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Monastery Museum in Teutopolis open September 1
Visitors can view more than 30 rooms of the Teutopolis Monastery Museum on Sunday, September 1, 2019.

The hours are from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to come early to see the many unique articles on display. Admission for adults is $5.00 and $1.00 for children.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019


Preston and Child start a new series 'Old Bones,' historical mystery of the fate of the Donner Party
In “Old Bones” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, archaeologist Nora Kelly gets a visit from historian Clive Benton, who shows her a lost artifact tied to the fate of the Donner Party, the group of people trapped by a blizzard in the Sierra Mountains of California in 1847 that resorted to cannibalism to survive.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Assuming Social Security will crash before they retire could cost millennials
Few issues unite millennials like the future of Social Security. Overwhelmingly, they’re convinced it doesn’t have one.

A recent Transamerica survey found that 80% of millennials, defined in the survey as people born between 1979 and 2000, worry that Social Security won’t be around when they need it. That’s not surprising — for years, they’ve heard that Social Security is about to “run out of money.”

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Prepare for visiting elder guests
Homeowners may find themselves hosting senior guests several times throughout a typical year. These occasions can be wonderful opportunities for making memories, but homeowners may need to take certain precautions to ensure that guests are safe and comfortable. This may involve making some minor modifications around the home.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

CBD oil and arthritis
Health-conscious consumers have no doubt encountered advertisements for CBD oil at some point in recent memory. Supplement stores, pharmacies and even gyms may promote CBD oil, prompting consumers to wonder just what CBD is and how it may or may not play a role in the treatment of certain conditions, including arthritis.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Master Gardeners visit Senior Center
University of Illinois Master Gardeners of Christian County have been giving short presentations to audiences at the Christian County Senior Citizens’ Center. “We like to be able to do outreach to small and large groups,” says Gwen Podeschi. She credits recent Master Gardener intern, Jeff Brewer, and Master Gardener Kathi Knope with getting the volunteer group involved with the Seniors. Recent programs have included plant division and propagation and a program about the June Garden Walk. 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Senior-living facility uses tech for more than fun and games
At The Renaissance at Coeur d'Alene senior-living facility, residents are using an innovative computer program to play games, video chat with family, take virtual bicycle rides or fly an airplane with a flight simulator.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Restored World War II Spitfire begins round-the-world trip
A restored World War II Spitfire has taken off from an English aerodrome on the first leg of a planned 27,000-mile (43,000-kilometer) trip around the globe.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

How to mess up a variable annuity
Variable annuities are complex insurance products — so complex that what people actually buy and what they think they’re buying may be quite different. Those misunderstandings can end up costing them, or their heirs, a lot of money.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

LLCC Academy of Lifelong Learning to showcase opportunities for lifelong learners Aug. 14
Lincoln Land Community College’s Academy of Lifelong Learning will be showcasing learning opportunities for those ages 50 and older at its summer kickoff on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 1-3 p.m. It will be held in the Trutter Center on the LLCC-Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Road.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Learn which scams to watch for and how the crooks pull them off
Some of us in the personal finance realm have a weird little hobby: We try to scam the scam artists.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Is your wealth dripping away from water damage?
As a spokesperson for the insurance industry, Loretta Worters often gives tips to homeowners on preventing water damage. Some of her knowledge comes from personal experience.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019

New standards program aims to improve surgery for the oldest patients
The 92-year-old had a painful tumor on his tongue, and major surgery was his best chance. Doctors called a timeout when he said he lived alone, in a rural farmhouse, and wanted to keep doing so.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019

TMH offering a free opioid informational session
On Tuesday, July 30 at 6:00 p.m. in the Janice Hopper Auditorium at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, TMH will be offering a free opioid information session and free Nalozone kits.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Three steps to keep 'solo agers' happier and safer
Retirement coach Sara Zeff Geber  visited several Northern California assisted living facilities to interview “solo agers” — people, either single or coupled, who don’t have children to help them as they grow older.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Triad Recognizes Retiring Taylorville Chief Of Police
On Thursday, July 11, the Christian County Triad held a luncheon at Angelos to honor and thank former Taylorville Police Chief Brian Hile for his eleven years of service as the law enforcement advisor to the Triad organization.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Vaccine no match against flu bug again last year
The flu vaccine turned out to be a big disappointment again.

The vaccine didn’t work against a flu bug that popped up halfway through the past flu season, dragging down overall effectiveness to 29%, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Good Deeds
I’ve been a volunteer for three years at the happy place, better known as the Senior Citizen Center in Taylorville. I do chores along-side a whole team of just awesome people. There is so much going on at any one time it is really amazing.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Seniors focus on pieces of the puzzle
Throughout the day, Betty Geisler, 87, stops by a small recreational room at Glenwood Supportive Living in Mount Zion for a bit of relaxation.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

'Golden Girls' appears to get better with pop culture age
Alexandra Wilkinson was only 2 months old when “The Golden Girls” ended its television run in 1992.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Clemon, S.C. one of nation's top retirement spots
Shari Jung spent nearly five decades living in Dallas before moving to Clemson 2 1/2 years ago.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Illinois Aging to include sexual orientation questions on intake process
During LGBT Pride Month, The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) announced that it will include sexual orientation and gender identity questions in its referral and intake processes, expanding the Department's commitment to LGBT older Illinoisans.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Three sites to help aging parents organize details
Certified financial planner Sean Fletcher of San Francisco knew his dad had an estate plan, complete with a health care directive detailing what medical treatment should be given in an emergency. When the father had a massive heart attack, though, no one knew where he kept those documents.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Deaths from falls among older Americans on rise
New research shows fatal falls have nearly tripled in older Americans in recent years, rising to more than 25,000 deaths yearly.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Some surefire ways to make your money last in retirement
Many people worry about running out of money in retirement. That’s understandable, since we don’t know how long we’ll live, what your future costs might be and what kind of returns we can expect on our savings.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Ga. college invites older adults to retire on its campus
Classes are optional for hundreds of seniors expected to transfer to the serene campus of Berry College next summer. And, when they settle in, they plan to never leave.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Don't believe these common Social Security myths
Researchers tell us that most people would be better off waiting to claim Social Security benefits. Yet most people file early.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce
A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Long-term care: Most will need it, ways to plan ahead
Many people are frightened of long-term care costs — for good reason.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Finding housing difficult for elderly sex offenders
Since 82-year-old Leonard Bailey hit his head in a fall eight months ago, he can't remember to take his medicine.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Suddenly it's D-Day again and aging veterans recall storming the beaches
The veterans hobble along on canes and lean on walking frames now, slower and weaker than they were on D-Day, when they stormed the Normandy beaches with the fate of the free world resting on their shoulders. It’s hard to imagine them as soldiers carrying rifles across their chests and 60-pound packs on their backs — until they start talking.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Exhibit spotlights memories of Greatest Generation
The voices of the World War II generation will take visitors from Pearl Harbor to the beaches of Normandy and from Nazi death camps to a Japanese prison in a stunning new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

'Zombie cells' buildup in body may play role in aging
Call them zombie cells — they refuse to die.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019











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