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March Prime Times

Martie Martin is St. C. vet of the month

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Martie Martin has been selected as the St. Clairsville American Legion’s veteran of the month. Her service occurred during a shift in thought regarding the role of women in the military. “I started out in the Women’s Army Corps in 1974, and in ’75 they designated ...

Fundraiser to help Liza’s Place upkeep

Proceeds from an upcoming Dueling Pianos fundraiser are designated for upkeep of Liza’s Place Care Center South, an inpatient facility operated by Valley Hospice near Wheeling. The fourth annual Springtime in Paris event, featuring entertainment by 176 Keys Dueling Pianos, will take place ...

Healthy lifestyles enhance happiness

The United Nations has declared March as Happiness month because it is so important to our health and well being. Please keep reading for ideas and tips. Bible — Laughter is the best medicine. The truth is, happiness doesn’t come from wealth, perfect looks or even a perfect relationship. ...

Notify post office if you move after applying for a replacement card

Question: I recently applied for a replacement Social Security card, but I might be moving before it arrives in the mail. What should I do if I move before I get it? Answer: Once we have verified all your documents and processed your application, it takes approximately 10 to 14 days to ...

Film explores end-of-life care

Valley Hospice and WVU Medicine Reynolds Memorial Hospital are holding a free, community screening of the documentary, “Being Mortal,” from 5-7 p.m. March 23 in the hospital’s Betty Beebe Habig Room. After the screening, audience members can participate in a guided conversation on how ...

Aerobics for Seniors class planned in Weirton

A free Aerobics for Seniors class will be offered on the Weirton campus of West Virginia Northern Community College from March 20 to May 3. The class will be conducted from 6-7 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays in room 242 on the campus at 150 Park Ave., Weirton Heights. The instructor is Carol ...

Senior-friendly workout to improve movement

(BPT) — Exercise is good for everyone, but seniors with mobility or balance issues may wonder what kind of exercise they can do that will be safe, easy and effective. Jogging outdoors, running on a treadmill or lifting weights at the gym aren’t always practical — or enjoyable — ...

Steps to preserving brain health

(BPT) — Everyone knows aerobic exercise gets the heart pumping and lifting weights keeps muscles strong. But when it comes to keeping the brain healthy, most people are unsure what to do. As you age, brain health and maintaining memory functions becomes a top concern. Turns out, these ...