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…

Photography and poetry capture beauty of Franciscan Manor residents

Franciscan Manor Senior Living and Progressive Home Health, Inc. hosted a special event recently to honor Franciscan Manor residents through photography and poetry therapy. The event, titled “Still Me”, captured photographs of the residents in attendance by Mary White of Mary White Photography. Once the photos were taken, Mary displayed them alongside not-so-recent photos of … 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…