Direct Link for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Support Coming July 16

Pennsylvanians will soon have a new, easier way to connect to behavioral or mental health crisis services. Dialing 988 will connect callers directly to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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5 Compassionate Questions to Ask a Seriously Ill Family Member

Any person who is seriously ill is likely to have had a conversation with their family and/or attorney about advance healthcare directives such as wills, powers of attorney, trusts, etc. These conversations, while important, are the usual and expected way we engage with ill family members.

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Brain Freeze: The Ice Cream Headache

It’s summer. Have you had your brain freeze yet?

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Cataract Surgery Linked with Lessened Dementia Risk

Cataracts affect most older adults at risk for dementia, and now researchers are finding strong evidence that cataract surgery is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia.

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‘A Community in Itself’: The Lancaster Senior Games Returns

They hadn’t all been together since 2019.

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The Heimlich Maneuver Saves Lives

If you see someone clutching their throat, coughing, gagging, or wheezing, would you know what to do?

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Dauphin County AAA Offering Farmers Market Vouchers

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging have again partnered to make the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program available to Dauphin County residents age 60 years or older (or who will turn 60 by Dec. 31).

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Farmers Market Vouchers Available in Cumberland County

Farmers market nutrition vouchers are now being mailed to eligible Cumberland County seniors 60 years of age and older who complete an application.

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Farmers Market Nutrition Vouchers Available in Lebanon County

Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging will once again coordinate the distribution of checks for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

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