The Rapidian

senior citizens

Encore hosts free luncheon to talk retirement honestly, without shame

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 08-29-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Encore, an engagement program for people in their 50’s and beyond by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation is hosting an event, “We Are the Experts of Us” aimed at "anyone thinking about, preparing for, or in the midst of...

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Holiday music and punch & cookies with Santa on Dec. 4

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under

Area families are invited to a holiday Hymn & Carol Sing, followed by punch and cookies with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes. The music program begins at 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Santa...

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Savvy Caregiver

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 10-03-2016 under

The Savvy Caregiver is an evidence-based educational program designed for persons caring for a loved one with dementia living at home.  This class meets for two hours, once per week for six weeks and will help...

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Community Resource & Senior Volunteer Fair

by (grpl)

Submitted 07-17-2015 under

Are you interested in learning about volunteer opportunities? Join us at the Community Resource & Senior Volunteer Fair. This open house event will bring together over 25 local organizations and feature information on community resources and...

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Resource Roundtable Volunteer Event

by (grpl)

Submitted 08-15-2014 under

Join nationally recognized gerontologist, author and speaker, Dr. Henry Holstege, to learn how you can make a difference in your community. Dr. Holstege's inspirational keynote address will be followed by a resource roundtable session designed...

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Are Your Prescription Drugs or Medicare Premiums Costing Too Much?

by (Area Agency on Aging)

Submitted 11-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

The rising cost of health care has many people scrambling to pay co-pays and prescription costs, but for older adults on Medicare, there may be some relief. The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) wants seniors to know if they are...

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Lovin' the hubbub over senior lipdub

by (headbloom)

Submitted 07-17-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The attention just keeps on coming for the seniors at Clark Retirement Community.  Less than one week after launch of the first all-senior lipdub video, view totals on Vimeo and YouTube have gone over 300,000.  As their video goes viral,...

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University students help seniors showcase life in twilight years

by (headbloom)

Submitted 07-12-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Octogenarians and twenty-somethings. Tuxedos, feather boas, and Michael BublĂ© crooning. How do we live out our retirement years? If you’re a resident of Clark Retirement Community in Grand Rapids, it’s “Feelin’ Good.”...

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