senior citizens

Senior Flair, the FREE Senior Health Fair THIS Thursday

Dec 06, 2022 at 11:01 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) A special senior health fair called Senior Flair will be held for area seniors on Thursday afternoon. The FREE event will be at St. Marks United Methodist C.... Read More

Rutherford County SCAN Program at Sheriff’s Office Presented Award

Oct 05, 2022 at 12:51 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Caring for Rutherford County senior citizens earned the Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network volunteers a Sage Award this past Monday fr.... Read More

Giant HEALTH EXPO This Thursday At St. Clair Center

Oct 02, 2022 at 11:40 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The title of ‘Senior Citizen’ no longer brings to mind the seniors we once thought of as ‘old’ or ‘worn-out.’  .... Read More

FREE Health Expo in Murfreesboro - Scheduled for October 6th

Sep 21, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The title of ‘Senior Citizen’ no longer brings to mind the seniors we once thought of as ‘old’ or ‘worn-out.’  .... Read More

Rutherford County Library System Receives Grant to Help Bridge Digital Divide for Older Tennesseans

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:26 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – RUTHERFORD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (RCLS) is pleased to announce it has received an $87,478.00 grant from the West End Home Foundation (WEHF) to help.... Read More

Free Ride to the Polls for Local Senior Citizens on Election Day, August 4, 2022

Jul 13, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

Election Day is nearing and there are a handful of elderly residents in our community that lack transportation to and from the polls. Rev. Dwight Ogleton, who has long called.... Read More

72-Year-old told he is not allowed at any Walmart stores - after being caught three times for shoplifting

Jul 07, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Walmart on Rutherford Boulevard fell victim to another suspected shoplifter, but this time the long arm of the law caught the suspect. A loss prevention worker told the arriv.... Read More
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Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford celebrated 95-years of serving Rutherford County and Nearby Communities

May 04, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Additional photos added from the 95th celebration held in Murfreesboro. Click the above photo to see the entire slideshow. (MURFREESBORO, TN) Ascension Saint Tho.... Read More

Growing number of Tennessee seniors will increase demand for state services

May 02, 2022 at 07:16 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has released an updated version of its report on Senior Long-Term Care in Tennessee. The report indicates the number of Tennessee seni.... Read More

The Positive Aging Conference will be held in Murfreesboro

Apr 19, 2022 at 07:14 am by WGNS

For those who are 60-plus, you likely don’t feel like someone you once labeled as elderly. Most seniors are much more active today, when compared to years past.An upcomi.... Read More

TN Department of Health Awarded Project To Build Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

Mar 05, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced today it was awarded a two-year project to build capacity to promote Alzheimer's disease awareness. This project will suppor.... Read More

SCAN member James Rainey was a ‘good man’

Feb 25, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

84-Year-old James Rainey of Fosterville was a “salt of the earth good man,” said volunteer Jack Kelton of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awa.... Read More

The exciting life of Senior Citizens in Today's Times - Show aired "LIVE" at Adams Place in Murfreesboro

Jan 05, 2022 at 09:42 am by Producer

Hear the WGNS Podcast of this show (1/5/2022) above): WGNS Host Bart Walker (filling in for Truman Jones) is joined by Adams Place Director Terri Deal to talk about seniors to.... Read More

Atmos Energy helps local organization that focuses on senior citizens that lack family in the area

Oct 08, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Helping senior citizens is what the SCAN organization focuses on in Rutherford County and Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh is thankful for the Atmos Energy donation. Sheriff Fitzhugh r.... Read More

Helping Others: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Continues Helping Senior Citizens Through There SCAN Program

Jul 14, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Positive news from the Rutherford County Sheriff... The Knights of Columbus members at St. Rose Catholic Church were recognized by the Sheriff's Office for donating to the S.... Read More

New Scam Targeting Senior Citizens in Middle Tennessee

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:53 am by WGNS

A new scam is churning in Middle Tennessee, most recently targeting senior citizens in Hendersonville.Two Miami men were charged after they allegedly scammed two senior citize.... Read More

Seniors With SNAP Might Be Entitled to Extra Benefits

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:27 am by WGNS

By Allison Jones, Legal Aid Society  It’s been more than a year since the coronavirus pandemic took our world and turned it sideways. Now, cases are decreasing whil.... Read More