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A few weeks ago, Pennsylvania’s Department on the Aging and Council on Aging released the results of a survey of older adults, taken during lockdown ( They wanted to … more
Back in 1963, when Older Americans Month was established, 65-year-olds were born in 1898. They remembered horses and buggies. Ice delivery. World War One. Kerosene lamps. And there were only 17 … more
Reporting this, I learned something important. Seniors want to share their experiences and their knowledge, but they’re private. Sometimes it’s because they grew up in an era when you … more
Go ahead and search “job hunting tips for seniors.” The internet will give you lots of suggestions, from “don’t be lazy” (Thanks, internet!) to “use Indeed and … more
REGIONAL — Growing Older Together (GOT) is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization that provides dues-paying members, aged 60 and older, both the practical means and the social … more
February is American Heart Month, and heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. It’s, therefore, no surprise that a large percentage of hospice … more
REGION — As families across the country are preparing for Thanksgiving, 16 million family members and friends will be caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s … more
Sullivan County Office for the Aging County Government Center 100 North Street, PO Box 5012 Monticello, NY 12701 Phone: 845/794-3000 ext. 0241 Direct dial: 845/807-0241 Hours: … more
Free presentation on Alzheimer’s and dementia HONESDALE, PA — On Tuesday, December 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Park Street Complex, located at 648 West Park St., there will be a free … more
Grandparents take on the challenge of childrearing in their retirement years more
MONTICELLO, NY — Call it “The Event.”Something happened. Maybe you fell and, suddenly, you need a wheelchair, but your house is full of stairs. Maybe you’ve been ill and … more
Today’s seniors remember the 1970s, when prices skyrocketed, and wages didn’t go up with them. “From week to week, people couldn’t know the cost of their groceries, utility … more
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