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Today Men of Rhythm – Visit Audubon Park and enjoy live music by Men of Rhythm. The concert will include a chicken box dinner, participants will only need to bring …


Paul Dunham dies at 83

Paul Dunham, the subject of a Spokesman-Review story Friday on the deeply held desire of many seniors to grow old in their own homes, died Monday.


Twilight foundation makes hope possible for seniors

Betty Cook’s mother died at age 67. “I didn’t think I would live much longer than that,” Cook said.


Older competitors strive for edge on race day

With three days to go until Sunday’s big race, Bloomsday runners are loading up on carbohydrates to prepare for the 7.46-mile trek. But one group of runners is probably just …


Otter should just let the chips fall at retirement center

A few months ago Butch Otter, the governor of Idaho, was soliciting ideas to help his state in these times of economic duress. Now it’s been years since I called …


Technology helps seniors stay in their homes

At 88, Grif Crawford knows he’s at risk of a fall or other sudden health problem. So he wears a pendant around his neck that can summon help if something …


Senior games

Badminton – Wednesdays, 12:30-2 p.m., at the Liberty Lake Athletic Club, 23410 Mission Ave., Liberty Lake. Call 891-2582 for more information. Bingo – Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, …


Senior meals

For the week of June 1-5 Monday – Option 1: Baked ham with cherry sauce, creamed potatoes, broccoli, fresh fruit, bread, cookie. Option 2: Baked-potato casserole, broccoli, fresh fruit, bread, …


Senior activities

For 05-28-2009


Economy leaving some seniors stuck in their homes

Kenneth Lalonde would like to move into a retirement community. At 72, he has problems with his vision and a “bum knee,” and he uses a cane to get around. …


Senior dancing

For 04-16-2009


Senior activities

For 03-26-2009


Active living for seniors

Dave Spiker, owner, manager and builder of Golden Spike Estates, researched senior living communities throughout the West before he and his father, home builder John Spiker, broke ground on Rathdrum’s …


Senior meals

For the week of March 9-13 Monday – Option 1: Chicken with dumplings, parslied potatoes, broccoli, dinner roll, ginger bread with whipped topping. Option 2. Tuna salad sandwich, vegetable soup, …


Senior activities

For 03-05-2009


Senior games

Billiards – Monday- Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call 926-1937 for more information. Bingo – Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 …


Senior meals

For the week of March 2-6 Monday – Option 1: Almond chicken, jasmine rice, vegetable stir fry, Mandarin oranges, dinner roll. Option 2: Barbecue beef on a bun, peas, vegetables, …


Senior activities

For 02-26-2009


Senior meals

For the week of Feb. 23-27 Monday – Macaroni and cheese, vegetables, cauliflower, wheat bread, fruited, red Jell-o.


Senior activities

For 02-19-2009


Senior meals

For the week of Feb. 16-20 Monday – Salisbury steak with gravy, baked potato with sour cream, vegetables, breadstick, spiced pears.


In brief: Valley Commission meeting canceled

Tonight’s Spokane Valley Planning Commission meeting has been canceled. The next meeting will be a study session held Feb. 26 on proposed amendments to the city’s comprehensive land-use plan and …


In brief: Organizers seek senior softball players

Organizers are looking for men age 60 and older to play elite competitive softball in U.S. Senior softball tournaments. “We have great sponsors. Existing players have earned 20-plus world championships …


StageWest ready to ride the rails

StageWest Community Theatre of the West Plains will be putting on a melodrama, “Love Rides the Rails; or, Will the Mail Train Ride Tonight?” beginning next week at the Emmanuel …


Prime Timers ski Mount Spokane

“If this is what it means to be an old fart, sign me up,” a 40-something skier said. He’d been advised he was too young to join a boisterous group …


Senior meals

For the week of Feb. 9-13 Monday – Spaghetti with meat sauce, chef’s tossed salad with dressing, peas, apricots, garlic breadstick, lemon bar.


Senior meals

For the week of Feb. 9-13 Monday – Spaghetti with meat sauce, chef’s tossed salad with dressing, peas, apricots, garlic breadstick, lemon bar.


Senior activities

For 02-05-2009


Senior meals

For the week of Feb. 2-6 Monday – Enchilada casserole with corn chips, tossed salad with dressing, chuck wagon corn, Mandarin oranges.


Senior meals

For the week of Feb. 2-6 Monday – Enchilada casserole with corn chips, tossed salad with dressing, chuck wagon corn, Mandarin oranges.