Kidney Donations Needed Nationwide — and for Central Pa. Girl

109,000 men, women, and children were on the national transplant waiting list as of September 2020.

That number comes from OrganDonor.gov, the U.S. government’s website on organ donation and transplantation.

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Take a (Virtual) Trip across Pennsylvania

Offered by Penn State Extension April 5 to May 24, “Everybody Walk Across Pennsylvania” is a free virtual walking program designed to help participants meet their health goals this spring.

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Tax-Aide Help Available, Adjusted for Pandemic

Due to coronavirus safety concerns, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has made adjustments to its free tax-preparation services for 2021.

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Service Stories: Animal Care Specialist Endured Close Calls in Vietnam, Part 2

The following is the continuation of Russell “Doc” Walters’s Vietnam experience. Part one appeared in the February issue of 50plus LIFE.

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The Beauty in Nature: Small, Wintering Field Birds

During February, some years ago, while driving through snow-covered farmland in Lancaster County, I saw a flock of over a hundred small birds “bounding” low in flight, down to snowdrifts in a large field.

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Free Online Performance of 1852 Women’s Rights Convention Announced

Spurred by the anniversary of Pennsylvania’s first women’s rights convention held in West Chester June 2-3, 1852, residents at the Kendal-Crosslands community in Kennett Square are offering a free Zoom performance of the conference’s proceedings at 7:15 p.m. Feb. 23.

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T. Morris Chester Welcome Center to Be Centerpiece of Library Expansion

At a recent unveiling of the final sculptures celebrating the historic role African Americans played in Harrisburg, the Dauphin County Library System was asked to continue the project’s message of understanding and cultural diversity.

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Free Alzheimer’s and Dementia Webinars Scheduled

Individuals who are interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s and dementia are encouraged to participate in upcoming free webinars offered by Penn State Extension.

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Coatesville Area Senior Center Announces Major Changes

Coatesville Area Senior Center recently announced major changes to its operations, including a name change, an expanded service area, and a new model for providing meals.

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