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Resident couples renew their wedding vows at Rochester Manor + Villa - Married couples had the opportunity to renew their wedding vows recently at Rochester Manor + Villa in Rochester. A special ceremony was held in the Renaissance Villa, with family members, friends, staff and other residents in attendance. The wedding ceremony was officiated by newly ordained minister and Villa employee Debbie Graham. “We cherish life and relationships ... Read more...
Surprises for Shut-ins celebrates 30th anniversary - Are you or your organization looking for something special to do to brighten the holiday of the isolated elderly? It is easy to do by donating gifts for the Beaver County Office on Aging’s 31st annual Surprises for Shut-ins program. It provides gifts and a friendly visit during the Christmas holiday season to older adults ... Read more...
Pumpkin Pudding - Don’t worry about making a crust with this quick four-ingredient recipe to celebrate the fall season. • 1 -1 oz. box instant vanilla pudding mix • 1¼ c. milk • 1 – 15 oz. can pumpkin • 1 t. pumpkin pie spice Mix pudding mix and milk.  Stir in pumpkin and spice.  Chill before serving.
UPMC Health Plan offers so much more than medical insurance to seniors - Anyone who has lived in or around Pittsburgh for any length of time is familiar with UPMC, which is known far beyond our region as a world-class healthcare provider. Yet did you know that the UPMC Health Plan offers much more than simply medical insurance to its members who are ages 65 and older? The ... Read more...
Choosing and enrolling into a CHC Plan - This is the second article in a series about Community HealthChoices. Community HealthChoices is a new Medicaid program that will start in southwestern Pennsylvania on January 1 (in Pennsylvania, our Medicaid program is called Medical Assistance). It will affect tens of thousands of older adults and people with disabilities who live in this 14 county ... Read more...
Mysteries of Medicare: Time to review your Medicare coverage - If you are on Medicare and have a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C), or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D), you have an opportunity to change your coverage during this year’s Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), which runs October 15 through December 7. Any coverage change you make during this period would go into effect ... Read more...
PEERs graduate at Elmcroft of Chippewa - The Beaver County Office on Aging Ombudsman Department graduated a new PEER class on June 20 at Elmcroft of Chippewa Personal Care Home. Graduates and their guests were treated to an Italian buffet from Guiseppe’s Tuscany Grill. The graduates are Jill Smith, Jane Marshall, Helen Berovich, Helen Venick, Ray Crissman, Gwen Shiel, Joan Stratton, Merry ... Read more...
Apple Cinnamon Butternut Squash Soup - Apple Cinnamon Butternut Squash Soup • 8 c. peeled, seeded and cubed butternut squash (2 medium) • 1 large apple, peeled and chopped • 1 large onion, chopped • 2 T. packed brown sugar • ¾ t. salt • ¾ t. cinnamon • 1/8 t. pepper • 3 c. chicken broth • ¾ c. milk ... Read more...
Celebrate Grandparents Day - Grandparents Day at Carnegie Museum of Natural History Bring the grandchildren out to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, from noon to 4 p.m. September 10. Learn about family trees, play Inuit games, make traditional pottery, or write about your family in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. Even take part in some crafts ... Read more...
Have you tried Western Square Dancing? - Potential dancers are invited to take part in the following events. No experience needed; we teach you. Singles, couples and families are welcome. Most are free. Light refreshments available; casual dress. North Hills September 5 Free Buddy Night of dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. at St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 1965 Ferguson Rd., Allison Park. ... Read more...

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