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Senior Community Increasing in Rutherford County
Senior Community Increasing in Rutherford County

About 16% of the population in Rutherford County is over the age of 60. Within the next 10 years, that percentage could climb as high as 20%, depending on longevity trends and medical care.

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Smart Driving Program for Seniors
Smart Driving Program for Seniors

AARP and the Smyrna Senior Center are sponsoring a two day AARP Smart Driver Program...

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Graduating from a Rutherford County High School is not as easy as it once was
Graduating from a Rutherford County High School is not as easy as it once was

In years past, high schools in Tennessee use to pass students for graduation with a special diploma. However, that is no longer the case. James Evans, Spokesperson for the Rutherford County Schools told WGNS NEWS...

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Older Americans who stop driving more likely to suffer from depression
Older Americans who stop driving more likely to suffer from depression

Older adults who have stopped driving are almost two times more likely to suffer from depression and nearly five times as likely to enter a long-term care facility than those who remain behind the wheel....

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Graduation Week for RuCo High Schools
Graduation Week for RuCo High Schools

It's graduation week for Rutherford County high school seniors.

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Special event for up and coming seniors in Rutherford County and Beyond

The 50+ Boomers are now becoming the care givers for their parents. No one can tell the future, but you can learn about what to expect. 

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Affordable Care Act for Seniors: Benefits Without Obligations
With the rough roll-out of the healthcare marketplaces, some senior citizens are raising concerns about the Affordable Care Act. But a new report finds that for them, it has led to more benefits – without more obligations. 
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