Ridgefield Dance School celebrates leaving seniors

** **News Release Submitted by Ridgefield Dance School ** The Ridgefield School of Dance said goodbye to three senior company members who performed their dream farewell performance on a midsummer night from June 11th to 12th. Ridgefield’s Sophia Garrett, Ingrid Carlson and Carina Lao grew up together in this studio, so it may be sad … Read more

Silent Symptoms of Cancer Seniors Need to Know — Eat This Not That

Silent Symptoms of Cancer Seniors Need to Know — Eat This Not That

According to the National Library of Medicine, “In the elderly, cancer is one of the predominant causes of mortality and morbidity, and its incidence increases with aging. Sixty percent of all cases with cancer, and 70% of cancer-related deaths in aged 65 years and over patients.” ” Early detection is vital and knowing the signs … Read more

Silent Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer Seniors Need to Know — Eat This Not That

Silent Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer Seniors Need to Know — Eat This Not That

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers because symptoms typically don’t start appearing until the later stages. Dr. Tomi Mitchell, a Board-Certified Family Physician with Holistic Wellness Strategies tells us, “The chance of survival for pancreatic cancer is low because there isn’t an agreed-on screening test for the disease, and early detection is complex … Read more

Mayor Weymouth, town officials move the grill while seniors are dancing

WEYMOUTH – I am very pleased with the perfect June day! After being canceled for the past two years due to COVID, the summer picnic returned to Weymouth Elder Services this year with enough feelings to spend the summer easily. This is the biggest event of the year at the Whipple Senior Center. “The band … Read more

Outstanding Graduation: RA Long Seniors Full Ride to USC for the Future of Dance Choreography | Education

Cardin Chung considers dance to be a universal language. This is an expression of the soul that connects with the viewer of the dance. In his first year, he was fascinated by the dancers of a long-view local hip-hop group and was forever obsessed with his enthusiasm for all dance styles. “People can see movements … Read more

Local author’s book urges seniors to eat right and exercise | Community

Local author's book urges seniors to eat right and exercise |  Community

Merritt Island resident Spyder Johnson has self-published a book that takes on an entertaining way of learning to eat right and get fit. With his lighthearted book, which came out March 30, he hopes to capture seniors by weaving a web of suggestions on how to achieve optimal health and happiness. Available through Amazon and … Read more

Local martial arts icon premieres video encouraging seniors to keep active

Clifford Crandall Jr.

NEW HARTFORD — Clifford Crandall Jr. has a message for everyone over age 60: “Get up, get moving, and enjoy yourself!” Crandall, 75, founder and grandmaster of the American Martial Arts Institute, 8382 Seneca Turnpike, has produced a video series, “Still Alive and Kicking,” promoting life-enhancing activities for seniors. Crandall said he got the idea … Read more