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Michigan’s Aging Adults, Persons with Disabilities Can Take Survey to Tell...

Michigan’s Aging Adults, Persons with Disabilities Can Take Survey to Tell MDHHS How to Better Meet COVID-19 Needs July 6, 2020
  LANSING, MICH. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Aging & Adult Services Agency is working to make sure programs and services available to Michigan’s older adults and persons with disabilities continue to meet their needs during the pandemic. To find out, the agency is conducting a...

UPHP Medicare 101 Webinar June 17, 2020

UPHP Medicare 101 Webinar June 17, 2020
Turning 65? New to Medicare? Join us online for a free webinar to learn more about Medicare basics and your options. There are three upcoming opportunities to attend! Register for June 17: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3526435463917395215 REGISTRATION FOR JULY 16 & AUGUST 19 COMING SOON!

UPCAP seeking older adults to participate in a Health, Wellness, and...

UPCAP seeking older adults to participate in a Health, Wellness, and Technology Survey June 15, 2020
Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress (UPCAP) is seeking older adults to participate in a Health, Wellness, and Technology Survey.  Due to COVID-19 guidelines, UPCAP’s programming is going online and virtual. The survey will help determine what future health and wellness programs UP seniors are interested in, as well as...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 25 – Grift

Verb: Grift  (GRIFT)Definition: To obtain money or property illicitly.Sample sentence: Seniors should be aware of the many scams that try to grift them with...
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Health Tip – Mar. 22 – BMI A Bit High? Your...

Here’s some cheerful news: an analysis of nearly 100 studies involving data on more than 2.88 million men and women found that being a...

Legislation Requiring Drug Testing Before Welfare Benefits Introduced in Michigan

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation has been introduced in Lansing that could require welfare applicants and recipients to pass drug...

Health Tip – Mar. 1 – Good News: Immune System Doesn’t...

Here’s one less thing to worry about as you get older: your immune system will still be as capable of shaking off bugs as...

Health Tip – Feb. 15 – How Attitude Affects Aging

Expressing a positive attitude toward aging may make the difference in whether you can bounce back from disability. A study from the Yale School...
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City of Marquette Arts And Culture Center Presents Community Arts Workshops

MARQUETTE, MI - (Great Lakes Radio News) - The City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center is presenting a series of workshops over the...

Health Tip – Jan. 10 – Carbohydrates: Bad for the Aging...

If you want to keep your wits about you as you get older, watch your carb consumption. A new study from the Mayo Clinic...