Life has been more than picking apples for Vancouver centenarian Harold McCarty. Born in Billings, Montana, in 1919, he has spent time living all over the Evergreen State, fighting in World War II and playing horseshoes with Major League Baseball star Gerry Staley at Lewisville Park.
Woodland-based senior care center Woodland Assisted Living has been a presence in the community since 1995. Lying just west of Horseshoe Lake Park, the care center focuses on “nurturing the spirit and improving the quality of life for assisted living residents.” This year, the care center un…
Starting in January 2020, seniors and those with disabilities in Clark County will see major changes to the Property Tax Exemption Program, which is designed to provide tax relief to qualifying home buyers in the state.
For the last 10 years, the Battle Ground High School Class of 1969 has been getting together once a year to reunite with old friends over food and memories.
In an ideal world, people young and old exercise each day. But as men and women age, finding time to work out is not so easy.
Two Battle Ground Public Schools educators and administrators, Linda Allen and Laurie Sundby retired from the school district this summer. The two served a combined total of 53 years with the district after starting out as substitutes for BGPS in the early 1990s.
Learn how to prepare your estate next Monday at the Vancouver Mall Library.
Just after the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors came to a close, players in the 2019 National Senior Games were practicing their 3-on-3 skills for the upcoming tournament. Among them was Jim Nielsen of Ridgefield, who plays for the Detroit Metro.
Drafting a last will and testament is an essential component of estate planning. Despite the importance of having a will, a recent survey from AARP found that two out of five Americans over the age of 45 do not have one.
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Studies have shown that access to the outdoors provides a menu of health benefits. When the outdoors become more challenging to maneuver due to mobility issues, it’s time to find a way to bring the outdoors in. That’s what one Seattle-area resident thought back in 2015.
At 95, Tudor Davis of Battle Ground has experienced The Great Depression, the invention of television and, most vividly, World War II. He is the last known surviving member of the U.S.S. Halibut.
The 50+ Forever Young Hikers have released their hiking schedule for the upcoming summer months and are looking for active individuals to join in. They only ask that all hikers are able to walk a mile within 20 minutes, and require hikers to attend an orientation before registering for any hikes.
The folks at Waterlily Therapeutic Massage and Sauna in Battle Ground have made it their mission to provide a safe, comfortable place where seniors can come for pain relief, relaxation, and quiet. Owner Jeannie Jensen purchased the business in 2013, roughly 10 years after it was established.
Crossword puzzles are an integral component of newspapers. In addition to their entertainment quality, crossword puzzles can help improve cognition and brain health in individuals of all ages.
Jamie Skinner of La Center will be putting a pause on his chemo treatment to sail with three others from San Diego, California to Hilo, Hawaii for world peace and nuclear disarmament. Skinner was diagnosed with colon cancer that has now spread to his liver and has been on chemo for the past …