Initiators Of Innovative Small Village For Seniors To Hold First Public Meetings

Monday, October 28, 2013

Initiators Of Innovative Small Village For Seniors will hold its first public meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 3 p.m. at 1109 Hanover Street in North Chattanooga and Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at The Flying Squirrel café, 29 Johnson Street. It is directly behind Niedlov’s Bakery, one block off East Main at Rossville Avenue.  The initiators of this innovative retirement community invite individuals and couples age 55 plus to an information session about the concept and plans for a small  independent senior housing project.   

Sue Reynolds, one of the initiators, said, “Still in the planning phase, we seek creative seniors who are looking for mutual support and privacy in a non-institutional setting of a single facility. We anticipate building six small apartments and large common spaces in a location within the Chattanooga urban area.”  

Jeanne Bille, another initiator, said that this newly conceived development “is fundamentally different from other retirement establishments in that it will be owned and operated by the residents themselves.” 

Applicants must be able to buy in with the equivalent of the price of an average middle class home, according to another initiator, Dr. Charles Hughes.  To talk with one of the initiators, call Dr. Charles Hughes at 622-2232.

Erlanger’s Academic Urologists Present Information On Overactive Bladder And Urinary Incontinence In December

Academic Urologists will host two free information sessions specifically on overactive bladder for men and women on Dec. 7 and on male urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction on Dec, 10.  Both sessions begin at 6 p.m. at Erlanger East.    "Overactive Bladder is a condition that can be extremely limiting for both men and women. One in three adults may have ... (click for more)

Four Erlanger Primary Care Offices Open Friday For Walk-In Visits; Children’s Urgent Care Open Thursday, Friday And Weekend

Area residents needing non-emergent medical care over the Thanksgiving holidays have several options for walk-in visits.  For children needing non-emergent medical treatment, Erlanger’s Children’s Hospital Urgent Care Center is open from 4-10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Friday and over the weekend for walk-in visits.   The Children’s Urgent Care Center is located at ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Under Flood Watch Through Wednesday

With a steady rain set to continue through Wednesday, Chattanooga is under a flood watch. Over four inches of rain are expected in some areas. Here is the advisory from the National Weather Service: ...LOCALIZED FLOODING POSSIBLE ACROSS EAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... .THE COMBINATION OF DEEP SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE AND A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL ... (click for more)

Woman In Critical Condition After Being Shot In The Face Saturday Night Near O'Rear Street

A woman is in critical condition after she was shot while driving in Chattanooga on Saturday night. Just after  9 p.m. , the Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a person shot. Once on the scene, police located a female victim near the 2500 block of O'Rear Street suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the face. The victim was driving a ... (click for more)

Misconceptions About Ban The Box

Mr. Exum,  I want to invite you as a guest speaker at the NAACP General Membership meeting.  I believe we can accomplish our goals and clear up any misconceptions about Ban The Box and the role of the NAACP in a much more meaningful manner face to face.   In that vein I would like to invite you to have coffee with me at Panera Bread.  I will not make a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Great Thanksgiving

In order for you to best understand this, last Thursday was the first Thanksgiving I have ever spent alone.  Don’t misunderstand, I had a fistful of kind invitations but I am the only remaining member of my immediate family around here and I guess I started dwelling on that a little too much as the holiday neared. Making out my “thankful” list helped, and I ate enough with ... (click for more)