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Senior Matters: Program signs up volunteers to call seniors

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Active young people fill their day with activities and plans ---even when much of the country is still shut down because...

Senior Matters: Home Health Care continues through virus threat

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Thousands of seniors in the tri-state area are dependent on home health care. It has always been a necessity, but...

Senior Matters: Understanding your prescription options

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Family members who care for the elderly sometimes think they are the only ones facing unique challenges, Especially when it...

Senior Matters: Not retiring from working out

"I lost 30 years of my life just working myself to death.And I thought I only go around life once..so I'm gonna have fun."

Senior Lessons: Soddy Daisy seniors share some life lessons with us

"God don't give everybody the same in mental ability. But you only have to deal what you've got.."

Senior Matters: Soddy Daisy Seniors Share Words of Wisdom

"Life is short, never take anything for granted, and your parents, once they're gone, they're gone."

Signal Centers Helps Visually Impaired

"'Why are you sitting in that wheel chair?'...and if the answer is because they can't see..then I show them how to walk without the wheel chair."

Senior Matters: Students teach adults about the digital world in Cyber Seniors

 "We learned a lot about commonalities that the older generation goes through ...going through gmail and what could be dangerous and what's safe."

Find a Super Senior for Senior Citizens Day

"we're going around recognizing many of the seniors that we work with and that's all over the country"

Dangers of falls for Seniors

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The number of Americans age 65 and older in 2018 was 52 million. Chances are some of those people are in your family...and...

Senior Matters: 97 year old Paul George

He uses a walker these days, but at the age of 97 Paul George doesn't let that stop him from working the desk at the B-X several days a week.

Weightlifter Looks Back on 40-plus Years of Competition

At the age of 71, Mike Cross of Ooltewah looks back upon a career in lifting weights. It includes 8 national titles, 140 First Place Awards and a world record from 1994 that still stands.


Chattooga County Probate Judge goes into ICU with Covid-19

"He is considered in serious condition and is receiving the best available care."

Health Department limits services

“We hope our residents understand that slowing the spread of COVID-19 in our county remains our top priority.”

Bradley County Schools break ground on PIE Center

BRADLEY COUNTTY, Tenn (WDEF) - Bradley County Schools officially broke ground on the new PIE center on Tuesday morning. Partnerships in Industry and Education or PIE. The...

Mocs Season Opener Against Western Kentucky Postponed Until Later Date

(gomocs.com) The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's season-opening football game at Western Kentucky has been postponed until a later date, both teams announced today. ...