Living 50 Plus Civil Rights Trail

Follow the footsteps that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marched over Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge, stand where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat at the front of a Montgomery bus and visit a church founded by slaves. For Black History Month, celebrated every February, spend time remembering the sacrifices activists and leaders made by visiting some of

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Inside Shadowlawn: Meet Randy and Lauren Riehl – caretakers of one of Decatur’s historic homes

By Deborah Storey | Living 50 Plus With thousands of lights, hundreds of round glass ornaments, wreaths, garland and trees, Dr. Randy and Lauren Riehl transformed Shadowlawn, one of Decatur’s prestigious historic homes, into a winter wonderland. Inspiration for the 150-year-old home’s holiday décor stemmed from the Riehls’ trip to Paris in the summer of 2022. “They have all their

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Aging with Dignity: Decatur-based group focuses on meeting the needs of seniors

By Catherine Godbey | Living 50 Plus From creating a living will to naming a power of attorney to downsizing, many decisions face senior citizens and their families as they age. To help people navigate those decisions, Tori Vaughan created the Summit Group. “My goal is to protect our senior citizens and prepare them for what may face them in

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Healing Profession: Decatur doctor honored for serving the community for almost four decades

By Deborah Storey | Living 50 Plus Dr. Roger Moss remembers the days when the family doctor had to do pretty much anything local folks needed, from delivering babies to setting broken legs. “When I started residency, family medicine was still doing gallbladders and appendices and some surgeries,” he recalled. The routine of the family practitioner has changed dramatically in

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Cleanup, Crepe Myrtles and Health Care: Caddell-Grisham Award honoree’s influence spans from picking up litter to fundraising for nonprofits

By Deborah Storey  | Living 50 Plus Decatur Morgan Hospital Foundation is honoring newspaper publisher Clint Shelton for his support of the hospital and overall work in the community. Shelton, 59, publisher of The Decatur Daily, is one of three recipients of the Caddell-Grisham Award presented each year at a black-tie gala. “Clint has supported Decatur Morgan Hospital for years

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