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'Santa's Seniors': Holiday happiness brought to local shut-ins

January 27, 2014 “I’ve always believed in Santa Claus. more »»

Medicare in 2014: What you need to know

January 27, 2014 It’s the start of a new year, which is a time of review and reflection for many people. more »»

Seniors should guard against health care scams

January 27, 2014 Q: When I stopped to visit my 85-year-old mom this morning, she had just received a call from someone telling her she needed to buy insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). more »»

Senior menus

January 27, 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

January 27, 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 »»

SeniorNet introduces Windows 8, plus new courses on iPad and Facebook

January 27, 2014 Susquehanna SeniorNet at the James V. Brown Library has been offering specialized courses for seniors age 50 and older for more than a decade. On Feb. more »»

Sadie Says: Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

January 27, 2014 Q: Driving in snow and rain makes me nervous. What can I do if I have to drive in bad weather? A: If driving in bad weather makes you uncomfortable — don’t do it. more »»

Case illustrates dangers of do-it-yourself wills

January 27, 2014 George Zeevering probably thought he could save some money by writing his own will without getting the advice of a lawyer. It seemed simple enough. more »»

Pennsylvania’s Empowered Expert Residents (PEER) graduates new class

December 18, 2013 Ten residents of long-term care in Lycoming County completed five weeks of two-hour sessions on Dec. more »»

Hip fracture tied to ‘fat’ gene

December 18, 2013 Q: I know I am somewhat overweight, but it is so hard to lose as I get older and less mobile. I’m still trying to live alone at 80, but worry that I will fall and break a hip. more »»

Senior menus

December 18, 2013 (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

December 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 »»

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

December 18, 2013 Q: Why do I see people stop at yield signs on the entrance ramps to our highways? Aren’t you supposed to keep moving? A: The yield sign is not a stop sign. more »»

Shopping for health care: Comparing hospitals can help consumers make better decisions

December 18, 2013 Have you ever wondered about which hospitals in your community provide the best care? If you or a loved one needed elective surgery, like a knee replacement, how would you pick the right hospital? A... more »»

Facebook: Not just for 'youngsters'

November 20, 2013 In September 2012, Facebook topped more than one billion users (yes, billion, with a ‘B’). And the mega-site keeps growing, sometimes in unexpected ways. more »»

Talking turkey: New health coverage your family needs to know about

November 20, 2013 Thanksgiving is special — it may be the most family-focused holiday on our calendar. more »»

STEP expands programs

November 20, 2013 In order to provide support services for seniors that will keep them living independently in their own homes, which is the most economical place to age, STEP Office of Aging is expanding enrollment... more »»

Valley View honors veterans at ceremony

November 20, 2013 Valley View Nursing Center honored their veterans during a special Veteran’s Day ceremony. more »»

Sadie Says ...

November 20, 2013 Q: I drive a big car to be safe. more »»

Poll: Older Americans nix Social Security changes

November 20, 2013 CHICAGO — Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase. more »»

 
 

 

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