How Healthy Feet Can Reduce Your Risk of Falling

Among older Americans, falls are the No. 1 cause of injuries and death from injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only are seniors more at risk for falls, when they do so, it poses a greater risk for injuries, hospitalization, and complications.

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Veteran Raising Awareness about Unexpected Parkinson’s Symptoms

Dan McFarland’s family was concerned when he started taking pictures of clouds and posting them on social media with urgent messages about how they were symbols about the need to repent and get ready for the end of the world.

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Food Bank to Hold Drive-Thru Food Distributions

The York County Food Bank and its partner agencies are scaling up to provide emergency food assistance amidst the coronavirus public health crisis.

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Social Security Commissioner Addresses Service Concerns during Pandemic

Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, recently released this message concerning Social Security services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Savvy Senior: How Medicare is Covering Coronavirus

Dear Savvy Senior,

Is Medicare covering testing for the coronavirus? My husband and I are very nervous about this virus and would like to find out if or when we should get tested, and how Medicare manages it.

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Medication Overload in Older Adults the Focus of New Report

Every day, 750 older Americans are hospitalized due to serious side effects from one or more medications.

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Free Diabetic Workshops Scheduled

The York County Area Agency on Aging is offering free diabetes self-management workshops called “Living Well with Diabetes” 9-11:30 a.m. March 17, 24, and 31 and April 6, 14, and 21 at South Central Senior Center, 150 E. Main St., New Freedom Borough.

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Temperatures are Falling — in Your Body

Most people think the average body temperature for humans is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. However, as the HealthDay website points out, that’s not quite the case. In fact, it seems to be going down.

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Lancaster Senior Games Canceled

Due to concerns of the COVID-19 virus being spread, and taking recommendation from the CDC, Lancaster Senior Games is canceled for 2020.

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