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…

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…

Small acts of kindness make a big difference

AgeWell Pittsburgh—a partnership of Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS), the Jewish Community Center (JCC) and the Jewish Association on Aging (JAA)—aims to help seniors continue living independently while receiving support and maintaining connections to the community. Recognizing and valuing older adults’ community contributions and the gift of sharing their stories is at the heart … Read more…

Center for Community Resources provides variety of services that help seniors remain independent

Given a choice, most seniors would prefer to remain living at home as they age. But doing so oftentimes requires support from the community in terms of care, resources and more. Luckily, a local organization called the Center for Community Resources, Inc.—or, CCR—makes obtaining these resources as easy as possible. “We are committed to making … Read more…