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'Prince Charming' dog trained to recognize owner's seizures
FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — Up until the moment her dog saved her life, Lorelei McClure had been living through a normal day.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016


Researcher who led fight to eradicate smallpox dies at 87
AP — The American epidemiologist whose unwavering leadership resulted in the eradication nearly 40 years ago of smallpox, one of the world's most feared contagious diseases, has died.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Senior Police Academy starting Sept. 8
TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Police Department and Christian County TRIAD announce the seventh annual Senior Police Academy, which will begin Thursday, Sept. 8
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

At 93, legendary climber still plotting routes
SEATTLE (AP) — He’s notched more first ascents than any other American mountaineer, wrote the definitive guidebooks to a major North American mountain range, and at age 93, Fred Beckey is still plotting routes — though more slowly and buoyed by a cadre of fiercely protective partners.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Simmons Speaks to Hickory Estates Residents
TAYLORVILLE — Jane Simmons, RRT, Respiratory Therapist, spoke to residents at Hickory Estates of Taylorville about the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program offered at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Berry wine may offer help with diabetes
URBANA, Ill. — Blueberries, and berries in general, are among foods labeled as “diabetes superfoods” by the American Association of Diabetes. Food science researchers at the University of Illinois have found that fermenting berries may improve their antidiabetic potential even more.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

IDoA hosts Senior Day during the Illinois State Fair
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — On Monday, August 15, the Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) will host a variety of activities for seniors, their families and friends during Senior Day at the Illinois State Fair.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Rep. Bourne hosts Senior Technology Fair
LITCHFIELD, Ill. — Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is inviting Senior Citizens from the area to attend a free Senior Technology Fair on Monday, August 8 from 9-11:30 a.m. in Taylorville.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Medical benefits of dental floss have never been researched
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — It's one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Ohio historic site connects to roots of the Republican Party
JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — A historic site connected to the roots of the Republican Party has been dedicated about 60 miles from Cleveland.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Having stomach troubles? Try swallowing an origami robot
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

New director at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Alan Lowe, a veteran historian and archivist, began work Monday as the new director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Eight simple steps to maintain brain health
TAYLORVILLE —  The brain is the body's most complex organ. It's also the most important one. That's why keeping it healthy is critical, especially as you age.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Rep. Bourne hosts Senior Technology Fair
LITCHFIELD, Ill. — Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is inviting Senior Citizens from the area to attend a free Senior Technology Fair on Monday, August 8th from 9-11:30 a.m. in Taylorville. The event will be held at the Township Building, which is located at 1620 West Spresser Street.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Fit As A Fiddle
TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Estates resident, Erma Fitzjarrald, celebrated her 100th birthday.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Roscoe Brown Jr., Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who served with the all-black Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and was a longtime New York City educator has died.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Mini therapy horses spur seniors' memories
MATTOON, Ill. (AP) — Horses moseyed up and down the halls of the Mattoon Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center on Saturday, greeting those living there as well as visitors.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Buffett musical unveils team and new name
NEW YORK (AP) — The Jimmy Buffett musical making its world premiere next year in California has a new name and a Tony Award-winning creative support team.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Settlement approved in 'Happy Birthday' copyright case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has approved a settlement that will put “Happy Birthday to You” in the public domain.
Tuesday, June 28, 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

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

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









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