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Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America host annual awards banquet - This year’s annual awards banquet for the Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America—held on October 5 at the Hampton Banquet Hall in Gibsonia—combined entertainment, awards and prizes, and lots of good food. Kurtt [sic] Robinson, the Pittsburgh-based national service officer for the Paralyzed Veterans of America, served as the banquet’s master of ceremonies. Paralyzed Veterans of ... Read more...
Local eateries, retailers, entertainment venues and more offer discounts for military personnel and veterans - Our veterans more than deserve a free meal, and Veteran’s Day is a good day to show our gratitude. Typically, local eateries and restaurant chains offer special on this national holiday. In past years, establishments like Applebees, Starbucks, Bob Evans, Denny’s, Primanti Bros. and Olive Garden have offered free deals and meals on November 11. ... Read more...
“Veterans Bus Trips” has been escorting US veterans to Washington, DC for more than a decade - Brighton Township residents Lydian Fisher, 75, and her husband, Jerry, 75, a US Navy veteran, wanted to give back something to those who have sacrificed so much for our country and the freedoms that we all enjoy. So when Jerry saw a story in the Beaver County Times about a bus trip to be held ... Read more...
Lest we forget: Area veterans travel to Washington to view war memorials - In May of this year, 40 area veterans boarded a tour bus for a five-hour ride to Washington, DC. Their mission was to view the national military memorials to which they could relate. Significant parts of American history are depicted in impressive works of art at each memorial. The World War II, Korean and Vietnam ... Read more...
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...

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