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Can Medicare save money for beneficiaries and taxpayers alike?

June 22, 2013 Since Medicare Part D went into effect in 2006, prescription drugs have been an integral part of the Medicare benefit packag. more »»

STEP Office of Aging celebrates its volunteers

June 22, 2013 Without its dedicated volunteers, STEP could not fulfill its mission of engaging diverse individuals, families, and communities in the pursuit of social and economic success. more »»

Senior menus

June 22, 2013 (EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 723-0782. more »»

Upcoming senior center activities

June 22, 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 »»

Albright LIFE holds fencing demonstration

June 22, 2013 Participants at Albright LIFE (Living Independently For Elders), the area’s only recreation and health center for seniors, recently enjoyed a fencing demonstration by Albright LIFE medical director... more »»

Rose View Center hosts PEER?graduation ceremony

June 22, 2013 Rose View Center recently hosted the Pennsylvania Empowered Expert Residents (PEER) graduation ceremonies. more »»

Musicians team up to share talent at The Green Home

June 22, 2013 WELLSBORO — John Putnam and Marie Wilcox recently teamed up to share their musical talent with residents at The Green Home. more »»

A call for understanding

May 15, 2013 Local law firm Marshall, Parker and Weber, 49 E. Fourth St., hosted a free, half-day conference for professionals who work with seniors May 1 at the Genetti Hotel. more »»

No easy answers for long-term care

May 15, 2013 By RON POLLACK Special to the Sun-Gazette Tax time has just passed. For many people, that’s a time to take stock of finances and to start planning for the future. more »»

Researchers say parkinson’s drug helps seniors with decision-making

May 15, 2013 By JOE DeLAUTER Special to the Sun-Gazette Q: Uncle Charlie is making some questionable decisions that he would never had made 10 or even five years ago, but I don’t think he has dementia. more »»

A glimpse of dementia A Virtual Dementia Tour personal experience

May 15, 2013 Fold the towels in the room. Find the necktie and put it on. Draw a picture of your family and label it. Tear out a newspaper advertisement. Fold and put away the clothes in the roo. more »»

Marcel Alberic Defever: 'Son of War and Peace'

April 17, 2013 Marcel Alberic Defever says his decision to move to the United States came while he was a young teenager living on a farm near Merkem in the West Flanders region of Belgium under the occupation of... more »»

Great graduation gift for grandchildren: health coverage

April 17, 2013 With spring comes another crop of college graduates. For many, graduation can bring a flood of widely varying emotion. more »»

Presbyterian Home resident celebrates 107th birthday

April 17, 2013 Presbyterian Home at Williamsport hosted resident Anna DeWald’s 107th birthday party, March 25. Refreshments and music by Carl and Opal Schlappi were enjoyed by all in attendanc. more »»

Miss Pennsylvania to visit the Senior Health and Lifestyle Expos

April 17, 2013 The Spring 2013 Senior Health and Lifestyle Expos will be held in Bloomsburg at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Industrial Arts Building on April 23 and in Lewisburg at the Silvermoon Banquet Hall on... more »»

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 »»



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