Senior News June 8, 2022

The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ Driver Discount refresher course from noon-4 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West Saint Paul. There also will be full eight-hour courses from 9…

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Senior News April 27, 2022

The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ Driver Discount refresher course from noon-4 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West Saint Paul. The cost is $24. Those who have completed the…

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Rediscovering joy

Gilats pens a hard-won guide to overcoming overwhelming grief. It  is one thing to grieve and ultimately recover, but it is another to live in a chronic state of acute grief for nearly 20 years,” writes Andrea Gilats in her…

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Senior News February 23, 2022

The Minnesota JCC is now collaborating with Giving Voice, a program that brings together people with dementia and Alzheimers and their care partners to sing in choruses that foster joy and well-being. Weekly rehearsals are taking place from 1-2:15 p.m.…

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Senior News February 8, 2022

The Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West Saint Paul, will offer the following:  understand your iPad with Ray the Computer Guy from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, February 10 ($40); a musical presentation by Saint Croix Lutheran Academy from 1-2…

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Senior News October 28, 2021

The Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West Saint Paul, will offer a “Folds of Honor” program for older adults from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, November 10. The 30-minute presentation by Dick Middelton will cover the history of playing “Taps,”…

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Poet Kirkpatrick reemerges from the pandemic

The publication of Blood Moon left Macalester-Groveland author Patricia Kirkpatrick feeling pensive. Her most recent collection of poetry appeared in March 2020, just as COVID-19 began to cast its long shadow over life as we knew it. “With few readings…

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