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Sadie Says …

Q.: With summer vacation over and my daughter starting back to work, I will be babysitting my young grandson. Can you advise me how to be sure I’m transporting him safely? A: Before you head out with your young passenger, do a safety seat check. • Your grandson’s safety seat is ...

Family of former RiverWoods resident donates scooter and walkers

A new scooter and two walkers were donated to Warrior Run Manor by the daughters of a former resident at RiverWoods Senior Living Community. When 88-year-old Robert Johanns passed away in July, his daughters Linda Goldeski, Carol Quinn, Bette Zbinden and Barbara Marquette, contacted Kim Ranck, ...

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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. ...

Sadie Says …

Q. What is an Advanced Directive? A. Written documents that spell out your health care wishes are called Advance Directives. Advanced Directive allows you to determine how you will be cared for by health care providers. The purpose is to inform your family, friends and providers how to be ...

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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. ...

STEP Office of Aging announces new PEER graduates

Five residents from two Long Term Care facilities in Lycoming Counties recently completed five weeks of two-hour sessions to become STEP Office of Aging’s latest graduates of the PEER (Pennsylvania’s Empowered Expert Residents) Program. The classes, which were hosted by Bucktail Medical ...

Residents enjoy a Cruise-In at the Meadows

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville, recently held a Cruise-In event. The family-friendly event featured classic, hot rod and antique cars on the front field. In addition, The Warrensville Lions and Eat and Run Catering/Sunset Ice Cream ...

Sadie Says … Frequently asked questions about older adult issues

Q. “What is a living will?” A. There are two main types of advance directives — the “Living Will” and the “Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care.” A Living Will is the oldest type of health care advance directive. It is a signed, witnessed (or notarized) document ...

Wolf Run Village to introduce new townhouses

HUGHESVILLE — On June 20, Wolf Run Village, Route 220, announced they will be introducing independent living townhouses for those 55 years or older looking for “maintenance-free living” to their campus through a groundbreaking ceremony, Wolf Run Village said. Working on the project with ...

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 ...

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. ...

STEP Office of Aging distributes 2,000 fruit and vegetable vouchers

STEP has concluded its distribution of Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers, also called Veggie Vouchers, for 2018. This year, 2,000 vouchers were distributed to older adults in Lycoming and Clinton counties in a little over a month, and are able to be used for Pa.-grown fruits and ...

State Rep. Jeff Wheeland to host Senior Fair

State Rep. Jeff Wheeland, R-Loyalsock Township, will host a Senior Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at Old Lycoming Township Firehall, 1600 Dewey Ave. The fair will include information on government services, health screenings, fitness and nutrition, volunteer opportunities, health and ...

Sadie Says …

Q: I am planning to attend an older driver safety course, but in the meantime, can you offer any tips for safe driving after age 50? A: An older driver safety course offers a wealth of safe driving information. In the meantime, consider these tips: 1. Avoid turning left. AARP states ...

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 ...

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. ...

Sadie Says …

Q. “My grandson is home from college. He’s a drinker and I know he’ll be attending parties. His parents and I are concerned — what do we need to know? A. As your grandson heads out for summer celebrations, there are a few things that you, as an adult, should know. Traffic crashes ...

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 ...