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Prime Times October

Emergency winter crisis program continues

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Community Action Council will assisting residents with Emergency HEAP for those residents in Jefferson County on November 1. Beginning on Monday, the Jefferson County CAC will be scheduling appointments for the Winter Crisis Season. Interested residents ...

Serving her country, breaking barriers

By ROBERT A. DEFRANK Times Leader Staff Writer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Julia Moore did her part serving as a pharmacist mate, 2nd class with the U.S. Navy in the two years following World War II. From 1945-47 she served at the Long Beach Naval Hospital in California. Moore was part of the ...

Don’t let the flu bug you this year

(BPT) — Flu season is upon us, and many healthcare facilities are urging you to start preparing now with vaccines. Ironically, one of the places where you need to be careful is at the doctor's office or healthcare clinic. The number of people in and out of clinics this time of year ...

A good laugh is good for your health

By KATHLEEN  O’CONNOR Happy fall time, everyone. I thought with all the craziness going on in our country lately that a little humor would be in order. “The Old Days” Grandpa was telling his young grandson what life was like when he was a boy. “In the winter we’d ice ...

Neither Age Nor Pain Slows Down Weston-Knauer

Stopping at Nothing: A 69-Year-Old BMX Racer Overcomes Her Joint Pain (BPT) - Ever since her 20s, Kittie Weston-Knauer had experienced osteoarthritis (OA) pain in her hips and knees, but it never stopped her from staying active. In her 40s, she even picked up a new, exciting hobby: BMX, or ...

Program Connects People With Their Past, Present

A song from our past can instantly transport us to another place and another time — a song may take us back to our first dance, and we remember the quiet joy of a first love. A melody’s ability to help us remember the happy times in our lives is the basis of Music & Memory, a ...

Valley Hospice Designated Bronze Employer of Choice

Valley Hospice has been named a bronze Employer of Choice by LeadingAge Ohio for 2017-18. The award recognizes providers of aging services who demonstrate leadership in employee development and engagement and meet stringent workforce development criteria. “We’re very proud to be ...

Wheeling senior has you covered

By LINDA COMINS For The Times Leader Jerry Morris of Wheeling has gone from delivering mail to delivering meals, and now he has received state and national recognition for his voluntarism. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice honored Morris’ dedication to service at the annual Governor’s ...