Lancaster Native Takes Helm of UZRC

United Zion Retirement Community welcomed its new chief executive officer, Sue Verdegem, on July 1.

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Chapel Pointe Breaks Ground on New Community

A ceremony at Chapel Pointe in Carlisle commemorated the groundbreaking of Chapel Pointe’s second campus – an independent living townhome community – called Pointe Place.

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The Beauty in Nature: Birds Benefitting from Mowing

A few kinds of summering birds that I have watched getting food in southeastern Pennsylvania benefit from lawn mowing in suburban areas and hay cutting in croplands.

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Senior Games Offer Fun Week for Wide Range of Ages, Abilities

In 2008, two of Beverly Butash’s neighbors talked her into joining them at the York Senior Games.

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The Ripple Effect: A Pilot, a Teacher, and a Teen

My friend Bill passed away some years ago, and following his interment I wrote two letters. One was to his wife, expressing gratitude for his having introduced me to the world of private flying, as well as his encouragement while I earned my own pilot’s license.

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50plus EXPOs Return for Fall 2018

Baby boomers, seniors, their families, and caregivers will find timely information for living a happy, healthy, and productive life at OLP Events’ 50plus  EXPOs, returning to central and southeastern Pennsylvania this spring.

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New Office of Aging Director Appointed

This spring, the Lancaster County commissioners appointed longtime Office of Aging employee and deputy director Lon Wible as the agency’s new executive director.

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Soldier Stories: The Fighting Quaker

Retired schoolteacher Jim Dixon was raised a Quaker. But unlike most Quakers, who are pacifists, Dixon joined the U.S. Marine Corps and experienced brutal combat in the Vietnam War.

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Free Aquatic Exercise Classes Offered

The Lancaster County Office of Aging will offer free aquatic exercise classes during the summer months at four local community pools.

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