Health & Wellness
- Written by Suzy Cohen Suzy Cohen
The average person is estimated to scratch an itch on their body about a hundred times a day, and that is considered pretty normal.
Farmers market nutrition vouchers are now being mailed to eligible Cumberland County seniors 60 years of age and older who complete an application.
The Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging will again be the distributing agency for the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program checks in 2021.
The York County Area Agency on Aging, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, is again offering the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program to eligible York County seniors by mail.
- Written by Dr. Bruce Freedman Dr. Bruce Freedman
Hernias can happen at any age, but they are most commonly diagnosed in adults over 50. In fact, a study conducted by JAMA found that an increase in emergent hernia rates was the highest in the older adult population (over 65 years).
- Written by Paul Bryant Paul Bryant
When you take the time to clean your hearing aids on a regular basis, they work better, last longer, and certainly look more presentable. But hearing aids are expensive and delicate, so it’s important to clean them properly so you don’t accidentally damage them.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
I will turn 65 in a few months and plan to keep working for several more years. I have good health insurance from my employer now. Do I have to sign up for Medicare when I reach 65?