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Senior News

Health Disparities In Aging series available

The state Office for the Aging, state Department of Health and Dr. Melicent R. Miller of Health Forward LLC have partnered on a four-part self-directed learning series to equip providers with the tools to overcome health disparities among diverse populations of older adults. Health ...

July is Americans with Disabilities Month

July 26 will be the 32nd birthday of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)! The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 was the first time there was federal legislation to provide civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities in the areas of employment, government ...

Medicare Part B… Do I need it?

As the Office for Aging Services Medicare Health Insurance Coordinator, I am asked many questions about Medicare and all its “parts” (A, B, C, and D). As time goes on, you would think that the questions I receive would become less and less as our aging population is becoming more ...

Silver Creek Senior Citizens meet Tuesdays

SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Seniors met on July 5 with 33 members present. Chaplain Pauline Flitt opened the meeting by reading “If tomorrow comes to light.” Lunch included grilled hot dogs, and several side dishes. The 50-50 winners were Jan Polisoto, Judy Hahn and Eleanor ...

Grape Belt Seniors stay active with trips

The Grape Belt Seniors meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Masonic Lodge from 9-10 a.m. You do need to be a member to attend. The next day trip is July 19 and the group will be going to Canal side, the old and new double decker bus tour, lunch at Hotel Lafayette and a stop at ...

Silver Creek Seniors meet

SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Seniors met on June 21 with 28 members present. President Ed Newman opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and all singing God Bless America. Chaplain Pauline Flitt read “A Prayer for Friendship”, and offered a blessing for the members and the ...