Healthy Living

Circuit breaker credit up for debate

By Tom Coulter Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Low-income seniors who pay rent in Missouri could soon be disqualified from receiving a property tax credit if a bill up for perfection this week is approved. Senate Bill 208 would limit the Senior Citizens Property Tax Credit to Missouri homeowners, marking a major change to a tax

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Wohlwend students make ‘60Plus’ friends

The Mehlville School District’s ‘60Plus’ monthly event was held at Wohlwend Elementary last month. Wohlwend students welcomed their guests by singing songs and handing out Valentines. And Mehlville High’s Food and Consumer Science students ‘cooked up a great meal,’ the district said.  

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Friendship Village Sunset Hills honored as Business of the Year by Crestwood-Sunset Hills chamber

Pictured above: Back row, left to right: Posing with the Business of the Year award is Stacey Zerban, administrator; Carmen Fronczak, vice president of strategic initiatives; Gayle Randa, chief human resources officer; Carmen Worley, director of outreach. Front row, left to right: Tim Vosse, chief financial officer; and Terry Walsh, president and chief executive officer

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Friendship Village gets high marks, praise from investors on bond sale

Pictured above: Building rendering for the Devonshire Building, with 76 new senior living apartments, part of the Friendship Village Sunset Hills expansion. Photo courtesy of Friendship Village. Friendship Village received a positive response from investors when it issued bonds to complete financing for expansion projects of its St. Louis-area senior living campuses. During the course

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‘The final chapter’ is writing your obituary

Healthy Living by Carl Hendrickson We now are in the second month of a new year. Have you begun working on new goals for this year? In past articles, I have suggested as a goal to write your story for children, grandchildren, other relatives and close friends. Last month I attended a program sponsored by

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Students of all ages serve Mehlville’s ‘60plus’

The Mehlville School District’s “60plus” members joined the district last month for a total team effort of an event at Blades Elementary, with Blades choir students performing, Washington Middle School band members playing holiday tunes and culinary students from Mehlville High preparing a “terrific meal” and serving it to the guests. If you are 60

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Tripping seniors helps make them steady

Pictured above: Beth Templin monitors her mother-in-law Cindi Templin’s reflex responses using sensors in the ActiveStep that feed data to a computer. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Tripping seniors could make them steadier on their feet — at least that’s the idea behind ActiveStep, a modified treadmill designed to help seniors

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