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Fifty Plus: Muffin tops, the Battle of the Bulge, and the “e” word

There are a few words in the English language that repulse me. The “e” word is on the top of my list. Exercise.


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Senior: Keeping in shape at the Waynesboro YMCA helps you enjoy retirement

L.G. Ferrier was 85 years old when he decided that he needed to get in shape. Now an active member of the Waynesboro YMCA,


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Senate passes bipartisan legislation to provide support services for seniors

The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved bipartisan legislation to help older Americans live longer with independence and dignity in their communities.


Winchester resident named 2015 Ms. Virginia Senior America

Janis Thomas, of Winchester was crowned Ms. Virginia Senior America 2015 at the coronation ceremony in Staunton on Wednesday.


Bath Community Senior Center seeks substitute van driver, substitute director

Bath Community Senior Center seeks a substitute van driver: Van drivers work Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is an on call, part-time position at BCSC under the supervision of the Center Director.


Gospel concert at Maury River Senior Center

Over 65 performers, members, staff and community friends attended Mrs. C’s Pickers and Singers annual Gospel Concert on April 24 at the Maury River Senior Center.


Elder financial abuse workshop at the Waynesboro YMCA

Elder financial abuse happens more often than you think. An upcoming workshop at the Waynesboro YMCA will help seniors protect themselves from becoming unwitting victims.


Highland/Bath Meals on Wheels kitchen opening delayed

The upgrading of the kitchen at the Highland Inn is taking longer than anticipated. Initially it was thought that the kitchen would be closed the week of April 6 and would reopen the week of April 13. it is now anticipated that the kitchen will not be open and fully functioning until the week of April 20.


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Video: Local Chronic Disease Self-Management workshops

You Can! Live Well, Virginia! participants and leaders share the benefits of attending Stanford evidence based Chronic Disease Self-Management workshops designed to help people learn how to take control of managing ongoing health conditions.


Senior tax relief workshop at Waynesboro Senior Center

Are you a senior property owner? Disabled? A veteran with 100 percent service connected disability? You may be eligible for full or partial real estate tax relief in the city of Waynesboro or Staunton.


Eligibility assistance for Waynesboro property tax relief

The Waynesboro Senior Advocacy Commission in conjunction with the Disability Services Board is reaching out to Waynesboro city residents who are eligible for relief from property taxes.


Special presentation at Bath Senior Center in honor of Black History Month

Perlista Henry and Joan Williams gave a presentation to the Bath Community Senior Center on Chef Edna Lewis, who was born in Orange, Virginia, and was the granddaughter of former slaves.


Fishburne senior wrestler Daniel May records win #100

Fishburne Military School senior wrestler Daniel May earned his 100th career victory on Thursday. But 100 wins wasn’t why he gave up sodas and gets up early in the morning before classes to train.


Waynesboro Senior Center to Host Annual Raffle

Details on the annual raffle benefitting the Waynesboro Senior Center.


Three-point shooting boosts UVA women’s basketball over Boston College, 68-56

The UVA women’s basketball team (13-4, 3-1 ACC) earned a 68-56 victory over Boston College (8-9, 0-4 ACC) on Thursday (Jan. 15) at John Paul Jones Arena.


JMU women’s basketball flies by Elon, 68-51

James Madison women’s basketball battled for a hard-fought 68-51 victory at Elon on Thursday night in Alumni Gym in the first meeting between the programs as conference foes.


Presbyterian outlasts shorthanded Longwood, 71-67

Presbyterian forwards DeSean Murray and William Truss took advantage of Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo’s absence and both recorded double-doubles to lead the Blue Hose to a 71-67 win over Longwood Wednesday evening in Willett Hall.


UVA women’s basketball hosts Boston College on Thursday

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-4, 2-1 ACC) hosts Boston College (8-8, 0-3 ACC) on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.


UVA football adds Dave Borbely, Chris Beatty to coaching staff

UVA football head coach Mike London announced today the hiring of Dave Borbely as the offensive line coach and Chris Beatty as the running backs coach.


Fishburne Military School varsity basketball drops third straight

The Fishburne Military School varsity basketball team suffered its third straight loss on Thursday, losing in overtime to Stuart Hall.