Upcoming collections to accept e-waste, household chemicals, pharmaceuticals, materials for reuse and more

Mark your 2017 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from computers and household chemicals to usable building materials and unwanted medications – at upcoming collections sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and its partners. “The Pennsylvania Resources Council provides residents of the commonwealth with numerous options … Read more…

Yellow Cab of Pittsburgh is now Ztrip Taxi

What is zTrip? It’s essentially an on demand transportation service, much like a traditional taxi. It accepts now or later pickups. Payment can be made with cash or credit. Instead of the typically yellow cab, however, zTrip Taxis are painted silver and have the zTrip logo. “The taxi industry is evolving and zTrip is leading … Read more…

Take time to review Medicare costs for 2017

Anyone on Medicare knows that its health insurance comes with significant cost-sharing premiums, deductibles, co-insurance and co-pays, and that these costs change from one year to the next. Following is a review of Medicare costs in 2017. Medicare Part A Part A is the hospital benefit of Medicare that covers inpatient hospital care, care in … Read more…

Heart-smart eating is a lifestyle

February is Heart Month! Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day but also the month that the American Heart Association puts added focus on a heart-smart lifestyle. Heart Month has been a calendar event since 1963 and was reinvigorated in 2004 with the Go Red for Women Campaign. In spite of the advances we have seen in prevention … Read more…

SeniorCare Network receives recognition for excellence in housing

The Presbyterian SeniorCare Network, based in Oakmont, recently received four awards for excellence in housing at the annual Professional Affordable Housing Management Association (PAHMA) Conference held in Seven Springs. The PAHMA awards recognize the superior efforts of affordable housing owners, management agents and community managers in providing high quality affordable housing in western Pennsylvania. The … Read more…