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Comfort Food: Cooking Well, Eating Well- Presented by Hope Grows and Chef Peggy. Thursdays, January 17, February 21, and March 21, 2019, 6:15-8:00 pm,  Hope Grows, 183 Shafer Road, Moon Township, 15108 Comfort food is a staple for anyone wanting a hearty meal with a nostalgic taste of home, and a big pot of it! Join Hope Grows and holistic personal ... Read more...
Grief Education & Support Classes- Monday, January 07, 2019 – 6:00pm to Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 2:30pm Locations, dates and times are as follows: Please join us for VNA’s series of FREE classes. • Listen to grief specialists • Share your experiences • Connect with others who have experienced loss • Discuss topics customized to the group’s interest and needs Locations, dates ... Read more...
Giving back in a meaningful way- Throughout his professional career, Rick contributed money to non-profits and sat on various boards and committees. When Rick retired five years ago, he wanted to continue to give back to the community, but in a more personal, meaningful way. “When I was working and raising a family, it was hard to give my time, so ... Read more...
Endel’s iOS App wraps the holidays & winter season in harmony and good health!- Berlin, Germany – December 20, 2018 –Endel– the unrivaled, cross-platform audio ecosystem that creates personalized, algorithm-powered adaptive environments that can improve health, well-being, and mood – is releasing a new update with a special Winter Mode soundscape. Available in the Apple App Store, Endel generates special winter soundscapes with the easing sounds of a fireplace, ... Read more...
Protect yourself from charity fraud and other scams by being aware- The Allegheny County DA’s Senior Justice Division is available to help you stay safe. Last year in Allegheny County, a staggering 12,000 people (just like you!) lost nearly $8 million by falling prey to various scams. A thief can come at you many ways—by phone, mail and email, at your door or through the Internet. ... Read more...
Vanport senior portrays “Bad Santa” to the delight of local children and serves older adults year round- By Gina Mazza For Beaver County Senior News Mostly everyone knows the legend of Old Saint Nicholas but are you familiar with his companion, Belsnickel? In German folklore, Belsnickel is Santa’s grumpy, disheveled alter ego. Dressed in tattered clothes, he is adorned with bells and dragging chains, and carries wood sticks. Yes, this “bad Santa” ... Read more...
PACENET income limits increase for 2019; applications being accepted now- Income limits for the Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier (PACENET), which offers low-cost prescription medication to qualified residents, have been increased for the first time in 15 years. Act 87 of 2018, signed by Gov. Tom Wolf, provides a $4,000 increase for single and married applicants. Total income for a ... Read more...
Kane McKeesport opens Special Care Unit for patients with medical conditions and co-occurring substance use disorders- First-of-its-kind unit embeds addiction medicine specialists into skilled nursing facility. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Allegheny County officials recently joined Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Gateway Health representatives to celebrate the opening of a 45-bed unit at Kane Community Living Center in McKeesport. The post-acute unit is for patients with medical conditions and ... Read more...
New Senior Ride Hailing Program safely gets seniors where they need to go- By Patti Jo Lambert For Pittsburgh Senior News Lori Magnes was stuck. The North Hills resident lives by herself and doesn’t have a car thanks to an accident that left her without her own wheels. Her access to public transportation is extremely limited, with a Port Authority bus stop too far away from her home. ... Read more...

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