Health & Wellness
The Chester County Health Department will be offering flu vaccinations this fall at a variety of community locations.
Medicare beneficiaries will have the chance to get personalized help from APPRISE Medicare counselors at numerous locations during the 2018 Open Enrollment Period, Oct. 15–Dec. 7.
The York County Area Agency on Aging’s APPRISE program will offer free personalized counseling during Medicare’s annual enrollment period, which begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
A good friend of mine got a bad case of shingles last year and has been urging me to get vaccinated. Should I?
– Suspicious Susan
- Written by Kraig Herman Kraig Herman
Every year, most fire deaths occur in the home. As of September, Pennsylvania has experienced 104 civilian fire deaths in residential homes in 2018. Of these deaths, 55 have been older adults.
Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth-leading cause of death for individuals age 65 and older. This devastating and debilitating disease is the ultimate thief — of memories, independence, control, time, and, ultimately, life.