Tag: Senior Citizens

When it comes to aging, it’s been said that if a home transition — or move to another dwelling — is being considered, it is most easily done when individuals are in their 60s or…

The new coronavirus has challenged our nation on many fronts, from hospital preparedness to relearning the basics of personal hygiene. But one of the perhaps unexpected challenges has been the burden that it places upon…

A seniors Valentine dance is planned for 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Calvary United Methodist Church, 118 W. Jackson Ave. in Iola. Music will be provided by MadMax. Refreshments also will be served.

At the urging of a controversial team of advisers, the Trump administration is mulling proposals to privatize national park campgrounds and further commercialize the parks with expanded Wi-Fi service, food trucks and even Amazon deliveries…

Dear Dr. Roach: I am 60 years old and generally healthy, but my vitamin D is low (below 20). I took 50,000 IU of vitamin D2 for six weeks, then 2,000 IU of vitamin D3…

Area high school students teamed up with local senior citizens for Seniors Walk With Seniors for Suicide Prevention Awareness.  Iola High School. Marmaton Valley High School. Humboldt High School.  

Dear Carolyn: Recently a middle-aged person told me that they wouldn’t want to live past the age of 80. I’m in my mid-70s, and still working full time at a job I love in a…

Eldon Strickler was among the Moran Manor residents celebration National Senior Citizens Day Wednesday. Nursing home staffers set up a carnival, featuring a number of games, sno-cones and a photo booth station. Helping organize the…

Dear Dr. Roach: Apparently, it is common for older people to have balance issues. Do these balance problems usually stem more from muscular issues or inner ear issues? — E.M. Answer: It is often a…

CHICAGO (AP) — Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country, according to…