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  • How to get help in making Medicare decisions

    Dear Savvy Senior, Where can I get help with my Medicare decisions? I’m approaching 65,and could use some help sorting through the different Medicare plan options that are available to me....

    April 1, 2014

  • Pets help make residents feel at home

    Six in 10 American households include at least one pet. So it’s not surprising, perhaps, that Grace Living Center Norman also has pets, especially when one considers that research shows pets can be beneficial to the elderly physically and ...

    April 1, 2014

  • Situation is no laughing matter

    Q: Our 4-year-old daughter has a huge problem with being laughed at. She loves to be goofy and do funny things, but as soon as someone — including one of us — laughs at her, she becomes upset. She will say, “Don’t laugh” or “I don’t want ...

    March 28, 2014

  • Parent urged to get help with concerns son is using drugs

    Q: I know my son is using drugs ... I just know it. His grades have dropped, and he is totally uninterested in anything, including extra-curricular activities. My husband refuses to believe it, so what should I do? — No name, please A: ...

    March 28, 2014

  • Kay Christiansen to retire as executive director at Bethesda Inc.

    On Tuesday morning, Kay Christiansen won’t be clocking in to her job as executive director at Bethesda Inc. Christiansen’s last day at the nonprofit agency will end on Monday when she retires after 10 years. But that doesn’t mean ...

    March 28, 2014

  • Parkinson’s group to meet

    The Norman Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday in Room A of the education wing of Norman Regional Hospital....

    March 28, 2014

  • Keeping a united front

    The other day I had to turn the page of my big desk calendar to check out a new month. Yes, it’s almost April. Usually when I flip over to the next month, it’s a sudden reminder that its time to pay the mortgage. But March has been a bit ...

    March 28, 2014

  • Krittenbrink, Rosenthal to be honored

    The Oklahoma Hospitality Club will celebrate 91 years of service to the community by honoring 10 women who have made a difference in the lives of others through their careers and community service....

    March 28, 2014

  • Membership drive, style show planned

    The Norman Charter Chapter for the American Business Women’s Association will host a membership drive at 6:30 p.m. April 8 at the Norman Public Library, 222 N. Webster Ave....

    March 28, 2014

  • The Paine! The Paine!

    Thomas Paine was troubled by many things during the American Revolution and began the first of 16 pamphlets with the words “These are the times that try men’s souls.” A stirring yet comforting phrase that can be applied to just about any ...

    March 28, 2014