How to Safely Clean Your Hearing Aids

When you take the time to clean your hearing aids on a regular basis, they work better, last longer, and certainly look more presentable. But hearing aids are expensive and delicate, so it’s important to clean them properly so you don’t accidentally damage them.

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7 Tips to Get a Fully Charged 7 Hours of Sleep

Sleep should always be considered one of the natural drives, like drinking water when thirsty and eating when hungry.

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Department of Aging Encourages Older Adults to Reach Out for Vaccine Assistance

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging encourages older adults seeking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment to contact their local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for any assistance they may need in scheduling an appointment.

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Farmers Market Voucher Program Announced for Chester County

Each year, Chester County Department of Aging Services distributes vouchers that can be used at farmers markets to purchase Pennsylvania-grown fruits and vegetables.

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Dauphin County AAA Offering Farmers Market Vouchers

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging have again partnered to make the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program available to Dauphin County residents age 60 years or older (or who will turn 60 by Dec. 31).

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Older Americans Month Emphasizes Connection, Engagement

Each May, the Administration for Community Living leads the celebration of Older Americans Month.

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Overcoming the Mask: Tips for Communicating through COVID-19

It can be challenging to communicate through masks, 6 feet of social distance, physical barriers, and other factors due to COVID-19 that have changed daily life.

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Savvy Senior: Men Get Osteoporosis Too

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can men get osteoporosis, or is it primarily a problem for women? When I fell and broke my wrist last winter, the doctor who treated me told me I might have osteoporosis, but I never got it checked. What can you tell me?

– Bony Bill

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Preretirement Webinars Scheduled

Individuals who are near retirement or recently retired can receive Medicare information and learn to better navigate the Medicare system during one of several webinars planned for this spring and summer.

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