ADA-Approved Foods for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

The typical American diet leaves a lot to be desired. It’s heavy on calories, saturated fats, added sugars, fatty meats, baked goods, and highly processed grains.

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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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Pennsylvania Ranks 34th in Recent Senior-Friendly Analysis

When it comes to retirement-friendly accommodations, Pennsylvania ranked toward the bottom of a recent study. The state overall scored above the median for safety and culture but was below the pack in affordability, wellness, and weather.

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Department of Aging Distributes Food Boxes for Hunger Action Month

For Hunger Action Month in September, Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres visited Morrison Tower in Harrisburg with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to distribute food boxes to seniors, in addition to Fresh Express options that include short shelf-life foods, such as fresh produce and dairy products.

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Baby Boomers are Catalyst in Shift beyond Traditional Burial

By the year 2035, adults age 65 and older are projected to outnumber children for the first time in American history, according to the 2019 Cremation and Burial Report, released by the National Funeral Directors Association.

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Hotline to Assist Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

A new hotline to help connect thousands of grandparents who are raising their grandchildren to the resources and programs available to them is now live.

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Tips to Keep You Safe from Medicare Fraud

With Medicare open enrollment season about to begin, it’s a good idea for enrollees to recognize and take action to stop Medicare fraud against them in its tracks.

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