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 […]
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.
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!
One of the biggest challenges of growing older is transportation. Learn what modifications can be made to help older drivers stay behind the wheel longer, plus other options for getting around. Find more transportation options here. Driver education and assessment: AAA AARP Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (note: need referral from doctor first for this […]
Village in the ‘Ville, an innovative grassroots organization in Clintonville connects elderly residents with neighbors who help with chores, household tasks, transportation and more.