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Kirkland Senior Center on Mill Street is open Tuesdays. more
Are you familiar with the term “catastrophe crows?” Probably not because I just made it up. I know that you have met some though. more
Copper City Community Connection, 305 E. Locust St., has announced schedule changes due to the Summer Concert Series and upcoming holidays. more

If you happen to be visiting a loved one in one of our several local nursing facilities, you may pass by a community room full of the sound of music, clapping and singing. Read why, here. more
This is a very popular activity for many seniors, yet there are many who have not tried it yet. I started playing golf with my father in high school and tried very hard to beat him. Check out the video in the article. more
Loretta Lynn, the famed county music star, once said, “I write what I live and nothing has helped me through life more.” more
You know them and have probably dealt with them for years. They’re called pessimists, or nay-sayers — or just downers. No matter what the situation, they can find a way to make it worse. more
Born in Bainbridge, Washington, in 1965, pickleball was a family game designed by Lt. Joel Pritchard and his friends, Bill Bell and Barney McCallon, after a golf match. more
The topic of today’s article is the “Power of the Press.” For our purposes, I am referring to the whole media circus that has gripped America, and pushed us toward one of two camps. more
The New York State Office for the Aging urged income-eligible Medicare beneficiaries in New York to apply for up to $7,300 annually in financial assistance. more
Most older adults ages 50 to 80 say it’s important to stay in their homes for as long as they can, according to a 2022 poll. more
Our March article examined Medicare Part B, which covers outpatient health services. In this article, we will look at Medicare Part A, the hospital insurance portion of Medicare coverage. more
In 1950, 86.4% of men of working age (16+) were at paying jobs. That figure has declined to 69.8% in 2021 (I Googled). Are there no jobs to be had? Doesn’t seem so. more
This activity is similar to the growing sport of Pickle Ball but on a larger scale and a bigger court. See the video in the column. more
We complain about how hard it is to get up in the morning—but we eventually get up. We complain that we don’t sleep very well—but we still go to bed and try. more
Caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia face unique challenges. more
Thanks to the generosity of The Slocum-Dickson Foundation, Copper City Community Connection recognized its next group of members to achieve the Presidents Active Lifestyle Award. more
Copper City Community Connection, 305 E. Locust St., Rome, was able to honor their volunteers for 2022 at a Volunteer Lunch. more
Have you ever noticed how group conversations today are so much more cacophonous and frenetic than they were 50, 60 or 70 years ago? more
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