Seniors\' concerns range from health care to national security

FLORENCE — Many of the older residents attending Thursday’s 44th annual Senior Citizens Appreciation Day on Thursday at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum said they are worried about money, health care, prescription costs and national security. Nunery is 60, the “youngest” age to participate in the event, sponsored by the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments. Her main focus as a volunteer at Handy Recreation Center in Florence is steering young people on the right path so they will grow up to be good citizens, she said. “Older people are experienced,” Nunery said. “Young people are just beginning to live life. […]