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Senior Lifetimes

Friday 11/07/2014
Uniquely Qualified — Dennis Kramme of Emmaus Homes
Updated: November 07, 2014 - 3:05 pm

While it’s hard to fathom, Dennis Kramme almost walked out on Emmaus Homes.

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Monday 11/03/2014
Purple Heart Recipient Recalls War Wounds
Posted: November 03, 2014

If it hadn’t been for a fellow soldier, World War II veteran William “Pete” Sachs may not have made it off of the island of Eniwetok.

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Seniors and Dogs Are a Good Match
Posted: November 03, 2014

Dogs have long been known as man’s best friend, but that relationship doesn’t stop when the man becomes older.

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Free Medicare Counseling Event to Be Held Nov. 10
Posted: November 03, 2014

Every year Medicare beneficiaries have a chance to change coverage during Medicare open enrollment from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Since open enrollment is the only time most people can change their Part D prescription-drug plans and/or Medicare Advantage, it’s a wise time to evaluate health care needs and budget for the upcoming year.

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Needy Children Worldwide Will Feel Warmth From a Church in Villa Ridge
Updated: November 03, 2014 - 8:01 am

An elderly woman’s passion for crocheting is surpassed only by her passion for helping needy children.

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Five Brain-Health Tips From Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon
Updated: November 03, 2014 - 8:09 am

As a fitness expert and neurosurgeon, Dr. Brett Osborn says he appreciates the growing public interest in general health and fitness. Now, he says, that attention needs to extend to arguably our most essential organ — the brain.

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‘Under One Flag’ Tells Patriotic Story of ‘Flag Man’s’ Tribute to Fallen Soldiers
Updated: November 03, 2014 - 8:11 am

To mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a group of volunteers acknowledged the fallen by posting 2,996 American flags at a city park in St. Louis. One flag honored New York City firefighter Michael Weinberg, a first responder who died at Ground Zero.

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Wednesday 08/27/2014
New Analysis Finds B Vitamins Fail to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 9:24 am

Many people take B vitamins in the hopes of warding off Alzheimer’s disease and keeping the mind sharp. But a new analysis found that taking B vitamins did not slow mental decline with aging or prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s.

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Friday 08/01/2014
Serving God and Community
Updated: August 04, 2014 - 4:55 pm

The first time Donald Elbert considered becoming a deacon, he had a lot on his plate.

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Friday 07/25/2014
99 and Counting
Updated: August 04, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Eloise Bronak spent much of her life caring for others.

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