OMRF seeks volunteers for anti-aging study

The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is recruiting healthy volunteers to study whether a diabetes drug can slow aging. OMRF scientist Benjamin Miller, Ph.D., is investigating...

Kurt Russell, Bing Russell to be honored during 2022 Western Heritage...

Due to an unforeseen medical issue, Kurt Russell is not able to attend the 60th Western Heritage Awards on September 17-18 as previously planned....

OMRF marks 75 years of discovery

In 1946, a polio vaccine was still years away. DNA was just a group of letters. And no one had any idea cigarettes caused...

Brightmusic and Bannister Begin New Chamber Music Season

“Songs without Words” Guest pianist Tanya Bannister joins the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble in their season-opening concert “Songs without Words,” Tuesday, September 21, 7:30pm at First...

A way of life – Rodeo and nursing natural for LPN

Story by James Coburn, Staff Writer Debbie Gordon likes helping patients stay away from hospitals by being where they want to be — at home. “Our...

Friends of the Capitol help celebrate the Life of Robert...

Friends of the Capitol was honored to be a part of the Celebration of the Life of Oklahoman, Robert Miner, by engraving his name...

FLYING LEGENDS OF VICTORY TOUR BRINGS ICONIC WORLD WAR II AIRCRAFT...

The Airbase Arizona Flying Museum is bringing one of the most iconic warplanes from World War II to visit WIley Post Airport, September 7-12....

TINSELTOWN TALKS: Claudia Wells went ‘Back to the Future’

By Nick Thomas When the Los Angeles Hollywood Museum reopened in August, having closed its doors to the public during much of the pandemic, Claudia...

TRAVEL / ENTERTAINMENT: From Montreal to New York via Blount Small...

Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com Travel is always an adventure and no more so than on a cruise where you...

SAVVY SENIOR: Little Known Social Security Program Helps Seniors Manage Their...

Dear Savvy Senior, Does Social Security offer any special help to beneficiaries who struggle managing their benefits? My aunt, who has no children, has...

SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19

*Includes 64 pediatric hospitalizations **Focus, Rehabilitation and Tribal Facilities numbers are not assigned to a specific region as their patient populations reside across the state....

Four Oklahoma City Health Systems Join to Provide Transparency on COVID-19...

In an effort to provide transparency regarding the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma, four Oklahoma City health systems are joining together to...

Canoe Sprint Super Cup Televised from OKC

Story by Darl Devault, Contributing Editor In the afterglow of the Tokyo Olympics their canoe/kayak medalists and world champions will compete under the lights Saturday...

A servant’s heart: Kindful Hospice shines with compassion

By James Coburn, Staff Writer If you told Ryan Bell when he attended nursing school that he would be a hospice nurse, he would have...

Tricare, VA Care and Medicare: The training that you didn’t get

By Steven Sibley, MBA/Healthcare Administration On August 1st, 2021 I turned 65. Like every American, I needed to make a decision about Medicare. Timeline for...

OBS Streak starts from Mitch Park

Story and photos by Darl DeVault One of the most family-oriented organized bicycle rides in the state kicks off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, August 15...

Rent a Daughter/Son – Just for Seniors

Story by Vickie Jenkins, Staff Writer Just for Seniors is a licensed companion-sitter agency providing services to help families care for aging loved-ones. We provide...

Lawmakers Request Action Prohibiting Vaccine Mandates

A group of lawmakers today sent a letter to Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell, in his role as Acting Governor of Oklahoma, requesting executive action...

National Parks System Offers Free Entry Days

Story by Darl Devault, Contributing Editor Although this is July, seniors trying to make a decisive quality of life recovery from pandemic restrictions need to...

Peace of mind: Excell Private Care Services

Story by James Coburn, Feature Writer Every day there is someone who has it in their heart to care for people helping clients of Excell...

A servant’s heart: Staff shines love on residents

by James Coburn, Staff Writer Yvonne Roeeiger is full of smiles knowing she made the right decision 18 months ago when choosing to live at...

Renowned Art Historian’s Collection Goes on Display

Creighton Gilbert (1924-2011), a scholar and connoisseur of Italian Renaissance art donated his extensive collection to the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in...

Young Mercy Oncology Patient Survives Rare Form of Cancer

Kristi Cormack was at a Galentine’s event in February 2020 with a group of friends when she said it hit her; she was too...

Senior Bicyclists Provided Best Century Ride Nearby

Story by Darl Devault, Contributing Editor For Oklahoma senior bicycle riders who became serious riders during COVID-19 the 40th Anniversary Hotter’N Hell 100 (HHH) the...

Seniors Can Audit Free Public College Courses

Story by Darl Devault, Contributing Editor On Aug. 23, seniors 65 and older can begin to take scientists’ advice of adding years of robust emotional...

Lawton Resident Finds Hope Thanks to Older Blind Independent Living Program

  Mary Ann Pawless, like millions of Americans, wonders how Katie Thurston’s journey will end this season on “The Bachelorette.” The dating show is one of...

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