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Sycamore Manor resident celebrates 90th birthday

June 18, 2014 John P. Marzzacco celebrated his 90th birthday May 23 at Sycamore Manor Nursing Home. Marzzacco’s three children surprised him with a party. more »»

Understanding hospice care and Medicare coverage

May 21, 2014 By RON POLLACK Special to the Sun-Gazette If someone in your family needs hospice care, this column explains what it is and what Medicare covers. more »»

National Safety Month: Tips for using painkillers safely

May 21, 2014 (StatePoint) — With so much talk of drug use in America, you may not realize that some of the most potentially dangerous drugs are sitting right in many home medicine cabinets. more »»

Senior menus

May 21, 2014 Week beginning May 19 Wednesday — Italian meat sauce, rotini noodles, carrots and cauliflower, bread, pears. Thursday — Chicken, brown rice, green beans, bread, apple. more »»

Emma Amelia Quimby celebrates 100th birthday

May 21, 2014 When Emma Amelia Moore Quimby was born on May 12, 1914, she weighed only 1 1/2 pounds. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

May 21, 2014 Clinton County Community Center 124 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven 570-858-5820 Weekly events Daily: Walking Club, indoors, all day. Mondays: Bingo, 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; line dancing, 2:30 p.m. more »»

Sadie Says ...

May 21, 2014 Q: “I don’t like to buckle up when I drive, but I insist everybody else wears a seatbelt. I figure at least they’ll be safe. more »»

Cecilia Tironie celebrates 90th birthday

May 21, 2014 Cecilia Tironie, of Hughesville, celebrated her 90th birthday earlier this month with a party thrown by her sister-in-law, Margaret “Peg” English. more »»

Surfing the 'SeniorNet'

April 16, 2014 Noise complaints on the third floor of the James V. Brown Library usually occur before noo. more »»

PEER graduates new class

April 16, 2014 Ten residents of personal care homes in Clinton County completed five weeks of two-hour sessions on March 26 to become Clinton County’s latest “graduates” of the PEER (Pennsylvania’s Empowered Exper... more »»

Services available

April 16, 2014 Information services about transportation, health care, insurance and various issues affecting senior citizens are available at several locations in the region, including senior centers and hospitals. more »»

Submit your Senior Sun news

April 16, 2014 To submit information or a photo for consideration in the Senior Sun, email life@­ or mail to the Sun-Gazette, 252 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, PA 1770. more »»

108th birthday celebration

April 16, 2014 ROBERT PHILLIPS/Sun-Gazette Resident of Presbyterian Home, Anna Dewald, turned 108 years old on March 25. The home held a birthday party, where visitors, including Mayor Gabriel . more »»

Grief increases heart attack, stroke risks

April 16, 2014 Q: My father died suddenly two weeks ago, and our family is in total shock. To put it bluntly, we are in chaos and confusion. We’re especially concerned about Mom. more »»

Senior menus

April 16, 2014 (EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

April 16, 2014 (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 »»

Tips for talking with aging parents about their future

April 16, 2014 (StatePoint) — Sometimes the most important family conversations can be the most uncomfortable to initiate, especially those concerning the health and well-being of an aging loved one. more »»

When you need a little help ... Alternatives to nursing home care

April 16, 2014 Have you started to experience challenges with living on your own? Do you need help with medical care or daily activities? A nursing home may seem like your only option. more »»

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

April 16, 2014 Q: Is it true that if someone is using a cellphone while driving, they drive like a driver who is drunk? A: Weaving, drifting, swerving, abrupt turns, tailgating — these are all signs of an... more »»

St. John Neumann students deliver hand made blankets to The Meadows

April 16, 2014 KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette The St. John Neumann Regional Academy second graders sang songs for the residents and delivered 30 hand made fleece blankets to the residents. more »»



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