Seeking Longevity

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By Marise Boehs I’ve been an avid trail bike rider for a number of years. I've ridden long miles over multiple days on trails across...

SNL- TINSELTOWN TALKS: Carole Wells Remembers Ann Sheridan

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By Nick Thomas Born 109 years ago this February, glamorous actress Ann Sheridan (1915-1967) was destined for branding as the “Oomph Girl” following a mock...

Free Seminars Offered For Senior Adults

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SENIOR LIVING TRUTH SERIES BEGINS NINTH YEAR OF EDUCATING Story by Eddie Roach, contributing writer Senior Living Truth Series is gearing up for its ninth year...

VillagesOKC Workshop To Address Gut Health

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By Marilyn Olson, Executive Director, VillagesOKC VillagesOKC continues it’s free daylong workshops focused on senior health with “Listen to Your Gut” on February 21. The...

Local Hospital Receives Quality Award

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The Oklahoma Hospital Association (OHA) presented Excellence in Quality awards to four hospitals during its recent annual conference. This award recognizes exceptional efforts to...

OKC Veterans Can Receive No-Cost Flu Shots And COVID Vaccinations

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Getting a flu shot protects you, your family and the community from getting sick. The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System provides flu shots...

SNL CENTENARIANS OF OK

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Agnes Baker (Right) 100 years old. In Stroud today, having lived her life in Lincoln County. In her century, she recalls helping her parents pick...

Delayed opening for North OKC VA Clinic

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The Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Heath Care System is currently notifying local Veterans that the North OKC VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic will be...

OMRF Receives $5.8 Million For Autoimmune Disease Research

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The National Institutes of Health has awarded the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation $5.8 million to work toward easier diagnosis and better treatment options for...

Metro Library to Host Annual Friends of the Library Booksale on...

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The Metropolitan Library System is pleased to announce the annual Friends of the Library Booksale, scheduled to take place on February 24-25 at the...

SNL News Line – Matilda Charles – Daily Step Counting

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How many daily steps do we really need for optimum health? Ten thousand steps seems to be the gold standard in most of what...

SAVVY SENIOR: Does Medicare Cover Weight-Loss Treatments?

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Dear Savvy Senior, Does Medicare cover any weight-loss treatments for overweight retirees? I just turned 65 and need to lose about 100 pounds and...

A Year in Review With the Oklahoma Insurance Department

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Last year began as I was sworn into my second and last term as your Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner. I am always grateful for your...

Couples Invited to Pioneer Woman Museum for Valentine’s Day

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PONCA CITY, Okla. — On Wednesday, February 14, the Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue will open its doors for a Valentine’s Day couples night...

USS Oklahoma Sailor To Be Buried January 29

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Mess Attendant 1st Class Ralph Boudreaux, born in New Orleans, Louisiana September 14th, 1941, who died during the Dec. 7 attack on Pearl Harbor,...

VillagesOKC Announces New Staff, Member Roles

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By Marilyn Olson, Executive Director, VillagesOKC VillagesOKC has exciting member and staff news as the New Year begins. On the staff side, there are two...

New Year Brings New Growth for OKCs VA

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Wade Vlosich OKC Veterans Administrator Healthcare System director. Story by Van Mitchell, Staff Writer The Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Oklahoma City Healthcare System has become the fastest-growing...

Recent Second Half Expo Brings Resources

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Recent Second Half Expo Brings Resources Together For Seniors in Oklahoma Story and photos by Van Mitchell, staff writer Bob Loudermilk and his wife, Denise, moved...

Faith Leads to 50 Year Career: RN Still Working at 79

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by Van Mitchell, Staff Writer Joella Francis credits God for leading her into a RN nursing career that has spanned over 50 years, including today...

BEETLE BAILEY, BLONDIE AND ZIT! Let’s keep it going!

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Loved all the entries. Let’s do it again! We have an ALL NEW CARTOON PAGE! Beetle Bailey, Blondie and Zit will be gracing our...

VA Delivered More Than $2.2 billion

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VA delivered more than $2.2 billion in earned benefits to Veterans and survivors since President Biden signed PACT into law Today, VA announced that Veterans...

SNL CENTENARIANS OF OK

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Albert “Al” Hair (Right) 100 years old. WWII Veteran Wm. Albert “Al” Hair of Ada was born on August 22, 1922. After the war, he...

SNL TINSELTOWN TALKS Joyce Bulifant’s Ups and Downs of Marriage and...

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By Nick Thomas For those who keep track of Hollywood nuptials, the title of Joyce Bulifant’s 2017 autobiography may not represent a marital world record,...

NEW SNL COMIC!

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Nursing Home Advocates Endorse New Federal Legislation

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Care Providers Oklahoma today announced their support of the “Protecting Rural Seniors’ Access to Care Act,” a federal bill that would block implementation of...

Topics You Need to Discuss with Aging Parents

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Dear Savvy Senior, My siblings and I don’t know much about our elderly parent’s financial situation or their wishes if and when something happens...

BrightStar Care of OKC – Unparalleled Home Care and Support

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Unparalleled Home Care and Support BrightStar Care® - A HIGHER STANDARD When your loved one needs extra care at home, choosing the right agency can...

SNL PUBLISHERS NOTE: Let’s have some fun!

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Christmas is a time for GIVING. Let’s have a TOON HUNT! We’ve placed Christmas TOONS throughout this issue. Count the Christmas TOONS and TEXT the...

Bob Anthony: A Living Legacy

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Bob Anthony Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner, Oklahoma Treasure. Story and photo by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer For the better part of the last 30 years, a wooden box...

Test of Time: Senior to celebrate 104 years

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by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer When Casimir Sokolnicki came to Legend at Rivendell Assisted Living four years ago, nobody knew just how much of a...

Daily Living Centers Offer Veterans Opportunities

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Daily Living Centers Offer Veterans Opportunities For Social Engagement, Volunteer Events Story by Van Mitchel, Staff Writer Daily Living Centers Inc, a nonprofit Adult Day Service...

OKC VA honors WWII Veteran, centenarian and pillar of the community

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  Story and photos provided by Carmen Daugherty Supervisory Public Affairs Officer - OKC, VA Health Care System On Sunday, October 22, the Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs,...

Resource Fair Gives Veterans Info About Services Available

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Story and photos by Van Mitchell, staff writer Anna Covey, Community Liaison with VIPcare, said pop-up resource fairs like the one held for veterans Nov....

VillagesOKC empowering seniors to use their brains

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The brain has plasticity and can grow at any age – if you use it. Seniors in Oklahoma City took this “use or lose it”...

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