Socially and physically isolated, elderly, frail, many of them low income, and disabled. Not all are seniors, rather physically challenged people of all ages who require transportation.
While Lois recently relinquished the Book Barn’s directorship duties she is still appearing, as usual, at the Book Barn on Saturdays, helping to sort through the thousands of books.
What started out as a glimmering hope for the county by Hal Hunter and a desire by Denise Chandler “to pay it forward” has now taken root as a community volunteer effort called RappRespite.
Telephone fraud is rapidly increasing across the country. As in Virginia, where the number of telephone fraud reports ranks the state 11th in the country, it’s also happening in Rappahannock County.
The Rapp for March 17: Telephone program reassures shut-ins • Improv workshop • John Cowan Band in Concert at Drum & Strum
Many people have asked us if Rapp@Home is still around. And we are glad to report that Rapp@Home is alive and well. You haven’t heard much from us in the last few months because we have been preoccupied with the…
The annual Rough Ride plus all-woman jazz and all-British Shakespeare, a new restaurant for Flint Hill Public House’s owners, a new director for Rapp at Home, visiting “East Jesus” by way of Culpeper, lots more in this week’s The Rapp.
The queen of Spain’s discreet dinner at the Inn, lectures worth hearing at the Library and at the historical society’s annual meeting in Sperryville, a fall festival, a Middle Street art exhibit, the “Gin Game” and lots more in this…
Aging Together, the regional alliance of organizations that is helping meet the needs of a growing older population, offers two events this fall and a series of caregiver grief support groups.
The Rappahannock Senior Center at the Scrabble School held a "Glamour Shots" Day last week, and the participants had a grand time.
A number of interesting recent developments could have some impact on Rappahannock County’s economic future.
The senior population of Rappahannock County, as in many other communities around the country, is growing. Community activist Hal Hunter, inspired by working village organizations around the country, has been working on an organization called Rappahannock at Home to help…
Last week’s front-page story highlighted how rising property taxes in Rappahannock County are causing big problems for middle-aged and senior citizens living on fixed incomes. It doesn't help that the Federal Reserve has no interest in seniors or savers.
Ask longtime Rappahannock County resident and community activist Hal Hunter what he’s been up to lately and he’ll be quick to tell you: Rapp at Home. It’s a new county-wide senior support program he is organizing to help area seniors…
Aging Together honors local citizens who have a history of contributing to their communities on Saturday, April 11 at the State Theatre — and one of their 2015 “Five Over Fifty” to be recognized is Rappahannock County’s own Linda Dietel.
Reports of disagreement and dispiriting behavior by humans around the world — including right here in Rappahannock — are ever harder to avoid. Which is one reason why those doing good works ought to be recognized — emulated, even.