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Keeping up cheer with decorations

March 20, 2013 Holidays tend to be a very busy time, and from November through March, it seems like one after another, which does not leave a lot of time to appreciate the beauty of the decorations of each holida. more »»

Galeton native finds artistic niche in twist on pen and ink

March 20, 2013 WELLSBORO — Now through March 31, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital invites you to take a trip through gorgeous local landscapes via Carol Mackiewicz’s unique artwork. more »»

Heart-healthy diet helps seniors, research shows

March 20, 2013 Q: Mom has been on medications for a mild heart attack since 2010. She’s 80, lives alone, still eats junk food and expects the medications alone to prevent any potential heart problems. more »»

Albright LIFE?participant spotlight: Audrae Rudy

March 20, 2013 Audrae Rudy decided to join Albright LIFE in March 2009, after her husband Bob became a participant in October 2008. They became the first couple to be part of the program. more »»

Filling the financial gaps in Medicare coverage

February 20, 2013 If you already have Medicare, you know that the coverage is very valuable, but it is far from free health care. more »»

Study: Seniors can slow dementia with active lifestyle

February 20, 2013 Q. My 84-year-old wife is slowing down and seems to be more forgetful. more »»

Search is on for Pennsylvania’s outstanding senior volunteer

February 20, 2013 The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc. more »»

2 centenarians keep busy at personal care home

February 20, 2013 LEWISBURG — Priscilla Anna Merritt and Dorothy Carter, both 102 and residents of the personal care center at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, said they both are blessed to have had such happy liv. more »»

Independent woman has tons of support

February 20, 2013 Janet Poole, 91, has lived in her city home for 65 years and doesn’t see any reason to move. “I have everything I need right here,” she said. more »»

Laurel Home Health Hospice now part of Susquehanna Health

February 20, 2013 WELLSBORO – As part of the former Laurel Health System’s affiliation with Susquehanna Health, Laurel Home Health Hospice is now Susquehanna Health Home Care & Hospice effective Feb. 1. more »»

Skype for seniors debuts at Laurels

January 16, 2013 WELLSBORO — Helen Antrim’s daughter may be more than 2,600 miles away, but thanks to Skype, Antrim can have a live conversation with her as though she was sitting across from her. more »»

ManorCare offers free brochure

January 16, 2013 The experts at ManorCare Jersey Shore and William­sport have updated their easy-to-read brochure, “Capture Your Benefits From Medicare-2013,” that takes the guess work out of what is, and what is... more »»

Closing the Medicare doughnut hole

January 16, 2013 By RON POLLACK Special to the Sun-Gazette The meaning of the 2012 election results probably will be debated for months, if not years. But a few things are clear. more »»

ManorCare offers tips to beat the flu season

January 16, 2013 Each year, we are faced with the dreaded flu season. more »»

Study finds that most seniors don’t have sleeping problems

January 16, 2013 By JOE DeLAUTER Special to the Sun-Gazette Q.: We’re trying to evaluate our 88-year-old father’s possible caregiving needs as he slows down. more »»

100 years of smiles

December 19, 2012 Lillian Bailey Trudeau Richards loves to laugh. A lot. And smile, too. Her family members say that’s helped her live a long, joyous life, but Lillian won’t take credit for it. more »»

Holiday program helps seniors cope with poverty and loneliness

November 21, 2012 With so many older adults living alone and in poverty, some Central Susquehanna River Valley seniors will undoubtedly be struggling to make ends meet this holiday season. more »»

Healthy eating = healthy you

November 21, 2012 Getting plenty of physical activity is important to a healthy body. Physical activity, whether it is working out in the gym, or walking around your neighborhood, needs proper nutrition. more »»

An old hunter’s saying

November 21, 2012 Coffee always tastes perfect before daylight on the opening day of deer season, Dud Campbell thought as he sat in near-total darkness in his kitchen. more »»

Medicare to reward hospitals for providing better care

November 21, 2012 Heart failure. Pneumonia. Heart attack. If you or a loved one suffers from one of these health conditions, you will want to make sure you get the right follow-up treatment. more »»



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