Senior Games Create New Friends, New Hobbies

May proved not only a prime time for exceptional weather, but for athletes as well.

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Hepatitis C Screening Recommended for Boomers — Are You at Risk?

The generation that tuned their transistor radios to listen to the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, or the Carpenters has something else in common: the potential for being infected with hepatitis C.

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Cleaner Air Equals Longer Life

Take a deep breath. Lots of them. You’ll be breathing longer these days, thanks to improved air quality.

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Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vouchers

Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers, worth $20, may be redeemed for Pennsylvania-grown fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets and roadside stands in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York counties

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Community Coalescence Ensures Successful Senior Games

Although her years of involvement with the Lancaster Senior Games are nearing three decades, the expressions of gratitude Pat Fellenbaum receives from the players still leave an impression on her.

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Eating More Fish May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s, a disease that afflicts some 5.1 million Americans, is a type of dementia that affects a person’s memory, thinking, and behavior.

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Want a Memory Boost? Try a Hearing Test

Intrigued by all the brain-training products out there to keep your mind sharp and spirits young? You may want to consider something else: a hearing test.

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VA REACH VET Initiative Helps Save Veteran Lives

As part of Department of Veterans Affairs’ commitment to put resources, services, and all technology available to reduce veteran suicide, VA has launched an innovative program called Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health – Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET).

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From the Office of Aging: ‘Age Out Loud’ During Older Americans Month

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty, and there were few programs to meet their needs.

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