Senior Sun

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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(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 ...

Sadie Says…

Q: “Well, it appears that snow season is here to stay. Any tips for navigating around snowplows”? A: With the onset of winter, it’s important to know how to safely share the road with snowplows. Sharing the road with snowplows is similar to sharing the road with other large ...

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. ...

Santa’s Seniors project delivers holiday cheer to more than 400 residents

“You made my Christmas.” That’s how one recipient of a gift box reacted to the special delivery that came with her lunch a few days before Christmas. The gift boxes contained ready to eat or easily prepared foods, cold weather necessities, bottled water, personal care items and unique ...

Marshall, Parker & Weber hosts free events on caring for aging parents

Elder law attorneys with Marshall, Parker & Weber, an elder law and estate planning firm, will host two free events this month. The first event, a webinar “The Family Meeting,” will be held from 1-1:30 p.m. today. The second event, “10 Tips for Children of Aging Parents” will be ...

Stay young at heart and in body and mind

When joints ache and you don’t move as fast as you used to, it may seem that growing old is anything but graceful. While you can’t stop the hands of time, there are ways you can keep your physical and mental well-being in tip-top shape for years to come. Even if you’ve spent a lifetime ...

3 ways seniors can control prescription costs

For 55 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, the New Year means any new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plans, or any changes to your existing plans, take effect. If you signed up for coverage, it’s important to understand how your prescription drug costs may be affected. Even if ...

Albright LIFE expands to Union County

Albright LIFE Lycoming, a community-based, long- term care program operated by Albright Care Services, has permanently expanded its service area to include Union County and Watsontown, an area previously serviced by Geisinger Health System. Albright LIFE Lycoming opened in 2008 at 901 ...

3 steps to protect yourself from Medicare fraud

Every day, Medicare fraud affects people with Medicare and their families across the U.S. — regardless of background — robbing them of hard-earned money and peace of mind. Scammers know the ins and outs of the Medicare system and their attempts can be well thought-out enough that it’s ...

Sadie Says…

Q. My friend told me I shouldn’t drive even if I am just taking over-the-counter medications. Is this true? A: Many medications can have a negative effect on driving. Medications for anxiety, pain and blood pressure, antihistamines and over-the-counter cold remedies can cause drowsiness. ...

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. ...

Second annual pumpkin gleaning saves nearly 3 tons of pumpkins and squash

More than 6 billion pounds of fruits and vegetables go unharvested or unsold annually in the United States, while individuals and families face growing problems obtaining healthy foods. For the second year, STEP AmeriCorps service members and community volunteers tackled this problem by ...