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September 19, 2017
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
When 17-year-old Quattro Musser hangs out with friends, they don't drink beer or cruise around in cars with their dates. Rather, they stick to...
September 19, 2017 - 2:10pm
September 22, 2010
NorthernBridges provides good care, surveys say
Surveys done by the state of Wisconsin and NorthernBridges show that a large majority of members served by the Family Care long-term care program are very satisfied with their care. "I was happy to see our survey numbers right in line with the high level of member satisfaction that...
September 22, 2010 - 7:00am
May 14, 2010
Resource center celebrates milestone
The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Douglas County is celebrating a milestone next week. The agency created to end waiting lists to meet the needs of elderly and disabled people to allow them to live independently is celebrating its first anniversary. The public is invited...
May 14, 2010 - 6:00am
June 21, 2008
AGING: My head's together, but my body's falling apart
Those of you who don't know me may wonder about my age. I'm old enough to know better than to write weekly columns like this, but because of your kind comments, I keep writing and the Telegram keeps printing them. It does truly make my day, however, when you make favorable comments....
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
AGING: Older generations share a lifetime of memories
One thing that we, the lucky ones of the older generations, have more of -- much more of -- is memories. A lifetime of memories. There are exceptions of course such as those individuals we have known who have contracted Alzheimer's disease or some other such aberration. But generally...
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
AGING: Technology provides new options for communication
I've mentioned before that I have received and appreciated a good number of comments about this column, but I've avoided using names. Today, I'm going, with permission, to mention a name, Steve Parker, whom I knew very well several years ago when we both were members of the noon Superior...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 19, 2008
AGING: Stay focused on the long term by saving
Saving? Saving what? Saving money, property or investments that could be exchanged for money if and when needed. That is something that we all should be doing all of our lives so that we don't get caught short in retirement (remember that old line, "with our pants down"). We are hearing...
April 19, 2008 - 12:00am
April 5, 2008
AGING: Leave a trail of kindness, not a scar of discontent
What is attitude? A dictionary says it's "a manner of acting, feeling or thinking that shows one's disposition, opinion." Rodale Books, Inc. lists hundreds of terms in their wordfinder, and I like two best: positive and affirmative. That is the type of attitude of which most of us...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 8, 2008
AGING: Peering at today's society through old-timer's glasses
I was asked by a young friend recently what differences have I noticed as an old-timer living in today's society. Such questions often take me aback. I don't often think of myself as an old-timer. It seems like only a very few years ago, I was seeing other people as old-timers and...
March 8, 2008 - 12:00am
February 23, 2008
AGING: Letters report good news in Twin Ports
Thanks to readers, I received ideas for this column. What sparked their comments was my mention of the Superior Vocational Center. I stated that their work projects improve our community. They advised me to cite a few of those projects, and I will do that before ending this column. But...
February 23, 2008 - 12:00am
SENIOR: Resource Center program offers wealth of information
Questions about the variety of services available to older adults in Douglas County are easily answered. The Aging Resource Center offers information and assistance. Luann Teige, a verified information and referral specialist, and coordinator of the National Family Caregiver Support...
February 23, 2008 - 12:00am
February 9, 2008
AGING: Retired folks can overcome boredom
I recently received constructive criticism from a gentleman who has read all of these columns. He is a most positive person, so he was heavy on the constructive and light on the criticism. His feeling was that aging is generally assumed to address those who are fairly well along in...
February 9, 2008 - 12:00am
January 19, 2008
AGING: To thyself be true
People (you and I especially) should be happiest when they allow their own personalities to come out naturally rather than attempting to conform to a stereotype or popular image. Lucky for most of us, not being politicians, we don't have to play, every day, what would be considered...
January 19, 2008 - 12:00am