House GOP majority could target Social Security, Medicare
The life story of Hendersonville resident Marge Cullen isn’t much different than that of many other retirement-aged Americans.
Community answers call for ‘more cookies’ at Silver Bluff
The COVID-19 Pandemic has been a lonely time for many senior citizens, especially those residing in an assisted living facility.
Affordable apartments for seniors coming to Franklin
A second affordable apartment development is coming to Siler Road after the Franklin Town Council approved a special-use permit.
Bryson Senior Living close to completion
When Bryson Senior Living, an assisted living facility in Swain County, opens in January, a major void in the community will finally be filled.
This must be the place
It snuck up on me.
Model railroad group brings joy to children and seniors
By Melanie Threlkeld McConnell • SMN Correspondent
Think of it as somewhere over the rainbow.
You know the place, only this time not in Oz, in Waynesville, on Frazier Street, behind the parking lot of Sagebrush Steakhouse, in a non-descript building that’s 60-feet long and maybe half that wide. This is where the bluebirds sing, where happiness prevails.
How a tiny bracelet saved the life of a man with dementia
During rehearsal for her church’s band one Monday night, Paula McElroy called home to check on her 82-year-old husband who suffers from dementia. No answer.