You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • What does all that food do to you?
    Thanksgiving is here, and Americans are preparing to knuckle down and stuff their faces, come what may.
  • Scientists provide scoop on smooches
    AUSTIN, Texas – Scientists in the Netherlands have reported that we share about 80 million bacteria during a passionate 10-second kiss – a finding that makes puckering up seem cringe-worthy and downright unsanitary at the
  • Leaving seizures behind
    Time for lunch, and most of the kids gather around the kitchen island that holds sliced ham and turkey.


ARBOR GLEN: 5202 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne; free activities open to the public; call 492-2202 or

•“Let’s Talk Seniors: Heart Health,” 3:30 p.m. Friday

•“Sweetheart Dinner and Dance,” 12:30 p.m. Saturday

AVALON VILLAGE: “Elder Law” by Steve Hagen, elder law attorney, 7 p.m. Thursday, Avalon Village, 200 Kingston Circle, Ligonier; free; 260-894-7131 or

COMMUNITY CENTER: Fun, educational and healthy living activities available for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; call regarding hours; $1 drop-in fee; 233 W. Main St.; 427-6460.

•“Fort Wayne Excursions: Botanical Conservatory and Fox Island,” Wednesday; $4 admission to conservatory plus $3 for trip; reservations, 427-6466.

HUNTINGTON COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING/SENIOR CENTER: 354 N. Jefferson St., Huntington; call 260-359-4410 for hours or 1-800-491-3006 for programs.

•All-You-Can East Fish & Chicken Supper Benefit, 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Knight-Bergman Center, 132 S. Nancy St., Warren; $9 adults, $5 children ages 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and under; available at center or at the door; 260-359-4410.

SALAMONIE SENIOR MONDAY CARRY-IN LUNCH: “Red-Tail Hawks,” noon today, Salamonie Interpretive Center, Lost Bridge West State Recreation Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; for those 50 and older; bring meal and table service and $1 donation; register at 260-468-2127.

SENIOR CIRCLE: For ages 50 and older, programs at St. Joseph Hospital, Medical Office Building, Suite 100, 750 Broadway, unless otherwise noted; appointments and reservations at 425-3087 unless otherwise noted.

•“Keep It Movin’,” chair and light equipment exercises for beginners and those dealing with injury or limitation, 10:15 to 11 a.m. for six Fridays beginning Friday; $27 members, $35 non-members; reservations by Thursday.

•“Zumba Gold,” drop-in classes 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Dupont Hospital, Suite 110, 2510 E. Dupont Road;$5 for members or $3 for 10-classes or $8 for nonmembers or $6 for 10-class punch card; 416-3009.

•Foot care clinic, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday; $21 members, $24 non-members; bring a foot basin and large towel; call for appointment.

•Massage, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, $15 for 15 minutes, $30 for 30 minutes; call for appointment.

•“It’s Tax Time,” free tax preparation help, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays through April 10; call for appointment.

•Legal Counseling, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday; call for appointment; members only.

•Medicare Counseling, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday; call for appointment.

•”Lunch and Learn: Get It Right” on cardiac testing, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 13, Dupont Hospital Resource Center, Suite 210 of 2514 Building; includes free lunch; reserve by Friday.

•“Wacky Wednesday at the RAVE (Carmike Jefferson Pointe),” discounted movie, noon, Feb. 13; call for reservations by Friday..

SOUTH ADAMS SENIOR CENTER: Blood pressure checks, Tuesday; 825 Hendricks St., Berne; for activities, services and hours, call 260-589-8877 or go to