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Answers to frequently asked questions

February 19, 2014 Q: I just love my dog. She goes everywhere with me. So when I drive, she’s up front, on my lap or in my wife’s arms. Is that OK? A: If you really love your pet, restrain it. more »»

SUN Home Hospice seeks volunteers

February 19, 2014 SUN Home Hospice is seeking volunteers in Lycoming, Northumberland and Clinton counties. Free training will be provide. more »»

Prevent Blindness offers eye health info

February 19, 2014 CHICAGO — Today, more than 2 million Americans 50 and over have age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is an eye disease that causes central vision to gradually deteriorate. more »»

ManorCare celebrates American Heart Month

February 19, 2014 ManorCare celebrates American Heart Month Recovering from heart-related illnesses can be emotionally and physically draining for both patients and their familie. more »»

Alert1 fights to end hunger

February 19, 2014 Alert1 announced that during the months of November and December its team donated a portion of proceeds and provided hundreds of meals in collaboration with the local STEP Office of Aging Meals On... more »»

Preventative services and health aging

February 19, 2014 By RON?POLLACK Special to the Sun-Gazette A fun-loving, active couple I know, both of whom are older than 85, recently performed in an hour-long musical production. more »»

Casey launches web resource to aid seniors

February 19, 2014 By BILL?O’BOYLE Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — While U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa. more »»

Albright LIFE participant donates to Project Linus

February 19, 2014 RASHELLE CAREY Ruth Signore, of Williamsport, a participant with Albright LIFE, 901 Memorial Ave., recently donated four of her handmade blankets to Project Linus. more »»

'Santa's Seniors': Holiday happiness brought to local shut-ins

January 27, 2014 “I’ve always believed in Santa Claus. more »»

Medicare in 2014: What you need to know

January 27, 2014 It’s the start of a new year, which is a time of review and reflection for many people. more »»

Seniors should guard against health care scams

January 27, 2014 Q: When I stopped to visit my 85-year-old mom this morning, she had just received a call from someone telling her she needed to buy insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). more »»

Senior menus

January 27, 2014 (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. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

January 27, 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 »»

SeniorNet introduces Windows 8, plus new courses on iPad and Facebook

January 27, 2014 Susquehanna SeniorNet at the James V. Brown Library has been offering specialized courses for seniors age 50 and older for more than a decade. On Feb. more »»

Sadie Says: Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

January 27, 2014 Q: Driving in snow and rain makes me nervous. What can I do if I have to drive in bad weather? A: If driving in bad weather makes you uncomfortable — don’t do it. more »»

Case illustrates dangers of do-it-yourself wills

January 27, 2014 George Zeevering probably thought he could save some money by writing his own will without getting the advice of a lawyer. It seemed simple enough. more »»

Pennsylvania’s Empowered Expert Residents (PEER) graduates new class

December 18, 2013 Ten residents of long-term care in Lycoming County completed five weeks of two-hour sessions on Dec. more »»

Hip fracture tied to ‘fat’ gene

December 18, 2013 Q: I know I am somewhat overweight, but it is so hard to lose as I get older and less mobile. I’m still trying to live alone at 80, but worry that I will fall and break a hip. more »»

Senior menus

December 18, 2013 (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. more »»



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