BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA SilverSneakers improves physical and mental health
LoAnn Dybing, Arlyce Widmer and Ethel Wischer may not have known each other if not for their desire to stay strong. The women became acquainted at an exercise class years ago. Today, they are regulars... Posted on 8/20/13 at 9:18 AM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY Remedying Tate Maris' senior night experience
The University of North Dakota's six seniors celebrated Senior Night last night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in a game against Bemidji State.
Corban Knight and Danny Kristo from UND's first line. Car... Posted on 3/3/13 at 2:56 PM
THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN Senior Truths
Since my last post I came across a few other thoughts that might be amusing to you...unless of course, you are actually experiencing them. If that's the case I guess you will just have to grin a bear ... Posted on 12/10/11 at 4:36 PM
Two of Crookston’s goals are to increase its housing stock and revitalize a sagging downtown. Both goals will be addressed with a project that will convert a former SuperValu grocery store into senior housing.
The Grand Forks Senior Center is looking for a second home. Colette Iseminger, the organization’s executive director, said Tuesday they are negotiating with two landowners for a site for the new facility.
Senior citizens who want to reenter the Minnesota workforce can receive extra help starting Tuesday. That’s when the Minnesota Board of Aging and the Senior LinkAge Line One Stop Shop for Minnesota Seniors will roll out an initiative to provide help in landing a job.
Corban Knight just finished watching a senior tribute video on the big screen and still had tears in his eyes as he met the media. “I’m not ready to be done with this place yet,” he said with his voice quivering. “I definitely want another weekend.” Knight and his fellow seniors might just get it.
Health care workers, law enforcement and other professionals would be required to report the abuse of senior citizens and other vulnerable adults under bipartisan legislation considered by the North Dakota Senate.
Jerry Wiseman notices it's harder to turn and check his car's blind spots at age 69 than it was at 50. So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving course, a good idea considering their state has arguably the nation's toughest older-driver laws.
Gordon Caldis, 92, still lives in the home on Grand Forks’ Belmont Road that he moved into 60 years ago with his wife, LeNore. Caldis is part of a growing segment of North Dakota’s population, what the U.S. Census calls the “oldest old,” defined as those 85 and older.
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