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 […]

Keep That Pep in Your Step

Keep That Pep in Your Step

  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 […]

Project Lifesaver: Bringing Loved Ones Home

Project Lifesaver: Bringing Loved Ones Home

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 […]

Franco Wants You to Stay Warm!

Franco Wants You to Stay Warm!

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 […]

Let's Talk

Let’s Talk

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.

National Aging in Place Pittsburgh Chapter

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,