Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

The Health Reporter Is In: Dec. 14, 2017

Q: When visiting older parents for the holidays, are there some major Alzheimer's disease warning signs to watch out for? And are the holidays a good time or a bad time to bring up your observations with other family members who may not have noticed?

Family Life: Ideas for keeping your holiday anxiety in check

By CHELSEY BYERS GERSTENECKER

We are in the midst of the holiday season, and many of the songs we hear are joyous and happy, but this may not be a happy time for all.

For some, the holidays are sad due to the absence of a loved one (because of distance or loss), a change in family life due to divorce or unresolved family issues.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 7-14, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: Light displays, 5 to 11 p.m. every evening, Dec. 7 until Jan. 2, 2018.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info:Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956.

HOLIDAY WONDERLAND

Under the weather

Shirley LeMay of Champaign had run several half-marathons when she decided to train for her first marathon in

Entertainment listings, Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: Light displays, 5 to 11 p.m. every evening, Nov. 30 until Jan. 2, 2018.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956.

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

The Health Reporter is in: Nov. 23, 2017

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Entertainment calendar, Nov. 23-30, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

'46TH ANNUAL URBANA HIGH SCHOOL THANKSGIVING DINNER'

What: Urbana High School Student Senate hosts a dinner with all the trimmings for those who are in need of a warm, comfortable environment to spend their Thanksgiving. Reservations are not needed, but call ahead for a ride.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 23.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 16-23, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

16TH ANNUAL MANSFIELD WINTER FEST

What: Free horse and carriage rides, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Have your picture taken with Santa! Over 30 vendors from seasonal decor to baked goods. Coffee, hot chocolate, donuts, breakfast and lunch provided by food vendors. Shop at the local village shops. Brochures and maps available day of event.

You've got to move it, move it

Marc and Christine Williams of Tolono usually shop on Black Friday.

Danville mayor: 'Tourism does equal money'

DANVILLE — More trails could be on the horizon in the Danville area.