Final Dates Added for Voucher Distribution

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.

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Foil Falls Before They Take You Down

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.

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Savvy Senior: How to Help an Aging Loved One with a Hoarding Problem

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

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Casey Holds Hearing on Scam Artists Impersonating Law Enforcement

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.

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Senior Games Rout Aging Stereotypes

Each year, the York County Senior Games have a consistent goal of building up camaraderie and physical fitness — but the annual event also has a goal of tearing something down.

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MIND Study Could Confirm Nicotine’s Benefit in Treating Memory Loss

Nowadays, it’s difficult to hear the word “nicotine” without immediately conjuring up an image of a cigarette.

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Why More Ambitious Seniors are Going Back to School

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?

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Grants Will Benefit Vision-Impaired Adults, Children

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.

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