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Pittsburgh Computer Help offers personalized in-home support for seniors

Think it’s too late to learn to use a laptop, tablet, or smart phone? Think you’ll never get that printer working or be able to remove an email virus? Think again. Amy, founder of Pittsburgh Computer Help, has a 92-year-old client learning how to use an iPad.

All-terrain wheelchairs help disabled go beyond previous limitations

An innovative company in Grove City is helping its clients go places they hadn’t been able to go before.

Programs and services in Butler County combat senior hunger

Hunger among the elderly is a more pervasive problem that you might imagine. An estimated one in seven seniors in America doesn’t know where their next meal is coming from.

Immunization is the best defense: Get your annual flu shot and other important vaccinations

Ready or not, the unofficial start of “flu season” has begun. You probably know by now the importance of getting an annual flu shot; but did you know that there are other immunizations that you should consider?

You can prevent falls

September 23rd 2014 is the national Falls Awareness Prevention Day. This is a day is to increase awareness on safety in the home and community in order to prevent falls in seniors.

DHS/AAA video series offers easy, immediate access on topics of importance to older adults

A recent project undertaken by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (DHS/AAA) is using modern technology to offer 24-hour access to information on topics that may be of concern to older adults in our region.

Summer Health Fair

Summer Health Fair

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.