2021 Farmers Market Voucher Program Has Begun

Lancaster County Office of Aging is pleased to announce distribution of the 2021 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Voucher Program.

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Don’t Wait to Treat a Hernia: What to Know Before Talking to Your Surgeon

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).

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Savvy Senior: Do I Need to Sign Up for Medicare If I’m Still Working?

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?

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How to Safely Clean Your Hearing Aids

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.

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7 Tips to Get a Fully Charged 7 Hours of Sleep

Sleep should always be considered one of the natural drives, like drinking water when thirsty and eating when hungry.

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Department of Aging Encourages Older Adults to Reach Out for Vaccine Assistance

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging encourages older adults seeking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment to contact their local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for any assistance they may need in scheduling an appointment.

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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 Voucher Program Announced for Chester County

Each year, Chester County Department of Aging Services distributes vouchers that can be used at farmers markets to purchase Pennsylvania-grown fruits and vegetables.

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Older Americans Month Emphasizes Connection, Engagement

Each May, the Administration for Community Living leads the celebration of Older Americans Month.

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