Category Archives: Neighbors

A HEART FOR THE WIDOWED….Veterans continue to serve others

When McWhorter-Weston VFW Post 1118 (Cushing, OK)  was recently presented a check by Oklahoma American Veterans News  the post chose to use the money toward hosting a special Valentines lunch, inviting the widowed in the community as guests of honor. … Continue reading

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Before You Start Your Christmas Shopping….

The Tulsa World‎ published a story on November 22, 2015 Julie DelCour writes: Take a moment and think about this question, which was passed on to me a few months ago (The question came from: Is your grandmother hungry?) Following … Continue reading

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The Secret is Out: Coloring Provides Wonderful Stress Relief for Adults!

A 2012  study, found that anxiety can be greatly reduced by coloring. Specially designed, coloring pages for “grown-ups” are more intricate than children’s coloring books. “After my husband died I was numb and couldn’t even think. I bought a coloring … Continue reading

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Is Your Grandma Hungry and You Don’t Know It? Senior/Elder Hunger ~ The Hidden Epidemic in America.

Elder Hunger Awareness Month Proclamation signed by Governor Mary Fallin  for June 2015. Oklahoma ranks #8, in the nation, for senior hunger! 1/3 of Seniors in Oklahoma City are hungry on a daily basis, yet hunger in Oklahoma is higher … Continue reading

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Seniors May Appreciate a Grocery Store Gift Card More Than Anything Else You Can Buy Them

Mother’s Day In 2014,  $3.65 billion was spent on jewelry for Mother’s Day; $2.35 billion on flowers and $780 million on greeting cards, according to AARP. Birthdays, Christmas, and other gift giving occasions Mom or Grandma doesn’t need more perfume, … Continue reading

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Are Churches Failing the Widow?

As death is inevitable for each one of us, many of us will be the one left behind to walk this lonely road, alone.  Yet, the impact of grief and widowhood is not something for which one can prepare, even … Continue reading

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Looking for a job (or a job promotion)?

We have all heard that it is not what you know, but who you know. That means that your connections are important to your success. Many companies identify potential job candidates through referrals from their employees. How do you get … Continue reading

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