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NEW YORK STATE —  U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) announced details for a telephone town hall he will host at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 29  to help upstate New York seniors … more
ORANGE COUNTY, NY — Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus visited skilled nursing facilities St. Josephs Place at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis and Schervier Pavilion in … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Finance Committee recently voted on a drug pricing and mental health legislative package that contained provisions from U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) to protect … more
JERMYN, PA — The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Family Support Group at the Wright Center for Community Health will resume monthly meetings at the Mid Valley Practice beginning Monday, November … more
Humans stand apart from other animals in our understanding of life’s course. We are aware of its ultimate end and of the various ways aging may affect us along the way. No doubt about it, … more
NATIONWIDE — Diabetes mellitus affects approximately 37.3 million people—11.3 percent of the United States population. Insulin replacement therapy has remained the mainstay of … more
Seniors who give of themselves honored at Older New Yorkers event ALBANY, NY — Jack Luster and Karin Pantel of Sullivan County were recently honored by the New York State Office for the … more
NATIONWIDE — I walked into my kitchen. Mail strewn on the counter. There it was. An envelope posted from AARP addressed to me. It was 2005. Reality struck. I was old enough to be eligible for … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Inspired by the Dutchess County (NY) Friendly Calls for Seniors program, U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R, NY-19) recently introduced the Friendly Calls For Our Seniors Act, a … more
NATIONWIDE — Medicare scams are no joke. Victims’ identities can be stolen. The cost of scams, fraud and abuse can hit taxpayers for $60 billion per year. The New York StateWide … more
MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Area Agency on Aging will host a listening session on the Department of Aging’s development of the Master Plan for Older Adults on Wednesday, October 11 at … more
MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Area Agency on Aging will host a listening session on the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s development of the Master Plan for Older Adults—a 10-year, … more
Sunday, September 10 is  Grandparents Day. It’s a good opportunity to take the time to recognize the hardworking grandparents who are actively involved in shaping the lives of their … more
PORT JERVIS, NY — St. Josephs Place, located on the campus of WMCHealth’s Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY, recently received a five-star nursing home rating from the … more
Each of us is by now accustomed to hearing “crisis” applied to a wide range of problems the world faces, from climate change to immigration. The Greek root of the word meant … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Pedro Boregaard believes in turning ideas into reality. “The world is full of people who have all these plans which never see the light of day,” Boregaard … more
On August 5, Growing Older Together sponsored a 1950s rockabilly-style carnival and picnic fundraiser for the whole family. more
There’s no reason to just give up because you’ve got some years behind you. If you’re looking for something fun to do, you should absolutely check out Tusten Social and Growing … more
Former President Jimmy Carter recently elected hospice care after years of treatment for serious illness. It was a life-affirming decision, a choice to preserve his quality of life. He made the … more
As the baby-boom generation continues to age, we in health care will be tasked with unprecedented challenges. I’m confident, though, that we can meet the growing and multifaceted needs of this … more
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