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Medicaid: The safety net for long-term care

May 16, 2012 The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and the days are getting longer: It’s spring. more »»

New senior home care company opens

May 16, 2012 LEWISBURG — Visiting Angels, one of the nation’s fastest growing providers of assisted living services for seniors, has opened its newest franchise in Lewisburg. more »»

ManorCare to host information session

April 18, 2012 ManorCare Health Services in Williamsport offers ongoing health education seminars to senior members of the local community every other month at its Williamsport campus. more »»

Bits and Pieces

April 18, 2012 MANSFIELD — “Bits and Pieces: Mansfield from the Beginning,” is how Chester P. Bailey titled his fifth and final book. The soon-to-be centenarian turns 100 years old April 29. more »»

Tips for safe gardening

April 18, 2012 The birds are singing, the tulips and daffodils have bloomed, and it’s time to plant perennials and clean up the yard. more »»

History of Avery $ Drycleaners

April 18, 2012 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Avery $ Drycleaners was a family business in Williamsport from 1928-1958. more »»

Saving money on prescription drugs

April 18, 2012 It’s that time of year again: Pretty soon, you’ll be sitting down with piles of paper in front of you, getting ready to fill out your federal income tax forms, wishing for some good news, for a... more »»

Albright accepting participants for new adult day care program

April 18, 2012 Albright LIFE Lycoming-Clinton, 901 Memorial Ave., recently announced that it is accepting individuals 55 and older for its new adult day care program. more »»

Patty Helminiak Albright LIFE participant spotlight

April 18, 2012 Patty Helminiak was born in Roaring Springs, Blair County, on Sept. 30, 1941. She moved to this area in her youth and attended high school in Montgomery. more »»

Green Home unveils remodeled dining room

April 18, 2012 WELLSBORO — On March 9, The Green Home celebrated the grand opening of the newly remodeled first-floor dining room with a barbecue provided by Barry Hunter, a maintenance employee at The Green Home... more »»

Senior health, lifestyle expo returns to area fairgrounds

March 21, 2012 BLOOMSBURG — On April 17, the 16th Senior Health and Lifestyle Expo will be held in the Industrial Arts Building of the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. more »»

Woodcarvers meet weekly to hone their skills

March 21, 2012 The Lycoming County Woodcarvers use Monday mornings to improve their woodworking skills at the Messiah Senior Community Center in South Williamsport, as they gather most every week around brightly... more »»

From one day ... to the next

March 21, 2012 Anna DeWald, a resident of the Presbyterian Home at Williamsport, is celebrating a birthday of epic proportions — but she isn’t phased. “I go from one day to the next. more »»

Supreme Court’s health care ruling will affect all of us

March 21, 2012 At the end of March, the Supreme Court will review the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (the 2010 health care law), and the rhetoric has been flowing fast and furious. more »»

North Campus to offer classes for older adults

March 21, 2012 Adults 55 and older who want to learn something new may enroll in noncredit classes being offered this spring at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus near Wellsboro. more »»

Violet Ford Albright LIFE participant spotlight

March 21, 2012 Born at The Williams­port Hospital in 1924, Violet Ford was one of 10 children. more »»

Memory loss presentation set at Williamsport Home

March 21, 2012 On April 3, the Williamsport Home, 1900 Ravine Road, will host Clay Jacobs of the Alzheimer’s Association for the presentation “Understanding Memory Loss. more »»

Exercise tips for older adults from the staff at ManorCare

March 21, 2012 JERSEY SHORE — Maintaining physical and mental health are extremely important items on most people’s “to do” lists as they get older. more »»

Senior Circle meeting planned in Lock Haven

March 21, 2012 LOCK HAVEN — “Jump Into Spring” will be the next Senior Circle monthly meeting, presented by Dr. Karl R. Pecht. The event will begin at 2 p.m. Ma­rch 28 in the activities room of Lock Hav­en Hospital. more »»

Nottingham Village to hold wellness fair

March 21, 2012 NORTHUMBERLAND — Nottingham Village Senior Living Community will host its sixth annual Health and Wellness Fair for All Generations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the retirement center great room. more »»

 
 
 

 

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