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OKG Newsletter


Topic: elderly

Constant gardener

Double amputee doesn't let physical limitations keep him from gardening.


News

Susannah Waite
Ruben Hernandez doesn’t let anything stop him from getting out and working in the garden every day.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

In the neighborhood

An innovative approach to assisted living centers comes to OKC, but not everyone is happy about it.


News

Peter Wright
The house at the corner of Green Valley and Apple Valley Drives doesn’t look too different from the other suburban oases around it. Inside, however, is a home to as many as five elderly residents and at least one visiting nurse at all times. It’s part of a new trend in Oklahoma to make the assisted living center small enough to fit in a four-bedroom home and homey enough to lose the stigma of the institution.
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Let it ride

A volunteer program coming to the metro will mean newfound mobility for elderly and vision-impaired people.


Features

Tim Farley
Sandy Webster hasn’t driven to the grocery store, beauty shop or her favorite restaurant in 11 years.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Senior class

OKC officials mull over a quartet of proposals for senior wellness centers.


News

Tim Farley
Multiple operating partners likely will be needed for four senior wellness centers promised by Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3 program.
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Fred Won’t Move Out

An exploration of a man of constant sorrow.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Old age, a spouse suffering with dementia, grown children in the position of caring for their parents — these are tough, complicated themes in Fred Won’t Move Out, new to DVD next week.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

One at a time

OKC officials appear to make headway with one senior wellness center — with three more to go.


News

Tim Farley
Controversy surrounding a potential religious conflict with the MAPS 3 senior health and wellness centers has put the issue in the Oklahoma City Council’s court.
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Field trip

OKC’s municipal leaders visit Arkansas to get ideas for the MAPS 3 senior wellness centers.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City leaders last week received a heavy dose of best practices and innovative ideas for the planned MAPS 3 senior wellness centers during a day-long visit to North Little Rock, Ark.
 
Monday, July 15, 2013

Amour

Brace yourself for an unflinchingly honest love story.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke isn't the obvious choice for a movie about love at its weightiest and most profound. In previous works like Funny Games, The Piano Teacher and Caché, he has crafted cinematic nipple twists that tweak audiences while examining humankind at its cruelest.
 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Everything must go!


CFN

Gazette staff
Have you always wanted to own a piece of Golden Girls history? Well, it’s your lucky day (and has been since last year).
 
Thursday, January 16, 2014

Naked, armed and possibly dangerous


CFN

Gazette staff
What’s scarier than a naked 71-year-old man? Well, a naked 71-year-old man wielding a meat cleaver.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
 
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