By Marianne Reid Anderson We all know the key to keeping healthy is staying active and to get that blood moving! While we want to enjoy our retirement and pre-retirement years, we’ll enjoy them a lot more by getting up, out of the recliner, off of the sofa and get going. According to expert […]
By: Paula Green If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or intellectual disabilities or a grandchild with autism or other special needs, law enforcement and other emergency responders have a powerful tracking system available that helps bring your loved ones home. “Project Lifesaver” is a program offered in 41 […]
Stay Warm this Winter through Available Funding and Special Programs For You or Your Elderly Parents Whether you or your parents need assistance in paying the heating bill, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. and Peoples Natural Gas are partnering once again to promote the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) along with special […]
By Marianne Reid Anderson Becoming a snow bird is usually a multi-step process. Typically, you don’t just pack up and head south. Usually, you try things out a bit first – dipping in the big toe to see if the water is fine before jumping in head first.
By: Carole Shepard; Co-Chair NAIPC Aging in place – we all want to do it but to do it well requires planning. Before you can plan for it, you need to be able to talk about it.
Look for Programs in Your Community That Can Help You Stay Informed and Stay Connected By: Patricia Neurohr, Chair One of the greatest challenges of aging is how your support network changes. Staying connected isn’t always easy as you grow older—even for those who have always had an active social life. Career changes,
An Event to Support Benevolent Care On Thursday October 23, UPMC Senior Services will host the sixth annual Celebrating Senior Champions Benefit Dinner and Auction.
By: Paula Green and Marianne Reid Anderson Fresh air, sunshine, having so much fun that you don’t realize that you are exercising. Isn’t this what retirement is supposed to be all about? What follows are the stories of two local senior golfers and their experience in living the dream and how you can join them. […]
By: Peter J. Piotrowski, State Farm Agent Your home has well-lit stairways, household cleaners in an upper cabinet and smoke detectors with fresh batteries — so it’s safe, right? Here are some potential household dangers you may not have considered:
By Marianne Reid Anderson Are you moving to a smaller residence? Becoming a snow-bird with two residences? Just plain have way too much stuff? Whatever your reason, it is never too soon to start going through things and downsize your belongings.