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retirement

Three generation households are on local menus as sandwich families

by (Angela Bayes)

Submitted 11-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Many local families are living a life of eldercare and child rearing under one roof as a Sandwich Family. After all, Grand Rapids is a great place to live, retire, and raise a family. One such family is my family. My husband, Jim, and I live just...

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Encore hosts free luncheon to talk retirement honestly, without shame

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 08-29-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Encore, an engagement program for people in their 50’s and beyond by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation is hosting an event, “We Are the Experts of Us” aimed at "anyone thinking about, preparing for, or in the midst of...

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'Healthy U' lecture addresses mental health, aging

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 08-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

“Mental Health & Aging for Smarty’s: Reducing the Stigma” is the topic for the August “Healthy U” lecture on Monday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, a faith-based, not-for-profit,...

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Covenant Village of the Great Lakes hosts Shelley Irwin on Aug. 17

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 07-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Learn the art of aging gracefully when Shelley Irwin, host and producer of the WGVU Morning Show, presents an inspiring talk at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at 1 p.m. The Grand Rapids community is invited to this...

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National expert, best-selling author to teach seniors art of 'rightsizing'

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 05-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

Rightsizing expert Lynn McPhelimy has shared her wisdom with audiences on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and “Today Show.” Now, she’s coming to Grand Rapids. On Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., the best-selling author...

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'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns. This free event begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Beginning at 1 p.m., a shuttle will provide...

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Hark Up with the Down Home Horns’ to headline at tent revival at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 06-20-2016 under

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns. This free event begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Beginning at 1 p.m., a shuttle will provide...

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CLA Estate Planning Workshop

by (CLA Estate Services)

Submitted 06-13-2016 under

FREE Workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding:   - Pros and cons of wills and trusts...

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Healthy U Lecture: Eye Changes as We Age

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 03-10-2016 under

As we grow older, our vision changes. We find ourselves reaching for the reader glasses or experiencing a decline in our peripheral vision. Dr. Philip VanderLugt, OD, will discuss how our eyes change as we age and the importance of eye care when he...

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CLA Estate Planning Workshop

by (CLA Estate Services)

Submitted 02-26-2016 under

A FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding: - Pros and cons of wills and trusts -...

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