Farmers Market Vouchers 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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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 Nutrition Vouchers Available in Lebanon County

Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging will once again coordinate the distribution of checks for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

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York County Fruit and Vegetable Vouchers Available

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 both in person and by mail, now through Sept. 15. 

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Managing Complications of Lupus

Many people may recognize the term “lupus” and think of it as an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and swelling, but you may not be aware lupus affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans and can affect many parts of the body.

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Debunking Common Misconceptions about Gout

When many people think of gout, they often picture swelling and pain in the big toe.

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Savvy Senior: How to Recognize a Mini-Stroke

Dear Savvy Senior,

How can a person know if they’ve had a minor stroke? My mother had a spell a few weeks ago where she suddenly felt dizzy for no apparent reason and had trouble walking and speaking, but it went away, and she seems fine now.

– Concerned Son

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17 Million U.S. Seniors with Hearing Loss Don’t Use Hearing Aids

Millions of American adults could benefit from using hearing aids. Yet, fewer than 1 in 3 adults over 60 with hearing loss uses them.

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Understanding Aphasia: Bruce Willis Diagnosis Puts Disorder in Spotlight 

The recent announcement by Bruce Willis’ family that the actor has been diagnosed with aphasia has brought attention to the language disorder, which is relatively common but not well known by the general public.

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