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Senior Sun

Sadie Says… Signs video games may have a negative impact

Q: I’m worried that my grandchildren spend a lot of time playing video games. How do I know when it becomes a real problem? A: Your concern is understandable. Video and computer games have become a big part of many kids’ lives, especially for boys. Youth report that it’s one of the ...

Liberty Manor to hold memory screening

MUNCY — A memory screening is a simple and safe evaluation tool that checks memory and other thinking skills. It can indicate whether an additional check up by a qualified healthcare professional is needed. Liberty Manor, 169 Ashler Manor Drive, will be hold a memory screening from 10 a.m. ...

City native celebrates birthday with family, friends

Celebrating resident Jeanne Shuman’s 100th birthday, family and friends of the Presbyterian Home in Williamsport honored Jeanne for this milestone on Jan. 5. Born on Jan. 1, 1920, in Washingtonville, Pa., to the late Ralph and Sue Sidel, Jeanne is the middle child of seven children with ...

Sadie Says… Keeping children safe, using safety seats

Q. Is it true child safety seats should not be used as cribs? A. Did you know safety seats are safest when they are used as safety seats? Babies should not sleep in safety seats when not traveling. In a recent study of deaths associated with sitting and carrying devices for infants, almost ...

Volunteers make deliveries to Santa’s Seniors

Through the generosity of volunteers and donors, 362 boxes full of gifts and food made its way to the home of Meals on Wheels recipients in Lycoming and Clinton counties. The boxes contained ready-to-eat or easily prepared foods, cold weather necessities, personal care items, puzzles, mugs, ...

Sadie Says… Owning intangible and digital assets

Q. What are digital assets and how do they apply to estate planning? A. Do you have a Twitter handle or Facebook account? Listen to music on iTunes? Buy Kindle books on Amazon? Operate an email account? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, you own digital assets. Your estate ...