Social Security News: Reaching Social Security during the Pandemic

During the current coronavirus pandemic, we continue to provide help to you and other people in your communities.

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Grief Relief: Dr. Phil’s 9 Tips for Overcoming Grief and Loss

You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value.

– Dr. Phil McGraw

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Study: Combining Healthy Lifestyle Traits May Substantially Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Combining healthier lifestyle behaviors was associated with substantially lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease in a study that included data from nearly 3,000 research participants.

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Survey: Seniors Lonelier Now than Earlier in Pandemic

As stay-home and quarantine orders spread across the U.S. this March, so too did fears that reduced contact with friends, loved ones, and even strangers would result in a mental health crisis brought about by social isolation.

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Census: Pennsylvania Grows Older, More Diverse Over Past Decade

Pennsylvania’s 12.8 million residents grew older and more diverse over the past decade, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, mirroring a trend seen nationwide as the country’s largest generation turns 65.

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Stay Safe for Essential Errands

Even as restrictions on going outside ease, you still have to protect yourself during the pandemic for as long as it lasts.

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Driving Safety Tips amid the Coronavirus Crisis

As the world continues hunkering down to ride out the coronavirus crisis, some of us still need to venture out, even if it is just to do a quick grocery run.

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PA State Senior Idol Winner Has the Wow Factor

Since 2000, 50plus LIFE (previously Senior News and 50plus Senior News) has won more than 130 awards for its editorial content and design.

Here’s a look at an award-winning article from our archives.

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Farmers Market Vouchers to Be Mailed in June

Starting June 1, farmers market nutrition vouchers will be mailed to eligible Cumberland County seniors 60 years of age and older who complete an application.

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