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  • State offers tips to kick the smoking habit

    If quitting smoking tops your list of 2012 resolutions, the Kentucky Department for Public Health  recommends the use of one or a combination of available tobacco cessation resources. These range from group cessation to telephone coaching to online cessation and are available at no cost to all Kentuckians.

  • NARFE members learn about Tender Touch

     The Elizabethtown Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met Jan. 2 at Nolin RECC immediately following the Heartland Service Center re-opening for the New Year. Chapter president Kay Bennett presided over the meeting.

    The guest speaker was Robin Hildesheim, Certified Senior Advisor for Tender Touch Senior Services, Inc. in Elizabethtown. She may be reached at 270-765-3332.

  • PHOTO: Grandpa Matthews celebrates Christmas

    After surviving a near fatal heart attack earlier this year, David Matthews of Buffalo, is able to return to many of his former activities. Above, he celebrated Christmas with grandson Levi.

  • Quit smoking tips for 2012

     As 2012 approaches, so does the human resolve to make life changes, such as losing weight, increasing exercise – or quitting smoking and tobacco products.

    If quitting smoking tops your list of 2012 resolutions, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) recommends the use of one or a combination of available tobacco cessation resources. These range from group cessation to telephone coaching to online cessation and are available at no cost to all Kentuckians.

  • Sunrise residents visit Santa, take tea with bears

     The staff, adult daycare and residents are looking forward to the New Year. The outpouring of love and sharing through out the holiday season has been amazing. Santa came to visit not once but twice. The gifts sponsored by the Sunrise Volunteers and Bobby Morrison's Santa Bus were enjoyed by all. The Sunrise Volunteers made everyone's heart sing with a knit shirt as a gift.

  • COLUMN: Avoid overeating this holiday season

     Did you know an extra 100 calories per day can cause you to gain 10 pounds per year? That may not sound like much, but an extra 5 or 10 pounds every year for the next several years can add up to be a lot of extra weight.  

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR - DEC. 28, 2011

     Chamber of Commerce holiday schedule

  • Parkinson's Support Group to meet

    The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown. The group meets 4 p.m. every third Thursday at HealthSouth.
    The purpose of this group is to provide education and networking opportunities for Parkinson’s patients and their family members in the community. Topics for upcoming meetings: Jan. 19 - LSVT BIG; Feb. 16 -LSVT LOUD; March 15 –  Pharmacology and Parkinson’s Disease.

  • Parkinson's Disease support group plans meetings

    The Parkinson's Support Group will meet 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown. The group meets 4 p.m. every third Thursday at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive,

  • Share money-saving tips, win a prize

    Are you saving money?
    Most people aren’t, thanks to the economy and the high cost of gasoline and food.
    But it’s something that households should consider, not only for retirement but to take care of those gremlins that seem to jump out and bite us whenever we think things are going good. (You know, the windstorm takes off the roof; the car needs a new battery; or the sewer backs up.)
    You do have an emergency fund … don’t you?
    If you have developed a method for saving money or cutting expenses, why not share it with others?