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…

Community HealthChoices: What you need to know now

This is the first in a two-part series about Community HealthChoices. Big changes are coming for people who receive long-term care services through Medicaid—either in their home or in a nursing home—and for people who have both Medicare and Medicaid. A new program called Community HealthChoices starts in 14 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania on January … Read more…