Lose Weight and Keep it Off

Lose Weight and Keep it Off

The Time Is Now! Lose Weight and Keep it Off, REGARDLESS of AGE, with Dr. Vactor’s Innovative Weight Loss Program! Is your metabolism slowing down? Are you having health-related issues due to your weight? Do you want to have a healthy, active retirement? Call Dr. Michael Vactor TODAY at (724) 742-2700 to start getting the […]

Fond Memories of Forbes Field

Fond Memories of Forbes Field

By: Paula Green “Pittsburgh can now boast of the world’s finest baseball park.  It is a marvel of which people in other cities can have no adequate conception until they come here and see it.” – Fred Clarke in 1909 I remember June 28, 1970; my Dad piled me and my siblings in the family […]

5 Simple Steps to Improve Brain Health

5 Simple Steps to Improve Brain Health

The brain is the last frontier of modern healthcare. There are now numerous scientific advances challenging the idea that dementia and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease are inevitable as we age. Scientists now know that there are ways to preserve brain function and introduce healthy brain interventions that can last a lifetime. Simple changes […]

Guarantee a Secure Retirement with the Expert Advisors at YourOwnRetirement

Baby Boomers are the first generation of Americans wholly responsible for their future retirement income.  “The loss of pensions coupled with the rise in healthcare costs has dramatically changed our retirement landscape,” says David Hickey, CPCU of YourOwnRetirement.  “Most people above 50 are beginning to realize the need to consult with a professional retirement advisor.  […]

Retirees Living the Dream

Retirees Living the Dream

By Marianne Reid Anderson and Rosemary Garrity So many of our local retirees are getting the most out of life, enjoying what they love and doing what they have always dreamed of doing. We at Pittsburgh’s Fifty-Five Plus magazine applaud their many accomplishments. In this issue, we highlight the following inspirational retirees:

Former Winter Pastimes in the Burgh

Former Winter Pastimes in the Burgh

By: Paula Green The Monroeville Mall is famously known for being a shooting location for George Romero’s 1978 horror cult film Dawn of the Dead. It was fun to showcase the mall in an eerie fashion; however this expansive shopping facility also offered some exciting frolics as well.

Celebrating Senior Champions

Celebrating Senior Champions

Creating a Better Life for Seniors On Wednesday October 21, UPMC Senior Services, the Aging Institute and the University of Pittsburgh will host the seventh annual Celebrating Senior Champions Benefit Dinner and Auction at the Omni William Penn. Nearly 400 business leaders and friends will attend this event to celebrate three outstanding individuals and organizations […]

SASSY SENIORS CAN STEP UP!!

SASSY SENIORS CAN STEP UP!!

I love the title of this magazine, Pittsburgh’s Fifty-Five Plus magazine!  It is the magical age that we at Treasure House Fashions call “Sassy Seniors!” As one who is a decade beyond that formidable mark, I can honestly say that I love my age! I’m retired from my profession of thirty-six years as a teacher […]