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The Commonwealth explores combining agencies; what it means for seniors - Allegheny County’s senior community is concerned about the potential merger of Pennsylvania state agencies. With the potential merging of four agencies—House, Health, Human Services, and Aging and Older Adult Services—into one mega-bureaucracy, will older adults be disregarded in the shuffle? Seniors are asking, “What about our Meals on Wheels program?” “Are our senior centers going ... Read more...
Connie Hawkins - Although I am a sports fan, I have not generally followed the NBA. For most of my life I have followed college basketball. The reason is that Pittsburgh, my birth city is not a basketball town, it is a hockey town. The NBA has never had a team in Pittsburgh. During the 1960s, however, Pittsburgh ... Read more...
Gift Ngoepe - I have been a Pittsburgh Pirate fan since 1958. This year the Pirates have been inconsistent. The last two nights (Tuesday and Wednesday) however, have been interesting. Because of injuries the Bucs have brought up several young players from the minor leagues. The interesting part of the story is that two of those players are ... Read more...
Home opener was 4-7-17 - The Pittsburgh Pirates home opener was April 7. Two Pirates stars during the 1950s were pitchers Bob Friend and Elroy Face. Friend’s best year was 1955 when he had the best Earned Run Average in the National League, while playing for the last place team. Face was the premier reliever in the Major Leagues in ... Read more...
Don’t miss Senior Lives Matters expo on May 10 on the South Side - Were you born before 1958? If so, consider this question: What matters most to you? You can possibly find your answers all in one place at the “Senior Lives Matters” Justice and Wellness Expo, to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 10 at the IBEW Circuit Center, Five Hot Metal Street ... Read more...
Caregiver backpacks are available for checkout at local libraries - Caregivers, you don’t have to carry it all by yourself! Help is available through a partnership between the Allegheny County Department of Human Services/Area Agency on Aging (DHS/AAA) and the Allegheny County Library Association. For many, caring for a loved one who is elderly or dependent and needs assistance can often feel overwhelming. In order ... Read more...
Spring into action now that the warmer months are here - The good news is that cold weather has likely been out of our thoughts for a few months. The bad news: it’s bathing suit and more-revealing-clothes time. But there is more good news: Foods that appeal with freshness (and likely to be lower in calories), and warmer temperature that might encourage exercise. Let’s explore some ... Read more...
Bicycle Heaven and Johnny Angel’s are two of many fun places to visit on the North Side - Now that spring is here and the impulse is to get out and do something fun is strong, here’s something interesting to add to your list of places to spend a leisurely morning or afternoon. Head over to the North Side and check out two unique shops that have plenty of playful, and even nostalgic, ... Read more...
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program: A great way to get your nutrients through fresh, local fruits and vegetables - As you are probably aware, eating fresh fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet has many health benefits. They provide many nutrients that are vital for the health and maintenance of the body (such as potassium, dietary fiber, folic acid, and vitamins A and C) and are likely to reduce your risk ... Read more...
Butler County seniors encouraged to “Age Out Loud” during Older Americans Month - What it means to “age” has changed dramatically (and for the better!) in the past few years and decades. More than ever before, older adults are working longer, trying new things, being more social and volunteering more in their communities. Yes, seniors are taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves ... Read more...

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