Saving on Utilities


Q It seems that utility rates keep rising. Do utility companies offer senior discounts? A With record heat in the West and stormy winters in the East, it’s not surprising that many seniors who live on a fixed income have expressed concern about utility rates rising. Electricity, heating oil, propane, even telephone, and, especially in […]

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The Old Will Rogers Hospital Lives On


Hotel Hope Last Fall, Historic Saranac Lake released a new film titled “Hotel Hope” about the history of Will Rogers Memorial Hospital, where tuberculosis victims from the entertainment industry came for treatment. The film premiered at Saranac Village at Will Rogers to a filled auditorium with standing room only. Historic Saranac Lake commissioned filmmaker Jim Griebsch to produce the historical […]

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Grandparents Raising Grandkids


Summertime for some of our readers may be a time for family reunions or visits with grandchildren. But did you know there is a growing trend toward grandchildren living with grandparents full-time, with at least one grandparent acting in the parental or custodial role? Currently in the U.S., there are 2.5 million grandchildren being raised by grandparents. In fact, there is an […]

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