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Developer fine tunes plans for adult community

October 30, 2012 With buyer interest far ahead of expectations, momentum and excitement are building for New Park Village Active Adult Communit. more »»

Senior Alert: Medicare Open Enrollment

October 23, 2012 HARRISBURG - Medicare open enrollment starts now, and AARP is urging Pennsylvania seniors and their families to carefully review their current plans to make sure they're getting the most out of thei... more »»

This year through the Affordable Care Act, seniors with Medicare saved money

October 9, 2012 WASHINGTON D.C. - Because of the health care law – the Affordable Care Act – the average person with traditional Medicare will save $5,000 from 2010 to 2022, according to a report from the U.S. more »»

Getting a handle on stress

September 13, 2012 MUNCY - Health educator, RN and director of the Life Center at the Lycoming Mall, Robin Dawson, presented an informative wellness program a few weeks ago on how to handle stress, which can lead to... more »»

Barriers to CPR and AED Use Removed

July 24, 2012 HARRISBURG – On Thursday, July 5, Senate Bill 351 – which extends protection to bystanders who aid someone in an emergency using CPR and AEDs, and to businesses who place an AED on their premises –... more »»

Two senior groups meet for a healthy time

July 24, 2012 MUNCY - The Silver Sneakers and the Susquehanna Striders groups participated in a combined event hosted by the East Lycoming YMCA on Friday, July 20. more »»

Hughesville High School Alumni

June 12, 2012 Representatives from the earliest classes at Hughesville High School were (l-r) Janet Kohler, class of 1942; Wanda Farnsworth Langdon, class of 1941; and Mary Ashkar celebrated her 80th alumni year... more »»

STEP, Inc. looking at increasing some services

May 15, 2012 MUNCY- After visiting most of the area's senior centers for input, the Office of Aging from STEP Inc. announced that it may be raising some of the fees for its services. more »»

Results of Seniors Housing Residents Financial Survey Released

May 1, 2012 The results of a groundbreaking survey regarding the financial well-being of seniors housing residents are now available to download. more »»

Win or lose, it's how you play

April 3, 2012 MUNCY - With the stakes so high this past weekend showing world record numbers of over half a billion dollars in the Mega Millions lottery, a frenzied fever for purchasing lottery tickets turned... more »»

New Criteria Identify Commonly Prescribed Drugs that are Potentially Risky for Older Adults

March 6, 2012 A wide range of medications—some relatively new and others long available—can cause serious side effects and other adverse events in people 65 and older if not prescribed with care, according to the... more »»

Seniors receive special valentines

February 21, 2012 On Valentine's Day, pre-schoolers from the YMCA day care visited members at the Meck Senior Center in Muncy Township to give them their hand made valentine. more »»

Casey Introduces Bill to Improve Quality and Lower Cost of Health Care for Older Americans

January 17, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced legislation to improve the quality and lower the cost of healthcare for older American. more »»

Casey Introduces Bill to Improve Quality and Lower Cost of Health Care for Older Americans  

January 9, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced legislation to improve the quality and lower the cost of healthcare for older American. more »»

New reports allege that increase in scams against seniors is connected to selling of private data

November 29, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on the Federal Trade Commission to crack down on the ability of supermarkets and retail stores to sell the private information of seniors. more »»

Seniors Serving Seniors

November 22, 2011 MUNCY - Every weekday, teams of drivers and runners leave the site of the Meck Senior Center in Muncy Township to deliver lunches and meals to shut-in seniors. more »»

Meck Senior Center

November 1, 2011 Forty pre-schoolers from the Eastern Lycoming YMCA Child Care visited seniors at the Meck Senior Center in Muncy Township where an equal number of seniors brought treats in appreciation of the... more »»

Cost-of-Living Adjustment is First Since 2009

October 25, 2011 WASHINGTON D.C. - Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 60 million Americans will increase 3. more »»

Senior Citizens won't lose benefits if they receive disaster aid

October 12, 2011 HARRISBURG -Senior citizens who receive disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will not lose their Social Security benefits nor have their benefits cut. more »»

Senior Citizens Won't Lose Benefits if They Receive Disaster Aid 

October 7, 2011 The Department of Public Safety was notified by FEMA today Senior citizens who receive disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will not lose their Social Security... more »»

 
 

 

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