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Can cancer reduce Alzheimer’s risk?

October 16, 2013 Q: My 84-year-old mother is being treated for breast cancer. Our family has a history of Alzheimer’s disease as well. more »»

Understanding Medicare and the marketplaces

October 16, 2013 By RON POLLACK Special to the Sun-Gazette If you have Medicare, you may be confused by the buzz surrounding the launch of the new health insurance marketplaces, which are part of the Affordable Car... more »»

Sadie says...

October 16, 2013 Q: I’m in a position where I am often asked about Pennsylvania’s Driving Laws. more »»

Inheritance can create problems for grandchild with special needs

October 16, 2013 One blessing of aging is that it gives us the opportunity to get to know our grandchildren, and perhaps even our great-grandchildren. more »»

Fall senior health and lifestyle expo to be held

October 16, 2013 The sixth annual Fall Senior Health and Lifestyle Expo will be at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds Industrial Arts Building on Oct. 22 will feature several free seminars of interest to all seniors. more »»

Racing cars at Albright LIFE

October 16, 2013 After weeks of preparation, participants at Albright LIFE (Living Independently For Elders) raced their hand-carved model cars at the LIFE recreation and health center located at 901 Memorial Ave. more »»

The dawn of a bright new day in health coverage

September 18, 2013 On the first day of October, health insurance “marketplaces” will open in every stat. more »»

'I just like making people happy'

September 18, 2013 At 81 years old, Mill Hall resident Philip Taormina is still having a lot of fun! Taormina, along with his wife, Dorothy, have been running Balloons by Mr. more »»

Senior menus

September 18, 2013 (EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 723-078. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

September 18, 2013 (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 »»

Valley View Nursing Center to hold annual bazaar

September 18, 2013 The Valley View Nursing Center will hold its annual bazaar in the central courtyard from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 2140 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. more »»

Sadie Says . . .

September 18, 2013 Q: Most of the roads I drive are traveled by large trucks. Trucks scare me. more »»

When I run out of money will the nursing home take my home?

September 18, 2013 For many of my clients, their home is the most valuable and precious possession. Some have heard that if you need nursing home care and run out of the money, the nursing home will take your home away. more »»

Tioga County Elder Services Workgroup to present seminar

September 18, 2013 WELLSBORO — Tioga County Elder Services Workgroup will present an end of life legal documentation seminar from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Wellsboro Firemen’s Annex. more »»

Guthrie Hospice to offer bereavement support group

September 18, 2013 SAYRE — Guthrie Hospice will offer a free, five-week Community Bereavement Support Group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday evenings, Sept. 23 through Oct. more »»

New Salvation Army program begins for older adults

September 18, 2013 The Golden Agers Club is a new program at the Salvation Army for older adults ages 55 and older in the area. The club meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village residents move to new home

September 18, 2013 Nursing care and rehabilitation residents at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village are now living in their new home. more »»

Local company offers free resources in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month

September 18, 2013 As one of the most feared diseases, an Alzheimer’s diagnosis presents many challenges for families living with this disease. more »»

Centenarian celebration

August 22, 2013 It is not the party or the white cake that a soon-to-be-100-year-old woman is most looking forward to for her upcoming birthday. more »»

Senior health and lifestyle expo to be held Sept. 17

August 22, 2013 LEWISBURG — The sixth annual Fall Senior Health and Lifestyle Expo will be held Sept. 17 at the Silver Moon Banquet Hall. The expo will feature several free seminars of interest to seniors. more »»



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