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LIVING 50-PLUS: RCMH program offers mental-health care for seniors

LIVING 50-PLUS: RCMH program offers mental-health care for seniors

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor Since 1949, Mental Health America and its nationwide affiliates have observed May Is Mental Health Month, a time to spread the word that mental…

Tammie Sullard looks back on 30 years with the U.S.P.S.

Tammie Sullard looks back on 30 years with the U.S.P.S.

 By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor  “Ahhh. Now I’m set. I’ve found the place where I’ll work till I retire,” Tammie Sullard recalls thinking when she took her first U.S.…

Routh to the Rescue

Routh to the Rescue

Richmond’s Leslie Routh helps area opossums in wildlife rescues Rescue groups exist for just about all domestic animals — dogs, cat, horses — but people and groups also work to…

New Medicare cards will transition over time

Director of Senior Medicare Patrol urges recipients to beware of fraud By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer New Medicare cards will begin mailing out this month, and with the changes to…

Death is a part of life; it’s just the final chapter

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Death: It’s the subject no one likes to discuss. It’s an uncomfortable topic and involves making many difficult decisions. Yet death is an inevitable part…

Rotarian makes annual medical mission trip to Jamaica

Rotarian makes annual medical mission trip to Jamaica

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer In mid-February, Realtor and Rotarian Tammy Williams changed out of her real-estate clothes and into a T-shirt and jeans for a medical mission trip to…

Outpatient facility at RCMH offers cardiac rehab

Outpatient facility at RCMH offers cardiac rehab

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer You’ve had a heart attack, stroke or some other heart-related event. The surgery is done and the physician has ordered therapy as the next step.…

Reap the stress-reduction benefits of furry companions

Reap the stress-reduction benefits of furry companions

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Caring for a pet has become more difficult as I’ve aged, but I feel the benefits far outweigh the caveats. There are a lot of factors…

Tribute: Camden historian Don Rogers

Tribute: Camden historian Don Rogers

From the coal mines of Ray County to the corporate world to Santa Claus, one local man’s quest for living life to the fullest By Liz Johnson, Richmond News Staff…

Increase flexibility, breath and blood flow with gentle yoga

Increase flexibility, breath and blood flow with gentle yoga

By Liz Johnson, Richmond News Staff Writer – Living 50-Plus I lifted weights for more than 10 years, proud of my muscular arms, legs and back. Combined with a very…

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