GEM Memory Screening  June 29

GEM Memory Screening June 29

GEM Memory Screening Monday June 29th at the Community Care Clinic of Dare 2:30 call for an appointment Gail E. Sonnesso, MS, QDCS AFA Excellence in Care Specialist GEM DAY SERVICES, INC. 252-480-3354 www.gemdayservices.org Who Should be Screened? Memory screenings make sense for anyone concerned about memory loss or experiencing warning signs of dementia; whose(…)

Good 2015-16 Season ForumTickets Still Available

Good 2015-16 Season ForumTickets Still Available

Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts Announces Good 2015-16 Season Tickets Still Available The Outer Banks Forum has some good season tickets available for its 2015-16 performing arts series. All programs will be held at the First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills. “We have an extraordinary lineup of diverse performers ranging from(…)

Mental Health in Adults Over 50

Mental Health in Adults Over 50

In recognition of the essential role mental health plays in overall health, the Healthy Aging Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) are releasing two issue briefs focused on the mental health of older adults in the United States. This first issue brief(…)

Arc of North Carolina releases Summary of NC Senate Budget

Arc of North Carolina releases Summary of NC Senate Budget

NC Senate Budget Released The North Carolina Senate released its budget plan late Monday afternoon. The plan is smaller than the House’s budget, coming in at $21.47 billion compared to the House’s $22.1 billion. The budget is over 700 pages in length, densely packed with policy details. It will take several days for The Arc(…)

Working for the common good

Working for the common good

Pastor Norvel Goff preaching Sunday morning at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church A lot of folk expected us to do something strange and break out in a riot,” Goff said to those who gathered Sunday morning at Emanuel,“Well, they just don’t know us,”  “We are people of faith. We believe that when we put our forces(…)

Pope Francis explains that the climate is a common good

Pope Francis explains that the climate is a common good

REPRINTED FROM WWW.COMMONDREAMS.ORG ‘Climate Is a Common Good': ‘The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all,’ reads Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment which also says the most developed nations owe a ‘grave social debt’ to the poorest people on the planet who are being disproportionately and negatively impacted by(…)

Gem Art at the Park

Gem Art at the Park

GEM Art at the PARK Summer Schedule 2015     June 9th @ 2pm Birds with Monroe Bell~ Artist Baum Senior Center June 23 @2pm Beads with Ginny Flowers Cloud Nine Nags Head June 25 @ 1:00 Lost Colony Players Dare County Center July 14th @2pm Laura Howard Sea Glass Jewelry Baum Senior Center July(…)

Senior Tar Heel Legislature

Senior Tar Heel Legislature

North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature   The North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature (NCSTHL) met in Chapel Hill June 9-10 for its second meeting of 2015. Delegate Kaye White and Mary Ellen Hawthorne, Alternate, represented Dare County at the meeting where the 98 delegates and alternates heard updates regarding funding for aging programs and services.(…)

Coastal Review Online Reporting on Offshore Drilling

Coastal Review Online Reporting on Offshore Drilling

REPUBLISHED FROM COASTAL REVIEW ONLINE Offshore Drilling Series published by Coastal Review Online Coastal Review Online is publishing  over 40 stories over the next two months on offshore drilling and its potential effects on NC Coast. With seven reporters who have spent several months talking to dozens of people, This is Coastal Review Onlines most ambitious(…)