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Local company offers free resources in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month

September 18, 2013 As one of the most feared diseases, an Alzheimer’s diagnosis presents many challenges for families living with this disease. more »»

Centenarian celebration

August 22, 2013 It is not the party or the white cake that a soon-to-be-100-year-old woman is most looking forward to for her upcoming birthday. more »»

Senior health and lifestyle expo to be held Sept. 17

August 22, 2013 LEWISBURG — The sixth annual Fall Senior Health and Lifestyle Expo will be held Sept. 17 at the Silver Moon Banquet Hall. The expo will feature several free seminars of interest to seniors. more »»

Public meeting to be held to discuss potential new senior activity center

August 22, 2013 STEP Office of Aging Advisory Council is hosting a public meeting to discuss the potential for a new Senior Activity Center to be located in the currently vacant Pennsylvania Department of... more »»

Faster Parkinson’s detection could lead to better control

August 22, 2013 Q: I live in fear that I will get Parkinson’s disease, which afflicted my mother at the end of her life. I am a 65-year-old woman who is active and would like to continue working part time. more »»

Beyond basic medicare: Understanding Medicare supplemental coverage

August 22, 2013 Although Medicare provides vital health insurance for about 50 million seniors and people with disabilities, most people with Medicare have some form of additional coverage. more »»

Sadie Says ... Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

August 22, 2013 Q: My husband takes medication and sometimes has a drink with friends. more »»

Senior menus

August 22, 2013 (EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 723-078. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

August 22, 2013 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. more »»

Pennsylvania Empowered Expert Residents honored by Office of Aging

August 22, 2013 Fifty-one PEERs from Lycoming and Clinton counties enjoyed an indoor picnic lunch catered by the 4 C’s Cafe and musical entertainment by the Steve Hunter Family at the first agency-wide PEER Day,... more »»

A 'growing' passion

July 18, 2013 Aging doesn’t always mean quitting doing what you love, even if what you love takes a lot of energy, like gardening and farming. more »»

Williamsport class of 1943 celebrates 70 years

July 18, 2013 A warm day, food catered by D & L Catering, a ride on the Hiawatha and more than 70 years of connections with their classmates, made Williamsport High School’s class of 1943 yearly picnic a splash... more »»

Understanding Medicare premiums

July 18, 2013 At the end of May, the Medicare Trustees reported that Medicare costs are expected to grow more slowly than was previously expected. more »»

Senior menus

July 18, 2013 (EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 723-0782. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

July 18, 2013 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. more »»

Self-assessment tool helps families avoid dangers of caregiver distress

July 18, 2013 Nearly one-third of adults living in the Central Susquehanna River Valley are family caregivers who could be at risk for heart disease, diabetes, depression and various other physical and emotional... more »»

Arthritis sufferers can benefit from walking

July 18, 2013 Q: My 81-year-old father’s arthritis is so bad he says he doesn’t feel like doing anything anymore. I’ve read that the best remedies for arthritis pain are walking and water therapy. more »»

ALBRIGHT LIFE: Helping seniors stay independent longer

June 22, 2013 How many times have questions popped into your head about aging? Does it happen when your birthday comes around each year; a dreaded day for some who just want it to pass as quickly as possible... more »»

Can Medicare save money for beneficiaries and taxpayers alike?

June 22, 2013 Since Medicare Part D went into effect in 2006, prescription drugs have been an integral part of the Medicare benefit packag. more »»

STEP Office of Aging celebrates its volunteers

June 22, 2013 Without its dedicated volunteers, STEP could not fulfill its mission of engaging diverse individuals, families, and communities in the pursuit of social and economic success. more »»

 
 

 

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