Basket weaving can be a relaxing therapeutic activity, and for some, the art also can become a social club.
The Holiday Inn at Six Flags St. Louis, Eureka, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year. And with it marks the anniversary of two Franklin County women who helped open the hotel’s doors all those years ago.
Join me in a remembered trip to Frankenmuth’s Bavarian Festival, Mackinaw Island, a ride through the Sault Sain Marie locks, a train ride into the Agawa Wilderness and a visit to the legendary Northwest trading post “Fort William” — and there is more.
When Agnes Meyer received a phone call inquiring about the use of her land in uptown New Haven, the decision was easy. The town needed a library, and Mrs. Meyer saw her chance to give back to the people and place that had given so much to her.
After 35 years’ working in the corporate world as a network engineer, Villa Ridge resident Becky Kreps, 58, said that while she felt fulfilled with her job, she didn’t feel like she was making a difference in people’s lives.
For the past 20 years, a century-old building in Marthasville has been the office of a one-of-a-kind dentist who may very well be the last of his kind.
Armed with an easel, three tubes of oil paint and a handmade birch wood canvas, Marty Coulter spent a warm June morning painting from under the gazebo at Lions Lake.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Historic photos help tell the story of the first 100 years of Missouri State Parks. One of the most impressive shows the stone castle at Ha Ha Tonka State Park before it was destroyed by fire.
When the Iron Spike Model Train Museum had its grand opening at the end of April, the public got a chance to see what has been going on behind the scenes for months.
The Alzheimer’s Association holds two caregiver support group meetings the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Washington Public Library, 410 Lafayette St., Washington. A daytime meeting begins at 2 p.m., and an evening meeting begins at 6 p.m.
Some people are born to teach. Though it wasn’t always in a classroom, Eva Adams, Union, has spent her life teaching others.
The Washington Rotary Club and the Washington Parks Department are beginning plans for the 12th annual Trail Day to be held Wednesday, June 1, at Lions Lake and the Washington fairgrounds for seniors and anyone else who has a physical disability. A rain day has been set for June 8.
Help your grandchildren, or youngsters you know, grow a love of reading with “Book Sprouts,” a new book column in Senior LifeTimes. Each month, Missourian Book Editor Chris Stuckenschneider will review books for children of all ages.
Of all the photos that Jan Long, Dutzow, and Patty Koch, LPN, Marthasville, have of their work providing pap smears to women in Honduras through the Washington Overseas Mission, one of the most special is also rather nondescript — them posing alongside a small Honduran woman with two of her …
AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest, volunteer run, tax assistance and preparation service, offers its free service to taxpayers with low and moderate income, giving special attention to people age 60 and older.
Medical care for elderly people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in the last five years of life costs far more than care for other major killers like cancer and heart disease, a new study reports.
WARSAW, Mo. — Bryan Bethel walked to the edge of the bluff to admire the view from a new hiking trail at Harry S. Truman State Park in west-central Missouri.
For those who want to visit San Francisco’s notorious Alcatraz Prison, planning ahead is a must. In an effort to assist in that endeavor, Alcatraz Cruises has posted its fall tour schedule, which continues through March 13. Visitors can book tickets up to 90 days in advance of a tour.
Standing in the back meeting room at Hagie’s Nineteen restaurant in Union with dozens of her former coworkers from Mercy — men and women who worked for years as doctors, nurses, lab personnel, security guards and more — Vera Haney reflected on the moment.
With the world’s elderly population expected to double by 2050, understanding how aging affects the body is an important focus for researchers globally. Cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 cause of death worldwide, often is associated with aging arteries that restrict blood flow.
With November’s cold and gray, fair weather golfers may be putting their clubs away. While their sticks are basement bound, low handicappers and duffers can plan their dream getaway — a trip to St. Andrews, the home of golf, located in Fife, one of the most gorgeous counties in Scotland, set…