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UAMS lunch lectures on dimentia

A series of free lunchtime lectures focused on coping with dementia will be held at noon on Wednesdays from March 9 through Sept. 14 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. [Full Text]

Colbert hired as volunteer program chief

Peggy Colbert has been named volunteer program developer for the central office of East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging in Jonesboro. [Full Text]

East Arkansas’ new office coordinator

Angela Trosper has been named office coordinator for East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging in Greene County. In doing so, she has made it her mission and career to care for the elderly population. [Full Text]

Exercise class for seniors in White County

White County is now among the growing population of Arkansas counties to offer the balance and muscle strengthening class Move with Balance. [Full Text]

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February 2016 - Volume 4 - Number 7

Boozman recognizes decorated WWII veteran
WASHINGTON – Sen. John Boozman released the third interview in a series recognizing the service and sacrifice of our veterans. This interview highlights the military service of World War II veteran and Bronze Star recipient Richard Parkins. [Full Text]

Couples speak of lifetime in love
By rick kron Arkansas Aging staff writer

It’s not about the length of the marriage as much as the amount of love packed into it. For Sandy Temple, 59, of Mt. Ida, her 12 years with husband Chuck, 65, has been a whirlwind. [Full Text]

Care coordinator welcomed

Trenisha Hendrix has been named care coordinator for the Paragould office of East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging. As coordinator, she will oversee the integration of social services and case management of programs delivered to the elderly, disabled adults, as well as veterans and their spouses who qualify for in home services. [Full Text]

Low-income housing for seniors

The WRAAA Housing group offers housing options for low-income elderly persons in five counties throughout the WRAAA service area. The agency manages 12 properties with a total of 188 single-bedroom apartments in Cleburne, Independence, Sharp, White and Woodruff counties. [Full Text]

Identifying and treating cataracts

Studies show that after cancer and heart attacks, Americans fear blindness more than any health problem. More than 20 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts, making this the most common eye condition in the United States. Although one in seven people currently have a cataract, this is one of the most curable causes of vision loss. [Full Text]

Computer classes slated for March

SeniorNet computer classes for Seniors March schedule is as follows. [Full Text]