Virtual Fall-Prevention Workshop Offered

The York County Area Agency on Aging is offering Healthy Steps for Older Adults, an evidence-based program that reduces fall risks among adults age 60 and older, on Fridays, Dec. 3 and 10, from 1-3 p.m.

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Savvy Senior: How to Find a Better Medicare Plan

Dear Savvy Senior,

Is it important to compare Medicare Part D prescription drug plans every year? My pharmacist highly recommends it, but it’s such a hassle sorting through all those different plans. Is there an easier way to shop and compare Medicare drug plans?

– Lazy Beneficiary

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How to Lose Weight after Age 55

The perks of entering into the golden years, such as working less and slowing down, are on everyone’s mind. But living your best life should take No. 1 priority! Use this chance to refocus on your priorities and truly practice healthy living with nutrition, movement, and stress management. 

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New Study Links Dense Breasts in Older Women with Higher Cancer Risk

Physicians have long recognized that women with denser breasts are at increased risk of invasive breast cancer, heightening the importance of mammography screenings.

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Free Retreat for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse Planned

Safe Communities, a Lancaster-based organization dedicated to ending child sexual abuse, will hold a retreat for adult survivors of child sexual abuse Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. near Manheim (address shared upon registration).

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Free Fall-Prevention Classes Scheduled

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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Free ‘Medicare Checkups’ Encouraged for Current and New Enrollees

Lancaster County Office of Aging is urging residents with Medicare to schedule a free “Medicare checkup” with PA MEDI volunteers in advance of this year’s open enrollment period, Oct. 15 – Dec. 7.

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Can You Travel Safely with the Delta Variant?

Perhaps you’re planning a fall getaway to wine country? Maybe your college-aged loved ones are heading off to a study-abroad program? Or possibly your boss decided it’s time to restart domestic, even international, business travel again?

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Living with Kidney Stones: Decreasing Your Risk and Navigating the Healthcare System

Kidney stones are hard mineral deposits that form in the kidneys. They are foreign to the body and can cause issues no matter their size or your age.

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