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Former librarian honored by book dedication

June 18, 2014 By A.M. WERTZ Sun-Gazette Correspondent Elizabeth Maule is not your typical librarian. She’s not your average 92-year-old woman, either. Born Aug. more »»

Sadie Says ... Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

June 18, 2014 Q: My wife and I enjoy walking, bicycling and riding motorcycles, but doing so in traffic can be scar. more »»

Senior menus

June 18, 2014 (EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 723-0782. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

June 18, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. more »»

M&T Bank offers financial tips to help seniors prevent fraud

June 18, 2014 BUFFALO, N.Y. — Financial fraud has been on the rise in recent years. Unfortunately, many people try to enrich themselves by taking advantage of others, and their targets often include seniors. more »»

June is time for families to act

June 18, 2014 I implore families to take a potentially life-saving action during June, National Safety Month, by conducting safety checks of their aging parents’ homes. more »»

RiverWoods Senior Living Community honors volunteers

June 18, 2014 LEWISBURG — On May 31 RiverWoods Senior Living Community held a volunteer breakfast to honor more than 60 volunteers. Barry Snyder, volunteer coordinator, began the program with some opening remarks. more »»

Health data geeks get their day

June 18, 2014 A computer programmer and a kid in a Batman suit walk into a pancake house ... more »»

Sycamore Manor resident celebrates 90th birthday

June 18, 2014 John P. Marzzacco celebrated his 90th birthday May 23 at Sycamore Manor Nursing Home. Marzzacco’s three children surprised him with a party. more »»

Understanding hospice care and Medicare coverage

May 21, 2014 By RON POLLACK Special to the Sun-Gazette If someone in your family needs hospice care, this column explains what it is and what Medicare covers. more »»

National Safety Month: Tips for using painkillers safely

May 21, 2014 (StatePoint) — With so much talk of drug use in America, you may not realize that some of the most potentially dangerous drugs are sitting right in many home medicine cabinets. more »»

Senior menus

May 21, 2014 Week beginning May 19 Wednesday — Italian meat sauce, rotini noodles, carrots and cauliflower, bread, pears. Thursday — Chicken, brown rice, green beans, bread, apple. more »»

Emma Amelia Quimby celebrates 100th birthday

May 21, 2014 When Emma Amelia Moore Quimby was born on May 12, 1914, she weighed only 1 1/2 pounds. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

May 21, 2014 Clinton County Community Center 124 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven 570-858-5820 Weekly events Daily: Walking Club, indoors, all day. Mondays: Bingo, 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; line dancing, 2:30 p.m. more »»

Sadie Says ...

May 21, 2014 Q: “I don’t like to buckle up when I drive, but I insist everybody else wears a seatbelt. I figure at least they’ll be safe. more »»

Cecilia Tironie celebrates 90th birthday

May 21, 2014 Cecilia Tironie, of Hughesville, celebrated her 90th birthday earlier this month with a party thrown by her sister-in-law, Margaret “Peg” English. more »»

Surfing the 'SeniorNet'

April 16, 2014 Noise complaints on the third floor of the James V. Brown Library usually occur before noo. more »»

PEER graduates new class

April 16, 2014 Ten residents of personal care homes in Clinton County completed five weeks of two-hour sessions on March 26 to become Clinton County’s latest “graduates” of the PEER (Pennsylvania’s Empowered Exper... more »»

Services available

April 16, 2014 Information services about transportation, health care, insurance and various issues affecting senior citizens are available at several locations in the region, including senior centers and hospitals. more »»

Submit your Senior Sun news

April 16, 2014 To submit information or a photo for consideration in the Senior Sun, email life@­ sungazette.com or mail to the Sun-Gazette, 252 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, PA 1770. more »»

 
 

 

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