Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled for This Fall

The Chester County Health Department will be offering flu vaccinations this fall at a variety of community locations.

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Medicare Enrollment Counseling Available

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.

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Get Help Navigating Medicare

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.

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Savvy Senior: New Shingles Vaccine Provides Better Protection

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

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Fire Prevention and Preparedness Essential for Older Adults

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.

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How to Prepare for Life’s Inevitabilities (2)

One inevitable life milestone that requires organization, consideration, and planning but often gets overlooked is the end of life, both for one’s self and loved ones.

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Nutrition Vouchers Still Available

Many of the Lancaster County Office of Aging senior centers have produce vouchers left over from the June 2018 distribution.

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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.

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New Faces, Cooler Settings for 2018 Senior Games

Although some sports require an outdoor setting — baseball, football — there are plenty that can be enjoyed indoors, away from the blistering sun of mid-July.

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