Seniors

Senior citizens
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Advance Care Planning takes the guesswork out of "end of life" decisions. Advocates note that a plan lets family and friends know your wishes in the event of an accident or illness that is considered life threatening. What role does faith play in the process of Advance Care Planning?

Residents in their 80s and 90s from a Michigan retirement community are modeling for a 2018 calendar. The Lansing State Journal reports the new calendar for Burcham Hills Retirement Community will go on sale next week. An autograph signing will take place Tuesday at the retirement center in East Lansing. 

Senior Neighbors

Sep 11, 2017
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Senior Neighbors

Senior Neighbors need volunteers. Eddie Harris, Director for the Retired and Sr. Volunteer Program of Kent County joins us to discuss a variety of volunteer needs, including tutoring.

Senior Concerns

May 17, 2017
Senior citizens
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Senior Concerns, monthly sharing info on and for our most experienced listener.  Guests from AAAWM join us.

Aging Well Conference

May 11, 2017

There's an Aging Well Conference next Tuesday, May 16th, hosted by the Council on Aging of Kent County. Co-Chair Kevin Hagler joins us in studio.

2 charged in nursing home death bound over for trial

May 3, 2017

Two people have been bound over for trial in the death of an 85-year-old woman who was found in cold weather outside an assisted living center near Grand Rapids. 63rd District Court Judge Sara J. Smolenski found there was sufficient evidence Tuesday to proceed against Yahira Zamora and Denise Filcek.

Senior Concerns

Apr 19, 2017
Senior citizens
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Senior Concerns, a conversation about the most experienced community. Today we get info about the Senior Neighbor Refugee Program from Ruth Stenfors, and Kendrick Heinlein.

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Meals on Wheels Western Michigan

Meals on Wheels Western Michigan is asking the community to help serve. The Morning Show roving microphone was there for service on the West Side. 

Resthaven

Mar 22, 2017
Resthaven

President/CEO Charles Vander Broek of Resthaven in Holland join us to talk about meeting the growing needs for senior care and why the community should get involved.

A West Michigan senior care community is kicking off a fundraising campaign to provide more living space for its residents. Resthaven Care Community is asking the public’s help in raising $5 million over the next three years as the number of seniors is growing at a considerable rate. According to a 2014 United States Census Bureau report, the population of people over the age of 65 will double in number to nearly 80 million by 2050.

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