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January 7, 2014
Several activities are held regularly at the Alexandria Senior Center, such as pool games each weekday at 10 a.m. There are also card games, quilting and sewing gatherings, TOPS and Golden K meetings, computer classes, driving classes and more. (Tara Bitzan/Echo Press)
A year of new beginnings for Alexandria Senior Center
January 7, 2014 - 3:06pm
December 31, 2013
Faye Giese (left) helped her 87-year-old mom, Jeanne Gunderson, get ready for an evening meal at the Barrett Care Center in Barrett last month. The family has strong ties to the nursing home in nearby Hoffman, but its recent closure forced Gunderson to move. Gunderson played piano at the Hoffman nursing home for more than two decades as a volunteer, and her husband, Wally, was a resident there for a few years before his death. (Ann Arbor Miller/MPR)
Hoffman deals with loss of nursing home
December 31, 2013 - 12:42am
December 20, 2013
Lajune Hausken was pleasantly surprised when a group of hockey boys presented her with a gift from the community. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)play button
Santa for Seniors exceeds goal
December 20, 2013 - 2:48pm
December 19, 2013
Senior center to start new year with new direction
December 19, 2013 - 9:59pm
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What to buy the senior on your Christmas list
December 19, 2013 - 9:52pm
December 17, 2013
Lessen winter’s impact on arthritis
December 17, 2013 - 10:49pm
December 6, 2013
55+ driver improvement course offered
December 6, 2013 - 9:09am
November 27, 2013
55+ driver improvement course offered
November 27, 2013 - 1:39pm
Free seminar on long term care preparation
November 27, 2013 - 1:15pm
November 26, 2013
The Alexandria Senior Center is recruiting volunteers to serve on its board. An election will take place on December 9. (Echo Press)
Senior Center seeks support
November 26, 2013 - 9:19am
November 20, 2013
Hermina Wahlin (right), a resident of the Evansville Care Campus, will celebrate her 109th birthday on November 26. She is visited every day by her daughter, Delores, 83, who also lives in Evansville. An open house will be held in Hermina’s honor. Details are below. (Tara Bitzan/Echo Press)
Going strong at 109
November 20, 2013 - 8:38am
November 13, 2013
Knute Nelson will showcase GrandCare at California conference
November 13, 2013 - 8:38am
October 25, 2013
Senior citizens need their home base
October 25, 2013 - 9:26am
October 18, 2013
55+ driver improvement courses offered in area
October 18, 2013 - 9:30am
October 17, 2013
Senior Menus
October 17, 2013 - 1:13pm