Senior Sun

Sadie Says … Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

Q: With the warmer weather comes road construction and I am nervous when it comes to driving through work zones. What do I need to know to navigate safely? A: You can be Work Zone savvy! Protect yourself and highway workers by safely navigating work zones: • Drive the work zone posted ...

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(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. For Meals on Wheels, service and transportation, call the Lycoming-Clinton Bicounty Office of Aging-STEP at 570-323-3096.)d Week ...

Upcoming senior center activities

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call ...

The meadows schedules senior seminar series

The Meadows will host a Senior Seminar Series at their community, 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. The seminars will be geared toward the senior population and those that care for them. Depending on the topic, the seminar format may include lecture, question and answer time, screenings ...

Get the ‘dirt’ on safe gardening

The birds are singing, the tulips and daffodils have bloomed, and it’s time to plant perennials and clean up the yard. Gardening is relaxing, isn’t it? Actually, digging and cultivating large areas of gardens for just a few minutes can significantly boost your heart rate and blood pressure ...

Sadie Says … Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

Q: Other drivers make me nervous. They’re always speeding around me, tailgating or honking at me. Why is this happening? A: Have you noticed changes in your driving experience? Does driving stress you out? Changes with age and certain medications each can bring about changes in ...

ManorCare Williamsport celebrates National Social Work Month

The month of March marks the annual celebration of National Professional Social Work Month. This year’s theme, “Social Workers Stand Up,” was selected by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) to highlight how social workers stand up for millions of people each day. They ...

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(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. For Meals on Wheels, service and transportation, call the Lycoming-Clinton Bicounty Office of Aging-STEP at 570-323-3096.) Week ...

Upcoming senior center activities

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. ...

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In this photo from Getty Images, a senior citizen is shown helping out a young student.

Giving to the next generation

From self-expression to self-direction, there are countless ways to age out loud. Some of the most rewarding ways for older adults involve passing on experiences, wisdom and skills to others. Everyone has something to share, and these ideas from the Administration of Community Living can help ...

The Meadows schedules senior seminar series

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, will host a Senior Seminar Series at their community located at 2160 Warrensville Road in Montoursville. The seminars will be geared toward the senior population and those that care for them. Depending on the topic, the seminar format may ...

Susquehanna SeniorTek group schedules next session of iPad classes

The Susquehanna SeniorTek group, sponsored by the James V. Brown Library, will hold a Basic iPad and iPhone workshop for older adults beginning Wednesday, April 5 and continuing for six weeks. The class will meet from 10 a.m. to noon in the third floor meeting room on April 5, 12, 19 and 26, ...

Upcoming senior center activities

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. ...

Senior menus

(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. For Meals on Wheels, service and transportation, call the Lycoming-Clinton Bicounty Office of Aging-STEP at 570-323-3096.) Week ...

ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF FEB 11-12 AND THEREAFTER - In a Jan. 13, 2017 photo, Diann Murdock sets up her laptop before a recording session in her apartment at Primrose Retirement Community in Gillette, Wyo. Murdock has been working to record herself playing the piano at home, in hopes of leaving behind a body of music for her family.  (Steel Brooks/Gillette News Record via AP)

Seniors in the digital age show it’s never too late to learn

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Beth McGee can be in two places at once. One is in the building where she lives, the four-story home of Primrose Retirement Community in Gillette. She’ll sit in a chair in her room, a nightstand to her right. Or she’ll sit in a similar chair in the library on the ...

Donna Emmick to present Golden Afternoons program

WELLSBORO — Donna Emmick, of Wellsboro, will present the Golden Afternoons program chair PiYo for seniors at 1 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Deane Center lobby, 104 Main St. It is free and open to people ages 55 and older. Fruit, veggies, coffee, tea and cookies will be provided. “For this Golden ...

The Meadows schedules senior seminar series Age Vibrantly

The Meadows will host a Senior Seminar Series at their community, 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. The seminars will be geared toward the senior population and those that care for them. Depending on the topic, the seminar format may include lecture, question and answer time, screenings ...

ManorCare residents share their experiences

On occasion, ManorCare residents like to express their thoughts on their care at the facility. The following are personal statements shared by two of the residents. “I have enjoyed my stay at ManorCare. The facility is comfortable and I enjoy 3 West. I love therapy and they have helped ...