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PLYMOUTH — Every year, three million seniors are treated in the emergency room for fall injuries. Falling once doubles someone’s chances of falling again.

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department and Gilford Youth Center are co-sponsoring a weekly walking program for senior adults on Wednesday mornings, 9-10 a.m. at the Gilford Youth Center. Walkers can track their progress or walk for fun and socialize. Chairs are available to ta…

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GILFORD — Gilford Parks and Recreation and Gilford Middle School performing arts are sponsoring an evening at the theatre for participants of the Senior Moment-um program on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Participants will meet in the cafeteria at 5 p.m. to enjoy dessert and coffee hour before going to…

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, Jan. 27. Meet at the Community Church fellowship hall at noon for a potluck lunch. Participants are asked to bring an appetizer, salad, main dish or dessert to share with the group. Accom…

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, Jan. 13. Meet at the Community Church fellowship hall at noon for pizza with a variety of toppings and garden salad. Guest speaker Lynn Tonkin, manager of the Laconia Area Community Actio…

New Hampshire Humane Society Pet of the Week

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, Jan. 6. The group will meet at T-Bones Great American Eatery on Union Avenue in Laconia at 11:45 a.m. to enjoy lunch. Participants will order off the menu and are responsible for th…

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department and Gilford Youth Center are co-sponsoring a weekly walking program for senior adults on Wednesday mornings, 9-10 a.m. at Gilford Youth Center. There will be no programs on Dec. 25 or Jan. 1, 2020. Participants can track their progress, o…

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PLYMOUTH — More than five million Americans age 65 and older now have Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Alzheimer’s disease targets brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking, and behavior severe enough to affect work, family and social relationships, an…

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FRANKLIN — This chilly time of year is known as cold and flu season with good reason. Knowing what to do when coming down with a cold, and some steps to take to avoid being sick, is critical. The team at Franklin VNA & Hospice offers some advice.

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PLYMOUTH — At any age, health and wellbeing are enhanced by regular participation in events and activities that bring purpose, hope and joy. For seniors, taking part in these activities can be more difficult, but it’s also more important to find a way to participate while aging. Elderly peop…

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department and Gilford Youth Center are co-sponsoring a weekly walking program for senior adults on Wednesday mornings, 9-10 a.m. at Gilford Youth Center, beginning Dec. 11.  Participants can track their progress or walk for fun and socialize with f…

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, Dec. 16. Meet at the community church fellowship hall at 9:15 a.m. for breakfast and a movie. The group will watch the holiday comedy 'Four Christmases' starring Reece Witherspoon and Vin…

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PLYMOUTH — Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for injuries resulting from a fall. It’s estimated that 80 percent of these falls happen in the bathroom. Fall-related injuries can range from minor cuts, scrapes, and bruises to more severe injuries, including brok…