- Thursday, November 25, 2010
Well-Being in Brief: 11/25/2010
Gaylord Zonta hosts Showerless Shower; Sale benefits deaf and hard of hearing; Candlelighting will honor loved ones; Seniors' Rock on WednesdaysContinued ...
- Thursday, November 18, 2010
As boomers age, transportation has to evolve
Remember "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena"? Baby boomers who danced to that 1964 pop hit about a granny burning up the road will begin turning 65 in January. Experts say keeping those drivers safe and mobile is a challenge with profound implications.Continued ...
Senior Focus: Happiness in a basket
This year, Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging will be offering its 13th annual "Baskets of Bounty" program. The gift baskets are put together with a combination of items from the Commission on Aging and donations from the public.Continued ...
Well-Being in Brief: 11/18/2010
Great American Smokeout is today; Support Red Cross SwingShift dancers; Culver Meadows open house, seminar; Refresher course for mature drivers; Third Level offered Donation Challenge; and moreContinued ...
- Well-Being Newsmakers: 11/18/2010
- Thursday, November 11, 2010
Company tests device to gauge head injuries
A Seattle startup company has developed and is testing a new way to see just what is going on inside an athlete's head during a collision.Continued ...
Adapted in TC: Gratitude shows values
Not all people with challenges, including illness, are thankful for or learn from their struggles. For them, there is no meaning beyond the pain and fear.Continued ...
- Well-Being in Brief: 11/11/2010
- Well-Being Newsmakers: 11/11/2010
- Thursday, November 4, 2010
Soak up 8 relaxing experiences
This region already is known for golf, restaurants and wineries. Now, a group of resorts wants to market another area attraction: spas.Continued ...
Senior Focus: Permanent makeup tattoo
Wouldn't it be nice to wake up each morning and not have to go through the tedious job of applying your makeup? Imagine the convenience and ease of permanently emphasizing your eyes by utilizing a process called micropigmentation.Continued ...
Well-Being in Brief: 11/04/2010
Recovery group targets dual issues; Athletes get help with 'Boomeritis'; Lansing duo visits retirement facilities; Nurse will lead grief discussion; plus more.Continued ...
- Well-Being Newsmakers: 11/04/2010
- Thursday, October 28, 2010
Fall back on exercises to keep equilibrium
Falls among the elderly can cause brain, hip, spine, arm and other injuries, even fatalities. So preventing a big slip should be a big priority.Continued ...
Senior Focus: Celebrating Veterans Day
Again this year, the Traverse City Senior Center and the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home will be honoring local veterans at the 8th Annual Veterans Dinner Dance.Continued ...
- Well-Being Newsmakers: 10/28/2010
Well-Being in Brief: 10/28/2010
Program urges laughter for health; Conversation on teen sexual health; West Shore hosts free health expo; Hospital offering health screenings; North Central offers nursing information; and moreContinued ...
- Thursday, October 21, 2010
Senior Focus: Center restores joy — and life
"After my husband died, I didn't do anything for a long time," said Marge Anderson. "In the spring of 2008, I came to the grief group that meets at the Senior Center. I came to the grief meetings, because I just needed to do something."Continued ...
- Area blood drives: 10/21/2010
Well-Being in Brief: 10/21/2010
Free/low-cost horse health clinic offered; Drums aiming for 'Healing Rhythms'; Retinal exams provided for free; Free film puts focus on mental illness; Scientist will discuss 'Metaboliq Lifestyle'; and moreContinued ...
- Well-Being Newsmakers: 10/21/2010
- Thursday, October 14, 2010
Gluten-free is going big time — but why?
Gluten-free is what low-carb was a decade ago: The "it" diet discussed on daytime talk shows, promoted by hyper-slim actresses and adopted by masses. Grocery aisles are stocked with the likes of gluten-free pasta, crackers, cereal and beer.Continued ...
Adapted in TC: Importance of voting
In the United States, there are 33.7 million people with disabilities of voting age. Voting is a fundamental right. Electing the candidates that will work for all of us is a tremendous responsibility.Continued ...
Well-Being Newsmakers: 10/14/2010
The Antrim County High Tea for Breast Cancer Prevention received the 2010 Community Health Champion Award during East Jordan Family Health Center's 12th annual Patient Appreciation Day.Continued ...
Well-Being in Brief: 10/14/2010
'Pilates for Pink' classes in Frankfort; Walk in for flu shot at mall in Traverse; Free seminar will focus on balance. (Plus more)Continued ...