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ONLINE — On Wednesday, June 15, the Alzheimer’s Association will host a webinar discussing the crushing impact that Alzheimer’s and other dementias have on the Black … more
HONESDALE, PA — Larry Resti, 69, never paid much attention to risk factors for stroke until he had one in February of 2020.  In fact, in addition to being a heavy smoker with high blood … more
NATIONWIDE — For years, there was a push to encourage seniors to work. Working added to retirement income, it got seniors out of the house and interacting with people, and it might even stave … more
If you’re like me, you cherish pretty much everything about springtime, from the warmer temperatures to the abundant outdoor activities and rebirth of the flowers and trees. Of course, that … more
Advisors wanted for RSVP—Sullivan SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is looking for advisors. You don’t even have to be a senior. Whether … more
REGION — Not every senior has a close relationship with their family. Not every senior has friends or relatives close by, keeping an eye on them. And in this age of COVID-19, it can be hard to … more
MONTICELLO, NY — “There’s no better time than now to make a difference in your community by volunteering your time,” said Martha Tully, Sullivan County’s RSVP (Retired … more
REGION — It’s February, and sometimes our days crawl over 32 degrees Fahrenheit and the snow starts to melt.   But it’s still winter. It freezes overnight, and the … more
UPPER DELAWARE REGION — If you have an older cellphone or network-connected device, that device might stop working by the end of the year. That's the message senior citizens are hearing from … more
Town of Thompson presents check to Monti seniors MONTICELLO, NY — The Town of Thompson presented a check for $5,000 to the Monticello Seniors at their meeting on October 28. “This … more
REGION — This probably comes as no surprise: Prices of goods and services rose 4.6 percent in October over the last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The separate … more
HAWLEY, PA — Ask Seagraves what she loves about the Hawley Senior Center. She’ll tell you about the people. There’s one lady, 102 years old, who ran a senior center for 50 years. … more
Winston Churchill famously described the Soviet Union as “a riddle inside an enigma wrapped in a mystery.” That is also an apt way to describe your Social Security benefit, or so it seems … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff is warning the public about a recent scam targeting Sullivan County senior citizens. In the latest scam, residents will receive a telephone … more
Virtual concert for people with dementia ONLINE — Sometimes, when words can’t connect, music does. The Alzheimer’s Association of the Hudson Valley is holding its final two … more
HONESDALE, PA — With the largest regional percentage of seniors in the county, it’s no wonder that Wayne’s Area Agency on Aging (Wayne Aging) offers a variety of programs and … more
According to the Census Bureau, 24.6 percent of Wayne County’s people are over 65. In Pike, it’s 23.5 percent. In Sullivan County, NY: 19.3 percent. In rural areas nationally, that … more
CALLICOON, NY — It was a few hours into the launch of the OFA on Wheels! bus on August 5, and the staff, staying comfortable under a tent in the Callicoon depot parking lot, was ready. The … more
It’s the pandemic. It’s aging. It’s chemical changes in our brains. It’s illness. It is not the sufferer’s fault. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, says a … more
HONESDALE, PA — Taking a moment to honor the community’s older residents, as Wayne County does each May for Older Americans Month, seemed especially fitting after such a difficult … more
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