COVER STORY: Participating in the Arts Creates Paths to Healthy Aging

We all know to eat right, exercise, and get a good night’s sleep to stay healthy. But can flexing our creative muscles help us thrive as we age?

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Telepsychiatry a Boon for Patients during Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many healthcare workers into virtual mode, offering their services via Zoom or other video outlets.

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Free Workshops Address Chronic Pain

The York County Area Agency on Aging is offering a chronic pain self-management program starting Sept. 3.

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Grief Relief: The 3 Vital Steps for Grief Recovery

Sooner or later, everyone will experience the death of someone they have loved. When this happens, the result is grief — a natural but unpredictable response to the loss that impacts a person emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and physically.

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Free Diabetes Management Program Offered

The York County Area Agency on Aging is offering a free diabetes self-management program this month.

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Savvy Senior: The Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Dear Savvy Senior,

How can you know when someone has sleep apnea? My husband has become such a terrible snorer that he wakes himself up at night, and he keeps me up too.

– Tired Teri

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Celebrating August’s Senior Activism

In the history of senior Americans, August is an important month for a law that a former U.S. president called “one of the great peacetime achievements of the American people.”

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New Law Expands Support for Caregivers

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging recently announced a bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback and signed into law by Gov. Wolf that will expand eligibility and allow flexibility in the administration of Pennsylvania’s Caregiver Support Program.

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‘Healthy Steps for Older Adults’ Virtual 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 60 and older, from 1–3 p.m. Mondays, July 19 and 26.

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