Health & Wellness
Additional opportunities have been added for distribution of the remaining fruit and vegetable vouchers for eligible York County senior citizens who did not already receive them.
- Written by Eric Edelman Eric Edelman
There’s truth in numbers, and the sad truth is that nearly 3 million older adults in this country go to the emergency room each year for fall-related injuries — this according to the Centers for Disease Control.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
My 70-year-old mother has become somewhat of a hoarder. Since my father died a few years ago, her house is so disorganized and messy with stuff that it’s becoming a hazard. What should I do to help her?
– Troubled Son
- Written by Suzy Cohen Suzy Cohen
This summer, lots of people are barbecuing.
During a July 17 U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing entitled, “Combatting Robocall Fraud: Using Telecom Advances and Law Enforcement to Stop Scammers and Protect Seniors,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) highlighted the need for the Senate to pass his bipartisan bill, the Stop Senior Scams Act.
- Written by Megan Joyce Megan Joyce
Nowadays, it’s difficult to hear the word “nicotine” without immediately conjuring up an image of a cigarette.
- Written by Ted Lee Ted Lee
Historically, most college students have been young adults in their late teens and early 20s. It’s practically a given these days for young people to go to college. But what about the older generations that didn’t have the same opportunities and expectations?
VisionCorps recently announced receipt of a $3,000 Low Vision Devices Grant, as well as a $12,000 Vision Benefit Administration grant, from the Pennsylvania Vision Foundation to continue serving people with vision loss.