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Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village to hold downsizing seminar

March 15, 2017 LEWISBURG - Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village will host a "Smart Seniors" lunch and learn session on how to downsize and sell a home at noon April 6. more »»

Keep it organized for a healthier lifestyle

February 22, 2017 MUNCY - Senior living can offer comfortable lifestyles if one can keep everything organized according to Al Seidel, Community Relations Director with Elmcroft Senior Living, and who spoke to several... more »»

AMAC urges older Americans to lead the  way to the voting booth in November

October 14, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC - There was some distressing news from Gallup earlier this week.  Voters will be staying home in droves this year, according to the polling organizatio. more »»

Homecare Association comments on Community HealthChoices contracts

September 8, 2016 LEMOYNE – Vicki Hoak, CEO of the Pennsylvania Homecare Association (PHA), released the following statement on the announcement by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services that it awarded... more »»

Delaying Social Security means bigger benefits

December 28, 2015 HARRISBURG - A lot of older Pennsylvanians are getting reduced Social Security retirement benefits because they start collecting before reaching full retirement age - and experts say waiting a few... more »»

Silver Sneakers celebrate holidays

December 17, 2015 RUTH FRY/The Luminary Charles "Chick" Stabley, of Montoursville, joined Santa's elves in song and dance during the "Silver Sneakers" Christmas party at the Eastern Lycoming YMCA... more »»

Health insurance marketplace enrollment now open

November 27, 2015 HARRISBURG – Thousands of Pennsylvanians now have the opportunity to enroll or re-enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace. more »»

Big premium hike in store for many Medicare recipients

October 22, 2015 HARRISBURG - Medicare premiums could go way up for many seniors next year. more »»

Easter wishes for area seniors!

April 7, 2015 Daisies and Brownies in Girl Scout Troop 60035 of Hughesville-Picture Rocks sent Happy Easter wishes to local homebound senior citizens. more »»

Crafts, flowers and more keep seniors active

March 11, 2015 MUNCY - The continuing cold weather had not kept the area's seniors from getting out and enjoying some free time at the STEP, Inc. Meck Senior Center. more »»

49 Percent of Senior Hospitalizations Can Be Prevented

March 4, 2015 As the Central Susquehanna River Valley plunges into the heart of the winter season, the risk of local seniors being hospitalized spikes to its highest of the year, despite the fact that almost half... more »»

Winter Storm Brings Potential Dangers to Area Seniors

February 3, 2015 With dangerous winter weather in the forecast, Home Instead Senior Care urges seniors and their families to take several important steps to ensure their safety. more »»

Hughesville grade school teacher turns 101!

December 24, 2014 Ruthadel Zinck Houseknecht will turn 101 years old on December 26, 2014. She was the first born child to Melvin and Edith Zinck in Liberty, PA. more »»

Magic Show featured at senior center

December 24, 2014 Steve Hyde (center) a local professional magician from Montoursville and his assistant, Ashlyn Williams, played a surprise card trick on Donald Hoover during a magic show at the Step In. more »»

The truth about elderly motorists

December 18, 2014 The American Automobile Association says most seniors are safe drivers, themselves, and that they are in favor of measures to ensure that elderly drivers are fit for the road. more »»

Aging Americans owe billions for unpaid student loans

November 19, 2014 Outstanding student loan debt is a bane for recent grads, but it is on the rise at an alarming rate among the nation's senior citizens, according to the Association of Mature American Citizen. more »»

Yellow Dot Program helps seniors alert emergency responders

October 14, 2014 SCRANTON – Have you ever seen a vehicle with a yellow dot on the back windshield?  The “dot” is actually a yellow sticker purposely placed on the windshield to assist citizens in need. more »»

IRS Repeats Warning about Phone Scams

September 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding... more »»

Strength training helps seniors become more flexible

September 16, 2014 MUNCY - September is Healthy Aging month and seniors at the Meck Senior Center have been taking positive steps all along to growing older. more »»

Report: Opportunities in PA's Changing Senior-Care Landscape

July 8, 2014 HARRISBURG - Ask Pennsylvania seniors about long-term care, and most will likely tell you they'd prefer an 'at home' setup, with help from unpaid family caregivers. more »»

 
 

 

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