Thank yous

We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for the many prayers, acts of kindness, donations and all the acts of service from the community, our many friends and family. You have lessened the load at a very stressful time in our lives. May you all be blessed. Candy Woody and family Many

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Savvy Senior®

Simplified tablets designed for tech-challenged seniors Dear Savvy Senior I’m interested in getting my 78-year-old mother a tablet for video calls and email but want to get one that’s super simple to use. What can you recommend? Shopping Around Dear Shopping, There are several different ways you can go about getting your mom a simplified

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Care Connection to present Medicare workshop in ElDo

Care Connection for Aging Services will conduct a “Medicare 101” presentation at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the El Dorado Springs Senior Center, 604 S. Forest. The 30-minute session is aimed at people who are new to Medicare. The workshop will address the benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as the differences in

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5 ideas for celebrating grandparents and forging deeper bonds with family

There’s no arguing grandparents have special relationships with their grandchildren. Whether they are a couple hours’ drive away or a flight across the country, distance doesn’t dissolve this bond. National Grandparents Day happens every September, but grandparents and families shouldn’t have to limit the celebration to just one day of the year. Here are five

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Seniors: 4 simple secrets for overcoming gym intimidation

No one really relishes the idea of growing older and experiencing the health issues that can accompany aging. If there was one thing you could do to significantly improve your chances of staying mentally sharp, physically healthy and independent throughout your golden years, wouldn’t you do it? Exercise has health benefits for people of all

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TOPS hears about Zapping Stress

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Aug. 25. Susan had the program today. She spoke on Zapping Stress. Her program was taken from the TOPS program book. Stress is a large factor in all our lives. Stress can cause a lot

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Gardening to distraction

Cleaning House Of all of the bee calls I had this year, this one in Licking was the most intriguing. It was an old house that needed to be demolished. Workers did not want to approach the two-story building until the current residents, a colony of honeybees, had been removed. When David Draker, Rolla, and

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HOW SWEET IT IS

HOW SWEET IT IS – Johnny Joe Barger, El Dorado Springs, says he has only been gardening for 74 years. This year he put out 25 hills of sweet potatoes. He hasn’t dug the rest of them yet, but this one appeared to be the biggest. It had these two sweet taters in it –

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Happy birthday Lizzie and Roberta

By Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Moring message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by Nicholas Van Dam was entitled “Life with no Seating Chart” from Luke14: 7-14. We invite you to join us at 9 a.m. Sunday morning for worship. Mt. Zion Home Bible study meets each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the

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News from Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman Jewell and Helen Ellerman and a friend, Rosie Taylor, attended the community supper at the First Baptist Church at El Dorado Springs Sunday evening, Aug. 28. The Schell City Fall Festival will be held on Friday evening, Sept. 9, and all day and night Saturday, Sept. 10 This is an annual event.

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