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Area Agency on Aging accepting nominations
Nominations are being accepted for the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland’s 2016 Dorothy S. Kimball Award for outstanding accomplishment in the field of aging. 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016


Group's pontoon helps elderly and disabled go fishing
MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — Doug Dominick hopped off his pontoon boat Friday and into Lake Menomin to help 83-year-old Faye Miller catch a bass.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Rx pizza: 1 free meal can sway doctor prescribing
CHICAGO (AP) — As little as one free meal from a drug company can influence which medicines doctors prescribe for Medicare patients, according to a study using Medicare records and recently released data from the health care law's Open Payments program.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Seniors fitter physically than previous generations
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Local seniors are reshaping the economy and working in greater numbers, and one reason why is that they're in far better shape than previous generations, according to economic and aging experts.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Lincoln Library digitizes first televised presidential debate
SPRINGFIELD — Rare footage of the first televised presidential debate in U.S. history has been put online by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, giving voters a chance to see the dramatic change in debate tone and style since 1956.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Ward and Sapp to perform at the annual variety show
TAYLORVILLE — Patrick Ward and Rachael Sapp will be performing in the Christian County Senior Center Variety Show on June 17, 2016.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Taylorville Township donates to Senior Center
TAYLORVILLE — Mike Bliler, Taylorville Township Supervisor, recently presented the Township’s annual donation to Executive Director Gerry Mahr, Taylorville Senior Center.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Coady and Marsaglia to perform at Variety Show
TAYLORVILLE — Elizabeth Coady, daughter of Mark and Joanne Coady, of Taylorville and Bryce Marsaglia, son of Mark Marsaglia and April Stanfill of Taylorville will be one of the acts performing in the Christian County Senior Citizen Variety Show on June 17, 2016.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

At 102, mom stays active 'with these two hands'

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — When asked how she manages to live alone at the age of 102, Helen Swick holds up her aged hands.


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Senior Citizens to hold 29th Annual Variety Show
CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The 29th Annual Variety Show sponsored by the Senior Citizens of Christian County (Taylorville Senor Center) will take place on Friday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auditorium.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

TMH discusses "Benefits of Exercise as We Age" at Hickory Estates
TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Memorial Hospital’s, Debbie Buckles, PT, MS Physical Therapist, spoke to residents at Hickory Estates of Taylorville about the benefits of exercising as we age.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Memorial Home Services Hospice seeking volunteers
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Memorial Home Services Hospice will offer training on Saturday, June 18, to people who are interested in serving as volunteers.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Golden Circle Celebrates Older Americans Day
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

THS students build storage shed for Senior Center
TAYLORVILLE — Recently, THS Principal Bob Richardson recruited three high school seniors: Alec Grizzell, Wil Seaton and Ben Robinson, to erect a metal storage building at the Taylorville Senior Center.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Ansarettes Hold Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

30-year-old Siamese cat is named oldest living
MANSFIELD, Texas (AP) — A Siamese cat born during President Ronald Reagan's administration has been named by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living cat.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

What A Catch
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Days Gone By
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

90-year-old has no plans to leave job she's had for 70 years
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Talk about a loyal employee: Elena Griffing has just celebrated her 70th year working for the same San Francisco Bay Area hospital, and she has no plans to retire anytime soon.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

CEFS Golden Circle hosts Meals on Wheels
TAYLORVILLE — The CEFS/Golden Circle Nutrition program hosted their 9th Meals on Wheels America’s Mayors for Meals Day on March 22, 2016. Mayor Greg Brotherton showed his support of the seniors in the community by delivering meals to homebound seniors in the area.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Alzheimer's Association seeks volunteers
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter is seeking outgoing and engaging individuals interested in becoming Alzheimer’s Association Community Representatives (AACR) in the Springfield area.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

TMH discusses healthy eating during National Nutrition Month
TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Memorial Hospital’s, Janelle Cornell, RD LDN, Clinical Dietitian, spoke to residents at Hickory Estates of Taylorville about healthy eating. Cornell’s discussion began with the new US Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 and what has changed.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016













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