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Report: More senior services needed in Rapid City

May 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The assessment says Rapid City is deficient in providing basic services for senior citizens.
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Dickinson’s Harold Bach wins 4 more gold medals

October 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

ST. GEORGE, Utah Dickinson’s Harold Bach went a perfect 4-for-4 in his races at the Huntsman World Senior Games this week. Continue Reading

Crash involving driver, 100, rekindles age debate

August 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Jack Wyard is 92 and sees no reason to surrender his car keys, not to mention the freedom they give him to get up and go anywhere he wants, whenever he wants. Continue Reading

As others see it: Senior living rules go too far

January 22, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

A state requirement that seniors call a consultation line before moving into an assisted living facility smacks of overreach, isn’t sure to save taxpayers much money and annoys some seniors.
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CIRCLE Mentoring Program participants volunteer at Ecumen Meadows

January 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Group provides support for at-risk elementary students
WORTHINGTON Sarah Strenge was among several of the students from the CIRCLE Mentoring Program (CMP) who joined residents at Ecumen Meadows for Sunday afternoon Bingo as a service project coordinated by the Nobles County Integration Collaborative.
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Future Social Security benefits could be cut, taxes raised by proposed inflation measure

November 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Just as 55 million Social Security recipients are about to get their first benefit increase in three years, Congress is looking at reducing future raises by adopting a new measure of inflation that also would increase taxes for most families the biggest impact falling on those with low incomes. Continue Reading

Letter: RSVP honors older volunteers meeting community needs

September 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

In honor of the second annual Senior Corps Week Sept. 19-23, RSVP of SW MN would like to pay tribute to the older volunteers who serve our community volunteers help make our communities stronger.
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Study: Many elderly get colon screening too often

May 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Many older Americans get repeat colon cancer tests they don’t need and Medicare is paying for it, suggests a study that spotlights unnecessary risks to the elderly and a waste of money. Continue Reading

Swingin’ back to the 50s

February 1, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

What do seniors age 55-plus have in common with teenagers? They both like to dance! Continue Reading&

Top Dog: Adopted pooch brightens days of Bethany Community residents

February 1, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

No one knows for sure where Max came from, but they sure are glad he’s there. Continue Reading&