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September 23, 2016
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary recently donated a defibrillator to the Alexandria Senior Center. In honor of the event, the senior center held a special ceremony for the installation on Sept. 20. Those who attended include (left to right) Todd Johnson and Vickie Olmeschenk, Douglas County Hospital staff; Crescent Hess of North Ambulance; and Marcia Gae Schmitt, senior center manager.
Hospital donates defibrillator to senior center
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 9, 2016
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria, who was named a Douglas County Outstanding Senior Citizen, was recently recognized as a runner-up at the state Outstanding Senior Citizen program at the Minnesota State Fair.  (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Driver improvement program offered
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Take a tour of local senior facilities
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
Driver improvement program offered
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
Seniors can be bullies too
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
April 30, 2016
Luncheon serves up fun at senior center
April 30, 2016 - 12:46pm
April 29, 2016
UCare offers informational meeting
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 20, 2016
Senior prom offers fun, dancing
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Aging Mastery Program offered in Alexandria
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
UCare to offer meetings on Medicare
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
Brandon Larson (left) and Ryker Treat (center) play pool with Roger Chlian of Garfield. (Photo by Will Benson, Echo Press)
Students spend an evening with seniors
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
St. Mary's confirmation students Ryker Treat, 15, (far left) and Shaun Mateer, 16, (far right) play pool with Roger Chlin of Garfield at the Alexandria Senior Community Center on Wednesday night. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Confirmation students visit seniors
November 18, 2015 - 7:52pm
October 21, 2015
Vital Living team members include (back, left to right) Mary Krueger, Heidi Ryan, Susan Scarborough, Ann Clayton, Suzanne Sudmeier and Melanie Chancellor; (front) Jessica Boyer and Jeanne Howell. Not pictured: Sonja Kuhn. (Contributed photo.)
Vital Living Alexandria is wellness program designed for people 50+
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
September 8, 2015
Sheldon Pomeroy checks out the vege-tables in one of several raised beds at Nelson Gables in Alexandria. Pomeroy spends about an hour a day tending to the gardens at Nelson Gables, where he has been a resident for the past year and a half. (Tara Bitzan | Echo Press)
Cares fall away in the garden
September 8, 2015 - 4:42pm