Senior Sun

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. ...

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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. ...

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 ...

Sadie Says…

Q: “My friend’s driving skills have deteriorated considerably in the last year, but her family thinks she is still OK to drive.  What determines an unsafe driver and what can be done about it?” A:     Concerned about someone’s driving? An unsafe driver is someone who: has ...

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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: My teenage granddaughter is learning to drive. Things have changed a lot since I got my license. What information should her parents and I be sharing with her as she gets behind the wheel? A: As the parent or grandparent of a teen driver, learn teen driver safety by the ...

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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. ...

Aquacise and swim lessons

LEWISBURG — Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority (BVRA) will offer indoor aquatic programs at Riverwoods, 3201 River Road, in late October and early November. BVRA continues to strive to bring programs that benefit and enhance our community. BVRA encourages children and parents in the ...

Sadie Says …

Q: "I don't like to buckle up, but I'm vigilant about my grandkid - I always fasten him in his safety seat. I figure at least he's safe, right?"A: If you ride unbuckled, you are risking your grandchild's life.Adults often will make sure the child is buckled up, yet, they themselves ride ...

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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 beginning ...

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. ...

Resident loving life at The Williamsport Home

Take a ride up to the end of Ravine Road in the Vallamont Hills - you might see some deer - and you also will see some brick buildings resembling college dorms and a large building just like "Old Main," Penn State University's first building of major significance. It is the Williamsport Home ...

Albright celebrates centennial at RiverWoods

LEWSIBURG - Albright Care Services recently celebrated its centennial with a series of special events. Aug. 4 marked exactly 100 years ago that the United Evangelical Home opened its doors to residents in 1916, continuing its service within the Susquehanna Valley as Albright today.Slifer House ...

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day brings communities together

Fall is just around the corner, but falls shouldn't be just around the corner for older adults. That's why the Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna Tioga Area Agency on Aging (B/S/S/T AAA Inc.) is joining forces with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Falls Free Coalition to celebrate ...

Rural seniors and the need for increased access to health care services

"Rural" typically is classified as a low-density population located outside of major cities and towns. To those actually living in rural areas, it is so much more. Rural living comes with many benefits such as strong community bonds, successful small businesses and breathtaking scenery. ...