Senior Sun

STEP rehabbing homes in Castanea and Pine Creek Township

If you live in the Castanea or Pine Creek Township areas of Clinton County, you could qualify for a grant under the Homeowner Occupied Rehabilitation Program. Eligible applicants must own their home, fall under 80 percent of the Clinton County median income ($38,000 for a two- person ...

Love is in the air at Albright LIFE

February is the month to celebrate love, and at Albright LIFE, that is no different. On Feb. 6 at Albright, 901 Memorial Ave., lovebirds made crafts and reminisced about their first loves. Doris and Donald Muthler Doris Muthler, 88, and her husband Donald, 89, have been together for 69 ...

Sadie Says …

Q. Can you tell me what is the difference between Aging Waiver services and LIFE programs? A. Both the Aging Waiver and LIFE (Living Independence For the Elderly) programs are Home and Community Based Waiver services offered to Pennsylvanians. The main difference between the two programs ...

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 … Answers to frequently asked questions about older adult issues

Q: Why are the medicare cards changing and when will this take effect? A: Your new Medicare card is coming. Mailings will begin this April and cards will be mailed out over the next year through April 2019. The new cards, which are replacing your current cards, will no longer list your ...

STEP and Artpost Awareness partner for artistic journey

George Stefanski and Marianne Olivo, of Artpost Awareness, are using the art of drawing to take care of the community. In February 2016, STEP, Inc. and Artpost Awareness embarked on a drawing journey with a group of 17 senior citizens at STEP’s Clinton County Community Center. Since then, the ...

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. ...

The Meadows to host blood drive

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville, will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 1-6 p.m. Feb. 15. The drive will take place in the community’s conference room. All donors and volunteers can enjoy a comforting bowl of soup, an ...

STEP delivers to Santa’s Seniors

“Thank you to the ones with special hands who made this for me.” That sort of heartfelt refrain was echoed by many recipients of the Santa’s Seniors boxes that came with their delivered meals just before Christmas. The gift boxes contained ready to eat or easily prepared foods, cold ...

Sadie Says … Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

Q. My friend makes me crazy. She’s always on my case about wearing a seatbelt. I’m a good driver, my car has lots of airbags and usually I’m just bopping about town. I mean, really? Why buckle up? A. Seatbelts save lives. Excuses don’t. “I’m a good driver” You may be the ...

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. ...

PHOTOS PROVIDED The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, will host a Holiday Open House from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. Shown are two still lifes by Severin Roesen, which will be on display at the event.

The Meadows to host Holiday Open House

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, will host a Holiday Open House from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, at 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. This year, The Meadows is a part of the 19th annual Victorian Christmas activities. Guests will tour the facility that is decorated ...

Yoga to continue at RiverWalk Center

Due to positive reception and strong participation, Aging Well with Yoga will continue into winter. The class is held at STEP’s RiverWalk Center in South Williamsport every Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aging Well with Yoga is a gentle class focusing on strength, stability and stretch. For ...

STEP’N Out! continues into December

STEP Office of Aging’s new program, STEP’N Out!, will continue making trips to regional historical, cultural, and entertainment destinations. In December, Renovo participants will head to Country Cupboard in Lewisburg; Mill Hall seniors will visit Purity Candy, Country Cupboard and the ...

Sadie Says …

Q.: “I know that drivers are supposed to stop for a school bus, but I’m not sure of the details. Can you elaborate?” A: Passing a stopped school bus when children are loading or unloading is both dangerous and illegal. Be “in the know” about Pennsylvania’s School Bus Stopping ...

STEP RiverWalk Center hosts sea glass workshop

Mike and Deb Cillo, owners of DKC Creations LLC in Montoursville, recently instructed participants at STEP’s RiverWalk Center on how to create jewelry out of natural sea glass. A large selection of colorful sea glass was available for the senior participants to create their own jewelry. ...

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. ...