IS GRANDMA STARVING? THE ANSWER MAY SURPRISE YOU

When you hear the word “malnutrition,” you probably think of people in impoverished countries, but the fact is, one in every two older adults...

ZOO WELCOMES CLOUDED LEOPARD CUBS TO CAT FOREST HABITAT

Male, J.D., 7 months old, and female, Rukai, 8 months old, are now on public view The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is pleased...

TRAVEL / ENTERTAINMENT: To Cruise or Not to Cruise

  Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com Any time of year is a good time to look toward the future while examining...

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

by Dr. C.V Ramana Metabolic syndrome is a combination of risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. These risk...

Greg Schwem: It’s about time I start carrying a purse

by Greg Schwem Excuse me, random female, may I borrow your purse? I will return it momentarily; I just want to know how it feels to...

New Game Warden Chief Erdman promoted

Game Warden Nathan Erdman has been promoted to Chief of the Law Enforcement Division. Erdman previously served as Assistant Chief of the division since...

Change is coming

story and photos by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer Winter is coming. So are changes to virtually every Medicare plan as the annual enrollment window opens. For several...

Service Dogs Can Aid With Aging in Place

Story and photos by Darl Devault, Feature Writer Another National Aging in Place Month has come and gone in October. This year more seniors are...

Golden Age Nursing Facility earns Silver Quality Award

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the leading association for long term and post-acute care, recently held its...

MLB Rookie Record Holder Repays Mom as Caregiver

Story by Darl DeVault and Robin Maxey Caring for his mother, who provided one of the best starts in life he says, is routine at...

Never Forget: Santa Market keeps growing

by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer Ten years now and closing in on $100,000 raised for Alzheimer’s research and Joan Clarke knows her mission is nowhere...

Breast Cancer: Know the Facts

by Dr. C.V Ramana Cancer is an abnormal or uncontrolled growth of cells that can occur in almost any part of our bodies. Sometimes the...

The wizard of Ozzie

story and photos by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer On Sundays strangers gather at New Heights Baptist Church on the city’s south side and sing their...

Women’s Vet. Monument Sets the Standard

Women’s Veterans Monument Sets the Standard for Honoring America’s Best Story and photos by Darl Devault, Feature Writer With the privilege and opportunity approaching of honoring...

Tealridge celebrates homecoming

by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer The final full week in September was homecoming week for Tealridge Retirement Community in Edmond. A traditional fall activity, homecoming meant...

Cremation: An Affordable Way to Go

Dear Savvy Senior, How much does cremation cost and how can I find a good deal in my area? I would like to get...

OGE Energy Corp. to “energize” United Way of Central Oklahoma’s annual...

OGE Energy Corp. will join forces with United Way of Central Oklahoma during its annual fundraising campaign to double new, first-time company contributions. “United Way...

Cancer Survivor Encourages Survivors to Return to Things That Inspire Passions

by Valerie Pautsch, OU Medicine Tara Dominguez didn’t fit the profile, if there is one. She was young, with no personal or family history of...

HEALTH: Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease

by Dr. C.V Ramana What is osteoporosis? It is the “weakening” or “softening” of bones. Bone consists of a framework or matrix of collagen and other soft...

TRAVEL / ENTERTAINMENT: South Dakota: More than Mount Rushmore

Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com The annual Governor’s Buffalo Roundup in South Dakota had been on my Bucket list for...

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