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Age has no meaning for this senior who continues to serve others

Age has no meaning for this senior who continues to serve others

Gladys Collins: Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Services Award recipient By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer Everyone needs a Gladys Collins in his corner, no matter what the age. But, if you are over…

Been diagnosed with a hearing problem? Be sure to get a second opinion

MAY IS BETTER HEARING MONTH By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer Nearly a year ago, I wrote an article encouraging people not to wait to get their hearing checked. I told my…

Retirement is not in this Stet firefighter’s vocabulary

Retirement is not in this Stet firefighter’s vocabulary

Gary Hall: First responder, paramedic By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Gary Hall, 70, of Stet, has had a long list of jobs in his life. But there are two careers that…

Hardin native remembers his grandfather’s years as a riverboat captain

Hardin native remembers his grandfather’s years as a riverboat captain

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Summer months spent on the Missouri River with his grandfather color the memory of Hardin native Tom King. Those memories speak of a carefree childhood…

A life spent navigating the Mighty Missouri

A life spent navigating the Mighty Missouri

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer We live our lives along the fierce Missouri River and have an ease of crossing from one side to the other by virtue of good…

Living 50-Plus – The God Squad: ‘We’re more than friends, we’re family’

Living 50-Plus – The God Squad: ‘We’re more than friends, we’re family’

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer It all began 15 years ago with the idea to minister to those in nursing homes. What has truly happened is the seniors have been…

Meeting the needs of a new generation of seniors

Meeting the needs of a new generation of seniors

Facility received a 5-star rating from U.S. News & World Report By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer – Living 50-Plus, Richmond News The aging game has changed. It’s not the same…

Senior Center: A celebration of life

Senior Center: A celebration of life

Ray County Senior Center provides socialization, meals, activities and education By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer As humans, we all value our independence. That doesn’t change after we reach a certain…

Taking the fear out of hospice

Taking the fear out of hospice

Providing comfort and kindness to those at the end of life’s journey By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer, Living 50-Plus, Feb. 3, 2017 Death and dying. These words are interchangeable and can…

You are not alone

You are not alone

Empowering caregivers to find resources, even out responsibilities, find support By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Taking on the job of caregiver for another human being can be terrifying. Caregiving is…

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