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Friendship Ridge’s Crimson Line Auxiliary is recognized for 50 years of volunteer service

The Crimson Line Auxiliary (CLA) was honored for its 50 years of service to the residents of Friendship Ridge at an open house on July 12.

Senior Companion program celebrates 40 years at annual awards luncheon

On June 27, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (DHS/AAA) hosted its annual Senior Companion Program recognition luncheon at the Edgewood Country Club in Churchill.

Bingo Fundraiser

Bingo Fundraiser set for August 16, 2014

Steel Valley Farm Stand opens July 17

Resources and Services for Seniors announces the opening of the Steel Valley Center Farm Stand

Senior athletes go for gold at the 2014 Citiparks Spring Games

More than 200 Allegheny County and City of Pittsburgh residents ages 60 and older participated in the 2014 Senior Spring Games sponsored by the Citiparks’ Healthy Active Living Program.

Help is available to ensure that older adults get relief from summer heat

After what seemed like a never-ending winter this past year, the hot summer weather we’re now having is a welcome treat. Yet there are some precautions you may wish to take when the temperature and humidity soar.

Butler Ambulance Service helps fill transportation needs of area seniors

Tom, a Butler County resident, needed to have outpatient surgery last month but didn’t have a means to get to the hospital facility.

Financial fraud targeting older adults continues to rise: What to look for and how to prevent it from happening to you

Edna, 92, and Sam, 73, had known each other for years, as they were both residents in the same senior high rise.

New Sewickley senior is a “walking history of Beaver County”

Teaching, learning, traveling and gardening have all been themes in the life of Helen Goettman Clear, a Rochester Township native and resident of New Sewickley Township since 1951.

Caregivers enjoy a day of “Springtime in Paris”

It was “Springtime in Paris” at the Beaver County Office on Aging’s (BCOA)10th annual Family Caregiver Program Seminar on May 21.

Senior Fest Picnic July 25, 2014

Beach Party Theme, Food, Entertainment, Chinese Auction, Door Prizes, Jewelry Boutique, and Bingo

Keen-Agers of Portersville portray famous “couples through the ages” at anniversary luncheon

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, the Keen-Agers of Portersville took “A Lighthearted Look at Couples Through the Ages” at its annual variety show luncheon in April.

Beaver County senior graduates at age 69, becomes novelist

Dolores Bolam of New Sewickley Township would be the first to admit that she’s had a blessed life. And now as a published author at the age of 84, she is enjoying the opportunity to write about it.

Allegheny County seniors find gratification in volunteering for Pittsburgh cultural arts and science organizations

After retiring at age 65 from a 45-year career with Westinghouse, Alan Shadgett suddenly “didn’t have quite enough to do.” He was always interested in the cultural arts so he picked up the phone and called the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater to inquire about volunteering.