior Services for South Sound Travel Program

Do you have travel on your mind? Are you looking for a modest trip? Or maybe you’re dreaming of an expansive travel adventure. Perhaps you see yourself tasting wines at Lake Chelan or exploring the Pacific Science Center. Whatever your tastes, the travel services at Senior Services for South Sound are filling the calendar with […]

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La. Travels: Enter photo and video contests, go batty in Madisonville

The Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to get in on your summer fun. So it has created the “Summer Daze” social media photo and video contest. “In Louisiana, summer isn’t just a season, it’s a way of life. Memories are made on and off the water and we want you to capture those […]

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TRAVEL SOFTBALL NOTEBOOK: Newtown Rock Elite qualifies for gold nationals

The Newtown Rock 18U Elite softball team punched its ticket to USA/ASA 18U Class A Nationals in Salem, Oregon, by rolling through a national qualifier in early June, but the team opted to not make the cross-country trip. “Financially, it’s just a challenge to go to Oregon, and I think there are only 16 teams […]

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Special July Events at the Senior Center

There are a few Special Events at the Senior Center in July in addition to our regular monthly events. 1) I Finally found a Magician for the Senior Prom, “Through The Looking Glass”, on Saturday, July 22nd. Terry Cunningham with Have Fun-Will Travel will be performing. I still have a few tickets left if you want […]

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Seniors need a meeting place

<!––> Make text smaller Make text larger Photos PHOTO BY ANN GENADER The Upper Greenwood Lake Golden Jet Set has been creating good times for seniors for dozens of years. Those at a 2013 meeting are seen in this photo. <!– 1 of 1 –> BY ANN GENADER WEST MILFORD — A recent proclamation by […]

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Guest Column: Spock’s advice for Congress

Sue Roy is the legislative director for Ohio Grange(Photo: Submitted) Live long and prosper! Buckeyes are taking Spock’s famous advice to heart. Over the past three decades, Ohioans’ life expectancy have increased in every county. They can thank healthcare programs like Medicare Part B for these increases in longevity. Part B helps seniors pay for […]

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Oldest seniors refuse to accept the stereotype of growing feeble

Wilhelmina Delco learned to swim at 80. Harold Berman is in his 67th year practicing law. Mildred Walston spent 76 years on the job at a candy company. And brothers Joe and Warren Barger are finding new spots in their homes for the gold medals they’ve just earned in track-and-field events at the National Senior […]

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A ‘fresh, contemporary’ refurb for Kauai Shores

Just in time for guests to enjoy the last couple months of summer, the Kauai Shores Hotel wrapped up two years of renovations at the end of June with the finishing touches on the pool and Jacuzzi. The $10 million project touched on the rooms, lobby and amenities at the property on Kauai’s eastern shore […]

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Kannapolis Post 115 Seniors rallied for strong 2017 finish

Matt Baucom, an A.L. Brown graduate, was part of a pitching staff that helped the Kannapolis Post 115 baseball team reach the playoffs this year. Article source: http://www.independenttribune.com/sports/kannapolis-post-seniors-rallied-for-strong-finish/article_c281ccf8-6336-11e7-a6f5-dbf68390aa22.html

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Youth basebal/softball notes: North Hawaii brings back Senior League

Kean Wong, Kodi Medeiros and Quintin Torres-Costa hadn’t led Waiakea to a HHSAA championship yet, let alone heard their names called during the Major League Baseball draft. But those three, along with a host of other high schoolers, were the talk of the town six years ago when they powered Hilo, coached by Kaha Wong, […]

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1.2 million will have dementia by 2040 | World First Travel Insurance

Spain is top of the ‘props’ 06 July 2017 When it comes to embarking on a new life or buying a holiday home in the sun, Spain is king among Brits. [more…] Article source: https://www.world-first.co.uk/home/travel-insurance/seniors/12-million-will-have-dementia-by-2040$117300.aspx

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National Park Service offers a senior pass: $10 for a lifetime of fun

You’re older now, maybe with more time to travel but not necessarily more cash to do it with. Related Coverage Retirees head to Latin America, where middle-class money can buy upper-class lifestyle Ex-Naval Surface Warfare Center chief engineer designs a new career: Drawing women into STEM Philly seniors, teens farm together in urban Fishtown For […]

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Weary of stagnant ACT scores, Tennessee is giving all its seniors a second chance to test

For more than two decades, Colorado public school students have taken annual tests to measure how well they’ve mastered the state’s English and math learning standards. The spring tests have evolved since 1997, when they were first given to fourth graders. These days, they’re measuring whether students met updated standards that emphasize critical thinking and […]

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Digging the gig life: Seniors find purpose in the sharing economy …

The right fit  For those seniors who already have savings, a pension or other income that covers basic needs, the on-demand economy can be a boon. Dog sitter Cook, who’s retired from the military, meets her living expenses with her government pension.  The on-again, off-again aspect of dog sitting suits her. “I like to be […]

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