seniors

Kids And Seniors Spent The Day Together As Part of Adopt-A-School Program

This event is a kickoff to the year-long partnership Centennial students will have with the residents.

FARGO, N.D – Kids at Centennial Elementary School in Fargo spent the day with seniors at Eventide. It’s part of their Adopt–A–School partnership. Centennial is working with the senior living home throughout the year on various projects. To celebrate their first event together, students and seniors went on horse carriage rides around the parking lot. “I think the most important…

Riverview Place Hosts “Falling Into Health” Fair

The event is for seniors to learn about healthy living habits

FARGO, N.D. — A senior living facility is celebrating the first day of fall with a “Falling Into Health” event. Around 50 seniors gathered at Riverview Place in Fargo for their health fair. The event is a collaboration between Riverview and Griswold Home Care. More than 20 vendors, including Sanford Health and the Alzheimer’s Association, are speaking with seniors about…

3rd Annual North Dakota Senior Games Begin

Nearly 150 seniors are competing in this year's tournaments

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cindy Miller learned from the people closest to her how important it is to stay active. “At the age of 91, my mom started trying to play pickleball. And her eyesight was a little shaky right then, but she was a tennis player. She played all the way up until she was almost 93,”…

Bison Football Players Stop by Eventide to Visit Senior Fans

Some of the fans have been supporting the team for over 50 years

WEST FARGO, N.D. — As the NDSU football team prepares for its upcoming season, some of its players are finding ways to give back to the community. Many seniors at Eventide Sheyenne Crossings are giving these players a hero’s welcome. These fans are getting a chance to eat and talk with the players, and even look at their gold. Players say…

NDSU Seniors Know What’s at Stake in Saturday’s Playoff Game

The Bison face elimination in the second round against Montana State

FARGO, N.D. — It’s days cold, snowy days like Wednesday that North Dakota State is glad to be practicing inside as they gear up for their FCS playoff showdown against Montana State. The Bobcats do not have the luxury of practicing inside this week. They don’t have the facilities for it. That is one of many advantages the Herd have in…

Home-Care Provider Gives Tips on Mental Health Warning Signs in Seniors

FARGO, N.D. – This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and a home-care provider wants you to know possible warning signs of mental illness in your older loved ones. Right At Home has offices in Fargo, Moorhead and Detroit Lakes. They say two common mental illness in seniors are depression and dementia. If you notice your loved ones’ mood change,…

Bison Seniors Nostalgic Heading into Final Season

Bruce Anderson and Robbie Grimsley open up about their last time starting fall camp

FARGO, N.D. — Football season never really ends for North Dakota State. After the playoffs in January, there is a little time off before spring practices. Then there are summer workouts, and now Friday marked the first day of fall camp. The Bison bring back a loaded class of 23 seniors looking to defend their national title. But for many of…

Minnesota Ranks Fourth Nationwide for Life Expectancy

Men have an average life expectancy of 78.7, while women have an average of 82.9

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota ranks fourth nationwide for life expectancy, according to a study coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. Men in Minnesota have an average life expectancy at 78.7 years, and women are at an average of 82.9. Some senior living communities are seeing a shift in what seniors want…

“One More Chapter” Wraps Up Skating Season

Figure skaters showed off their talent at the annual Moorhead Ice Show

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead figure skaters spend hours a week crafting their skills and tweaking their movements for competition. Skate Dad Jamey Pesek says, “My daughter’s been doing this since she was three years old and now, she’s eleven. We see her progress every year and look back on some of the photos and the videos.” For most of these skaters,…

Klobuchar Highlights Bill Aimed to Help Find Missing People

Project Lifesaver device will help locate those who have a high risk of wandering away from home

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A bipartisan bill sponsored by Senator Amy Klobuchar aims to make it easier for law enforcement to find people who have wandered away from home. Children with developmental disabilities and seniors with Alzheimer’s disease have a high risk of wandering. “We have heard in our office about these cases where people are just scared to death. This is…