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Frank Turber is a dapper man with a firm handshake and a winning smile. “They call me Doc,” he said. “I was a dentist for 48 years in Mt. Vernon. I was born in Princeton and raised in Mt. Vernon, only left for the war and school, then came back.” Doc rests comfortably in his […]

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Cliff and Kassie Briggs have been newlyweds for 65 years. They have a happiness in their marriage. It shows in the kindness and humor each displays for the other. Cliff and Kassie are independent living residents at The Pointe at Solarbron. Kassie says, “At a certain point, I felt our lives would be better if […]

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On Tuesday July 14th residents of Solarbron will be visiting the St. Joe Inn for dinner. Housed in an historic building, the St. Joe is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. Know far and wide for their home-cooked meals and homemade breads and desserts there will be full bellies and satisfied smiles. The […]

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Falling down can be dangerous at any age, but seniors are particularly vulnerable to serious injuries and long recovery periods. According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year one in three adults age 65 and over takes a spill and it’s the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries. The following in-home adjustments can […]

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The more one interacts with the residents of Solarbron in Evansville, the more one understands what a real asset they are to the community. Their wisdom, history and companionship are limitless. Meet 78-year-old Clyde Hobbs, 2012 inductee of the Alabama Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame. Clyde’s pitching career spanned 17 years including a 41-and-9 […]

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What if it were possible to exercise and stave off aspects of aging without leaving your chair? Wouldn’t it be great to feel better and be more mentally alert without breaking a sweat? Break out the games and turn off the T.V. Researchers have found that people who play some type of game at least […]

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This fall the Communities of Solarbron will proudly host the 2014 Art of Our Decade Annual Juried Art Show. The exhibition will showcase the extensive artistic talent in the tri-state area as well as bring attention to the unique art collection of Solarbron. Download the Art of Our Decade entry form here. Debuting this year […]

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Charlene Henderson is an independent living resident at Solarbron in Evansville, Indiana. Charlene has been married for 54 years to her loving husband, Paul, and together they have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. Charlene has lived a life filled with caring for others. She graduated with her nursing degree from St. Mary’s Hospital School of […]

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