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Senior health, lifestyle expo returns to area fairgrounds

February 15, 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 »»

Area Agency on Aging seeks public comments

February 15, 2012 The Area Agency on Aging for the counties of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga is asking for public input as it prepares the next “Four Year Plan. more »»

Medicare’s new prevention benefits

February 15, 2012 A champagne toast and a romantic kiss are New Year’s Eve traditions for many, but when the celebrations end, it’s time to start a new tradition and see your health care provider for preventive... more »»

ManorCare Health Services offers brochure about Medicare benefits

February 15, 2012 The experts at ManorCare Health Services have updated their easy-to-read brochure, “Capture Your Benefits From Medicare — 2012,” that takes the guess work out of what is, and what is not, covered by... more »»

ManorCare South to host ‘Beating the Winter Blues’

February 15, 2012 A free health session, “Beating the Winter Blues,” will be presented by SouthernCare Hospice from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Feb. 22 at ManorCare Williamsport South, 101 Leader Drive. more »»

Albright LIFE puts the spotlight on participant

February 15, 2012 Evelyn “Evie” Eisner joined Albright LIFE, 901 Memorial Ave., in October 2010. more »»

Home Instead seeks outstanding volunteers

February 15, 2012 LEWISBURG — The Home Instead Senior Care office serving seniors in the Central Susquehanna River Valley has announced the “Salute to Senior Service” program to honor senior volunteers for the... more »»

The Green Home holds pie contest

February 15, 2012 WELLSBORO — Whose homemade pie really reigns supreme? Staff at The Green Home sought to find out with a bake off. more »»

'I don't feel too old - yet'

February 15, 2012 MUNCY — Dorothy Story will turn 102 years old on Feb. 27, 2012. The Canton native and longtime Muncy resident sees nothing remarkable in living such a long life. more »»

The missing ‘Link’

January 18, 2012 If you’ve driven around Lycoming or Clinton counties in the past few months, you’ve probably spotted a few billboards with the word “Link” printed in big letters across the top. more »»

Early retirement and health coverage

January 18, 2012 Retiring early? Be sure you still have health insurance. The government website, www.healthcare.gov, is a good place to explore your options, and www.dol.gov/ebsa also provides some useful guides. more »»

Former local resident, volunteer seeks friends from back home

January 18, 2012 A former city resident has lost touch with some of her friends from the area and would like to get back in contact with them. more »»

Senior corner Fitness beats body weight in battle to reduce risks

January 18, 2012 By JOE DeLAUTER Special to the Sun-Gazette Q.: Uncle Bruce is 81, lives alone and is a little bit on the pudgy side. more »»

Albright LIFE’s age requirement lowered

January 18, 2012 Albright LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) Williamsport is accepting participants as young as 55 years old due to a recent certification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). more »»

ManorCare offers tips on handling depression

January 18, 2012 Depression is a devastating and sometimes debilitating disease that often gets misconstrued as heightened sadness instead of an actual medical condition. more »»

Weaving together the past

January 18, 2012 Joseph Mahoskey’s pastime is weaving piecework rugs on a pedal-driven loom in the garage of his split-level home in Loyalsock Township. He works in a tradition practiced by his father for decades. more »»

Penn College seeks ‘Sweetheart Stories’

December 21, 2011 Did you meet your “sweetheart” at Pennsylvania College of Technology or its predecessors: Williamsport Area Community College and Williamsport Technical Institute? As the college continues its... more »»

Finally, good news about Medicare premiums

December 21, 2011 At the end of October, people with Medicare got a bit of good news. The agency that runs Medicare announced that Part B premiums will increase by much less than expected. more »»

Veterans at The Laurels share their stories

December 21, 2011 WELLSBORO — The Laurels Personal Care Home celebrated Veterans Day by recognizing two residents who served in the military during World War II: Richard Parry and Beulah Palmer. more »»

‘We’re comebackers’

December 21, 2011 The yellow visibility vest that John Snyder wears when he works at the Weis Market on Lycoming Creek Road says “Helping Hands.” The mother who gives us his number said he lives up to the billing. more »»

 
 
 

 

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