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2018
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Articles About senior citizens

  • Fitness class keeps seniors moving

    Jane Blakelock, center, stretched during a Sit Strong senior fitness class at the John Bryan Community Center this week. From the stage, fitness instructor Lynn Hardman called out and modeled the next move. Hardman, who is passionate about senior wellness, is starting a new workshop in the village focused on balance. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Two years ago, Jane Blakelock struggled to navigate subway stairs and keep up on long walks on a visit to her daughter in New York City. But multiple classes each week of Lynn Hardman’s Sit Strong changed everything.

  • ‘Conscious aging’ event

    Cleveland resident Mary Grigolia, minister of the Unitarian Fellowship in Oberlin, will present a workshop on “Conscious Aging” on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 9:30 a.m., at the Senior Center. All are invited. (Submitted photo)

    In American culture, youth is elevated and elders are often dismissed. But organizers of this week’s workshop on “Conscious Aging” want to change that trend.

  • Carl Hyde: A habit of caring, and aging well

    Carl Hyde, who moved into the Friends Assisted Living Center a year ago, first came to Yellow Springs as an Antioch College freshman more than 70 years ago. After more than four decades as a town physician, he’s known to many as “Dr. Hyde.” He rides his bike regularly in good weather. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Though he retired more than 15 years ago, Carl Hyde’s habit of caring for people remains.