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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 »»

Senior menus

June 22, 2013 (EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 723-0782. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

June 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 »»

Albright LIFE holds fencing demonstration

June 22, 2013 Participants at Albright LIFE (Living Independently For Elders), the area’s only recreation and health center for seniors, recently enjoyed a fencing demonstration by Albright LIFE medical director... more »»

Rose View Center hosts PEER?graduation ceremony

June 22, 2013 Rose View Center recently hosted the Pennsylvania Empowered Expert Residents (PEER) graduation ceremonies. more »»

Musicians team up to share talent at The Green Home

June 22, 2013 WELLSBORO — John Putnam and Marie Wilcox recently teamed up to share their musical talent with residents at The Green Home. more »»

A call for understanding

May 15, 2013 Local law firm Marshall, Parker and Weber, 49 E. Fourth St., hosted a free, half-day conference for professionals who work with seniors May 1 at the Genetti Hotel. more »»

No easy answers for long-term care

May 15, 2013 By RON POLLACK Special to the Sun-Gazette Tax time has just passed. For many people, that’s a time to take stock of finances and to start planning for the future. more »»

Researchers say parkinson’s drug helps seniors with decision-making

May 15, 2013 By JOE DeLAUTER Special to the Sun-Gazette Q: Uncle Charlie is making some questionable decisions that he would never had made 10 or even five years ago, but I don’t think he has dementia. more »»

A glimpse of dementia A Virtual Dementia Tour personal experience

May 15, 2013 Fold the towels in the room. Find the necktie and put it on. Draw a picture of your family and label it. Tear out a newspaper advertisement. Fold and put away the clothes in the roo. more »»

 
 
 

 

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