5 Unexpected Rewards of Becoming a Caregiver

It’s true, the life of a caregiver can be demanding, difficult, and daunting. I spent seven years of my life in that role, keeping an eye on my wife’s every move.

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COVER STORY: Services Address Wandering in Those with Memory Impairment

For caregivers of people with memory issues, keeping their loved one in a safe space — whether it’s their home or a care facility — is vital to the person’s well-being. But the reality is that 6 in 10 people with dementia will wander away from that safe space at least once.

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Becoming Chronologically Gifted: An Alternative Approach to Aging

Ask a handful of people to describe what comes to mind when they hear the word “old.”

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Physical, Motor Ability Improve Cognition in Older Adults, Even with Dementia

Encouraging evidence indicates that being more physically active is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and a slower rate of cognitive decline in older adults.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Clinics Scheduled

The Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging will conduct Medicare annual open enrollment period clinics this fall. APPRISE counselors will be available at these events to assist with Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plan comparisons and enrollment.

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Dear Pharmacist: 4 Powerful Medicinal Herbs for Breast Cancer

There’s no time like the present to begin the changes necessary for better breast health.

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Free Medicare Counseling Available

The Chester County Department of Aging and APPRISE health insurance counselors will provide free, confidential assistance to Medicare beneficiaries during the annual open enrollment period, Oct. 15–Dec. 7.

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Free Medicare Counseling Available

Cumberland County Department of Aging & Community Services is taking appointments for free Medicare counseling appointments at its office, located at 1100 Claremont Road, Carlisle.

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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 open enrollment period, which begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7.

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