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The History of LifeCare Alliance

LifeCare Alliance was established in 1898 as the Instructive District Nursing Association, and it’s the oldest visiting nurse association in the state. CEO and President Chuck Gehring talks about the organization’s history and mission in an interview at Carrie’s Cafe, a restaurant for seniors and low-income residents operated by LifeCare Alliance. Photos: LifeCare Alliance, Ohio […]

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Taking Off: Aviation at Ohio State University

Ever wondered about the aviation program at Ohio State University, or why an airport is named for Don Scott? Join us for a chat with Douglas Hammon, director of the Ohio State University Airport, to find out. Photos: Courtesy of Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio State University Airport, Ohio State University Archives

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Lockbourne Air Force Base

Now known as Rickenbacker International Airport, Lockbourne Air Force Base, just south of Columbus, was a bustling military operation during the Vietnam War. Author Robert Stroup II tells about the cargo plane and heavily armed gunship crews that trained at the base, and Ron Albers discusses piloting the massive KC-135 refueling tankers when Lockbourne units […]

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Aging in Columbus

On this episode, we’re taking a look at aging in Columbus. From stories of local seniors — and their challenges and successes — to a new initiative aimed at making the city “age-friendly,” get a glimpse of growing older in Columbus.

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Ballroom Dancing at Any Age

Terry Cavanaugh, of Dayton’s Elegance in Dance studio, says he’s taught ballroom dancing to students from age 5 to 94. See scenes from the annual Ohio Star Ball, held in Columbus annually, and meet two champion dancers — they’re over 70, and they’ve got moves!

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