Fruit and Vegetable Vouchers Available

The York County Area Agency on Aging, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, is again offering the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program to eligible York County seniors.

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York County Senior Games Begin June 17

More than 500 seniors from across York County are expected to come together in late June for the 18th annual York County Senior Games.

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Free Classes Address Concerns about Falling

The York County Area Agency on Aging will host free fall-risk management classes for York County residents age 60 and older this spring.

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Quieting the Noise: 5 Ways to Reduce the Effects of Ringing in the Ears

Tinnitus refers to the perception of sound when no external sounds are actually present.

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COVER STORY: Making Your Medical Wishes Known

Thinking about potential medical issues and end-of-life care can be a bit daunting, but it’s important. There are legal documents, such as an advance healthcare directive, in which one can specify one’s preferences.

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Savvy Senior: Simplified Cellphones for Users with Hearing Problems

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you recommend some basic, simplified cellphones for seniors with hearing loss? My 82-year-old father needs to get a new cellphone for occasional calls or emergencies, but he needs something that’s easy to use and one that he can hear on.

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Where Does the Time Go?

According to Adrian Bejan, a professor of mechanical engineering at Duke University, our perception of time is rather fluid. Factors including age, activity, and whether we’ve had enough sleep can significantly skew our sense of time.

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Hearing Loss: How to Cope and How to Help

Approximately 1 in 3 people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing.

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Dear Pharmacist: 5 Reasons You’ll Want a Weighted Blanket

Suffering from sleep problems? One strategy that I think is helpful is to use a weighted blanket. This is an easy, completely natural way to improve your mood, lower stress levels, and fall asleep faster.

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