Monthly Archives: January 2018

Reasons personal lent makes sense

By Allen Teal, chaplain
Rolla Presbyterian Manor

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting 40 days and 40 nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him… (Matthew 4:1-3a, NIV)

Lent begins on  Valentine’s READ MORE

What to Do About Unintentional Weight Loss in Older Adults

It often points to underlying health problems that deserve attention (Photo credit: Adobe Stock)

By Leslie Kernisan, MD for Next Avenue

One of my readers recently sent in this question:

Q: My 88-year-old father lives in his own home about 100 miles from us. He’s been living alone since my mother died five years ago. I thought he looked READ MORE