April Prime Times

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St. Clairsville American Legion Commander Joe Barker, left, recognizes helicopter pilot John Orkish as Veteran of the Month.

Orkish Recalls Risky Flying Missions

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — John Orkish had several brushes with death while flying helicopters in the U.S. Marine Corps. Orkish served from 1955-75 and retired as a gunnery sergeant, having flown missions in Vietnam; prior to that, he participated in atomic testing. He was named Veteran of the ...

Balance is the key to mobility

Are you concerned about your balance? You should be! In the next 25 minutes, an older adult will die from a fall injury. After the age of 40 we begin to lose our natural ability to keep our balance. It is best to start now to maintain or improve this most important ability. After our ...

Caregiver Support Fair is May 2

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The annual Caregiver Support Fair will be held May 2 at the Ohio Valley Mall. The committee for the fair has been meeting the last several months and is proud to announce that this will be the 18th year of the event that showcases services for older adults and their ...

Valley Hospice Offers Free Community Events

Valley Hospice is offering free community events as part of the National Healthcare Decisions Day observance. The agency is providing information and tools for the public to talk about their wishes with family, friends and healthcare providers and to execute written advance directives ...

Visiting Angels Again Recognized for Providing Outstanding Home Care

Visiting Angels of Wheelinghas received the Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse for the sixth consecutive year. The Provider of Choice Award is granted to the top-ranking home care providers in America based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care ...

Sisters Offer Caring Presence at Good Shepherd Since 1900

For more than a century, the Sisters of the Good Shepherd have provided tender care to the varying residents of Good Shepherd in Wheeling. Good Shepherd Nursing Home is now a five-star-rated nursing home, but when Good Shepherd opened in 1900 it was a home for girls staffed by the Sisters ...