Online Preretirement Seminars to Tackle Medicare

Are you near retirement or recently retired and confused about choosing Medicare plans? Get the facts and learn to better navigate the Medicare system from the comfort of home during one of three upcoming virtual seminars.

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Grief Relief: Starting a New Year with Grief

Some common new-year greetings include expressions such as, “Wishing you happiness and health in the new year,” “Wave goodbye to the old; embrace the new with hope and joy,” and “May the days of a new year be filled with happiness for you.”

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Let the Stars Point the Way to a Long and Prosperous Life

On the morning of Oct. 13, William Shatner, who became an icon as Capt. James T. Kirk in Star Trek, boldly went where no man at the age of 90 has ever gone before as he was launched in a Blue Origin rocket out of Earth’s atmosphere.

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Savvy Senior: Acupuncture: Does It Work and Is It Covered by Medicare?

Dear Savvy Senior,

Is acupuncture a viable treatment for pain and is it covered by Medicare? Since the pandemic hit, I have a lot of lower back and neck pain and am wondering if it’s worth trying. What can you tell me?

Looking for Solutions

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President Kennedy, Chronic Pain, and Me

In the 1990s, I had a serious spinal injury while serving in the U.S. Foreign Service. While recovering from neurosurgery for my injuries, a colleague suggested I read how President John F. Kennedy managed his chronic back pain.

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Grief Relief: Grieving and Celebrating in December

As the month of December approached, Kenneth, who was recently widowed after a three-decade marriage, confided in a friend:

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Free Fall-Prevention Series Planned

The York County Area Agency on Aging will host free classes for people to learn how to manage the risk of falling and increase activity levels.

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Statins Likely Unhelpful in Reducing COVID Mortality, Severity

In the worldwide effort to battle SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, researchers have often turned to medications used as therapies for other conditions in the hopes of finding ones that either kill the coronavirus or lessen the impacts from its infection.

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Is Your Pain Acute or Chronic? Knowing the Difference Will Help Healing

Pain comes in all shapes and sizes. No one wants to suffer it. But if you had a choice of what’s the best kind to get, you’d choose “A” for acute. That sounds bad. But it’s better than “C” for “chronic.”

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