The Annual Report for the Buena Vista-Lexington-Rockbridge Region of the Valley Program for Aging Services for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 is now online.
The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services has received numerous reports of fraudulent Medicare telephone calls.
Maury River Senior Center is continuing series of classes open to those who are 50 and older; “Second Wind” winter session classes will begin January 21 and run for 10 weeks. These offerings will all be scheduled for late afternoons and early evenings to accommodate the schedules of those who are working.
Leader Training for the “You Can! Live Well, Virginia!” Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) will be held on January 17, 18, 24 and 25 from 9:00 – 4:00 at the Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Lexington. Light snacks, lunch and all necessary materials will be provided.
The winners of the 16th annual Independent Publisher Book Awards were announced at the annual BookExpo America publishing convention in New York City. Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry by Dennis J. Pogue won the silver medal for excellence (Mid-Atlantic Region) Best Non-Fiction category.
It is difficult to move forward if you are carrying a lot of baggage. Most governments have baggage that is holding them back. As a result, current budget discussions will likely not bear fruit. Instead, we kick the can down the road until the next budget season when the same can will be found sitting in the middle of progress
Anyone who enjoys reading of adventures and discoveries will love Bob Wicklund’s new book. He has a talent for storytelling—some tales almost unbelievable, yet they are all true. The pages of Eyes in the Sea come alive with remarkable stories. Wicklund, a regular guy, relates the fascinating string of events that propelled him to become [...]
Just in time for the New Year’s resolutions that we Baby Boomers will soon be making, the Rockbridge Area YMCA and Maury River Senior Center plan to offer classes at each other’s site. Designed for older adults, “Move It or Lose It” and “Breakfast for Your Brain” will focus on maintaining and improving muscles and [...]