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• .....o THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS ° WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2 I, 2015 Pase 3 I~ARI PASTQREK, RPh BETH WHARAH, RPh Walsh County Spotlight The merchants below are proud to announce: 9 Mark your calendar for the Park River American Legion Breakfast from 10 a.m. to I p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25. Menu: Ham-Eggs, Pancakes, Coffee, Juice. Free Will Offering Contact the in ht sponso Press at 701-284-6333 COUNTY Park River PO Box 49 Park River ,,samaritan 301 :County Road 12B Sdcicn-" 284-7115 AUTO PARTS Park River Implement 284-6316 ]F IIRST UNITED Sank&lnsurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 110 4th St. E Park River \ Jim's Super Yalu 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! £iJeline The Leader In Personal Response and Support Services "Where Quality is Standard" RESIDENTIAl. & COMMERCIAL NEW WORK OR REMODEL EMERGENCY SERVICE AVAILABLE Call 701 -33 I - 1579 Scott Wedel, Owner Veterans Ave. S,-Park River, ND Park River, ND *Income *ALL Utilities Paid *No Steps @ 701-331-2939 -by Adele Hankey This rum sauce over apple cake was tasty which hadn't been eaten for a long time, prompting me to write up the recipe plus other apple cakes. Ruin Sauce 1/2 C. butter • 1/2 C. cream • 1/2 C. white sugar Bring all to a boil, set aside until lukewarm and add 1/2 tsp. rum flavoring. Pour over each piece of apple cake and serve. Raw Apple Cake 1 C. white sugar • 1 C. brown sugar • 1/4 C. butter • 2 eggs, well beaten • 1 C. milk • 2 1/2 C. flour • 1 tsp. soda • 1 tsp. baking powder • 2 C. raw apples cut up into small pieces • 1/2 tsp. salt • 1 tsp. vanilla Topping: 1/2 C. brown sugar • 1/2 chopped nuts or coconut Crrme the sugars and butter, add the beaten eggs and milk, mixing thoroughly, add remaining ingredients; mill well. Sprinkle on tip the brown sugar and nuts; bake at 350 degrees, 30-35 minutes or until done. Green Apple Cake 1 C. brown sugar, packed • 2 eggs, beaten well • 2 1/2 C. flour • 1 tsp. cinnamon • 1/4 tsp. cloves • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg • 1/2 C. walnuts, chopped fine • 1 1/2 C. raw apples cut fine • 1/2tC. butter ° 1/2 C. cold coffee ° 3/4 C. raisins or dates Crrme the butter and brown sugar well. Add the eggs and coffee; mix. Sift dry ingredients mixing thoroughly. Add apples and raisins, then the walnuts last. Put all in a 9 x 13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. (Rum sauce served with this apple cake is always good) Apple Crisp I C. sugar • 2 tsp. lemon juice • 1/4 C. water • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon • 3/4 C. flour • 1/4 tsp. salt • 6 Tbs. butter ° 6 tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced: Combine 1/2 C. sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon in an 8 x 8 inch pan. Slice apples into pan and mix. Blend remaining 1/2 C. sugar, flour, salt and butter until crumbly. Spread over apples and pat smooth. Bake at 375 degrees for 40-45 minutes. Until next time, "Dell" By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior,, which is a national nonprofit Where can I find out about al- that has 27 affiliate transportation ternative transportation options for programs in 23 states. With this pro- my elderly mother? She needs to gram, seniors pay membership dues give up driving, but before she and fees based on mileage. And, does, we need to figure out how most programs will let your room she ll get around. Jdonate her car in return for credits Searching Daughter toward future rides. Demand response services: Of- Dear Searching, ten referred to as "dial-a-ride" or "el- Alternative transportation serv- derly and disabled transportation ices vary widely by community, so service," these are typically gov- what's available to your mom will ernment-funded programs that pro- depend on where she lives. Here's vide door-to-door transportation what you should know. services by appointment and usual- ly charge a small fee or donation on Transportation Options a per ride basis. Many use vans and For starters it's important to offer accessible services for riders know that while most urban areas of- with special needs. fer seniors a variety of transportation Taxi or car service: These private services, the options may be few to services offer flexible scheduling but none for