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Oldest woman veteran in Kansas with two relatives

The Best Times profiles women vets

The November-December issue of The Best Times magazine is on its way in the mail with two cover stories about local women veterans. One story features a World War II veteran, who is turning 105 in early November. She is probably the oldest woman veteran in Kansas and the oldest woman Coast Guard veteran in the nation. The other story showcases three women veterans who served in the Vietnam War, Desert Storm and Afghanistan.

Other articles include:

  • Tips from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office on preparing for colder weather and avoiding scams during the holiday season.
  • The Johnson County Extension Office is serving as a one-stop shop for residents during the annual open enrollment for Medicare.
  • The countdown continues for the start of Census 2020 with more information about why the census is important to residents and communities.
  • An aluminum holiday tree exhibit opens at Johnson County Museum while the Johnson County Park and Recreation District plans to collect natural trees after the holidays end.
  • Johnson County Developmental Supports offers unique gifts at its upcoming Holiday Art Sale, and the Lanesfield Historic Site is planning an old-fashioned Christmas from 1904.
  • Johnson County Health and Environment Department cautions older adults about shingles.
  • And, Kansas Legal Services has initiated a new statewide program, the Elder Rights Project, to help older adults who are victims of crime.

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