Program Helps Elderly and Disabled Residents who Lack AC or Fan During Hot Months

Jul 27, 2021 at 08:06 am by WGNS

The longstanding Cool-Aid program based in Murfreesboro continues to heat up as temperatures rise throughout Rutherford County.Started over 30-years ago, the volunteer based p.... 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

Former Mid-State Securities Broker Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing From Elderly Clients

May 24, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A former Investments Vice President at Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (Raymond James), was sentenced yesterday to five years in prison for stealing $933,500 from two eld.... Read More

Help with Long Term Care Expenses for Seniors and their Spouses who Served in the Military

Mar 30, 2021 at 06:53 am by WGNS

There is a myriad of programs available for aging seniors and their spouses who served our country in the military, but most people don’t know about all the choices they.... Read More

Murfreesboro Organization that Focuses on Helping the Elderly in need of a New Home

Feb 18, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

A non-profit organization that focuses on helping the elderly in Murfreesboro is in need of a new home.Mindful Care Adult Day Services has operated in donated space at New Vis.... Read More

AHCA/NCAL Issues Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout In Long Term Care

Jan 06, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across th.... Read More

Report finds 16.5% of Tennessee residents are 65+

Jan 05, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

The year 2020 marked another decennial Census, the once-a-decade federal project of counting the U.S. population. The Census collects data on a variety of demographic indicato.... Read More

Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability Seeks Input for State Plan on Aging

Dec 15, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) is seeking feedback from the public regarding the State Plan on Aging. Due to COVID-19 the agency is unable to have pub.... Read More

POSITIVE: Water wars for seniors in Smyrna a big hit

Sep 03, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Seniors have been enjoying the hot days with waterguns as a way to beat the heat. Most recently, residents at Traditions of Smyrna got the chance to sneak in a little sum.... Read More

UPDATED: Man who Raped 85-Year-old Murfreesboro Woman in 2017 Found Guilty in Court

Aug 27, 2020 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A serial rapist who carried out multiple sexual attacks in Tennessee was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the rape of an elderly Murfreesboro woman. “This wa.... Read More

Amelia Lawrence joins Mindful Care as activity assistant

Aug 26, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Raising a special-needs son would be a bold and exhausting endeavor for any single parent, but Amelia Lawrence also considers it a privilege and challenge to wo.... Read More

Nursing Home Industry Applauds the Trump Administration for Providing An Additional $5 Billion to Help Protect Residents and Caregivers

Jul 23, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living co.... Read More

All about caring and connecting

Jul 07, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Mindful Care Adult Day Services has scored another success with its second picnic in cars for persons with early Alzheimer’s or other dementia issue.... Read More