those living in the suburbs, can be expensive, however, they're small towns and rural areas. Alter- cheaper than owning a car. Some native transportation is an essential taxi/car services may be willing to link in helping seniors who no set up accounts that allow other faro- longer drive get to their doctor's ap- ily members to pay for services and pointments, stores, social activities some may offer senior discounts. Be and more. sure to ask. Depending on where your mom Another option to look into is lives, here's a rundown of possible fide-sharing services, which con- solutions that can help her get nects people with cars, with people around, along with some resources who need rides. Uber (, to help you locate them. Lyft ( and Sidecar ( Family and ffiends: This is by far arethree°fthelargestc°mpanies°f- the most often used and favorite op- feting services in dozens of cities tion among seniors. So make a list across the U.S. of all possible candidates your mom Private program services: Some can call on, along with their avail- hospitals, health clinics, senior cen- ability and contact information, ters, adult day centers, malls or Local transportation programs: other businesses may offer trans- These are usually sponsored by portation forprogram participants or nonprofit organizations that serve customers. And some nonmedical seniors. These services may charge home-care agencies that bill them- a nominal fee or accept donations selves as providing companionship and often operate with the help of volunteer drivers. Also check out the Independent Transportation Network (itnameri- Cont page 5 HOMESTEAD TAX CREDIT A credit to reduce your property taxes or receive a partial rent refund. Contact your local assessment officials for more information. YYYD .,_ .-_r_,r_-, 1 training. Administered by the Center for Rural Health, SHIP is funded through a grant from the federal Office of Rural Health Policy. SHIP ex- penditures are focused on quality improvement, performance improve- ment, patient care transitions, and patient safety. Funding is used to sup- port complex health care billing, coding and reimbursement processes, to upgrade software and hardware, as well as for staff training, consul- tation, and educational materials. For more information on First Care Health Center, visit their website, For more information on Unity Medical Center, visit their website, PARK RIVER, N.D. -- There are two programs that are offered to anyone who is 65 yrs old and older or is permanently disabled. These programs are offered thru the State Tax Commissioners Of- fice and are called Property Tax Credit and Renter Retired. They are thru the Homestead Credit Act. Annual Income must be $42,000 or lower after all medical deductions have been taken out. Asset limits are $500,000 for Property Tax Credit including the value of the home, but no limit for Renters Refund. If anyone is interested in either one of these programs, please call Jean Hjelmstad with the Walsh County Nutrition Program at 701- 284-7999 for dates and times to do the applications. For residents of Eastern Walsh County, Jean will be helping with these programs on February 11 th, 18th, and 25th in Grafton at the Villa De Remer or you can see her at her office in Park River. Please call for appointment. The family of Dennis Skorheim wishes to thank all friends' relatives who sent cards, letters, flowers, memorials and food. Thanks to Tollefson Funeral Home for their special care; to Pastor Susan for prayers and visits; for the musicians and for the Ladies and Men of Hoff Church who served a delicious meal. Also a special thanks to Altru Hospice for the wonderful care. Family of Dennis Skorheim Thank you to everyone who arranged my 90th birthday celebration on January 3rd. I also sincerely appreciated all the cards, gifts, food, flowers, telephone calls, and well wishes that I received. It was a wonderful day. Irene Askim Death Notice ELARENE BUCHMILLER August 1, 1950 - January 9, 2015 Elarene Anne Buchmiller, 64, Minot, formerly of Bowdon, passed away Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Trinity Hospital in Minot. Her funeral will be held Saturday, January 31 at 11:00 a.m. at the Nelson Funeral Home in Fessenden. A complete obituary will follow in next weeks paper. How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response Center. 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