Daily Archives: November 13, 2018

How Michigan’s age-friendly communities are making health more accessible to seniors

This article is part of State of Health, a series examining health disparities, how they affect Michigan’s children and seniors, and the innovative solutions being developed to address them. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.   Senior citizenhood presents new challenges for everyone. But for Lansing resident Dave Devinney, those challenges were almost insurmountable. ...

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Mapping neighborhood innovation in Detroit

For the past two years, we’ve been profiling neighborhood innovators in the city of Detroit — people who pursue projects that support Detroit communities, often with little funding or acclaim.  As part of our series, we created a map of where these innovators do most of their work. It truly demonstrates taht amazing individuals can be found in every corner ...

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What You Should Know About Florida’s Vote Recount « Detroit News Watch

The Florida secretary of state announced Saturday afternoon that the razor-thin races for governor, senator and agriculture commissioner will be reviewed in a series of recounts which were triggered because the margins in all three contests are under .5%. According to unofficial results filed by the counties, Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson by more than ...

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Rams, Saints Keep Winning « Detroit News Watch

By Steve Silverman The Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints continue to win and pick up the bona fides that could turn either one of those teams into the NFC Super Bowl representative. The AFC appears to be much more wide open, and while the Kansas City Chiefs continue to roll, their questionable defense could lead to heartbreak in ...

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10 Ways To Honor Vets Beyond Veteran’s Day « Detroit News Watch

Every year on November 11, Americans honor the 19.6 million active and former US service members who have gone to war. Veterans Day is marked by parades, speeches and solemn ceremonies offering a nation’s appreciation. Here are ways to go beyond saying “thanks for your service” and truly make a difference in a veteran’s life — on this day and ...

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