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McCain, Sanders push for VA health care deal

June 5, 2014 By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA... more »»

Senior events

June 5, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. more »»

More stress caring for spouse than mom

May 29, 2014 WASHINGTON — You promise “in sickness and in health,” but a new poll shows becoming a caregiver to a frail spouse causes more stress than having to care for mom, dad or even the in-laws. more »»

‘Climb the mountain’ enthusiasm

May 29, 2014 Climb the mountain,” the hiking instructor yelled, and I thought to myself, “it’s only a steep hill, but I kept quie. more »»

Senior events

May 29, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN:Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Good samaritan

May 22, 2014 ISHPEMING — There are, perhaps, a great many seniors today who feel as though the younger generations have lost sight of certain values; they lack compassion, and aren’t willing to extend a helping... more »»

Hair affair: To dye or not to dye

May 22, 2014 My first silver hair appeared when I was 29. At that time, I lived in Dearborn and worked at the City-County Building in downtown Detroit. more »»

Senior events

May 22, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: No Senior Dining GWINN: Senior Center closed ISHPEMING: Senior Center closed LOST CREEK: No Senior Dining MARQUETTE: Senior Center closed NEGAUNEE: Senior Center closed SKANDIA: No... more »»

The doctor will see you now ... via webcam, smartphone

May 15, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Matulaitis holds out his arms so the Parkinson’s specialist can check his tremor. more »»

Overtreating Medicare patients may cost billions

May 15, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — A new study suggests that in a single year, up to 42 percent of Medicare patients got at least one medical procedure they didn't need — overtreatment that cost as much as $8 billion. more »»

I’m lucky to have had the life I’ve had

May 15, 2014 Not many people in this world are as lucky as I’ve been. When I was in high school, I had an English teacher who told me I was a good writer, so I set out to become a writer myself. more »»

Senior events

May 15, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM:Senior Dining, 12 N, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. more »»

Negaunee Senior Citizens Center honors volunteers

May 8, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Senior Citizens Center honored its volunteers May 1 with a special breakfast at the center. more »»

We all have to live with who we are

May 8, 2014 The other day, I was riding the crosstown bus in New York City. There were about 14 other people on the bus and I didn’t have anything to read so I began looking at them. more »»

'Face of the campaign' mired in health law snag

May 8, 2014 CHICAGO — Celeste Castillo, a Guatemalan immigrant, was invited to a news conference with Illinois Gov. more »»

Senior events

May 8, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Supporting grandparents

May 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — With the help of a Great Parents/Great Start grant Marquette Alger Regional Educational Service Agency is offering monthly events geared toward grandparents. more »»

Good ideas are hard to find today

May 1, 2014 Ideas have a better reputation than they deserve. For one thing, there are a lot of bad ideas and, for another, it’s even difficult to say what an idea is. more »»

Senior events

May 1, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse. Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse. Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Volunteers recognized

April 24, 2014 MARQUETTE — The D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans had its 32nd annual Volunteer Banquet April 17 at the National Guard Armory in Marquett. more »»

 
 
 

 

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