Free Classes to Address Falling Concerns

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 on Mondays and Wednesdays, Aug. 9 to Sept. 8.

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Savvy Senior: Medicare Coverage Options for Retirees Eager to Travel

Dear Savvy Senior,

What are the best Medicare coverage options for COVID-vaccinated retirees who are eager to travel? My wife and I will both turn 65 over the next few months and would like to know which Medicare plans are best for extensive travelers.

 – Almost 65

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Grief Relief: Grief — Some Commonsense Answers

After her spouse died, a woman wrote in her journal: “I feel like I’m a hamster on a wheel going round and round but going nowhere. Even though Steve died 10 months ago, I still feel like it happened only yesterday. I just can’t stop thinking about him.

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Farmers Market Vouchers Now Available in Cumberland County

Farmers market nutrition vouchers are now being mailed to eligible Cumberland County seniors 60 years of age and older who complete an application.

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Farmers Market Nutrition Program Open in Lebanon County

The Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging will again be the distributing agency for the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program checks in 2021.

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York County Fruit and Vegetable Vouchers Available by Mail

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.

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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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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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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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