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David Stollery's career: From Disney to designer
Actors who leave Hollywood don’t automatically flourish in a second career, but David Stollery did. First working in film during the late 1940s, Stollery appeared in dozens of movies and TV shows, including many Disney productions, by the time he was 18. Then, he suddenly quit the business.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

If you're tempted to offer money advice to friends, first make sure they want it
Unsolicited money advice is like stale fruitcake: Most people wish the givers would just keep it to themselves.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Don Collier still living the western life
Sixty years ago, “Bonanza” premiered on NBC TV destined to become one of the most popular western series in television history. Produced for 14 seasons from 1959 to 1973, the show continues to air in syndication around the world. Fans will be gathering Feb 22-24 at the Ponderosa II in Mesa, Az., to remember the show.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Meals on Wheels of C.E.F.S. to host March for Meals America March 18-22
The Meals on Wheels of C.E.F.S. announced they will hold March for Meals America.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Taylorville Care Center Celebrates Fat Tuesday
Taylorville Care Center recently hosted a Mardi Gras party for residents and friends. Along with festive music, cinnamon buns were served in observance of Fat Tueseday.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Should you consider moving abroad for health care?
The notion that health care outside the U.S. could be good as well as cheap is a foreign one to many Americans.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Aging announces Senior Hall of Fame awards
The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) is accepting nominations for the 2019 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame Awards. These awards recognize adults, 65 years of age and older, and highlight the meaningful contributions they have made in Illinois.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Terry Moore, Valentino's Lady in Black, turns 90
Since her first film role in 1940, Terry Moore has appeared on the Big Screen in each of the subsequent eight decades. Recently celebrating her 90th birthday, the actress plays a lead role in the Vladislav Kozlov-directed period drama about silent film superstar Rudolph Valentino – Hollywood’s first male sex symbol.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Giving patients one germ to fight another, novel approach when antibiotics fail
Bacteria lodged deep in Ella Balasa’s lungs were impervious to most antibiotics. At 26, gasping for breath, she sought out a dramatic experiment — deliberately inhaling a virus culled from sewage to attack her superbug.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Raymond, Illinois, man among US bomber crew, who died saving British kids, being honored Friday
Tony Foulds has a routine when he visits the memorial for 10 American airmen killed in World War II.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Companies are also flunking retirement planning
Plenty has been written about American workers’ failure to plan adequately for retirement. Their employers seem to be doing an even worse job.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Seniors Get Practical Advice About Scams
Richard Peters, Director of TRIAD and Taylorville Police Chief, Brian Hile, spoke with residents of Hickory Estates recently concerning the many scams that are targeted at our communities.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

VisionWay Students Spend Quality Time With Seniors
Students in Mrs. Good's 4th grade class from VisionWay Christian School recently visited residents at Taylorville Care Center.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

CUB offers guide to reduce those pesky robocalls
An Illinois consumer-advocacy group is offering new tips for reducing those pesky computer-generated phone calls.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Don't let friends or family pick your financial adviser
Gaylen Rust must have seemed trustworthy to the people who gave him money.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Half of US adults have heart or blood vessel disease
A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that’s mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Affectionate octogenarian is an 'octopus whisperer'
Wilson Menashi palmed a squid in his left hand and extended his arm into an aquarium tank, watching as a giant Pacific octopus stretched out arms to greet him like a friend.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Extension program: Retirement, end of life planning
The University of Illinois Extension Office in Taylorville, Illinois will present a program entitled “As We Grow Older - Retirement and End of Life Planning,” on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Could you live on your retirement savings for 23 years?
Precision isn’t always possible when it comes to retirement planning. That doesn’t mean you have to wing it and hope your savings don’t expire before you do.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Illinois' 'Magnificent Nine' babies are now adults
They don't remember, of course, but 18 years ago, a group of newborn twins and triplets made big baby news across the nation.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

There's always a next recession, so be prepared
Recessions are like natural disasters: They’re inevitable, but smart preparation may reduce the impact on you.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Broadway legend Carol Channing dead at 97
Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Health officials caution about elective surgery overseas
Health officials in at least one state say local hospitals have seen an increase in the number of people who've traveled to other countries for medical procedures and returned home with serious infections.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

NerdWallet: It's time to fix Social Security's tax burden
People on Social Security need a tax break. The rest of us need to make sure they get it  for everyone's sake.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Senior Center to offer monthly painting classes with Ross-trained instructor
Everyone can paint, and the Taylorville Senior Center at 701 West Adams is one of the best places in the area to learn to paint. For many years, the Center has offered monthly painting classes.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline
The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Group backing private Medicare is funded by insurance giants
A group gaining influence in Washington as a champion for Medicare beneficiaries is bankrolled by major health insurance companies that are trying to cash in on private coverage offered through the federal health insurance program.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Insurance giants with a network of seniors gaining influence bankrolling group pushing private Medicare
A group gaining influence in Washington as a champion for Medicare beneficiaries is bankrolled by major health insurance companies that are trying to cash in on private coverage offered through the federal health insurance program.
Monday, December 24, 2018

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